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  • Doorway leading into Kendall Hall where the Title IX office resides on the second floor. Taken by Jessica Miller on April 4.

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    Title IX: The state of sexual assault and harassment at Chico State

  • Left Fielder Troy Kent taking a swing in the 5th inning. Taken by Aaron Draper on Thursday.

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    Chico State baseball walks it off to split series against Monterey Bay

  • Prom Royalty winners Patrick Jay and Mae Haggard shared their first dance in front of the crowd. Taken by Nadia Hill on April 18.

    Arts & Entertainment

    Chico State gets all dolled up for Queer Prom

  • A girl and her dog enjoy the blue cloudy skies and fresh air on a walk in Cannonville, Utah, appreciating the beauty of nature and calming energy it brings. Taken by Ava Aragon on July 29, 2023.

    Opinion

    10 ways to celebrate Earth Day

  • Photo of Katie Callahan, who ran the event. An art history major in her senior year, she is the single student employed by Wellcat Safe Place. Taken on April 18th, 2024

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    Affirmative consent: What is it?

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Students throw brightly colored powder on each other as part of the celebration of Holi. Taken by Toby Neal on March 29.

Holi festival celebration brings joy to a drizzly Friday afternoon

Toby Neal, Reporter // April 1, 2024

Chico State students didn’t let the rainy weather dampen their Holi festival spirits on Friday. The event, organized by the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center and the Indian Student Association, brought...

Advertisement for the Drag Show outside of the GSEC office on campus.

Annual Queer Week returns to campus

Megan Gauer, Design/Multimedia Editor // October 9, 2023

Chico State’s Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition is hosting its annual Queer Week this week, Oct. 9 through the 12.  Queer Week falls annually during the week of National Coming Out Day, which...

Chico State se ilumina con las Celebraciones del Día de la Independencia de América Latina

Mawil Mateo, Multimedia Editor // September 16, 2023

La universidad se ilumina de colores, sabores y sonidos para celebrar el día de la independencia de los países centroamericanos. El día 15 de septiembre de 1821, Guatemala, Costa Rica, El Salvador,...

The discussion tables held in the BMU Auditorium.  Students shared their experinces, suggestions and ideas on what can be done to improve safety in the city. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Students speak on their concerns about safety

Julian Mendoza // April 6, 2019

Within the last year, student safety has been a rising concern among students. Campus communication with students has been highly criticized by students, and after recent events such as the Camp Fire and...

Students voiced their concerns about campus safety Friday afternoon in Colusa Hall.. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Chico State leaders respond to student concerns on campus safety

Julian Mendoza // March 12, 2019
Students voice concerns about campus safety and communication after emails were sent out Monday.
Blackbird Cafe is located on Park Avenue and offers beverages, snacks and books to read. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Cop Watch meeting held at Blackbird Cafe, holds police officers “accountable”

Kendall George // January 31, 2019

Cop Watch, an international organization started in Berkeley during 1990, has found its way to Chico. The first meeting was held Wednesday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blackbird Cafe. According to...

Jaimlet Felix poses at the Cross Cultural Leadership Center in front of donated artwork from students of diverse backgrounds. Photo credit: Brian Luong

University Housing’s Diversity Week challenges students to step outside their comfort zone

Brian Luong // November 6, 2018

University Housing’s The Hub will host a multitude of events which covers topics ranging from gender, LGBTQ pride and religious holidays to start off the first week of November. Diversity Week events...

Marifer Martinez places the lantern she decorated to the lights string. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates shining cultures

Olyvia Simpson // October 23, 2018

Glenn Lawn was lit up with many colorful, glowing lanterns on Monday night as the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center at Chico State hosted their first Mid-Autumn Festival. Students had the opportunity to...

Cross-Cultural Leadership Center Para Professional Karla Guzman hopes EMPOWER helps build student leaders. Photo courtesy of the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center.

Cross-Cultural Leadership Center looks to empower future leaders

Yaritza Ayon // October 2, 2018

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center's EMPOWER program is seeking students with a desire to better themselves and the communities they represent.The program will consist of five sessions and is designed...

Stewart retires as Medical Chief of Staff this semester. Courtesy of the Student Health Center/ Jason Halley.

Retiring campus leaders to be recognized on campus

Natalie Hanson // December 8, 2017

Ceremony will be held in recognition of two campus leaders, Deborah Stewart and Charles “CC” Carter, Friday.Stewart will retire from her position as Medical Chief of Staff at the Student Health...

Carter will retire from the CCLC Dec 31. Courtesy of Jason Halley.

Cross Cultural Leadership Center’s founder is to retire this semester

Natalie Hanson // October 24, 2017

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center founder is to retire in December. Charles "CC" Carter, who founded the CCLC in 2008, will retire effective Dec. 31. He was first hired by Chico State in 1980...

Dancers preform for the audience to show off what they can do and to inform us of their upcoming auditions Photo credit: Abigail Jones

Wildcats vibe out on Kendall Lawn

Niyat Teferi // September 6, 2017
The Cross Cultural Leadership Center (CCLC) hosted the annual Wildcat Vibe to help bring students together and kick off the new school year.
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