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Open mics rock downtown

Open mics rock downtown

Anna Porretta

September 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Music lovers make the pilgrimage toward the corner of West Fifth Street and Main Street, navigating through the City Plaza to the café on the corner. They walk through the door of Has Beans Coffee and Tea and are instantly welcomed by the smell of coffee and the voice of host Dan Casamajor announcin...

Event helps students embrace biracial identities

Event helps students embrace biracial identities

March 3, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Everyone was told to partner up with someone they didn’t know. A quick introduction with names was OK, but no further inquiries were allowed. Everyone had a piece of paper and a pen. “Just look at your partner and guess. Where is your partner’s hometown?” Anxious giggles filled the room...

Black Lives Matter on campus

Black Lives Matter on campus

Molly Sullivan

March 1, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Black Lives Matter brought students and community members together to speak about race and diversity at Chico State on Friday, Feb. 26. Marc’s Legacy The event specifically honored the memory of Marc Thompson, a Chico State student and activist who was found burned in his car in September 2014. His death was ruled a homicide and the investigation is still ...

CCLC hosts diversity advocacy workshop

CCLC hosts diversity advocacy workshop

Christine Zuniga

February 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center started a "Diversity Advocacy Certification" program in an effort to help participants become aware of social injustice issues and teach them to become effective activists. The program consists of seven workshops scheduled throughout the remainder of the semester,...

B.O.L.D. initiates relationships, helps create change

B.O.L.D. initiates relationships, helps create change

Samantha O'Reilly

September 7, 2015


Filed under Features

Red-framed photos of students decorate the entrance of the Cross Cultural Leadership Center. Four red couches face each other in the back of the large room. Between those couches, more than 20 students stand in a circle, their arms linked as they introduce themselves. Students snap their fingers after each student introduction.Every Tuesday at 5 p.m., students c...

Senior Spotlight: Livin’ la vida dorm life

Senior Spotlight: Livin’ la vida dorm life

Nicole Santos

March 20, 2015


Filed under Archives

How many college seniors can say they have lived on campus every year since being a first-year student, in three different dormitories? Very few. Caleb Meyer, a senior liberal studies major, has been a resident adviser for the past three years. “My freshman year, I lived in Esken Hall at north camp...

Diversity at Chico State

Diversity at Chico State

Dj Morris

February 6, 2015


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Visuals

[metaslider id=41019] Chico is known as the "city of trees," with many different types throughout the city, each with their own unique features. However, Jasmine Reynolds, senior business administration major, thinks that the trees may be the only diverse aspect about the campus. In one of her...

Chico State sees rise in student diversity

Chico State sees rise in student diversity

David Mcvicker

December 3, 2014


Filed under News

Chico State's enrollment of students from a diverse mix of ethnic backgrounds is rising to its highest point in history, and continues to rise. The biannual university census, a survey conducted to record students' demographic and enrollment information, reported significant increases in many ethnicities t...

AS, committee addresses year ahead

AS, committee addresses year ahead

Enrique Raymundo

January 27, 2014


Filed under News

The Government Affairs Committee and the Associated Students Board of Directors held meetings Monday afternoon to discuss plans for the upcoming semester. Hungry WildcatA significant amount of food has been collected for the Hungry Wildcat program.The program is capable of providing food to more students...

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