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Jordan Morris passing the ball to her teammate Charity Gallegos.

Chico State Women’s Basketball snap four-game losing streak

Raymundo Sayago, Sports Reporter // December 6, 2021

The Chico State Women’s Basketball team traveled to Coussoulis Arena in San Bernardino on Dec. 2 to face off against Cal State San Bernardino, in which they lost 59-62.  This marked the fourth...

A crowd was gathered in front of Kendall Hall for a moment of silence to remember the Camp Fire on Nov. 8.

Remembering the Camp Fire, commemorating ridge resilience

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // November 9, 2021

For 85 seconds, Chico State held a moment of silence in front of Kendall Hall to honor the lives lost during the Camp Fire, which leveled Paradise exactly three years ago and became the state's deadliest...

Jane Mcnulty on the serve.

Chico State Volleyball meets TikTok sensation Boss Baby Brody

Mikey Passaglia, Sports reporter // November 5, 2021

The Chico State Women's Volleyball team had the good fortune of running into TikTok star Brody Hudson Shaffer, also known as Boss Baby Brody, at the San Diego International Airport.  Schaffer...

Chico State guard Isaiah Brooks dribbles the ball down the court for Chico State, during a game against UCLA at the Pauley Pavilion.

Chico State falls to No. 2 UCLA in first game after canceled COVID season

Connor McPherson, Sports Editor // November 5, 2021

UCLA’s defense told the tale at the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, as the No. 2 Bruins defeated the Wildcats 100-61 in an exhibition Thursday night.  Waves of excitement were felt throughout...

Chancellor Joseph Castro shared a press conference with local media on Nov. 2.

Q&A: Chancellor discusses COVID-19 at Chico State, addresses enrollment decline and turns down tuition reimbursement

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // November 4, 2021

California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro shared a press conference with President Gayle Hutchinson for local media on Tuesday during his visit to the university. Castro is currently serving...

Kristin Worley coaches the softball team during practice. Photo taken on Aug. 23, 2021

Chico State Softball hires one of its own

Alex Martin, Editor-in-Chief // September 27, 2021

After being a part of the softball program for five years, Kristin Worley is back on the field as an assistant coach. Worley emphasized how grateful she was to get the job. “It’s very exciting...

Courtesy of Jason Halley/University Photographer/CSU Chico

Commencement ceremonies should not be held in 2020

Angel Ortega, A&E Editor // April 19, 2020

The amount of irrational anger and spread of misinformation toward Chico State’s decision to hold a virtual commencement makes me ashamed to be a Wildcat. As a Class of 2020 senior,  I am frustrated...

During the event, students and volunteers gathered together to remember those they have lost in the past Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Trans Day of Remembrance Video

Mary Vogel and Melissa Herrera // December 3, 2019

Reporter Carolyn Allen interviews Stonewall Alliance Board Member Connor Wenzel about the origins of this event. Melissa Herrera can be reached at [email protected] or Twitter: @Melissa_Swimz27

Chief John Reid of University Police. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

University Police respond to library evacuation controversy

Kimberly Morales // November 20, 2019

Student safety has been in the public eye, with two incidents involving a sudden, improvised evacuation in the Meriam Library and a suspicious message carved into the wall of a bathroom in the library.While...

Marge Nelmes came to Chico City Plaza to remember her best friend, Lolene Rios of 46 years who passed away during the fire. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Butte County falls silent in remembrance of Camp Fire

Kimberly Morales // November 13, 2019

Friday, Nov. 8, marked a year since Butte County faced the deadliest wildfire in California history, and residents faced it with remembrance and hope. Gathering at various locations in Chico State and...

Left to right: Magenta (Makenzie Ryan), Dr. Frank N Furter (Juan Bolaños), and Riff Raff (Brandon Burchard). Photo credit: Angel Ortega

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” delivers an erotically fun show

Angel Ortega // October 23, 2019

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” was a gritty and gruesome, yet erotically captivating musical production. The musical, produced by Chico State’s School of the Arts (SOTA), was originally...

Information and misconceptions about sexual assault. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Students rarely report sexual assaults to university police

Kimberly Morales // October 21, 2019

With several school-led attempts to educate students on consent and sexual misconduct through required programs such as "Not Anymore," students are advised to reach out to school-supported assets to report...

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