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Chico State Womens golfer Taylor Stewart all smiles on the golf course. Photo courtesy of Chico State Sports Information.

A near historic invitational leaves a Wildcat honored

Mason Tovani, Features Editor // November 4, 2022

It isn’t very often that a Chico State women’s golfer earns “Women’s Golfer of the Week.” In fact, junior Wildcat Taylor Stewart is the first to collect such recognition in the program's history.  At...

Senior forward Susanna Garcia motivating her team after halftime on Oct. 21 at University Stadium.

Chico State Women’s Soccer win in overtime thriller during CCAA Championships

Raymundo Sayago, Reporter // November 3, 2022

Chico State Women’s Soccer avenged their last conference game, a loss to Cal Poly Humboldt, this past Sunday when they came out with a 2-1 win against the Lumberjacks. Chico State went up against...

Politics, legislation, and bills oh my!

Politics, legislation, and bills oh my!

Ariana Powell, Reporter // October 13, 2022

Our country is in a politically polarized situation at the moment. From Trump’s attempts to reinsert himself into the Oval Office, to investigations revealing that he retained classified documents and...

Brown scoring a goal against Holy Names during his first start on Sept. 11.

Kristoffer Brown snags national Player of the Week honors

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 24, 2022

At the beginning of the week, sophomore midfielder Kristoffer Brown was still hoping for his first collegiate start. By the end, he was taking home the California Collegiate Athletic Association Player...

Graphic courtesy of Jolie Asuncion.

Sex, incest and menstruation: cultural censorship

Ariana Powell, Reporter // September 20, 2022

Language is our greatest tool. It’s how we communicate and express ourselves, but yet, we falter when we have to listen to or say sex, menstruation, incest, masturbation, vagina, penis and other similar...

A Northern Shoveler on display at Chico States Vertebrate Museum (Holt 237). This species has the highest rate of naturally occurring avian flu of any local species. Photo taken by Noah Herbst, Aug. 26, 2022.

Bird flu lands in Butte County

Noah Herbst, Editor-in-chief // August 26, 2022

Butte County Public Health (BCPH) has declared a local health emergency after Avian flu, a disease that stems from the type A influenza virus, was detected in the county.  According to a press...

Roni Jean performing live at Freebird Yoga

‘Resting Sad Face’ paves way for up and coming Chico legend

Mario Ortiz Jr, A&E Editor // June 1, 2022

Lush and intoxicating are words that best describe the music of Chico State's own Roni Jean and their debut album, “Resting Sad Face.”  Roni Jean proves to be not just another face in the crowd...

Chico state is set to make a defensive play against Cal State San Bernardino

Wildcat softball reaps second double-digit win streak of the season

JohnnyMaldonado, Reporter // April 29, 2022

Starting off the series against Stanislaus State, the Wildcats were held scoreless until the fourth inning. Freshman utility player Hailey Seva kicked off the inning with a walk to get things started.  Standing...

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...

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