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Junior first baseman Willie Lajoie hits a single to center field.

Chico State baseball avoids sweep in dominant fashion

Johnny Maldonado, Reporter // May 4, 2022

During the four-game series it looked as if Cal State Monterey Bay would walk away with four victories, but the Wildcats were looking for vengeance in their final home game.  Game one had two...

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...

Demondra Martin performs her song Affirmations with keyboardist Avi Correa.

Night two of Chico Unplugged brings down the house

Michaela Harris, A&E Editor // April 21, 2022

Chico Unplugged returned for its second round at Madison Bear Garden on April 12 with a new set of performers. The singer-songwriter competition featured 17 artists, the majority of whom performed in...

Chico State investigation: music lecturer violated CSU sexual misconduct policy

Chico State investigation: music lecturer violated CSU sexual misconduct policy

Ava Norgrove, Mario Ortiz Jr, and Melvin Bui // April 12, 2022

Chico State investigators concluded on April 11 that music lecturer Tobin Roye violated a California State University executive order regarding sexual misconduct, according to a “notice of investigation...

First place Chico Unplugged winner Aaron Gee performs his original song ¨I´ll Be Fine¨ at Madison Bear Garden

Chico Unplugged rocks out with three winners

Michaela Harris, A&E Editor // April 11, 2022

The annual singer-songwriter competition Chico Unplugged finished its first round on April 5. It featured 11 artists performing various styles ranging from reggae to pop to rap. The event is open to...

Chico State Track and Field team competing at the Wildcat Invitational on March 19 at University Stadium / Photo by Sophia Pearson

Chico State Track and Field’s secret stuff

Mason Tovani, Sports Editor // April 7, 2022

In Space Jam, the 1996 film starring Michael Jordan, you might recall “Michael’s Secret Stuff,” the drink as simple as water that motivated the team to an improbable victory over the Monstars.  Chico...

Two friendly dogs walking by Bell Memorial Union on March 30.

Photos of the Week

Students walking to class by Plumas and Tehama Hall on March 29. Photo taken by Alejandro Meija Meija. Students walking through campus by the Bell Memorial Union on March 30. Photo taken by Alejandro...

Digital graphic of a smartphone showing a cryptocurrency logo with paintbrushes behind.

Investing in debt with NFTs

Alejandro Mejia Mejia, Reporter // March 30, 2022

Non-fungible tokens took over digital marketplaces in 2021. According to DappRadar in an article by Reuters, the total sales of NFT’s last year was $25 billion. NFTs have been sold in the multimillion...

Womens History Month graphic: female gender symbol

Shattering the glass ceiling: Women’s Month at Chico State

Carrington Power, Reporter // March 30, 2022

On a campus where half of the student body identifies as women, Chico State recognizes and facilitates events to celebrate women and their experiences, including programs that connect women and provide...

CSU drops standardized testing in admissions process

CSU drops standardized testing in admissions process

Melvin Bui, Editor-in-Chief // March 27, 2022

The California State University Board of Trustees announced it will no longer require SAT and ACT testing beginning March 23 for eligibility of admission to its 23 campuses. Chico State’s enrollment...

Update: 2 Chico State police officers at center of Oroville Police sexual misconduct lawsuit put on leave

Update: 2 Chico State police officers at center of Oroville Police sexual misconduct lawsuit put on leave

Ava Norgrove and Melvin Bui // March 24, 2022

Chico State University Police Sgt. Joseph Deal and officer Raymond Stott have been accused of inappropriate sexual and police misconduct during their tenure at the Oroville Police Department, according...

Another Chico State student killed by alleged drunk driver

Another Chico State student killed by alleged drunk driver

Noah Herbst, Javier Hernandez, and Mario Ortiz Jr // March 23, 2022

Chico State junior Terry Nilsen Jr., 22, died March 6 after the moped he was driving was struck by a truck on the Esplanade. Terry was born on Feb. 21, 2000, and grew up in Fresno, California. He was...

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