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Student journalists deserve respect from administration

Natalie Hanson

December 10, 2019

In a semester filled with incidents that demonstrate Chico State administration's strange commitment to avoiding transparency, a frustrating trend has been clear. Student reporters are rarely respected on this campus, and time and time again some members of our staff have been chided or treated condescendingly fo...

Student, former campus employee found guilty of sexual battery

Student, former campus employee found guilty of sexual battery

Ricardo Tovar and Melissa Herrera

December 9, 2019

After three months of moving up hearing dates, former Chico State student Martin Morales had his primary hearing on Oct. 24. His right to trial by jury was waived, as well as the privilege against compulsory self-incrimination and right to confront and cross-examine witnesses.Morales, 22, is a former ...

Men’s basketball rally late but not enough to overcome a sloppy start

Men’s basketball rally late but not enough to overcome a sloppy start

Ricardo Tovar

December 9, 2019

Chico State men's basketball came into Saturday's game hot, riding a four-game win streak and a big win against the up until then undefeated University of San Diego on Thursday. Their grand start to the season was put to the test against Cal Poly Pomona, who was also on a four-game winning streak.Both teams cam...

Chico struggles defensively in CCAA opener

Chico struggles defensively in CCAA opener

Wesley Harris

November 23, 2019

Chico State men’s basketball exciting start would not prevail in their home California Collegiate Athletic Association opener Thursday night. Defense is normally something the Wildcats can hang their hat on, but they could not stop the bleeding late into the matchup. “We got to come in e...

Government Affairs considers protest of Zionist speaker, criticism of Associated Students

Government Affairs considers protest of Zionist speaker, criticism of Associated Students

Kimberly Morales

November 20, 2019

A week after Israeli speaker Neil Lazarus was invited to campus, two added agenda items were brought to the Associated Students Government Affairs committee meeting Thursday.Government Affairs considered a resolution to formally denounce white supremacy and examined last week's event hosted by Chico ...

Inspiration is the key to prominence

Inspiration is the key to prominence

Wesley Harris

November 18, 2019

The first steps of becoming an outstanding collegiate athlete do not just incorporate natural talent, but rather require list of people and experiences along the way which influence a talented individual. For Chico State’s senior soccer player Ronan McEnroe, coming from a humble home base and me...

Town of Paradise gathers for Camp Fire remembrance ceremony

Town of Paradise gathers for Camp Fire remembrance ceremony

Ricardo Tovar and Julian Mendoza

November 17, 2019

Paradise Alliance Church was packed with townsfolk affected by last year's Camp Fire. Food and games were provided from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. when the ceremony began.Residents gathered for a tribute and to hear speeches from Paradise Mayor Jody Jones, Vice Mayor of Paradise Greg Bolin, Paradise Alliance ...

Chico Speaks survey reveals on-campus sexual assault statistics

Chico Speaks survey reveals on-campus sexual assault statistics

Kimberly Morales

November 16, 2019

After surveying students last spring, Chico State released a report regarding the incidents of sexual violence students reported.While the information compiled from the survey was extensive, requiring months of collection and analysis, the data reveals the culture surrounding sexual assault on campus...

Wildcats shake Acker Gym during their season home opener

Wildcats shake Acker Gym during their season home opener

Karina Cope

November 13, 2019

Women’s basketball is off to a hot start as they introduced their new 2019-2020 season team to Acker Gym Tuesday night, Nov. 12. The Wildcats hosted the Holy Names University Hawks in the first home game of the season. Coming into the game with a record of 1-1, Chico State looked to increase th...

Pianist Leeya Shaw shares her experience post Camp Fire

Pianist Leeya Shaw shares her experience post Camp Fire

Kati Morris

November 12, 2019

Leeya Shaw, a music student at Chico State, was living with her mother in her childhood home in Paradise when the Camp Fire started a year ago. When evacuations began, Shaw was staying with a friend and was forced to leave everything behind. Among her clothing and mementos, she left behind all of her inst...

Seniors leave everything out on the field in double overtime draw

Seniors leave everything out on the field in double overtime draw

Wesley Harris

November 11, 2019

Chico State women’s soccer took the field for the final time in their 2019 campaign and couldn’t have asked for a more intense match. From a late goal delivered with only three seconds to play, Cal State Monterey forced two overtime periods when the match seemed to be over with to finish in...

Men’s soccer gets fourth straight shutout win

Men’s soccer gets fourth straight shutout win

Matthew Ferreira

November 9, 2019

The Chico State men’s soccer team’s streak of domination continued Saturday with a 3-0 win over Cal State Monterey Bay.The team had won their last four games going in to Saturday, with three of those wins being consecutive shutouts.In the beginning of the game both defenses came out stro...

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