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Wildcats attempt mini-triathlon

Wildcats attempt mini-triathlon

Justin Jackson

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Wildcats at Chico State, on Friday, attempted a mini-triathlon at the Wildcat Recreation Center.At ToughCat participants swim, bike and run the track, for 45 minutes each. It’s not a competition, so there’s not necessarily a winner. Students are just encouraged to come and try the event t...

Chico State plans a quick fix for the university’s parking problem

Chico State plans a quick fix for the university’s parking problem

Amelia Storm

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Parking has never been easy for Chico State students, but, thanks to new developments, temporary lots may be coming soon.The university has slowly been acquiring land after the publication of Chico State’s master plan, which outlines ideas for expansion. This plan calls for the acquisition of the Co...

Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert shows Chico State pride

Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert shows Chico State pride

Alex Coba

October 8, 2018


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What could be better than fine instrumental music and Chico pride? Absolutely nothing. Chico’s Department of Music and Theatre held the Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert, which featured the Chico State Wind Ensemble opening the first half of the show and the Alumni band closing out the show. The...

Wildcats served up by the Pioneers

Wildcats served up by the Pioneers

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 3, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women’s volleyball team went head-to-head against California State University, East Bay on Tuesday night. The Wildcats were looking for redemption against the Pioneers as their first encounter this season was a 0-3 loss in late September.The first set started off with East Bay ...

College partying isn’t a problem

College partying isn’t a problem

Rachael Bayuk

October 3, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

As college students we feel an immense amount of pressure. Pressure to do well in our classes. Pressure to be perfect. Pressure to represent our families. But no one ever talks about our solution to the pressure. The release valve we so desperately need. We tell people we are okay and then dream of ...

Brotherhood and bashing cars: How many frat guys does it take to destroy a car?

Brotherhood and bashing cars: How many frat guys does it take to destroy a car?

Brooke Martin

October 2, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Every year students rush fraternities and sororities hoping to become a new member of Greek life. While there are many recruitment events that take place, one stands out. It involves sledgehammers, lots of testosterone and an old PT Cruiser (this semester’s victim).Chico State’s Sigma Nu fraternity has a long-standing tradit...

Cross-Cultural Leadership Center looks to empower future leaders

Cross-Cultural Leadership Center looks to empower future leaders

Yaritza Ayon

October 2, 2018


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The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center's EMPOWER program is seeking students with a desire to better themselves and the communities they represent.The program will consist of five sessions and is designed to build up leaders in communities of color. Although, the program welcomes all applicants, the CCLC ...

Wildcats take a step back against the Seawolves

Wildcats take a step back against the Seawolves

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

September 29, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

After gaining confidence with a sweeping win against the Lumberjacks Friday night, Chico State women’s volleyball was ready to conquer Sonoma State on Saturday night, or so they thought.The Wildcats were off to a weak start letting the Seawolves take the lead 6-12. However, after a much needed ti...

Students suggest change at Chico State through post-its

Students suggest change at Chico State through post-its

Mathew Miranda and Josh Cozine

September 27, 2018


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Poster papers were filled with writing and stuck with post-its, making suggestions, large and small, as to how to improve Chico State into the future.FutureFest's first two sessions featured an abundance of topics to discuss. After a presentation led by SmithGroup — the design and architecture firm in c...

Bottoms Up Espresso combines bikinis and coffee

Bottoms Up Espresso combines bikinis and coffee

Mathew Miranda

September 26, 2018


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Chico’s newest coffee stand is finally open, and the rumors of bikini baristas are true. Bottoms Up Espresso opened Friday but had already generated buzz for the last month due to the franchise’s reputation of mandating their servers to wear minimal clothing. The business has drawn criticis...

The Gators turn the tables on the Wildcats

The Gators turn the tables on the Wildcats

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

September 25, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

On Tuesday night the Chico State volleyball team faced the tough competitors of San Francisco State University for the second time this season. Chico State put up a fight but trailed behind San Francisco State for most of the night.The Gators were not willing to take another loss against Chico, and came ...

FutureFest: Help plan Chico State’s future

FutureFest: Help plan Chico State’s future

Yaritza Ayon

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

FutureFest is a new event that will let students be a part of Chico State’s new plans to determine what the university will be like in five to ten years. FutureFest will consist of four sessions taking place Sept. 25-26 and Oct. 2-4, in Colusa Hall 100 A/B. These sessions will cover the Master Plan and the Strategic Plan. Maste...

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