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Broncos trample Wildcats’ winning streak

Broncos trample Wildcats’ winning streak

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

February 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats were at an all-time high on their four-game winning streak facing off against California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, the second seed in their conference. That energy was soon shut down by the Broncos’ defensive presence on the court. “We should’ve came out with more energy,...

Wildcats fall short in comeback attempt against Cal Poly Pomona

Wildcats fall short in comeback attempt against Cal Poly Pomona

Matthew Ferreira

February 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State women’s basketball team lost their game against Cal Poly Pomona on Saturday by a score of 62-50. The Wildcats got out to a quick start offensively after junior guard Madison Wong drained a three-pointer to give the team an early 5-2 lead. The teams stayed close through most of...

Mid-Century classical music inspires modern musings

Mid-Century classical music inspires modern musings

Olyvia Simpson

February 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

The 19th and 20th centuries were brought back to life for a couple of hours through the joyful concert music of composers like Alfredo Casella and Erwin Schulhoff on Sunday afternoon. The "Mid-Century Modern Vol. 2" concert was presented by The Florestan Society Foundation and the Music and Theatr...

“A Night in Harlem” brings power, resilience and excellence

“A Night in Harlem” brings power, resilience and excellence

Rachael Bayuk

February 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

A dimly lit room is filled with excitement before the poets and soul-bearers take the stage. The string lights twinkle and cast spells of light on the lone stool on The Hub’s stage.The night’s MC, Chico State alum Walter Torrence III, takes the stage. His charisma immediately soothes the room....

Students and community members speak at 3rd annual People’s State of the Union

Students and community members speak at 3rd annual People’s State of the Union

Gordy Papalias

February 11, 2019


Filed under Community, News

Culture, pride, fake news and more were discussed at the 3rd annual People's State of the Union last Thursday. The event was put on by Slow Theatre at the 1078 Art Gallery on 1710 Park Ave. Each speaker had the opportunity to share stories that were personal to them and information that would have a positive impact on their co...

Wildcats softball shutout doubleheader, sweeping Gators back to San Francisco

Wildcats softball shutout doubleheader, sweeping Gators back to San Francisco

Brandon Downs

February 10, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Game one:Sophomore pitcher Brooke Larsen does it all in game one of Sunday’s doubleheader against the San Francisco Gators.Larsen is a representative of the 2019 Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II Player of the Year Watch List. She proved the hype real by thro...

Wildcats shame Warriors on Alumni Weekend

Wildcats shame Warriors on Alumni Weekend

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

February 10, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Chico State came in ready to extend their winning streak on the road when they faced California State University, Stanislaus Saturday night. “We knew this was a big game because the win would help us for playoff seeding in the conference tournament so we really needed to be focused on the game plan,”...

DACA webinar provides clarity and information

DACA webinar provides clarity and information

Nate Rettinger

February 8, 2019


Filed under Community, News

The Dream Center participated in a webinar put on by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center on Tuesday morning. The presentation went over the current state of the DACA program, litigation preventing the cancelation of the program and best practices for renewing a DACA application.There are currently 10 nationwide cases fighting against a shut down of the DACA program, including Batalla Vidal v. ...

Chico State hosts open sustainability forum

Chico State hosts open sustainability forum

Julian Mendoza

February 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

An open forum was held in Colusa Hall on Tuesday to discuss measures to move campus in a more sustainable direction. The goal of the forum was to hear ideas from Chico State affiliates and community members. It featured small group discussions about different topics.   Each topic had its own tab...

Letter to: slow walkers

Letter to: slow walkers

Janette Estrada

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Dear you,Disclaimer: If you easily get offended, please feel free to stop reading this open letter to all the slow walkers who mess with my tranquility.And no, this rant is not for those who have a legitimate reason to travel by the step, a.k.a the elder folks. I like you. I am talking about the ones w...

SQE holds first Open House meeting of the year

SQE holds first Open House meeting of the year

Nate Rettinger

February 5, 2019


Filed under Campus

The Students for Quality Education hosted an open house and their first meeting of the year this week, giving students the opportunity to check the club out.About 20 people came to Thursday’s event to discuss key issues and meet the club members while socializing over food. About half of that num...

Blotter: Gun threats, phone scams and intoxicated trespassing

Blotter: Gun threats, phone scams and intoxicated trespassing

Brian Luong

January 30, 2019


Filed under Police Blotter

Chico Police Call Type: Disturbance Thursday 8:50 p.m., 1500 Springfield Drive Suspect was escorted out of the store due to past shoplifting experiences. The suspect then became angry and threw a trash can at the window. No damages to the property were reported. Call Type: Fraud Fri...

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