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Students speak on their concerns about safety

Students speak on their concerns about safety

Julian Mendoza

April 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Within the last year, student safety has been a rising concern among students. Campus communication with students has been highly criticized by students, and after recent events such as the Camp Fire and a man on campus asking suspicious questions, student concerns have only risen."I think because within this last year, we've just had a lot of issues come up that is around safety," Ka...

Chico State men’s golf dominate in Turlock

Chico State men’s golf dominate in Turlock

Matthew Ferreira

April 3, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team did an outstanding job at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational in Turlock Monday and Tuesday. The Wildcats scored 19 shots under par collectively and their efforts secured them first place honors. The team’s score in the tournament tied the school scoring record. The...

Possible measles exposure locations on Chico State campus and throughout Butte County

Possible measles exposure locations on Chico State campus and throughout Butte County

Gordy Papalias

March 29, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community

The California Department of Public Health released a Measles Alert to Chico State students on Wednesday and was followed up by an alert from the Student Health Center on Thursday that confirmed a case of measles in a Chico State student.There are currently four known cases of measles in the Butte County area.Measles is a highly contagious virus in the nose and throat mucus of the infected person, according to the Student Health Center. It is spread through coughing and sneezing and can live on contaminated ...

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Matthew Ferreira

March 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Showcase, Soccer, Sports

Over the years student-athletes have made the choice to come to Chico State to continue their academic and athletic careers. Some of these students have even moved on to the professional level in their sport.Basketball player Michael Bethea Jr. played for the Wildcats as recently as the 2016-17 season a...

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Matthew Ferreira

March 26, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

Over the years student-athletes have made the choice to come to Chico State to continue their academic and athletic careers. Some of these students have even moved on to the professional level in their sport.Basketball player Michael Bethea Jr. played for the Wildcats as recently as the 2016-17 season a...

Geologist from the Oroville Dam offers insight into the field

Nate Rettinger

March 26, 2019


Filed under Campus

Albert Garrido, a Chico State Alumni with a degree in Geology, shared his work experience of projects he’s been involved with for the past couple of years. Garrido spoke on the specific techniques and areas that he worked on after the Oroville Dam crisis.Garrido is a engineering geologist for the...

Letters to: students who hog the parking

Letters to: students who hog the parking

Salma Reyes

March 26, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

Do you really need to take your car to school if you live close by?Dear students who live close to campus and decide to drive their cars to campus anyways,Hi, how are you doing? How was your two-minute drive to school? Were you able to find a parking space? I have a serious question for the students who...

Men’s golf excels in Alameda

Men’s golf excels in Alameda

Matthew Ferreira

March 21, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team had a great outing Monday and Tuesday at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda. The teams all played three rounds at the Corica Park South Course.The Wildcats competed against 15 other teams and were able to outscore all but one of them.The team shot a tota...

Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

March 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Showcase, Visuals

Alex Depa carried a cardboard sign around Trinity Lawn reading: “Don’t make us use Mars,” before speaking to a crowd. “This planet is pretty much fucked OK,” he said as he took the mic to address the crowd gathered. “We’re gonna have to move off-planet within a few centuries... but don’t...

Women’s basketball experience ups and downs in long season

Women’s basketball experience ups and downs in long season

Matthew Ferreira

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats women's basketball team's season didn’t end the way that they planned on as they missed the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Tournament. It did, however, have a lot of excitement, ups and downs and entertaining games.The team’s season didn’t start on the ri...

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 13, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Track and field

As an athlete, the most important thing you can do is to keep your body well-maintained throughout the season. But with sports being as unpredictable as they are, injuries can occur in the blink of an eye.“You put all this time and effort into things just like writing a paper and the word docu...

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Nate Rettinger

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Based on community feedback and requests, several new projects have been planned for Chico State in the next 10 years. These projects cover everything from first-year student living, space for more outdoor recreation and a bikeway running through campus. An open house was held on Monday and provided ...

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