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‘Waking Dream’ screening brings awareness to DACA recipients

‘Waking Dream’ screening brings awareness to DACA recipients

Rayanne Painter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Navigating through school, society and careers is challenging enough without extra factors. Many undocumented young adults in Chico and throughout the country are required to take additional, and often tedious, steps in order just to acquire the right to work and live safely in this country.Leaders Educating...

Wildcats face fourth straight defeat, fall against the Otters

Wildcats face fourth straight defeat, fall against the Otters

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 3, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wildcats looked forward to redeeming themselves after a doubleheader loss against the Gators in the previous week. They were soon disappointed as California State University, Monterey Bay took both games by seven runs on Friday. “We are just not pitching very well, so nothing is going to change...

Track and Field post up a fight in Chico Multi classic

Track and Field post up a fight in Chico Multi classic

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and field

As the Chico Multi classic took place Thursday and Friday, the Wildcats were ready to show how ambitious they are in the new season. “I am looking forward to competing, having fun and keeping the positive energy up,” Adelae Fredeen said. Fredeen started off Friday morning with the Heptathlon Long Jum...

Wildcat’s effort not enough, extend losing streak to seven games

Wildcat’s effort not enough, extend losing streak to seven games

Matthew Ferreira

March 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State women’s basketball game lost their matchup against San Francisco State Thursday by a score of 78-69. This makes it seven losses in a row and puts the season out of their hands if they want to reach the playoffs.The Wildcat’s offense executed early as they were able to play w...

Student artists connect with campus through still portraits

Student artists connect with campus through still portraits

Olyvia Simpson

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

I had the eyes of the entire class on me. No small movements could be made during the 15-minute time period. As I sat emotionless, the only sound was the diligent scratching of over a dozen pencils. Every feature on my face was judged. This is the experience one goes through as a model for a live po...

Men’s basketball loses to Dominguez Hills, but playoff hopes are still alive

Men’s basketball loses to Dominguez Hills, but playoff hopes are still alive

Matthew Ferreira

February 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats men’s basketball team lost their game against Cal State University Dominguez Hills on Saturday by a score of 73-64.The game was competitive throughout but Dominguez Hills was able to pull away with a 38 point second half.The Wildcats were on the right track at the start of ...

Political forum offers insight on the 2018 midterm election

Political forum offers insight on the 2018  midterm election

Nate Rettinger

February 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Diana Dwyre, a political science professor at Chico State, held a forum on Wednesday to answer the many questions regarding the recent 2018 midterm election.Dwyre began by addressing the assumptions that surround midterms and elections in general. Assumptions such as incumbents always winning their el...

Guns, Knives and Robbery

Guns, Knives and Robbery

Gordy Papalias

February 23, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

University PoliceCall Type: Alcohol Related IssueSaturday Feb. 16, 1:26 a.m., Whitney HallFemale subject reported that she drank water given to her at a party, but it may not have been water. She started vomiting, but no medical attention was requestedCall Type: Suspicious PersonFriday Feb. 15, 11:09 a.m., Wi...

Ball security an issue in loss against CSU Los Angeles

Ball security an issue in loss against CSU Los Angeles

Matthew Ferreira

February 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats men’s basketball team lost their game Thursday night to the Cal State University of Los Angeles by a score of 69-57. With the playoffs nearing and a potential spot for the Wildcats still a possibility the team knew that this game was as close to a must-win scenario as it gets.Unfortunately for Chico...

Mind-reading and magic shock Chico bar scene

Mind-reading and magic shock Chico bar scene

Rayanne Painter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

There’s no exaggeration in saying that minds were read on Wednesday night during “An Evening of Wonder” with magician Dean Waters and mentalist Stephen Chollet at Unwined Bar and Grill. Both acts, while vastly different in mystical style, never failed to shock and entertain the audience.Lifelo...

‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

Rayanne Painter

February 18, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

There are few shows presented at Chico State that begin with cast members encouraging the audience to shout synonyms of “vagina” at the start of each performance.The Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition and local acting talent hosted their annual performance of Eve Ensler’s “Th...

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,...

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