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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...

Freshman fifteen isn’t the problem, judgment of it is

Freshman fifteen isn’t the problem, judgment of it is

Brooke Martin

September 25, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Tight jeans and extra weight around your waist means you’re a normal college student.Dining hall food, bottomless vodka and lack of exercise are all culprits of weight gain in college. For the first time in their lives, college students are living unsupervised. They have no authority figure te...

Student leaders speak out against executive pay raises

Student leaders speak out against executive pay raises

Justin Jackson, Dan Christian, and Josh Cozine

September 24, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, News, Showcase

Jared Geiser stood outside the BMU auditorium, speaking bluntly with the Chair of Community and Government Relations for CSU Northridge, Tracy Johnson. “I’ve got hungry students here to think about,” Geiser said. Geiser serves as Chico State’s Executive Vice President for the Associated Students. “I...

Taste of Chico welcomes all foodies

Taste of Chico welcomes all foodies

Yaritza Ayon

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Classics and newcomers will all gather in downtown Sunday to feed the foodies of Chico. The 33rd annual Taste of Chico will feature over 150 food and drink vendors from throughout Northern California. Participants will be treated to live music, work from local artists and activities for children. Fu...

Ghee connects local vendor to Chico community

Ghee connects local vendor to Chico community

September 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Features, Mobile Headlines, News

Back in 2003, Indya Gage began her journey of self-healing. Gage's exploration into medicine, meditation and spirituality led to the discovery of ghee, the foundation for her business, Mama Sattva. “My whole life, encompassing my business and my personal life, it’s all a practice of being on a...

Getting trashed on a Saturday morning

Getting trashed on a Saturday morning

Dan Christian

September 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Bidwell Park is looking better than ever thanks to a record number of community members who gathered at the One Mile Pool, donating their Saturday morning to cleaning up the park. Organizers estimated over 500 individuals volunteered to scour the park and pick up trash for the 31st Annual Bidwell...

Wildcat of the Week- Brooke Fogel

Wildcat of the Week- Brooke Fogel

Wesley Harris, Caitlyn Young, and Amy Heckeroth

September 16, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball, Wildcat of the Week

Junior defensive specialist Brooke Fogel is the vocal leader on the court for the Chico State volleyball team. She led both teams with 21 digs in a victory over Stanislaus State last week and always brings the best out of her teammates. Fogel is a Chico local who graduated from Pleasant Valley High Sc...

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Brian Luong

September 12, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Nan Timmons’ career at Chico State is coming to a close after 32 years of working on campus. Timmons began working in 1986 when an opening for the Community Action Volunteers in Education’s (CAVE) office manager opened up. The idea of working on a college campus excited her due to her own p...

Chico’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Chico’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Yaritza Ayon

September 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

If you’re new to Chico or just want to know the town in a nutshell, the Thursday night market is the place to go. Located on Broadway St. between 2nd and 5th St., the market gives off a real feel of Chico and its residents. Although most farmers markets are known for vendors with solely, locally...

Black bear runs, climbs and escapes from Chico Police

Black bear runs, climbs and escapes from Chico Police

Yaritza Ayon

September 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Interactive Map, Mobile Headlines, News

A black bear was sighted in Chico on Sunday, a little after midnight. According to a press release from Chico Police, the black bear was spotted by a Chico citizen driving through Notre Dame Boulevard at Forest Avenue. The citizen saw the large black bear in the roadway of Lowe’s Home Improvement....

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Mathew Miranda

September 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Features, Mobile Headlines, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Dutch Bros may reign supreme in the minds of Chico State students, but ask almost any local at the Saturday Farmer’s Market and they will tell you which coffee stand is quickly becoming one of the best in town. Although the coffee is the primary reason people return to Shift Bicycle Cafe, its unique design is what initia...

Adventure Outing takes trip with Trip ‘n Dip

Adventure Outing takes trip with Trip ‘n Dip

Justin Jackson

September 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Adventure Outings had their second Trip ‘n Dip event of the semester, Monday, with a trip out to the Bear Hole in Bidwell Park.Adventure Outings (AO) is an on-campus, professional outdoors program. The program runs many Chico State outdoor activities, including operating extensive trips, managing ...

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