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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...

Chico artists successfully revamp Madonna smash hits

Chico artists successfully revamp Madonna smash hits

Rayanne Painter

January 30, 2019


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The sass of Madonna and the raw talent of Uncle Dad’s Art Collective joined forces for a fiery opening night. Filled with all of Madonna’s classic hits from “Material Girl” to “Like a Prayer,” musicians, vocalists and dancers collaborated beautifully to commemorate co...

Death Cafe encourages healthy conversations about dying

Death Cafe encourages healthy conversations about dying

Brian Luong

January 29, 2019


Filed under Community, News

Participants in the Death Cafe discussed the often-taboo topic of death over drinks and snacks on Monday afternoon at the Chico Branch Library.The monthly event, hosted by volunteers Donna Wilson, Stephen Kathriner and Dan Shoemaker, covered a variety of death-related topics. The topics covered not only ...

Wildcats extend winning streak

Wildcats extend winning streak

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

January 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

Chico State women’s basketball has come back stronger than ever after facing a three-game losing streak. After taking on the Pioneers, the Wildcats have extended their winning streak to four games. Shay Stark put Chico on the scoreboard first and the lead was kept throughout the first quarter. But...

Rookie debaters test their skills in tournament

Justin Jackson

December 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

In a day of civil discourse, Saturday, the Chico State Speech and Debate Team hosted a rookie speech and debate tournament on campus. From the nervous to the persistent, many students who participated in the speech and debate tournaments came to test their skills for the first time. In the public...

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