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‘Cats guard breaks records, receives honors

‘Cats guard breaks records, receives honors

Nicholas Woodard

January 20, 2014


Filed under Sports

A career high in points. Two huge milestones reached. And CCAA Player of the Week.Just another Saturday night at Acker Gym for senior Jazmine Miller. The women’s basketball guard had a career night Jan. 11, scoring a career-high 26 points, passing former teammate Synchro Bull for 10th all-time in po...

Orionite Abroad: It’s not too late to study abroad

Michelle Manera

January 19, 2014


Filed under Features

It's natural to crave a formula, but life isn't formulaic. As I share my experiences that ultimately encourage you to study abroad, I'm not inviting you to think that studying abroad is a formula to change your life. However, it's only fair to warn you that studying abroad has already changed my l...

Awards given to outstanding faculty members

Awards given to outstanding faculty members

Laura Hass

January 19, 2014


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The top-ranked faculty at Chico State are passionate. Five faculty members were chosen by Chico State's Faculty Recognition and Support Committee to receive the Outstanding Professor, Teacher, Research Mentor, Academic Advisor, and Faculty Service awards for 2013-14. Many of the recipients have ...

Wildcats pull out win against Cal State East Bay

Sergio Sanchez

January 18, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team edged out a victory over Cal State East Bay with a final score of 83-75.The 'Cats were led by senior Sean Park and junior Jordan Semple. Park scored his 1,000th career point, putting him 13th all-time in the Chico State record books. Semple grabbed his 500th rebound making him 12t...

‘Cats fall short to Cal State East Bay

‘Cats fall short to Cal State East Bay

benjamin marquez

January 17, 2014


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The Chico State women's basketball team lost Friday to the Cal State East Bay Pioneers 64-61. In a nail bitting game, the 'Cats fell short by a missed free throw from senior point guard Courtney Hamilton. In the first half the Wildcats played sloppy and had difficulties breaking the Pioneers press and half co...

Healthy apple cinnamon bars spice up school days

Healthy apple cinnamon bars spice up school days

Christina Saschin

January 17, 2014


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2014 has arrived, and with that comes a new semester. Even though I am looking forward to this spring semester, the realization that my afternoons will no longer be filled with ice skating, watching "Elf", and drinking hot chocolate is settling in. Time is suddenly getting shorter and there is much to do including finding where my new classes...

Nettleton Stadium burglarized Tuesday

Nettleton Stadium burglarized Tuesday

Ernesto Rivera

January 15, 2014


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A burglary occurred Tuesday night at Nettleton Stadium.The suspect entered the stadium through an unlocked door and took baseball equipment, said Joe Wills a spokesman for Chico State. Inventory and cost of damage are currently unknown although some gear was recovered.“Some gear was spotted and recovered a...

Taylor Hall’s iconic mural demolished

Taylor Hall’s iconic mural demolished

Mozes Zarate

January 10, 2014


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Construction workers broke down the Taylor Hall's last standing wall Friday afternoon, and with it, a famous mural painted by a Chico State alumnus. The mural, titled "Academe", was painted by John Pugh in 1981, according to the artist's website. The piece was Pugh's first major commission while he pursued an art degree at Chico ...

South campus closed Saturday, flood repairs continue

Mozes Zarate

January 10, 2014


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The south campus area will be closed and without electrical power on Saturday to accommodate flood repairs in Langdon Hall, according to a campus-wide email. Buildings like Ayres Hall and the Bell Memorial Union will be inaccessible to students, staff and faculty from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday....

Langdon Hall basement floods

Mozes Zarate

January 6, 2014


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A basement flood in Langdon Hall prompted a shutdown of electrical power in most south campus buildings this afternoon, according to a campus-wide email. A sensor in the boiler chiller plant of Langdon detected water entry around 10:20 a.m. this morning, said Joe Wills, a spokesman for Chico State....

Professor to lead arts education program

Nicholas Carr

December 18, 2013


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A Chico State professor has been appointed to lead a program that connects school teachers in northern California with educational materials and training. Teresa Cotner, an associate art and art history professor, will serve as the site director for the Northeast California Arts Project, according to a ...

Chico State's three changing deans

Bill Hall

December 17, 2013


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Chico State’s administration is adding two newly hired deans to its ranks and a search committee is being formed to hire a third.   The College of Business and the College of Communication and Education, will both welcome new deans next month according to Belle Wei, the university pro...

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