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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...

Facilities to be renovated over break

Facilities to be renovated over break

Nicholas Carr

December 16, 2013


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The construction of new teaching spaces among other renovations will commence over winter break. The following projects will begin or continue once students and faculty have vacated the campus: Taylor Hall The building, which was constructed in 1961, will be demolished over the break to make room for the Arts and Humanities building. The new structure w...

Wildcats defeat visiting Cal State Stanislaus, improve to 7-1

Wildcats defeat visiting Cal State Stanislaus, improve to 7-1

Taylor Maddox

December 15, 2013


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The Chico State men’s basketball team tasted sweet revenge Saturday, routing visitors Cal State Stanislaus, 88-67. The Wildcats were eager to take care of some unfinished business against the Warriors, the team responsible for handing them their only loss of the season on November 16th. Wildcats guard Rashad Parker came out swinging ...

Cinderella at Laxon Auditorium

Cinderella at Laxon Auditorium

Lindsay Pincus

December 13, 2013


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[flagallery gid=15] "Cinderella" danced its way into Laxon Auditorium Thursday. The ballet retelling of the classic fairy tall is co-sponsored by Friends of Chico Community Ballet and is danced by members of Chico Community Ballet. The play runs Saturday and Sunday at Laxon Auditorium at Chico State. Relat...

Student drug abuse deaths remembered

Student drug abuse deaths remembered

Nicholas Carr

December 12, 2013


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About sixty students stood outside of Glenn Hall today in remembrance of people in the Chico community that died over the past year as a result of substance abuse. Participants stood along the span of the bridge over Big Chico Creek, holding signs displaying pictures of the deceased and information regarding the health-rela...

Men’s basketball team hosts basketball youth clinic

Brett Appley

December 12, 2013


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Pizza, prizes and basketball instruction. There aren’t many places where children can find such a wonderful combination, but at the Chico State Basketball Clinic on Dec. 15, that’s exactly what they’ll get.Hosted by the talented Chico State men’s basketball team and run by ass...

Cats end two-game skid

Sergio Sanchez

December 9, 2013


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The Chico State women’s basketball team snapped its two-game losing streak with a close victory over rival Sonoma State, 65-58. The first half was controlled by the ’Cats holding the ’Wolves to only shooting 30% from the field, while Chico State shot 43.8% from the field and led 36-29. An...

Sport club struggles from lack of funding

Sport club struggles from lack of funding

Greg Silvia

December 9, 2013


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Unbeknownst to many students at Chico State, several sports teams are struggle every year to remain afloat. There are 19 club sports recognized by the Competitive Sport Clubs of Chico State, including water skiing, rugby, inline hockey, ultimate Frisbee, soccer and many more. But unlike NCAA-affil...

Wildcats manhandle Gators, win road trip opener

Taylor Maddox

December 6, 2013


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The Chico State men's basketball team emerged victorious from the first game of this weekend's road trip, defeating San Francisco State Friday, 67-50.The Wildcats came into Friday's contest looking to extend their three-game winning streak after an impressive win over Seattle Pacific University in last...

Records Set at Fall Meet

Nicholas Woodard

December 6, 2013


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The Chico State men's and women’s track and field team held their annual fall intrasquad meet this past week. Through Thursday, many new meet records had been set. For the women, Amilia Santos set a new meet record in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.5 seconds. Santos also won the 150-meter ...

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