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Three arrested, charged with juvenile sexual assault, child pornography

Three arrested, charged with juvenile sexual assault, child pornography

Kimberly Morales

September 19, 2019

Three Chico residents are in custody after being charged on suspicion of sexual assault on a minor and possession of child pornography.David Hamilton, 22, of Chico was arrested Aug, 27th as a suspect of a sexual assault of a minor under the age of 10, according to a news release issued by Chico Police De...

Fair brought opportunities to support the disabled community

Fair brought opportunities to support the disabled community

Melissa Joseph

September 16, 2019

The Abilities and Possibilities Fair, organized by The Arc, came to the Thursday Night Market in the downtown plaza. The fair was an opportunity for disabled individuals to share their perspectives and educate the community on how they are more than just a disability.The Arc is dedicated to not only edu...

Former student struck, killed by train

Former student struck, killed by train

Ricardo Tovar

September 16, 2019

Former student Reed Pickus has been killed by a train passing through Chico. The Chico Police department responded to a call Saturday at 9:40 p.m. from a conductor of a Union Pacific Train saying that they had just hit a pedestrian. The train was traveling northbound and it was north of W. 1st...

Featured Artist: ‘Your Mom’s Favorite’ new Downtown Chico tattoo shop

Featured Artist: ‘Your Mom’s Favorite’ new Downtown Chico tattoo shop

Rayanne Painter

September 11, 2019

For the past 20 years, the corner of W. First Street by Celestino’s and Chico State has been a tattoo shop. The shop has been swapped from owner to owner over the years, but over the summer, tattoo artists Noe “Weezy” Alvarado and Morgann Villalobos have rebranded the space into th...

Wildcats one up Western Washington

Wildcats one up Western Washington

Matthew Ferreira

September 6, 2019

Chico State’s men’s soccer team got their season off to a good start with a 2-1 win over West Washington University.“It was exciting to play in our first game of the season,” centerback Garrett Hogbin said. The teams were tied at zero for over 20 minutes in an early defensive ...

Streaking will expose you more than what you think

Streaking will expose you more than what you think

Gage Northcutt

April 18, 2019

If you want to be funny, tell a joke. Don't take your clothes off and sprint down the sidewalk and streets.On a personal level, most sensible people wouldn’t want to expose their naked bodies to others in a public setting. If those dreams where you’re in school and somehow lose your pant...

“The River Bride” brings magic and heartache to Chico State

“The River Bride” brings magic and heartache to Chico State

Rayanne Painter

April 7, 2019

There’s no fairy godmother to save the day, or happily ever after while riding off into the sunset. This isn’t a typical Walt Disney fairytale.Chico State School of the Arts’ Department of Music and Theatre presented “The River Bride” on Thursday, its opening night. Describe...

Possible measles exposure locations on Chico State campus and throughout Butte County

Possible measles exposure locations on Chico State campus and throughout Butte County

Gordy Papalias

March 29, 2019

The California Department of Public Health released a Measles Alert to Chico State students on Wednesday and was followed up by an alert from the Student Health Center on Thursday that confirmed a case of measles in a Chico State student.There are currently four known cases of measles in the Butte County area.Measles is a highly contagious virus in the nose and throat mucus of the infected person, according to the Student Health Center. It is spread through coughing and sneezing and can live on contaminated ...

Nor Cal Roller Girls skate into a hopeful season

Nor Cal Roller Girls skate into a hopeful season

Rayanne Painter

March 26, 2019

Nor Cal Roller Derby Girls raced off into their 2019 season opener on Saturday night at Chico’s Cal Skate.The team faced off against Sacramento’s Floodwaters, both teams head-to-head until halftime, where Nor Cal took the lead 89-48. Nor Cal’s winning streak continued as the girls pus...

Bach Festival educates on the composer and showcases his music

Bach Festival educates on the composer and showcases his music

Mitchell Kret

March 12, 2019

The 2019 Chico Bach Festival came to a close March 10 with the Bach and Sons organ performance in Harlen Adams Theatre. Dr. Annette Richards and Dr. David Yearsley played pieces from Johann Sebastian Bach as well as his sons. Richards played the compositions by JS Bach while Yearsley played those by ...

California school districts visit Chico State for Education Hiring Fair

California school districts visit Chico State for Education Hiring Fair

Trenton Taylor

March 11, 2019

Chico State's Career Center hosted roughly 100 school districts across California for the Education Hiring Fair Saturday morning. Students currently in Chico State's credential program, along with those who already have a credential, sought out their future careers within the education industry.The fair was ...

Your Forever 21 shirt is killing the planet

Your Forever 21 shirt is killing the planet

Yaritza Ayon

March 10, 2019

Yeah that insanely cheap, cute top you just got is hurting our environment.It’s not just Forever 21, it’s fast fashion that’s polluting our planet and feeding into sweatshops in third world countries.The rise of fast fashion has gone up drastically in the past 10 years or so. We no...

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