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Chico State students encouraged to walk trashed through campus

Chico State students encouraged to walk trashed through campus

Yaritza Ayon

October 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Associated Students Sustainability is challenging students to carry their trash with them for the entire month of October. The Zero Waste Challenge asks students and faculty to carry around all trash not recyclable, compostable or reusable in either a mason jar or gallon bag. Individuals signing up are given; an instructions guide, a paper bag for compostable items and a Ziploc bag for the...

Chico Art Center hosts artist showcase for patrons

Chico Art Center hosts artist showcase for patrons

Alex Coba

October 7, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Previews

The Chico Art Center showcased local artists in a brand new event, a patron's exclusive preview and reception. This event was a prelude to the annual Open Studios Art Tour.This preview was the center's major fundraiser. Participants paid $25 to attend and receive the tour guide booklet and complete ...

Cross-Cultural Leadership Center looks to empower future leaders

Cross-Cultural Leadership Center looks to empower future leaders

Yaritza Ayon

October 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center's EMPOWER program is seeking students with a desire to better themselves and the communities they represent.The program will consist of five sessions and is designed to build up leaders in communities of color. Although, the program welcomes all applicants, the CCLC ...

FitU helps transform students’ health perspectives

FitU helps transform students’ health perspectives

Yaritza Ayon

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Chico State has a fitness program for students that strays away from the traditional set diet and exercise plan.FitU, established in 2009 by the nutrition and kinesiology department, takes a holistic approach on healthy eating and fitness. The eight- to 10-week program consists of weekly appointments wi...

Students suggest change at Chico State through post-its

Students suggest change at Chico State through post-its

Mathew Miranda and Josh Cozine

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

Poster papers were filled with writing and stuck with post-its, making suggestions, large and small, as to how to improve Chico State into the future.FutureFest's first two sessions featured an abundance of topics to discuss. After a presentation led by SmithGroup — the design and architecture firm in c...

Bottoms Up Espresso combines bikinis and coffee

Bottoms Up Espresso combines bikinis and coffee

Mathew Miranda

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Chico’s newest coffee stand is finally open, and the rumors of bikini baristas are true. Bottoms Up Espresso opened Friday but had already generated buzz for the last month due to the franchise’s reputation of mandating their servers to wear minimal clothing. The business has drawn criticis...

Abstract show shakes Blackbird Cafe with loud energy

Abstract show shakes Blackbird Cafe with loud energy

Grant Schmieding

September 20, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Reviews

The tiny venue barely had any spots in its parking lot Tuesday night. Musicians dressed in all black, unloaded rugged tour buses full of equipment while locals made their way to the back door of Blackbird Café, contemplating what they would see tonight. Chico has a thriving population of local ...

Circus Vargas makes another appearance in Chico

Circus Vargas makes another appearance in Chico

Grant Schmieding

September 18, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Community

Pirate costumes, acrobats, clowns, fog machines, loud music, colorful lights and entertained families filled the Chico Mall parking lot this weekend. Circus Vargas, featured in the novel and film “Water for Elephants", performed its new show “Dreaming of Pirates”, Thursday-Monday at the Ch...

Chico High catches burglary on camera, leading to arrest

Chico High catches burglary on camera, leading to arrest

Christian Solis

September 13, 2018


Filed under Crime, News

Michael Coley, was arrested for stealing thousands of dollars worth of tech from Chico High School, after six days on the lam. Coley allegedly snuck in to an open copy room and stole approximately $2,500 worth of Chromebooks and other items from adjacent classrooms, according to Assistant Principal B...

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 City Council candidates address student concerns

Chico City Council candidates address student concerns

Christian Solis

September 7, 2018


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

Eight city council candidates gathered at a forum, Wednesday, to discuss policy positions and local problems, but failed to mention one key topic.The public forum, hosted by the Chico Chamber of Commerce, focused on four main questions that focused on local issues. Each candidate also was able to give a...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Daelin Wofford

September 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo of the Day

Evan Annenson, Daniel, Brooke Houston, Steve Breedlove and Nick are pictured here after banning together at the Chico City Chambers to voice their disapproval of the sit and lie ordinance. They sing after a controversial night.

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