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Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Shift Bicycle Cafe Owner and Operator John Hanna-Barton hands a student his freshly made iced mocha. Hanna-Barton can make anything from pour-over coffee to an iced mocha with almond milk.

Mathew Miranda

September 5, 2018

Dutch Bros may reign supreme in the minds of Chico State students, but ask almost any local at the Saturday Farmer’s Market and they will tell you which coffee stand is quickly becoming one of the best in town. Although the coffee is the primary reason people return to Shift Bicycle Cafe, its unique design is what initia...

Over 100 clubs will participate in Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular

Krystle Tonga (right) jokes with Amanual Gebre (left) while setting up for Wildcat Vibe Thursday. This event is held every year as well and gives club organizers the opportunity to register their club. It's not too late to find a group as Clubtacular will give students another opportunity to join or create a club. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Brian Luong

September 2, 2018

Students will have the chance to interact with over 100 Chico State clubs Friday at Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular.The event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on both Trinity and Glenn Lawn. There will be a wide variety of organizations tabling, such as Greek Life, athletics and phila...

EDXCHICO takes center stage on the first day of classes

Dr. Cawa Tran spoke on her experiences as a first generation student of refugee parents and they shaped her life. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Dan Christian

August 29, 2018

The first day of the fall semester generated more buzz than usual as it coincided with Chico State’s first EDXCHICO conference.Modeled after the increasingly popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks, EDXCHICO is intended to teach a specific topic or talking point to a large groups of...

Photo of the day

On Tuesday Morning, Andrew Everett is relaxing outside of Butte Hall before finals. Photo credit: Maria Ramirez

Maria Ramirez

May 15, 2018

On Tuesday morning, Andrew Everett was relaxing outside of Butte Hall before finals.

Police arrest felon armed with a stolen firearm

Police arrest felon armed with a stolen firearm

Josiah Nicholl

May 11, 2018

A previously convicted man in possession of drugs and a stolen firearm was arrested Wednesday evening. According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, officers first responded to the incident at 4:21 p.m. after receiving calls about a suspect stealing merchandise from Safeway on West S...

Transient wanted by police for suspected child battery

Transient wanted by police for suspected child battery

Josiah Nicholl

May 9, 2018

Police are actively investigating a report that a transient grabbed a local boy by the arm Tuesday morning. According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, the incident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. in the 1800 block of Laurel Street when a mother was walking her elementary-aged son to sc...

Photo of the day

First-year Hugo Diaz and second-year Yorleidi Langarica enjoy the beautiful whether, Tuesday morning. Photo credit: Maria Ramirez

Maria Ramirez

May 8, 2018

First-year student Hugo Diaz and second-year student Yorleidi Langarica enjoy the beautiful weather Tuesday morning.

Chico Police investigating shooting of two mobile homes in Chico

Chico Police investigating shooting  of two mobile homes in Chico

Josiah Nicholl

May 7, 2018

Police responded to reports of a shooting at 370 East Lassen Avenue on Sunday around midnight.The Chico Police Department has confirmed that at the time of the incident, officers were already on the street responding to an unrelated call and were dispatched to the scene immediately. There was no suspec...

101st Pioneer Day Parade presents theme of learning

President Gayle Hutchinson represented Chico State Saturday at the Pioneer Day Parade. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

May 6, 2018

Hundreds lined the streets of downtown Chico Saturday for a tradition, this year themed with education - the Pioneer Day Parade.A Disney princess, dressed as Aurora in full flowing-pink gown, kneeled and embraced a child, with other Disney princesses, Captain America and other superheroes surrounding her. Kell...

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Josiah Nicholl

May 5, 2018

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred last fall in Chico.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, witnesses say the shooting occurred after a fight broke out at a party on September 23, 2017, at 600 West 7th Street. The party ended following the alter...

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary

Josiah Nicholl

May 2, 2018

The Chico Police Department confirmed that they arrested a homeless man on Monday morning following a car burglary.Officers were first dispatched to Forest Glen Apartments on Pillsbury Road at 6 a.m. Monday after receiving a call about the incident. The initial report was that the suspect had broken th...

Congressional candidates speak at Chico State on issues facing first district voters

Candidate (left to right) Jessica Holcombe(D) , Marty Walters (D), Gregory Cheadle (R), David Peterson (D), Lewis Elbinger (D) and Audrey Denney (D) answer questions at open forum held at Chico State Monday. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Roberto Fonseca and Grayson Boyer

May 1, 2018

The Butte County League of Women Voters hosted a Q&A forum that featured candidates running for the First Congressional District election primaries coming up this June. The candidates answered a few questions on a variety of issues and expressed their platform stance on various topics.Six candidate...

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