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Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Noah Enns

January 25, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Claire Wayne is a junior catcher and third baseman for Chico State’s softball team. Wayne received honorable mention her sophomore year and is looking to improve upon that while helping the Wildcats along with winning a California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. The ’Cats look ...

Ways to give back this holiday season

Ways to give back this holiday season

Danielle Cortes

November 29, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

As the most wonderful time of the year quickly approaches, many of us are filled with joy and love. The holidays make us all happier and full of good spirits because the semester is finally almost over and we get to go back home to our families and friends.Thanksgiving reminded us to be thankful for what ...

Chico State named one of greenest campuses in the US by The Princeton Review

Chico State named one of greenest campuses in the US by The Princeton Review

Andrew Freeman

September 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico State continues to gain recognition, as the university was listed in the Princeton Review’s annual “Guide to Green Colleges.” The Princeton Review is an organization that helps students find the college that is best for them. They do this by putting each campus listed on their si...

Wildcat photos of the year

Wildcat photos of the year

Patrick Pace

August 23, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

2017 has been a historical year for Chico State sports teams so far. From basketball to track, most Wildcat teams enjoyed a high level of success in the spring. Isaiah Ellis celebrates a win in the NCAA Championship Tournament. The now-senior forward averaged 13.2 points per game last season and emerged as one of the leading contributors...

‘Cats hoping for continued success

‘Cats hoping for continued success

Patrick Pace

August 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team had a very exciting season last year. The team went 23-8, its best record since 2009, and made it to both the California Collegiate Association and NCAA Championship Tournament last year. They hope to maintain that level of success and build on it in its upcoming se...

What has the Graduation Initiative done?

What has the Graduation Initiative done?

Daniel Wright

May 17, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State’s 2025 Graduation Initiative struggled in its first year, due to lack of funding. The 2025 initiative was created in 2015 by CSU Chancellor, Tim White, in an effort to ambitiously raise graduation rates. The CSU fiscal year begins in July, but Chico State did not receive the money ...

Chico State graduation numbers for this spring

Chico State graduation numbers for this spring

Daniel Wright

May 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

This spring, Chico State is getting ready to graduate over 3,000 students.This commencement will be the 127th for Chico State and will begin May 17 and end the 21.Daniel Wright can be reached at [email protected] or @Danny_W_Chico on Twitter.

Man yells at customers in Walmart

Man yells at customers in Walmart

Jafet Serrato

May 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Suspicious Subject Tuesday, 7:43 a.m., 222 Degarmo Dr. A man riding a bike was driving around the neighborhood and told a child that he would give him money for going to school. Call Type: Transient Problem Tuesday, 8:18 a.m., 1951 E. 20th St. An employee at a business noticed...

Chico Republicans build ‘Free Speech’ wall

Chico Republicans build ‘Free Speech’ wall

Daniel Wright

May 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State Republicans built a “Free Speech Wall” in the gauntlet Wednesday, and drew in a vocal response from students. Chico State Republicans asked students to write whatever they were feeling or thinking on their wall. “To encourage people to express themselves, said Jack Breuker, pol...

Wildcats defeat Humboldt advancing to championship game

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 10, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team defeated Humboldt State in the semi-final game of the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament Friday. In the tournament, the 'Cats won both of their games to come out of the winner's bracket on top, preparing to face the Lumberjacks on Championship Sunday. H...

Goodwill Campus Move-out coming to Chico State

Goodwill Campus Move-out coming to Chico State

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Goodwill and Chico State are partnering up to assist students in moving out of their dorm rooms and apartments for the summer. All items donated are sold to help fund job placement and training services in the community, according to a press release. Goodwill Campus Move-Out will be in Chico May...

Liberty Cab out of business

Liberty Cab out of business

Jafet Serrato

May 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Liberty Cab Company closed down operations in the end of April due to the lack of qualified employees.The ride-share service lost over 13 employees in the past two months and struggled to fill 40 job positions overall.Although Uber and Lyft are available for Chico State students, Liberty Cab has maintain...

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