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Left Fielder Troy Kent taking a swing in the 5th inning. Taken by Aaron Draper.

Chico State baseball drops to 5th after a tough series against East Bay

Nate Paddock, Reporter // May 2, 2024

After a dominating game one victory against Cal State East Bay, the Wildcats dropped the following three games, falling to 24-20 on the year and fifth place in the CCAA standings.  The Wildcats came...

Photo of Katie Callahan, who ran the event. An art history major in her senior year, she is the single student employed by Wellcat Safe Place. Taken on April 18th, 2024

Affirmative consent: What is it?

Maki Chapman, Reporter // April 21, 2024

The WellCat Safe Place ran a presentation on affirmative consent on Wednesday at the Student Transition  and Retention Center. While it was a well-researched and documented presentation, nobody came to...

Chico State  campus according to A.I image generator website Generated by Sam Moore.

Chico State, artificial intelligence and you

Samuel Moore, Reporter // April 7, 2024

It’s no secret that artificial intelligence has greatly impacted the world of higher education. Students now have powerful tools like ChatGPT available to instantly generate text to assist with assignments. However,...

Joshua Hamilton driving to the hoop.

Joshua Hamilton reaches 1,000 career points against San Bernardino.

Nate Paddock, Reporter // March 1, 2024

Senior guard Joshua Hamilton reached an impressive achievement of 1,000 career points during his time at Chico State with an efficient  28-point performance against San Bernardino.  Hamilton models...

Nate Farrington stares off at a mountain scape. Courtesy: Nate Farrington

Nate Farrington takes the lead as Adventure Outings’ director

Maki Chapman, Reporter // February 25, 2024

After nearly being defunded in spring 2023, Adventure Outings welcomed Nate Farrington as the new director of AO in January. He succeeds Jenna Walker who left the program after eleven years in December...

Courtesy Associated Students

AS general election application open for students

Milca Elvira Chacon, Reporter // February 24, 2024

The general election application for Associated Students Government Affairs is open for aspiring student representatives and will close Feb. 28 at noon.  To be considered for a position, the following...

Chico State baseball celebrates a hard-fought win over Montana State Billings. Taken by Lukas Mann on Feb. 8.

Revamped Chico State baseball squad off to undefeated start

Nathan Chiochios, Sports Editor // February 20, 2024

Following a tough losing season in 2023, the Chico State baseball team looks to make waves this season, coming out with a 5-0 start in non-conference play.  After last season, head coach Dave Taylor,...

Chico state biology professor David Stachura. Courtesy: Chico State

Former biology professor no longer employed at Chico State

Maki Chapman, Jenna McMahon, and Grace Stark // February 15, 2024

Chico State biology professor David Stachura as of Wednesday is no longer an employee at the university, public relations manager, Andrew Staples, said. However, it is unclear whether he was fired or...

Trained floor evacuation coordinators from the Meriam Library evacuate the building as the fire alarm goes off. Taken by Jessica Miller on Jan. 30, 2024.

Vaping sets off fire alarm in Meriam Library

Milca Elvira Chacon, Reporter // January 31, 2024

The fire alarm in Meriam Library was set off on Tuesday at around 1 p.m. as a result of a person vaping in a restroom.  Prior to knowing the cause of the alarm, facility operations coordinator Michael...

Mens basketball team huddled up while coach is talking to them during half time

Men’s basketball takes a big win in nail-biting game

Kya Williams, Reporter // January 28, 2024

In an intense match-up that kept fans on the edge of their seats, the Chico State men's basketball team earned a hard-fought victory (69-67) in a close game against the Sonoma State SeaWolves Saturday. From...

Upstairs of the WREC where the classes are held.

Spinning, kicking and stretching: A WREC group exercise review

Kit Beauchamp, Reporter // December 10, 2023

Three’s company, four's a crowd, sweating with strangers will leave you feeling proud.  The Wildcat Recreation Center offers a variety of group exercise classes — for free — for students with...

The band, Sleep Lagoon, mid-performance at Battle of The Bands. Photo by Juliet Perry.

A rockin’ showdown at KCSC’s The Battle of The Bands

Juliet Perry, Reporter // November 14, 2023

  The sounds of alternative, rock and indie music echoed through the evening as local bands gave their all for KCSC Radio’s Battle of The Bands on Nov. 9 at the Trinity Lawn. Six bands played...

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