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‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

Alejandra Solorio

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Marked by the beginning of December and the illumination of twinkling lights, it's obvious the holidays are near. Kaskade, longstanding electronic dance music (EDM) producer, was in the giving spirit and dug into a new realm in which electronic music never has touched before: Christmas tunes. What wo...

What type of Christmas person are you?

What type of Christmas person are you?

Niyat Teferi

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

With so many things to do over Christmas, it's hard to decide how to spend it. What type of person are you on Christmas? Take this quiz to find out!What type of Christmas person are you?Niyat Teferi can be reached at [email protected] or @tayintee on Twitter. ...

Christmas playlist of the week

Christmas playlist of the week

Niyat Teferi

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Christmas is near and it's only right to ring in the season with a cheerful holiday playlist. Here are the 15 top Christmas songs that will make your spirits just a little brighter.All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey - Merry Christmas Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt - That Bad EarthaIt's Beginni...

The do’s and dont’s of holiday shopping

The do’s and dont’s of holiday shopping

Danielle Cortes

December 12, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

It is the most wonderful time of the year. You know what that means! Everybody is finally home for the holidays, the family is back together, the cookies are in the oven, the lights up and the gifts are under the tree. One of the most stressful parts of the holidays is buying gifts because all the...

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Caitlyn Young

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

There are hundreds of Christmas-related traditions across the world, and everyone celebrates Christmas in their own way. For some families, a common tradition is to go see “The Nutcracker” every year.“The Nutcracker” is a classic Christmas tale of a girl named Clara and her h...

Chico State’s musical groups unite to celebrate holiday season

Chico State’s musical groups unite to celebrate holiday season

Natalie Hanson

December 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

This year's Glorious Sounds of the Seasons concert showcases Chico State's musical talents with a holiday theme. The concert's first performance took place in the Harlen Adams Theatre on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Two performances continued through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday Dec.3 at 2 p.m. Th...

Christmas tree lighting to be celebrated in Downtown Chico

Christmas tree lighting to be celebrated in Downtown Chico

Natalie Hanson

December 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico's downtown City Plaza will host the annual lighting of a 90 foot redwood tree Friday Dec.1. The community gathers yearly in the celebration of the holiday season to enjoy the lighting of over 2,000 LED lights, an address from the mayor and a musical performance.Offerings will include seasonal ...

Quiz: Which Christmas movie should you watch?

Quiz: Which Christmas movie should you watch?

Julia Maldonado

November 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews, Showcase

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to focus on the last holiday of the year: Christmas! Take this quiz to find out which Christmas movie you should watch this holiday season! Which Christmas movie should you watch? Julia Maldonado can be reached at [email protected] or @julianewsblog ...

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ brings joy this holiday season

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ brings joy this holiday season

Caitlyn Young

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is right around the corner. To get in the holiday mood, there is no better Christmas tale than "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. This book is a classic and there are film and stage adaptations of it. However, this year there is something a little different. "T...

‘A Bad Mom’s Christmas’ is a mother-daughter movie

‘A Bad Mom’s Christmas’ is a mother-daughter movie

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

A Bad Mom's Christmas follows three moms Amy (Mila Kunis), Kiki (Kristen Bell) and Carla (Kathryn Hahn). It is a sequel from the first movie Bad Moms. As the holidays are rolling around, all of the main characters' mothers are visiting. The movie follows the different relationships that each character ...

Battle of holiday eggnog: Who made it taste best?

Battle of holiday eggnog: Who made it taste best?

December 14, 2015


Filed under Features

Nothing quite punctuates the holidays like the arrival of eggnog to the grocery store dairy case. The tall holiday-colored cartons— adorned with printed Christmas lights and dancing cows wearing Santa hats— are complete with excess sugar and, of course, the indulgence. Each year, it seems tha...

Relationships during holiday season are overrated

Relationships during holiday season are overrated

December 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Around winter time, single people everywhere begin to feel lonely. With no one to cuddle with, the idea of being single seems less exciting. Come November, cuddle and holiday season is in full effect. Holiday season also serves as a time for students to unwind and take a break from the fall semester....

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