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Sienna Gordon, sophomore psychology major, is both nervous and excited to attend Marine Corps Officer Candidates School this summer. Photo credit: Claire Martinez

From student to sergeant

Claire Martinez // May 17, 2015
A Chico State sophomore is pursuing her dream toward a diploma and an officer title.
Using sailor mouth substitutions, students can resist the social norm of swearing and create a more colorful vocabulary. Photo credit: Claire Martinez

Students and swearing: The normalization of cursing like a sailor

Claire Martinez // May 1, 2015
Once students enter college, their vocabulary flourishes with new terms in the explicit category.
Brooke Magnotta, program supervisor for the Wildcat Recreation Center, strives to make the center an inviting space for all students on campus. Photo credit: Claire Martinez

WREC aims to foster inclusive environment

Claire Martinez // February 19, 2015
Brooke Magnotta and the staff of the Wildcat Recreation Center have been making strides toward creating a space that welcomes everyone.
Photograph of John Geiger

Let’s be frank: Chico State relishes Crazy Dog

Claire Martinez // February 4, 2015
John Geiger has been running his hot dog stand and feeding the students and faculty on campus for more than 15 years.
Chico State juniors Nikki St. Laurent and Alexandra Monopoli cuddle with their cats Simba and Cleo. Photo credit: Catalina Friz

Students step up to care for furry friends

Claire Martinez // January 28, 2015
Is owning a pet in college the right choice or the wrong choice?
Brittany Kissinger, Chico State Alumn, warms up the crowd for Girls on the Run with her zumba dance moves.

Chico State alumna’s passion for giving knows no bounds

Claire Martinez // January 20, 2015
Brittany Kissinger contributes to the community in several ways including teaching, volunteering and representing Chico on stage in the Miss California USA pageant.
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