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  • Unidentified Project Rebound staff members stand outside Butte Hall, where the organizations office resides on the first floor. Courtesy of Lucy Ventura, Project Rebound public relations executive.

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    Chico State’s Project Rebound helps students after incarceration

  • Nautica Blue released the second edition of the dystopian novel, A Skye of Jade, in April. Photos courtesy Nautica Blue, collage created by Ariana Powell using Pixlr.

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    ‘A Skye of Jade:’ a dystopian world created by Chico State student

  • The men’s bathroom on the second floor of Tehama Hall has a sign titled “All-Gender Restroom Coming Soon!” taped to it. The restrooms are expected to be updated by the fall 2025 semester in Yolo and the Student Services Center will also be under construction. Taken by Grace Stark on April 11.

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    Chico State announces construction plans for gender-inclusive bathrooms

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Protestors urge for cease-fire in Gaza

Molly Myers, Milca Elvira Chacon, and Callum Standish // November 8, 2023

Protesters gathered at Chico’s Square Plaza on Saturday in support of Palestine. Protest organizer Shaheera Abbasi said the idea of a protest in Chico originated through a Reddit post. It took the...

Joana Campos smiles in her catrina makeup.

Chico Cemetery hosts Dia de los Muertos celebration

Somber mariachi music serenaded Chico Cemetery’s eastern lawn during its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on Oct. 28.  Dia de los Muertos is a traditional holiday originating from Mexico and...

Flyer for Chico Hillels support programs. Courtesy Chico Hillel.

Chico Hillel holds vigil for crisis in Israel 

Molly Myers, Managing Editor // October 9, 2023

Chico Hillel will be holding a candlelight vigil for the lives lost in the terrorist attacks that struck Israel over the weekend.  The vigil will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Chico Hillel...

Inside Embarc. Photo taken by Gabriela Rudolph on April 1.

Embarc dispensary plans grand opening on 4/20

Gabriela Rudolph, Multimedia Editor // April 12, 2023

As spring rolls in, two kinds of flowers are blooming in Chico: poppies and cannabis. On April 1, customers young and old came to Embarc for their soft opening. This is the second dispensary in Chico...

Person looking at earrings at the market.

Blow out the candles for Divine Sundays’ one year anniversary

Gabriela Rudolph, Multimedia Editor // March 26, 2023

Divine Sundays celebrated its one year anniversary with complimentary cake and beer on March 19 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Chico Women’s Club. Participants had to purchase from five vendors in order...

flyer on antisemitism panel

Chico State holds antisemitism panel in wake of hate crimes

Molly Myers, Editor-in-Chief // February 6, 2023

Multiple instances of antisemitism occurred in the campus community during the past year. According to Kristy Collins, executive director of Chico Hillel, an unnamed fraternity gave a pledge a nickname,...

Street view of Christmas Preview in Downtown Chico.

Chico community celebrates annual Christmas Preview

Hunter Casperson, Reporter // November 23, 2022

On the chilly night of Nov. 20, Chico residents crowded the streets of downtown, hugging warm cups of hot cocoa and apple cider as they celebrated Chico’s annual Christmas Preview. Sweet smells of...

The Plant Barn and Gifts remains open for business, inviting all to continue to grow. Photo by Ian Hilton, 4/17/2021.

The Plant Barn’s rooted resolve: A portrait of growth against the backdrop of pandemic

Ian HIlton, Reporter // April 20, 2021

The Plant Barn and Gifts is no stranger to hardship. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a bane for many businesses, but The Plant Barn owner and Chico State alumna Denise Kelley has proven that, with hard...

Texas conundrum old hat to Californians

Texas conundrum old hat to Californians

Shae Pastrana, Opinion Columnist // March 5, 2021

Aside from human responsibility, I think our solidarity with Texas comes from shared experience. Anyone who’s questioning reasons to support a state whose leaders mocked us should remember similar struggles...

Chico Natural Foods Co-op Brand Manager Joey Haney is eager to greet CalFresh recipients with a substantial discount.

MORE program equals less hunger

Ian Hilton, Reporter // February 9, 2021

Chico Natural Foods Co-op offers discount for CalFresh recipients The Matching on Regional Eats program allows California EBT users to enjoy a 50% discount of up to $20 on produce purchased at the...

All the food served the Sunday Brunch was catered and donated by Leon Bistro. Photo credit: Angel Ortega

Community brunch held as Chico Pride week concludes

Angel Ortega // August 27, 2019

Chico Pride Week ended with a brunch held at One Mile Recreation Area, hosted by The Stonewall Alliance of Chico on Sunday. Chico Pride began on August 22 and lasted four days this year. Event organizer...

Many vendors sold handmade jewelry, indoor and outdoor decorations and clothing. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Gold Nugget Days proves strength of community

Rayanne Painter // May 4, 2019

Paradise Gold Nugget Days and craft fair persisted into its 41st year on Saturday, despite the Camp Fire and displacement of residents.In the years before the fire, Gold Nugget Days brought thousands into...

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