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Wildcat Andrea Thoj presenting at the Hmong Legacy banquet in the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center on April 21.

Am I Hmong enough? Students search for identity in diaspora

Melvin Bui, Editor-in-Chief // April 25, 2022

Some Hmong students at Chico State are third or fourth generation Americans who can't speak or read their native language. Finding one’s identity as a minority in an assimilated community can make some...

Jaimlet Felix poses at the Cross Cultural Leadership Center in front of donated artwork from students of diverse backgrounds. Photo credit: Brian Luong

University Housing’s Diversity Week challenges students to step outside their comfort zone

Brian Luong // November 6, 2018

University Housing’s The Hub will host a multitude of events which covers topics ranging from gender, LGBTQ pride and religious holidays to start off the first week of November. Diversity Week events...

Krystle Tonga (right) jokes with Amanual Gebre (left) while setting up for Wildcat Vibe Thursday. This event is held every year as well and gives club organizers the opportunity to register their club. Its not too late to find a group as Clubtacular will give students another opportunity to join or create a club. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Over 100 clubs will participate in Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular

Brian Luong // September 2, 2018

Students will have the chance to interact with over 100 Chico State clubs Friday at Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular.The event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on both Trinity and...

Photo credit: Aurora Evans

CSU system won’t aid deportation of undocumented students

George Johnston // November 17, 2016

The anti-immigration rhetoric of president-elect Trump has many undocumented students worried whether they can stay in the country and continue to attend college. California State University Chancellor...

Chico State Faculty speak to students, faculty and alumni on Monday afternoon during the #BlackInChico protest at Trinity Commons. Photo credit: Jae Siqueiros

#BlackInChico protest holds moment of silence for lost lives

Bianca Quilantan // September 27, 2016

Over 300 students, faculty, staff and administrators stood arm-in-arm in front of Kendall Hall for a 10 minute period of silence at the #BlackInChico protest Monday afternoon.   "Here in...

Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill in 2020. Concept art courtesy of Women on 20s.

Harriet Tubman to be first female featured on $20 bill

Bridget Comito // May 10, 2016
American historical figure Harriet Tubman is set to be placed on the $20 bill in the year 2020.
Members of B.O.L.D. play an ice breaker game at to kick off their meeting. Photo credit: Samantha OReilly

B.O.L.D. initiates relationships, helps create change

Samantha O'Reilly // September 7, 2015
B.O.L.D. offers a weekly opportunity for students to build connections and develop their leadership skills.
Melody Souphilavong leads small groups in activities during her passion project for the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center. Photo credit: Brittany Mcclintock

Student project focuses on coming-out stories

Brittany Mcclintock // April 16, 2015
The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center presents the first passion project of its new program.
Diversity at Chico State

Diversity at Chico State

Dj Morris // February 6, 2015
Chico State students reflect on their experiences with diversity during their time attending the university.
Both teams struggle to contain their laughter at Wild Catn Out Friday night on campus.Photo credit: Alex Boesch

Wild comedy brings late-night laughter to campus

David Kahn // February 22, 2014
The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center hosts Wild Cat 'N Out, a night of improv with attitude.
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