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GSEC’s upcoming Period Week: Breaking ‘stigma-taboo surrounding periods’

Ariana Powell, City Editor // March 2, 2023

Chico State’s Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition wants to hold open a conversation between vagina-owning members of society and those who don’t know what a period is like through Period Week, from...

Cinematographer/Editor,Tanner Hansen(Red Hair) with Dr. Nitzky (Brownish Hair) filming in Lihu township, Nandan County, Guangxi, China. Photo provided to William Nitzky, PhD.

Drums that speak to the heavens

Mario Ortiz Jr, A&E Editor // October 8, 2022

Dr. William Nitzky of Chico State’s anthropology department immerses viewers in Southwest China, educating his audience on the cultural importance of large, bronze drums with his latest 26-minute video...

The Pageant Theatre on the corner of Sixth and Flume Street

Pageant Theatre returns with guest Jonathan Richman for Q&A

Shae Pastrana, Reporter // December 9, 2021

The Pageant Theatre lit up their projection screen to astound attendees for the first time since the pandemic. The Modern Lovers’ founder Jonathan Richman showcased at the theatre from Nov. 26-27...

Here is a top five list of some sports movies to watch before spring rolls around.

Top 5 sports movies to watch before spring

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // February 21, 2021

With spring comes the excitement of some of our favorite sports. March brings the beginning of major golf tournaments, college basketball’s March Madness, baseball’s spring training. This is a list...

Filipe DeAndrade spoke about his passion for wildlife and videography Wednesday night in Laxson for the National Geographic Live event. He engaged the audience with pictures of breathtaking wildlife and a preview of his upcoming documentary. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

National Geographic filmmaker shares his passions with Chico State

Rayanne Painter // April 1, 2019

Ever taken a swim with hundreds of sharks in the dead of night? Or come face-to-face with a hunting jaguar?Filipe DeAndrade conquered both of these feats and survived to tell the tale during his National...

Andre being interviewed by Vince McMahon
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HBO’s ‘André the Giant’ documentary shows the man behind the legend

Ulises Duenas // April 19, 2018

Before The Rock and John Cena, even before Hulk Hogan, there was one man who transcended the world of professional wrestling and became larger than life. André Roussimoff "André the Giant" was...

Jim Carrey as Kandy Kaufman staring at himself. image from imdb.com

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

Ulises Duenas // January 31, 2018

When Jim Carrey took on the role of dead comedian Andy Kaufman for the 1999 movie "Man on the Moon" he was committed to embodying Kaufman in a way that no one else could. "Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond"...

Netflix food documentaries worth the binging

Netflix food documentaries worth the binging

Anisha Brady // October 11, 2016

Gastronomy is not something that usually comes to mind when one thinks of art. Cuisine has always been an indication of culture, however, within recent years, the culinary scene has revolutionized and...

Promotional photo courtesy of the official HBO GO Facebook page.

Backup documentaries for binge watchers in need of binging

Carly Plemons // August 24, 2016
Sometimes a backup is necessary.
Photo courtesy of William French

Documentaries: a new frontier

Emma Vidak-Benjamin // March 2, 2016
Sick and tired of the same old Netflix choices? Try switching over to documentaries!
Kevin Voeller, junior civil engineering major, shares his thoughts. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Biggie, Tupac can rest assured

Michael Arias // February 23, 2016
LAPD homicide detective reveals compelling facts behind the unsolved murders of Tupac Shakur and Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace in documentary.
Promotional photo from Slate.com.

Netflix series ‘Making a Murderer’ triggers debate

January 21, 2016
Students react to the new Netflix series.
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