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Lulu Fatale dramatically leans back and to the left as she performs. A large purple flower can be seen in her black hair. She is also wearing red-soled heels and a silver studded bra.

GSEC’s erotic art show: drag, burlesque and art

Ariana Powell, City Editor // April 4, 2023

Hurricane Fran came out in a pink feathered robe and eventually teased it off while sauntering around the stage during Chico State’s Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition's erotic art show on Thursday,...

People gather at the Purim buffet as the feast begins. Taken by Ariana Powell, March 7.

Purim: Celebrating Queen Esther, a savior of Jewish community in 4th century BCE

Ariana Powell, City Editor // March 10, 2023

Tables vibrated and the air buzzed as hands and feet fell on flat surfaces with a bang and graggers rapidly ticked through the atmosphere. The walls dressed in pink, blue and yellow foil reflected an...

The Wildcat Statue continues to create controversy among students over the cost. Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

Roar against wildcat statue has my vote for student involvement

Karen Limones // May 14, 2018

If you’re thinking “another article about the Wildcat Statue?,” I know, me too. But I’ve been thinking about all those times I’m in the elevator or walking alongside the Bell...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Wildcat statue doesn’t reflect student needs

Alex Grant // April 25, 2018

Last Thursday, a new $145,000 Wildcat statue was unveiled on campus. The bronze statue was entirely supported by outside donations mainly from a campus funding pool of money called “Campus Beautification.”...

Tweeting doesnt help. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Dos and don’ts of dealing with national disasters

Kendall George // October 9, 2017

It's too common in today’s news to be littered with national disasters, whether it be shootings like in Las Vegas on Sunday night or hurricanes devastating our own and neighboring countries. When all...

Nicole Yashinsky-Richey (left), Matt Bateson (middle) and Jimmie Cano (right) are students in the print club. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Student club financially supports undocumented students

Natalie Hanson // September 28, 2017

Chico State Printing Club organized to donate their work to students and faculty in support of undocumented students, Wednesday and Thursday.Students set up a booth for making and selling prints and tote...

Left to right  Kathleen Moroney, founder of the pantry, Dylan Gray, student body president, and Bob Mulholland and Mike Hawkins of Chico Democrats. Photo courtesy of Joe Picard.

Chico Democrats donate $600 worth of food for students

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz // September 15, 2017

Free food was offered at Chico State by the Chico State Pantry for students in need.A total amount of $600 was donated Friday, by Chico Democrats, to continue dispersal of free food available to the students."A...

Student Philanthropy Council presents check to food pantry 
Photo Courtesy of: Jason Halley

Student Philanthropy Council raises over $12,000 for food pantry

Alejandra Fraga // May 12, 2017

The Student Philanthropy Council presented the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry with a check this week. Over $12,000 was donated to the food pantry, with most of the donations coming from the class of 2017....

Photo courtesy of Tricia Slavic

Goodwill Campus Move-out coming to Chico State

Kayla Fitzgerald // May 9, 2017

Goodwill and Chico State are partnering up to assist students in moving out of their dorm rooms and apartments for the summer. All items donated are sold to help fund job placement and training services...

Silver Dollar Fairgrounds houses evacuees. Photo credit: George Johnston

Evacuation centers in need of supplies

Kayla Fitzgerald // February 14, 2017

Donations are needed to support evacuees at Chico shelters.According to an email from public affairs, the shelters are currently in need of supplies, but do not need food donations at this time. Those...

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