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Dating in the dorms

Dating in the dorms

Grant Schmieding

April 9, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

“This has been fun, can we go back to your place?” she says, as my heart skips a beat. Now comes the hard part. “Sure, let me just get you a wristband,” I say, feeling like we’re off to Great America. “Did you bring a valid form of ID?” Entering the dorms for the first time feels...

Pros and cons to living in a dorm vs an apartment

Pros and cons to living in a dorm vs an apartment

Danielle Cortes

August 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Comic Strip, Editorial Illustrations, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

If you're beginning your second year at Chico State, you're most likely experiencing the big move to your first apartment. Most of the time you're living with your closest friends whom you have met last year.It's a huge relief to finally live without strict rules, annoying RA’s and unnecessary...

Students adjust to dorm life without RAs

Students adjust to dorm life without RAs

Nicole Henson

March 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

“No RAs, let’s have a kegger!” Reads a resident dorm sign in Whitney hall. The floor is filled with signs like these, celebrating significantly less supervision in the dorms. Last week 20 resident advisers were fired for attending a party where underage drinking occurred. University Housing...

Changes to housing benefit first-years

Changes to housing benefit first-years

Evan Roberts and Dongyoung Won

September 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Living in the residence halls has always been a mixed bag for those who have experienced it. Some love it, some hate it and most are excited to live off campus at the end of the year. In past years, there's been criticism about housing here at Chico State, whether it be about the alcohol policy or the c...

Redhead redemption

Redhead redemption

Sam Rios

February 12, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The concept of redheads becoming extinct seems to be a funny anecdote. However, there is proof that this is actually a serious issue.Researchers at ScotlandsDNA estimate that redheads could be extinct in a couple hundred years as a result of climate change.It is crucial to know that red hair is a hereditary ...

Taking dorm food from boring to brilliant

Grace Kerfoot

August 27, 2015


Filed under Features

Hallmarked for its comfort food vibes and outrageous simplicity, dorm food has a way of ceasing our hunger and nourishing our soul. True, the classics are good standbys for when real food is scarce, but bumping the humble bowl of ramen up a notch can be just the thing when you're looking to treat you...

Nobody knows the swag of Craig

Nobody knows the swag of Craig

Miles Inserra

April 9, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Shasta, Lassen, Whitney and Sutter — four mountains that are the namesakes of the most popular dorms on campus. Esken, Mechoopda and Konkow — three north campus dorms named after Native American tribes.Craig — the off-campus dorm named after some guy?On-campus residents are immersed i...

Senior Spotlight: Livin’ la vida dorm life

Senior Spotlight: Livin’ la vida dorm life

Nicole Santos

March 20, 2015


Filed under Archives

How many college seniors can say they have lived on campus every year since being a first-year student, in three different dormitories? Very few. Caleb Meyer, a senior liberal studies major, has been a resident adviser for the past three years. “My freshman year, I lived in Esken Hall at north camp...

Wait-list for student housing drops just below 100

Wait-list for student housing drops just below 100

Daisy Dardon

August 25, 2014


Filed under News

While the fall semester began this week, more than 100 Chico State students were still waiting for a place to stay on campus. As of Tuesday, less than 100 students were wait-listed for rooms under the University Housing and Food Service, which includes dorm room facilities like Whitney and Lassen halls and off...

Freshman chronicles her dorm move-in

Freshman chronicles her dorm move-in

Samantha Mckibben

August 22, 2014


Filed under Features

Jensen Rader, a communication design major, joined her fellow freshmen in the rush to start their new lives. Tall and fair with an infectious smile, Rader stood in the middle of her Lassen double surrounded by her belongings, already halfway unpacked. Legion Avenue teemed with activity Thursday as incomi...

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