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The Maltese gets wild for ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

The Maltese gets wild for ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Grant Schmieding

November 2, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Community

The cash register clanged as people crowded the bar, bought drinks and cheered for the start of the show. The small bar was so packed that it looked like a fire hazard. With only a few booths and two rows of plastic chairs, most people were standing. The large mob, featuring many people dressed in racy l...

Ribbon cutting opens doors to improved skate park in Chico

Ribbon cutting opens doors to improved skate park in Chico

Tisha Cheney

April 2, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Community members joined together to celebrate the grand opening of the renovated skate park Monday morning.After two years of relentless efforts by local community members, the new park has been expanded, fenced up, cleaned and painted making a more inviting environment for skaters of all ages."The...

CARD hosts annual spring celebration with kites

CARD hosts annual spring celebration with kites

Tisha Cheney

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Kites were soaring high today at Chico's annual Kite Day Sunday. Families and friends gathered around 1 p.m. to celebrate the coming of spring with music, food, and of course kites at 20th Street Community Park. The vision of this day was originated in 1985 by Bob Malowney, owner of Bird in Hand...

“Women of Wisdom” event to celebrate Native American culture

“Women of Wisdom” event to celebrate Native American culture

Tisha Cheney

March 4, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Three Native American speakers will come to Chico State for an event focusing on local tribes and women's stories Tuesday.According to a release, this event spotlights Betty Jo Smith of the Wintu Klamath tribe, Elizabeth Lara-O'Rouke of the Chilula, Hupa and Yurok tribes and Joyce L. Gonzalez of the ...

Girls get chance to learn about science on campus

Girls get chance to learn about science on campus

Alejandra Fraga and Natalie Hanson

February 4, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Chico State hosted a STEM Girl Mayhem for middle school age girls Saturday. The event took place in three buildings on campus starting in Colusa Hall from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. It offered activities for middle school girls to learn about STEM careers and science. "We want girls from all backgro...

Fraternity hosts Undie Run fundraiser

Fraternity hosts Undie Run fundraiser

Natalie Hanson

October 31, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Fraternity Delta Sigma Pi will host an Undie Run fundraiser on Friday.The event is a Fun Run to benefit students in need, locals, homeless, and those affected by recent wildfires. Clothing donations will be accepted, according to a press release. The event will take place at Yolo Field's 6 and 7 at 4:45 p...

Community enjoys a taste of Chico

Community enjoys a taste of Chico

Natalie Hanson

September 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Crowds filled downtown Chico on Sunday afternoon, for the 32nd celebration of Taste of Chico.Every year, Taste of Chico spotlights local and north-state area businesses. Restaurants, apparel and boutiques, breweries, caterers and more set up booths to introduce the community to a sample of their business.The Open Air Art gal...

Chico World Music Festival returns to campus

Chico World Music Festival returns to campus

Natalie Hanson

September 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

The 24th annual Chico World Music Festival took place on campus, Saturday. Every year, the festival brings together a variety of musical acts to showcase sounds and styles from all over the world to the Chico community. The event also celebrates multicultural food and art.   International voices and in...

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