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Unwind or get spooky with these fall playlist essentials

Juliet Perry and Ariana Powell // October 16, 2023

From snuggly, drizzly Sunday mornings to lively Friday nights, here are your fall essentials playlists, for whatever autumn or spooky vibe you’re feeling.  Fall POV: It’s raining, the candles...

Pazlee Nan Melear painting a sindi 
at Chico Childrens Museum,
Art in the Park installment.

What to do with your kids when it’s over 100 degrees or raining

C. Nicholas Kepler, Reporter // October 5, 2023

The day was sweltering. Sweat poured down our faces and soaked our shirts. We wanted to play at the park but heat from the sun enveloped us in discomfort.  My air conditioner was overloaded and my son...

Chocolate chip cookies you wish were yours. And now can be!

So long, summer! Celebrate the conclusion of the cookie countdown

Ian Hilton, News Editor // October 23, 2021

Every autumn, my heart lifts a bit higher. I don’t like being cold or rained on, the days turning darker are depressing and rounding up gifts for the holidays is a stressor. However, this is the season...

Artwork by Jolie Asuncion.

10 essential alternative albums for the fall

Jolie Asuncion, Social media editor // October 12, 2021

The weather is colder, the leaves are brown and the sun sets earlier. From the classics to newer releases, here are 10 albums to listen to. 10.) “Cherry Peel," Of Montreal (1999)Known as the band’s...

Illustration by Melissa Joseph.

Five gloomy songs to wallow to while it rains in the North State

Kelsey Ogle, Reporter // October 9, 2020

Autumn is a favorite season for many people. It brings cooler weather that’s especially welcome in Chico after sweltering summer temperatures in the high 90s and triple digits. There’s always a whirlwind...

Jessica Barlett and Jason Halley 
are very fun awesome Chico State Photographers. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Fall photo walk teaches aspiring photographers new skills

Danielle Kessler // November 12, 2019

The university photographers put together a free event for the public to improve their photo-taking abilities and to learn some techniques from the people who do it every day for departments all across...

Annual Harvest Sale highlights downtown businesses

Jessie Imhoff // October 14, 2019

Merchandise and autumnal decorations lined the streets of Downtown Chico for the annual Harvest Sidewalk Sale, hosted by the Downtown Chico Business Association.An outpouring of shoppers came to the event...

Country Pumpkins offers family-friendly fun in daylight

Country Pumpkins offers family-friendly fun in daylight

Jessie Imhoff // October 14, 2019

Country Pumpkins in Orland has made itself a Halloween staple to many in Butte and Glenn counties. From early childhood to late adulthood, people from all walks of life have made fond memories in the pumpkin...

Aryanna Guitron feeds leaves to a friendly goat at TJ Farms Estates. Guitron went with friends from the group Christian Challenge to pick out a pumpkin for Halloween. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Photo of the day

Olyvia Simpson // October 28, 2018

Aryanna Guitron feeds leaves to a friendly goat at TJ Farms Estates. Guitron went with friends from the group Christian Challenge to pick out a pumpkin for Halloween.

Candide (Valdis Birznick) singing during a musical number. Photo credit: Alex Coba

‘Candide’ delivers opera full of laughs and heart

Alex Coba // September 24, 2018

The accessibility of comedy and the sophistication of opera came together seamlessly at the Department of Music and Theater's fall opera production of “Candide: An Absurd Musical Comedy”.Candide...

Senior defender Dontae Garcia heads the ball away from the opposition. Photo credit: Ryan Mccasland

Looking Ahead to Fall Athletics

Andrew Baumgartner // August 29, 2018

The fall semester has begun at Chico State and with that so do fall athletics.This semester there will be plenty of teams to take an interest in; the always exciting basketball teams and the championship...

The pumpkin spice latte from The Naked Lounge Photo credit: Grace Kerfoot

Pumpkin spice latte showdown

December 13, 2015
Whether you're for or against team pumpkin spice, there's no denying the fact that people are going nuts for the combination of pumpkin and coffee.
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