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READERS, DIGEST: Quinoa with Latin Flavors

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-02-13T03:00:00Z"/> features opinion/columnists Alexandra ArchuletaQuinoa has been a part of my regular diet for as long as I can remember, so when I came to Chico State and none of my friends had heard of it, much less tried it before, I was shocked. Quin-what? It’s quinoa....

THE O-FACE: Baffled by bedroom blunders

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-05-15T06:00:00Z"/> features opinion/columnists Chantal RichardsI once farted during sex. My face turned beet red, and all I could think was, “Oh, no.” So, that happened. I was always taught not to fart in public because it is something a civilized woman does not do. So he...

Sex Column: Role Playing

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-02-09T16:44:00Z"/> features Lexi Brister"Do you come here often?" This was the line my ex used when he approached me at a party, pretended not to know me and tried to pick me up as per the plan we had formed earlier in the night. All I can say about this is that it seemed like a goo...

Affirmative action prompts diversity discussion

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-03-07T10:42:00Z"/> features Paul SmeltzerIn a case involving race-conscious admission at the University of Texas, the Supreme Court agreed Feb. 21 to hear an affirmative action case, thrusting student diversity into public concern. In 1996, Proposition 209 banned affirmative...

Anatomy of emergency

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-04-16T20:20:00Z"/> features Paul SmeltzerWhen a bomb threat was called into the Wildcat Recreation Center Nov. 30, it triggered a web of communication that sent emergency notifications to the entire Chico State community of more than 15,000.  Three weeks ago, Chico High Scho...

Chico rejects commercial, residential expansion

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-04-25T22:50:00Z"/> features Melissa Hahn Chico is known for its university, agriculture and vast nature - and the residents want to keep it that way. The Chico City Council passed a new general plan April 12, which replaces the one passed in 1994. The new plan will keep agricult...

Tattoos leave mark on job opportunities

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-01-31T21:25:00Z"/> features Stephanie Consiglio A colorful phoenix holding the world at its feet with the word "relentless" written below it covers the back of sophomore studio art major Jason Conrad. "I have the world at my feet because I'm going to do what I want and I'm rele...

Bank accounts suffer from unnecessary spending

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-04-11T21:12:00Z"/> features Hailey Vincent It's the beginning of the month and undeclared sophomore Blake Morrow had $120 left in his bank account. His rent was due, but instead he chose to spend what he had left on "extra-curricular activities." "It was supposed to go to rent, ...

1997: Chico State helps provide safe trick-or-treating for kids

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-10-25T19:44:00Z"/> features Looking BackGina Pence<strong>THEN</strong> <em>"Campus offers Halloween alternative for kids" Oct. 29, 1997</em> Halloween in Chico has a rich tradition of crazy parties and plenty of entertainment for adults. However, for c...

Cafe continues to flow; new management, live music, art exhibitions

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-09-26T20:30:00Z"/> features Stephanie Geske and Kjerstin Wood Part of the fun of living in the Chico environment is being able to experience small town eateries. One such restaurant is Cafe Flo, which was opened in 2003 by sisters Cate and Mary Gardner, who named it after the...

Stick a fork in it: Fall cold weather food: Butternut squash soup, baked potato

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-10-10T19:42:00Z"/> features Taylor Western The change in weather makes me really excited, because it seems like the ideal time to make my butternut squash soup. This soup is a perfect cold weather meal, and I started making it years ago with my dad once I was old enough to make...

More than 250 people participate in Take Back the Night

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-11-17T13:24:00Z"/> features Tasha ClarkCandles lit up Chico State and downtown Tuesday night as students and community members silently marched to Take Back the Night. "Tonight we stand up, we speak out - we take back the night," keynote speaker Anastacia Snyder said. Snyder spo...

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