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The Ally Way: Tanorexia

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-05-10T17:23:00Z"/> features Ally DukkersIf it's a lotion in a bottle that promises your skin a bronzed glow, I've tried it. I was a tan child but somewhere around puberty my skin became translucent. Blame it on my European heritage or my seventh grade obsession with AOL instant ...

Jennifer Jewell reveals gateway to Chico’s past

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-02-06T19:48:00Z"/> features Campus Spotlight<em>The Gateway Science Museum sprung up 10 years ago from an idea from Ray Barnett, a professor of natural sciences. The museum opened to the public in February 2010 and will be celebrating its two-year anniversary this month. ...

Student-professor relationships grow outside classroom

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-02-27T20:46:00Z"/> features Cammi CarterDespite long-held beliefs, teachers do not actually live in their classrooms. In a place where the age difference between professors and students can be as little as a few years, college students often have very different perceptions ab...

Student awarded $9,000 for service

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-09-16T10:23:00Z"/> features SpotlightJuniper RoseMost kids get grounded in high school. Maija Glasier-Lawson had to volunteer at a teenage crisis hotline for six months. But her community service didn’t stop at high school punishment. Glasier-Lawson, 30, is now a graduate stud...

2003: OxyContin still widely used drug among students

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-02-15T14:35:00Z"/> features Looking Back<strong>THEN: April 16, 2003</strong> OxyContin made itself known in the Chico State party scene. There were two deaths involving OxyContin and an increase of referrals for students with OxyContin addiction, according to Shauna Q...

How to have a blast without getting blasted

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-01-29T21:44:00Z"/> features Elizabeth BowenA large majority of Chico State students don’t party hard, partly because they despise being hungover Saturday and Sunday mornings. Even though your peers are more likely to quiz you about your Friday night party plans than your caree...

Zombie tag war brings new life to community

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-04-30T18:30:00Z"/> features Campus SpotlightHumans vs. Zombies, a campuswide game of tag, marked its third year at Chico State last week. The game, which features untagged humans wearing arm bandanas fleeing and hiding from previously tagged zombies wearing head bandanas, is a grea...

Animal party at Bidwell sheds light on endangerment

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-05-10T17:16:00Z"/> features Tim Kerber Every man, woman and child in the 60-person line waited eagerly for their turn to pet the rough scales of a North American alligator during Butte Environmental Council's 31st Annual Endangered Species Faire at Cedar Grove in Bidwell Park Satu...

Dorothy and Toto

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-12-02T15:29:00Z"/> features Tercius BufeteStudents in Sean Morgan's Management 444 class performed their production of "The Wizard of Oz" Thursday at the Chico Women's Club. Students studying management embark on tricky trip through Oz ...

Mullin it over: Comfort zone

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-04-30T18:44:00Z"/> features opinion/columnists Ben MullinI will never forget staring down my first piece of sushi. Cold, small, scaly and covered with what looked like dollops of neon pink hot glue, it looked about as appetizing as a well-decorated wad of gum — and about half ...

Experience gains cultural acceptance

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-02-07T22:31:00Z"/> features Melissa Hahn Get out of the Chico bubble. In fact, pop it. Break all barriers, explore and be prepared for anything. Cultural competency is being non-judgmental to people and their backgrounds. It's an imperative trait to have in the real world, especi...

2004 | Bathroom graffiti still leaving its imprint

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-10-17T21:43:00Z"/> features Looking Back<strong>THEN</strong>: "<em>Bathroom writings draw complaints" vol. 53 issue 9, Oct. 20, 2004</em> In 2004, jokes, artwork and messages adorned bathroom stalls on campus, costing an estimated $40 an hour and $280 d...

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