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Amateurs invade craft brewery

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-02-27T08:00:00Z"/> features Beer CampJessica BauerOnce a year, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. opens its doors for Beer Camp, a three-day brewing free-for-all where a select group of contestants develop the name, concept and recipe for a limited-edition ale. This year’s 10 campers were ch...

1986: Coffee keeps students alert, brews higher numbers

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-11-01T20:11:00Z"/> features Looking backAmanda Jacobs<strong>THEN</strong> "Chico State students... get wired with caffeine" Nov. 12, 1986 Since 1986, coffee has been as essential to Chico State students as the textbook. At a time when there was controversy on th...

Persian traditions stay strong

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-03-28T22:07:00Z"/> features Student celebrates Iranian background, builds bonds in quiet, proud community Serena Cervantes Last semester, Sabrina Derr, a graduate student in English literature, wrote a poem depicting a picture of her mother after the Iranian Revolution that occurred i...

Get paid at school

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-12-13T19:47:00Z"/> features Amanda JacobsWhen I first moved to Chico I was hit with all of the responsibilities of living on my own. Paying for rent, utilities and food made me realize that I needed an on-campus job - fast. I heard rumors of the competitive job market for studen...

THE O-FACE: The dreaded question

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-02-20T08:00:00Z"/> features Chantal RichardsWe have all heard the sayings, “No glove, no love” and “If it smells like fish, find another dish.” These phrases have been ingrained in the forefront of our minds when it comes to safe sex. But how do we open up to new partne...

The O face: Virtual Nooky

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-10-03T22:22:00Z"/> features opinion/columnists Lexi Brister If you've ever opened your roommate's computer expecting Facebook to be the last site visited and instead discovered chat screens depicting vulgar sexual exchanges, you are not alone. The advancements on the Web have op...

Lost opportunity

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-02-21T10:42:00Z"/> features Record highs in university fees, combined with fewer classes available at community colleges, leave the students of this generation in a period of uncertainty.Paul SmeltzerMarbles rattled around inside pressurized paint cans as students sprayed signs ...

Comedy Club takes funny business seriously

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-11-15T19:45:00Z"/> features Sarah BrownWith more than 16,000 students on campus sharing laughs with only their close friends, a lot of funnies are going unshared with the rest of the student population. At least that's what senior communication design major Daniel Wardwell thinks. Whe...

Acrobatics gets a lift

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-04-24T06:00:00Z"/> features Zachary CoylRed and gray mats cover most of the hardwood floor in Acker Gym Room 202. The faint smell of sweat hangs in the air as agile bodies stretch, lift and flip. It’s a regular night of practice for the Chico State Acrobatics Club. With more t...

Shaolin Warriors

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-10-15T01:55:00Z"/> features Liam TurnerThe Shaolin Warriors, a kung fu performance group, showcased their talents Wednesday at Laxson Auditorium.

Students make trek to university despite costly gas prices, lack of cars

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-01-30T18:02:00Z"/> features Marisela PulidoNot every student owns a car and some live too far from campus to walk. However, through rain, sleet or scorching hot weather, students still make it to class day after day.  Demanding schedules generally require some kind of motorized...

Professor james with Jay-Z in music video

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-08-27T20:37:00Z"/> features Risa JohnsonOne Chico State professor will show students what he did this summer by displaying his name in the credits for Jay-Z’s music video “Picasso Baby.” “I have to stay relevant,” said John Roussell, a communications professor. “This...

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