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Curtis Sicheneder addresses the crowd at the 10 year anniversary of the WREC. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

10 years of playing hard at the WREC

Melissa Joseph // October 14, 2019

Students, athletes and alumni gathered to celebrate the hard work it took to successfully upkeep the Wildcat Recreation Center (WREC) over the past decade. The iconic Chico State gym officially turned...

The current FitU staff posing for a group photo by Yolo Hall Photo credit: FitU

FitU helps transform students’ health perspectives

Yaritza Ayon // September 28, 2018

Chico State has a fitness program for students that strays away from the traditional set diet and exercise plan.FitU, established in 2009 by the nutrition and kinesiology department, takes a holistic...

Person struggling to fit into their jeans after a heavy meal. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

Freshman fifteen isn’t the problem, judgment of it is

Brooke Martin // September 25, 2018

Tight jeans and extra weight around your waist means you’re a normal college student.Dining hall food, bottomless vodka and lack of exercise are all culprits of weight gain in college. For the first...

Photo credit: Bobbie Rae Jones

Not having children is my choice, not yours

Joann Chevaillier and Bobbie Rae Jones // April 18, 2016

Easter is such a fun day to watch kids run around all hopped up on sugar and looking for eggs. While visiting my boyfriend's family, I was having so much fun, then suddenly the dreaded question gets asked,...

Wildcat Brooke Bowen, left, practices at Acker Gym in preparation for an upcoming game. Bowen said that excessive alcohol intake can be a big barrier for students trying to stay in shape. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Wildcats share tips for staying fit, healthy

Breanna Barnard // April 10, 2015

It's that time of the year again — cutting season. Gym rats who bulked up eating during the winter are now shredding all of it off to have the perfect summer body. But Chico State's Wildcat sport...

Strength and conditioning club teaches healthy techniques

Sergio Sanchez // February 18, 2014

If flipping tractor tires or pulling a pickup truck sounds fun, meet the Wildcat Strength and Conditioning Club. The club teaches proper technique and movements to local students and athletes, and its...

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