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Chico State Greek organizations host Bidwell Bash

Tetta Ogawa jumps through the obstacle course while his friend Royeni Hasegawa watches him at Chico State's Bidwell Bash Sunday.

Brian Luong

September 3, 2018

Students enjoyed food, games and inflatables, Sunday afternoon, at Chico State's annual Bidwell Bash. The event, hosted by Chico State Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, gave students the opportunity to talk to over a dozen different Greek organizations while enjoying One-Mile Park on Labor Weekend. The...

Chico State embraces unity at the annual Multicultural Night

Baile folklorico performance at Multicultural night. Photo credit: Jessica Carvajal Castillo

Niyat Teferi

November 15, 2017

On Friday, the Diversity Affairs Council hosted the Multicultural Night in the BMU Auditorium. The event featured performances from various multi-ethnic organizations on campus. The theme for the night was unity and each performance represented just that. Greek organizations performed various acts of s...

Conversations with cops held around town

Officer Mark Hoffman, was available to conversate with community members. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

October 4, 2017

The Chico Police Department hosted their 2nd Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day, Wednesday. The officers were able to meet face-to-face with community members to build a more inclusive and connected community while discussing significant issues. The free event was held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at participating...

Rush week at Chico State

Gamma Phi Beta taking pictures in front of Cloud Gate at Chicago. Photo credit: Jessica Smilovitz

Jafet Serrato

February 3, 2017

The term rush is slang for formal recruitment to every Greek society looking for new members to join their elite group. Greek life holds rush week the first two weeks every semester."Rush week is a week-long process in which students interested in Greek life can attend Greek recruitment events," said E...

Living the not-so-Greek life

Illustration by Katherine Kurz Photo credit: Katherine Kurz

Brittany Mcclintock

September 19, 2015

All I want to do is get to class. Then I get to the tabling lane and boom: Greek life is everywhere. I almost feel like a rarity on campus sometimes. There are so many people walking around with letters across their shirts, it’s hard to keep track of how many sororities and fraternities our school actual...

Higher education is above cliques

Alyssa Dunning

Alyssa Dunning

November 24, 2014

I was never really popular in high school, except for the semesters I was homeschooled, and I beat out my twin for homecoming queen. In fact, when I attended high school, I avoided football games, most social events and most of all the associated students. I loved community college because while...

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