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To Chico State first-year students

Rachel Reyes // October 6, 2017

Looking back there is so much I wish I knew. Luckily, there is so much more to learn as a freshman than just the basic dorm life experience. Especially at Chico State. First and foremost, to those who...

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What do freshmen think of Chico so far?

Grayson Boyer // August 27, 2017

“Chico’s been pretty fun. I honestly didn’t expect it to be this easy to move in. There’s plenty of really friendly people that I’ve met, and I’ve already made a bunch...

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Freshmen move-in day

Jeff Guzman // August 22, 2016
This year Chico State housing has decided to move-in all incoming first years in one day. The idea sounds overwhelming and unnecessary, but it may actually have a better outcome.
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Single, been ready to mingle

Megan Mann // September 21, 2015
It's fun to be single after a breakup, but there's a point when you start to miss being in a relationship.
Illustration by Miles Huffman

A señor’s fresh perspective on love

Miles Inserra // May 11, 2015
The reason why college seniors can date freshman, but high school seniors cannot, is actually pretty simple.
Illustration by Miles Huffman

Goodbye teenage years

Daisy Dardon // January 22, 2015
It's hard to come to terms with getting older.

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Chico State students offer advice to get into the Wildcat lifestyle.
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