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Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Anne Chamberlain

April 15, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Photo of the Day

Students Mikaela de France and Lance Robert Carlisle step up to get their heads shaved in at the St. Baldricks Foundation Fundraiser for fighting children's cancer in the Sutter Courtyard on Friday morning.

Local bar supports social services organization with taco night

Local bar supports social services organization with taco night

Tisha Cheney

February 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Dance!! & Eat Tacos, a benefit to support a local crisis care program, was held at the Maltese Saturday night.The fundraiser included a taco bar courtesy of a nearby restaurant, Tacos Borrego, and live DJ music.The purpose of this event was to help support the local organization Crisis Care Advo...

Art exhibit hosted to fund trip to conference

Art exhibit hosted to fund trip to conference

Tisha Cheney

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase

The Chico State Print Club began holding their week-long annual Art Exhibition and Sale Monday. The art on display includes 8X10 inch prints, selling for $10 to $20 and can be purchased Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds will be going towards the club's trip to the printmaking...

Fraternity hosts Undie Run fundraiser

Fraternity hosts Undie Run fundraiser

Natalie Hanson

October 31, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Fraternity Delta Sigma Pi will host an Undie Run fundraiser on Friday.The event is a Fun Run to benefit students in need, locals, homeless, and those affected by recent wildfires. Clothing donations will be accepted, according to a press release. The event will take place at Yolo Field's 6 and 7 at 4:45 p...

Students fund raise to help aid hurricane victims

Students fund raise to help aid hurricane victims

Christian Solis

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Inspired Chico State students baked and sold challah bread, to raise money for Hurricane Harvey victims.Embed from Getty ImagesRohr Chabad Jewish Center of Chico student members partnered with the Thursday Night Market, to bake and sell bread at their own table stand. The initiative was in effort to provide meals, housing and d...

Pooches Walk, Woof and Wag for a cause

Pooches Walk, Woof and Wag for a cause

Jae Siqueiros

September 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

Walk Woof Wag is an annual fundraising dog walk that raises money for Chico Animal Shelter's medical fund. On Saturday, pooches from all over the county banded together for this 3K/5K walk in hopes of raising money for the health of shelter animals and the hope that they will receive permanent homes....

A Cuban experience in Chico

A Cuban experience in Chico

Sarah Strausser

February 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase

On Feb. 20 at the the Chico Women's Club, students and locals can experience a night of Cuban culture. The feature of the night will be a reading by Afro-Cuban Georgina Herrera, author of "Always Rebellious." The event is a fundraiser, with all proceeds benefiting Cubanabooks, a local non-profit organization, w...

New gaming event raises money for Chico animal shelter

New gaming event raises money for Chico animal shelter

Courtney Weaver

May 5, 2015


Filed under Administration, Community, News

The Game for Good charity event was held from 3:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Thursday at Chico State’s UHUB. Game for Good is a new gaming event where students play video games to raise money for local businesses. Chico State was one of 20 schools to participate in the event and raised over $110 for the Chico Animal ...

Walk remembers those lost to suicide

Walk remembers those lost to suicide

Taylor Sinclair

September 30, 2014


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=35995]Photos by Brandon Foster "His name was Dustin and he was the funniest, happiest person I had met," said Ariel Ellis, a psychology graduate student. Ellis lost her friend to suicide in high school. She payed tribute to him alongside many who suffered from losing someone to suicide. Chi...

Students help Enloe secure new helicopter

Students help Enloe secure new helicopter

Steven Verstelle

March 10, 2014


Filed under News

Nursing and pre-nursing students wrote letters Friday to family, friends and businesses to a fund a new flight care helicopter at Enloe Medical Center.The new helicopter, an American Eurocopter EC130 Eco-Star, is larger, faster, quieter and can carry more patients than the current one, said Jolene Francis, director of advancement at Enloe.The helicopter will als...

Silent auction supports center on aging

Silent auction supports center on aging

Amanda Hovik

February 18, 2014


Filed under Features

The Pageant Theatre held a silent auction on Saturday, fundraising for the Interdisciplinary Center on Aging. The Chico-based organization began in 2009. Its mission is to focus on serving older adults and educating the future workforce, while increasing awareness among college-age adults. Maggie Zuckerman, a junior majoring ...

Veterans organization to honor dead student

Veterans organization to honor dead student

Yessenia Funes

February 13, 2014


Filed under News

The Student Veterans Organization tabled near Siskiyou Hall Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to accept cards and letters addressed toward Jimmy Yang or his family.Yang, 30, a Chico State student and U.S. Army Veteran, died Saturday. The organization sold Valentine's Day roses as a club fundraiser, also in hopes of providing Yang's family a gift with a portion of the proceeds, Sm...

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