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Kinesiology students host Poker Run to raise funds for Wings of Eagles

Can you throw a ball through different hoops that are scattered in different places? Photo credit: Hana Beaty
October 30, 2019

Students from the department of kinesiology had the task of creating a fundraiser for their kinesiology 430 administration of sport and fitness programs. After a few ideas, they settled on an 11 event...

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 in the Sutter Courtyard on Friday morning. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain
April 15, 2018

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

Tacos Borrego dished up tacos for guests at the Maltese fundraiser Saturday night. Photo credit: Tisha Cheney
February 25, 2018

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...

Art exhibit hosted to fund trip to conference

Marisa Segovia is one of 20 art students and alumna displaying her work at the Art Exhibition on campus. Photo credit: Tisha Cheney
February 13, 2018

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...

Fraternity hosts Undie Run fundraiser

Undie Run is hosted as a fundraiser for local awareness. Photo credit: Sean Martens
October 31, 2017

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...

Students fund raise to help aid hurricane victims

Students raise money for hurricane victims. Photo courtesy of Chana Zwiebel
September 6, 2017

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...

Pooches Walk, Woof and Wag for a cause

Stewie, Australian Shepherd (6 years old) -
September 13, 2016

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...

A Cuban experience in Chico

Afro-Cuban poet Georgina Herrera's works are recognized all over the world. Photo courtesy of Sara E. Cooper
February 18, 2016

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...

New gaming event raises money for Chico animal shelter

Students participate in the Game for Good charity event at Chico State’s UHUB. Photo courtesy of Dominick Finetti.
May 5, 2015

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...

Walk remembers those lost to suicide

Ariel Ellis, psychology graduate student, commemorates her friends at the remembrance tree. Photo credit: Brandon Foster
September 30, 2014

[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...

Students help Enloe secure new helicopter

The sky's the limit for these Chico State Pre-Nursing students addressing letters for the Make the Most of Midnight fundraiser and the Enloe Conference center. Photo credit: Grant Mahan
March 10, 2014

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,...

Silent auction supports center on aging

Maggie Zuckerman, a junior social work major, announced the prizes from Saturday's silent auction at the Pageant Theatre.Photo credit: Shayla Ramos
February 18, 2014

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...

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