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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

Ricardo Tovar

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 Poker Run that took place on Sunday from 12 to 2 p.m. "The class is taught every Fall," professor of ...

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

Natalie Hanson

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 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 raise money for hurricane victims. Photo courtesy of Chana Zwiebel

Christian Solis

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 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

Stewie, Australian Shepherd (6 years old) -

Jae Siqueiros

September 14, 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 raising money for the health of shelter animals and the hope that they will receive permanent homes....

A Cuban experience in Chico

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

Sarah Strausser

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 event is a fundraiser, with all proceeds benefiting Cubanabooks, a local non-profit organization, which helps to publis...

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.

Courtney Weaver

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 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

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

Taylor Sinclair

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 in high school. She payed tribute to him alongside many who suffered from losing someone to suicide. Chi...

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

Steven Verstelle

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, 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

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

Amanda Hovik

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 and educating the future workforce, while increasing awareness among college-age adults. Maggie Zuckerman, a junior majoring ...

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