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OJ Simpson, Snoop Dogg and the history of football in hollywood

OJ Simpson, Snoop Dogg and the history of football in hollywood

George Johnston

August 29, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

While Howard Hawks began production on "The Big Sleep" in 1946, The Cleveland Rams were making their way West. After several threats to terminate his relationship with the NFL, Rams owner Dan Reeves got his wish to move his team from what would later be called the rock ‘n roll capital of th...

College degrees are just a stamp

College degrees are just a stamp

February 1, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Would you allow someone without a college degree to perform your major brain surgery?Consider this: the only skills in the brain surgery career path currently unlearnable outside the academic space are sensitivity to death and real practice on cadavers. Both are necessities, as intimate neurosurgical knowledge...

Clinton presidency could galvanize millennial generation

Clinton presidency could galvanize millennial generation

Sophia Xepoleas

April 28, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Twenty bucks says Hillary Clinton wins the 2016 presidential election just because she’s a woman, but ends up marking a significant turning point in America’s history. Before deciding I’m just another overly opinionated feminist who lacks academic merit, let me explain the reasoning beh...

A timeline of Chico State’s presidents

A timeline of Chico State’s presidents

Claire Martinez

March 30, 2015


Filed under Features

Claire Martinez can be reached at [email protected] or @clairelmartinez_ on Twitter....

Eye on tech: the evolution of watches

Kevin Crittenden

March 25, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Nobody who owns a cell phone needs a watch.So why are they still around? What is the story of watches?Dangling from the pocket by a gold chain, early watches were unreliable devices for time telling but nonetheless shiny and, therefore, attractive.They started as clumsy machines that could only tell r...

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