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Playlist: The perfect study vibes

Elijah Ewing, Staff Writer // February 24, 2020

With midterms around the corner, this situation happens to me all the time.  After sitting down to read the incredibly dense textbook in front of me, I put on my favorite playlist and start reading....

Chico State students, Andrew Freeman, Eric Azevedo, and Jacob Van Meter, take advantage of the warm weather to work on assignments on the Chico State campus. Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Photo of the day

Kate Angeles // February 8, 2018

Chico State students, Andrew Freeman, Eric Azevedo, and Jacob Van Meter, take advantage of the warm weather to work on assignments on the Chico State campus.

Letters to: is a column dedicated to emulating the thoughts of Chico State students. Photo credit: Jessica Johnson

Letters to: My college professor

Danielle Cortes // September 27, 2017

Dear Professors : I made a note in my agenda to visit your office hours during the first week of the semester, to introduce myself and tell you how I wish to succeed in your class, but I most likely...

John Grant talks about students' excuses.

The best and worst homework excuses at Chico State

Nick Bragg // April 6, 2015

Nick Bragg can be reached at [email protected] or @Nick981 on Twitter.

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Finish schoolwork early, reclaim Sundays

Miles Inserra // March 30, 2015

College students practice high school habits when it comes to homework on the weekends. As long as Sunday remains a designated catchup day after a weekend of procrastination, Sunday will always...

Students skim to success

Veronica De La Cruz // January 27, 2014

A new semester calls for a new, heavy workload.Some students have no issue being assigned 50-plus pages to read a night. However, others definitely feel the stress when they are involved in other activities...

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