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Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Sean Martens

October 31, 2016


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This is Maddy Butler, a 21 year old junior at Chico State. She is getting her degree in international relations with a minor in women's studies. When asked what the craziest, most unexpected moment of her entire life was, she replied by saying, "Ok, well it's not very happy though." After promptly telling...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Franky Renteria

October 22, 2016


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"As I got closer to graduation, the reality of 50 to 60 hour work weeks is sinking in. I'm excited for the opportunities I have ahead of me; but i know that I need to take advantage of the rest of the time I have before I start working in SF. The 12 days of vacation time I get when I start working is...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Franky Renteria

October 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Humans of Chico State, Showcase

"I'm a first generation immigrant and had to acclimate to America quicker than anybody else. Either sink or swim into the American dream. And sometimes it's hard to maintain these to dichotomies of my identities. Personally, America felt like that big brother you would constantly fight with everyday,...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Franky Renteria

September 29, 2016


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"I've never been interested in school. Mostly because I've always felt like I wasn't meant for the classes that I was forced to take. I used to sit in the back of my classrooms in high school making beats on my laptop. I ended with a 2.6 GPA, simply for the fact that it allowed me to play sports. I ...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Sean Martens

September 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Humans of Chico State

When first year social work major Destiny Delgado was asked what she envisioned her life to be in the future, she replied:"Well, I am getting my degree in social work, but I guess I would like to work with foster children."Destiny seemed hesitant about picturing a set image of her future self since she j...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Jae Siqueiros

September 2, 2016


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"I can see the graduation finish line and as it approaches all I can say is that I'm clueless. I have no idea what career choice I'm going to take, and it's starting to get really scary. Everyone always tells me that I'll figure it out. Like it's that easy. I'm staring down the black hole that is adult...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Jae Siqueiros

August 27, 2016


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"I'd never really been interested in the wilderness until I moved to Chico. Lassen is my hidden gem now. The trees, the clear lakes, the open sky and a nice cliff bar make for a great day trip. Once I was hiking Lassen with a friend, I didn't realize how excited I was to show them the hydrothermal ar...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Alicia Brogden

November 16, 2015


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What do you hope to achieve with your master's degree project?"I want to aid in economic redevelopment through sustainable technology in a local town." —Charlie Pooler, sustainable manufacturing lecturer and professional sciences master's program studentWhat is your favorite part of traveling? "I love to see all of the history and the old ...

Humans of Chico State: Bucket list

Humans of Chico State: Bucket list

Jenelle Kapellas

October 9, 2015


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What is something you've always wanted to do but are too scared to try?"I want to study abroad but I'm kind of nervous because I've never been out of the country and I haven't been away from my family and friends for that long. College has been an experience where you really have to put yourself out there and I've gotten better at ...

Humans of Chico State: Favorite professor

Humans of Chico State: Favorite professor

Jenelle Kapellas

September 30, 2015


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Who is your favorite professor and why?"Robert Tinkler— he's my history teacher. He kind of reminds me of my favorite teacher from back home. He makes history enjoyable." —Preston Begbie, first-year student"My favorite professor is Steve Hall. He's my psychology professor. What I like about him is that he's v...

Humans of Chico State: Sports

Humans of Chico State: Sports

Zach Aucella

May 9, 2015


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I don't know too much about our sports, but if we had a football team, I would definitely attend the games and support them. I wish we had a football team. That was my favorite sport to watch in high school. It was so much fun going to all the games, and I could only imagine that college football wou...

Humans of Chico State: Earth Day

Humans of Chico State: Earth Day

Zach Aucella

April 22, 2015


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How do you help battle the constant issues our world is facing? For instance the drought we have been in? I haven't been taking long showers for some time now, and I always shut the water off when I am brushing my teeth or any of those activities. I make sure to use my reusable water bottle because I...

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