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First Queer Prom offers free dance, entertainment and community

First Queer Prom offers free dance, entertainment and community

Alejandra Fraga

March 4, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center (GSEC) organized and brought to campus its first queer prom dance Saturday at the BMU auditorium. The event consisted of drag show performances, dance performances and DJ performances conducted by KCSC Radio. Free desserts and non-alcoholic drinks were provided as well."My hopes in putting on this event w...

KCSC blows out the candles on its 65th year

KCSC blows out the candles on its 65th year

Anna Porretta

September 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

Students and Chico locals gathered on the shady lawn in front of Glenn Hall on Saturday for an afternoon of good food and even better music celebrating Chico State's student run radio station, KCSC's 65th anniversary. The celebration was complete with tacos, tie-dying and performances from local artists. As K...

Life is sweeter outside of Chico for Sugar Vasquez

Life is sweeter outside of Chico for Sugar Vasquez

Valeria Flores

October 10, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"Today decides tomorrow" is Chico State’s motto. This is true for former Chico State student Tyra "Sugar Baby" Vasquez, who recently moved away from Chico after her sophomore year to pursue her dreams.In the fall of 2014, Anita Rivas, professor in the music and theater department, introduced Vasquez to an internship in L...

Life is sweeter outside of Chico for Sugar Vasquez

Life is sweeter outside of Chico for Sugar Vasquez

Valeria Flores

October 10, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"Today decides tomorrow" is Chico State’s motto. This is true for former Chico State student Tyra "Sugar Baby" Vasquez, who recently moved away from Chico after her sophomore year to pursue her dreams.In the fall of 2014, Anita Rivas, professor in the music and theater department, introduced Vasquez to an internship in L...

Sounds like team spirit: Making Chico a music destination

Sounds like team spirit: Making Chico a music destination

Miles Inserra

April 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Opinion

Chico thrived and will thrive again as a music hub. The small city in the middle of cornfields and almond orchards has the power to attract Grammy Award-winning artists. Don’t believe me? Check out the picture of Nirvana in the ‘90s hanging on the wall of KCSC radio headquarters. The ban...

KCSC Radio back with fresh fall lineup

KCSC Radio back with fresh fall lineup

Trevor Whitney

September 30, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For the campus radio station KCSC Radio, another semester at Chico State means a fresh group of DJs will be streaming shows online daily, eager to discuss, share and most importantly, entertain. KCSC, which only plays underground, non-mainstream music, isn't for everyone, but it's absolutely for anyone wi...

Students find voice through campus sports radio

Lee Masten

March 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

Chico State's source for Internet-broadcasted, underground music shows is picking up the baseball bat and talking sports. Two Chico State students take to the KCSC studio each week to broadcast their ideas and opinions on all things sports to anyone throughout the world who wants to listen.This semest...

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