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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....

Professor Dwyre hosts the Justice and Politics Forum detailing the midterm election on Wednesday evening. Photo credit: Nate Rettinger

Political forum offers insight on the 2018 midterm election

Nate Rettinger // February 23, 2019

Diana Dwyre, a political science professor at Chico State, held a forum on Wednesday to answer the many questions regarding the recent 2018 midterm election.Dwyre began by addressing the assumptions that...

Phillip Kim campaigning at the Chico Certified Farmers Market Photo credit: Justin Jackson

California Senate candidate does some last minute campaigning

Justin Jackson // November 4, 2018

Democratic candidate, Phillip Kim, was finishing up last minute campaigning, on Saturday, at Chico Certified Farmers Market.Kim is running for the California State Senate for District 4 against incumbent,...

The North State Republican Victory Headquarters is located at 1540 Esplanade in Chico. Photo credit: Justin Jackson

North State Republican Victory Headquarters opens in Chico

Justin Jackson // August 26, 2018

Midterm candidates Kasey Reynolds, Matt Gallaway, Steve Crowder and Doug LaMalfa attended the grand opening of the North State Republican Victory Headquarters off the Esplanade Saturday. Each spoke about...

While doing his homework, Fernando Salas started getting distracted and picked up his phone. Photo credit: Karen Limones

Study smart, avoid midterm anxiety

Karen Limones // February 5, 2018

Many students struggle with juggling day to day responsibilities, whether it be school, work or extracurricular activities. With a heavy work load, students often find themselves experiencing anxiety or...

King Krule- The Ooz

Midterms; After-hours

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson // October 24, 2017

After Hours - Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue - After Hours EP Czech One - King Krule - The OozPrisoner - Ryan Adams - PrisonerNancy From Now On- Father John Misty- Fear FunContinental Breakfast - Kurt...

Illustration by Dongyoung Won.

Rainy weather may make students sad

January 26, 2016

Students avoiding the outdoor world, or feeling unexplained sorrow, may be experiencing seasonal affective disorder, or depression with seasonal patterns. It is more commonly found in northern regions.Northern...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

How to study

Allison Galbreath // March 8, 2015

At a certain time during the semester, there comes the inevitable, soul-crushing exam. Since everyone must face this horrid beast, proper preparation is key. Here are some helpful tips to prepare anyone...

The downfall to the addictive ‘smart drug’

Veronica De La Cruz // February 26, 2014

Believe it or not, it’s almost time for midterms.This becomes any student’s nightmare that has to cram in all the material they’ve learned so far.   This also makes it easier for students...

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