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Playlist: The perfect study vibes

Illustration of a girl listening to music while studying

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. A couple pages in, I realize I'm thinking about the lyrics of the song, more than the words on ...

Political forum offers insight on the 2018 midterm election

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

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 surround midterms and elections in general. Assumptions such as incumbents always winning their el...

California Senate candidate does some last minute campaigning

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

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, Jim Nielsen.On the last weekend before the midterms, he wanted to talk to voters about Medicare f...

North State Republican Victory Headquarters opens in Chico

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

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 themselves and their platforms.Many young people attended as well including a couple Chico State stu...

Study smart, avoid midterm anxiety

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

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 stress which affects their grades. When students' lives are being negatively impacted, they turn to dis...

Midterms; After-hours

King Krule- The Ooz

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 Vile & Courtney Barnett - Lotta Sea LiceFool's Errand - Fleet Foxes - Crack-UpDon't Try - Toro y Moi - Boo B...

Rainy weather may make students sad

Illustration by Dongyoung Won.

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 regions have less sunlight during winter months. This increases the likelihood of depressio...

How to study

Illustration by Miles Huffman

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 for any type of exam, from Physics to History. Don’t worry about all that nonsense of star...

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 to rely on medication like Adderall to get their work done as quickly as possible. Adderall ...

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