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April marks a year since the welcome of Wildcat Will at Chico State but is it really worth it? Photo credit: Janette Estrada

Wildcat Will: need or want

Janette Estrada // April 19, 2019

This April marks a year since the welcome of Wildcat Will at Chico State.Initiated in 2008 when a group of university students pitched the idea to the Associated Students representatives, it was to become...

Students need more than just money

Rachael Bayuk // December 5, 2018
How to apply for grant money and why you should be getting more than that anyways.
Johan Lozano poses in a full suit and tie. Dressing professionally helps to create a great first impression on potential employers. Clothing is not from JCPenney.

J. C. Penney offers exclusive sale for Chico State faculty and students

Brian Luong // October 12, 2018

You don’t have to be Barney Stinson to suit-up this October. The Career Center has partnered with JCPenney to bring the Chico State community a private Suit-Up Event. The event will take place on...

Sugaring can be both sweet and sour

Rayanne Painter // September 18, 2018

Money is tight for those of us in college, or for other adults trying to make their business or career goals workout. Wouldn’t it be great to have some help through the struggles?It’s no secret...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Is a proposed fee increase really for students’ benefit?

Kendall George // March 14, 2018

We cannot afford to live. Repeat. We, (students), cannot afford to live. We are facing an uphill battle with money. Getting our lives together and supporting ourselves for the future seems impossible,...

Is the new Physical Science building worth it? Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

New science building brings mixed emotions among students

Nicte Hernandez // March 11, 2018

It seems like every year we see the campus being renovated, something is being added or restored. Students have expressed concern or mixed feelings in the past when other buildings were renovated.Now,...

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Is college worth the time, effort?

Karen Limones // February 21, 2018

During the middle of the semester, students are in the process of studying for midterms, team projects and have headaches from studying too much. In the midst of all this stress, some start to question...

Chico State students don’t know where their tuition money is going

Grayson Boyer // October 16, 2017

Although it is impossible to determine where exactly Chico State student tuition money goes, all students deserve a basic understanding of how their money is used.The following information has been acquired...

Butte station is the place for students and faculty  to stop and grab a quick snack.

Butte Station sells less than last year

Christian Solis // October 6, 2017

Butte Station is selling less than the same time last year, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's doing bad.Comparing to similar stores in other CSU's, Butte Station is on average out-performing most...

Advice Column: Ways to save money

Danielle Cortes // September 24, 2017

We're all just broke college students trying to make it in the real world. College is a huge investment. All of us know that by now. Not only are you paying for tuition, but you also have to pay for rent,...

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Millenials too broke to break up

Susan Whaley // April 2, 2017

The cost of living is beyond reach for many millennials. People who are falling behind on their monthly budget might end up leeching off their relationships or being stuck with a person for financial reasons....

The Student Health Center provides students with healthcare and regular checkups. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Advantages of being a student

Steven Black // February 20, 2017

Every student will complain about tuition and the trek to class, but there are plenty of advantages to being a Chico State student. 1. Student Health Center – Besides checking for STI's and writing...

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