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The Truckee River flowed right between the train tracks and the mountains.

‘Zephyr’ Amtrak from Sac to Reno even more fun and scenic than expected

Kelsey Ogle, Arts & Entertainment Editor // April 7, 2021

I recently took a train trip to Reno, Nevada, on the Amtrak for a vacation to celebrate my birthday. I picked Reno as my destination because I wanted to go somewhere with less COVID-19 restrictions, somewhere...

Aryanna Guitron feeds leaves to a friendly goat at TJ Farms Estates. Guitron went with friends from the group Christian Challenge to pick out a pumpkin for Halloween. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

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Olyvia Simpson // October 28, 2018

Aryanna Guitron feeds leaves to a friendly goat at TJ Farms Estates. Guitron went with friends from the group Christian Challenge to pick out a pumpkin for Halloween.

Butte College student Clara Garske enjoys an afternoon in the trees on Wednesday, taking a short break from syllabus week. Photo credit: Daelin Wofford

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Daelin Wofford // August 29, 2018

Butte College student Clara Garske enjoys an afternoon in the trees on Wednesday, taking a short break from syllabus week.

Swimmers taking a dip while a couple hikes down to the water. Photo credit: Courtney Chapman

Bear Hole: Formerly a hidden gem, now a Chico favorite

Courtney Chapman // April 17, 2018

You hear rushing water but all you see are fields around you. There are some strange jagged rock formations and as you approach them, you see a large drop leading down to the rushing river below.This is...

Spring has sprung Wildcats! Our beautiful campus has many spots to unwind from the hustle and bustle and reset those thinkin minds. Rain or shine take a moment for you today! Photo credit: Kelsey Veith

Photo of the day

Kelsey Veith // April 6, 2018

Spring has sprung Wildcats! Our beautiful campus has many spots to unwind from the hustle and bustle and reset those thinkin' minds. Rain or shine take a moment for you today!

Th trail that I took that lead me down towards a road that leads to Bear Hole, a popular swim location during the summer. The road had tons of little trails branching off of it. Photo credit: Jordan Rodrigues

Post-finals adventures await

Jordan Rodrigues // December 16, 2016

After the last couple weeks of all-nighters, it's time to start exploring and hiking around different trails in Upper Park to wind down and relax. This trip helped me clear my mind from all responsibilities...

Ian Ethan Case shares how nature inspires him musically. Photo credit: Aurora Evans

Musician shares his perception of music

Tom Sundgren // April 29, 2016

Ian Ethan Case, 18-string acoustic guitarist from Boston, shares his thoughts on what music means to him and his influences in life. Your work seems to express a strong nature motif, from cover art...

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...

Julianna Eveland

Getting past the back to school blues

Julianna Eveland // January 21, 2014

It's January. Returning from the absent minded freedom of being home for the holidays may bring on a case of the back to school blues. A sense of nostalgia has already come on and the thought...

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