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  • Doorway leading into Kendall Hall where the Title IX office resides on the second floor. Taken by Jessica Miller on April 4.

    Features

    Title IX: The state of sexual assault and harassment at Chico State

  • Left Fielder Troy Kent taking a swing in the 5th inning. Taken by Aaron Draper on Thursday.

    Sports

    Chico State baseball walks it off to split series against Monterey Bay

  • Prom Royalty winners Patrick Jay and Mae Haggard shared their first dance in front of the crowd. Taken by Nadia Hill on April 18.

    Arts & Entertainment

    Chico State gets all dolled up for Queer Prom

  • A girl and her dog enjoy the blue cloudy skies and fresh air on a walk in Cannonville, Utah, appreciating the beauty of nature and calming energy it brings. Taken by Ava Aragon on July 29, 2023.

    Opinion

    10 ways to celebrate Earth Day

  • Photo of Katie Callahan, who ran the event. An art history major in her senior year, she is the single student employed by Wellcat Safe Place. Taken on April 18th, 2024

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    Affirmative consent: What is it?

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Holocaust Survivor Joseph Alexander meets local Rabbi Lisa Rappaport. Photo taken April 14 by Molly Myers.

101-year-old Holocaust survivor visits Chico

Ari Sorokin, Reporter // April 17, 2024

Holocaust survivors are becoming rare as many of them are reaching the end of their lives. Soon the holocaust will lose all of its living sources.  People from all over Chico filled the Pleasant Valley...

Traffic-jam resulted from accident involving three vehicles. Taken by C. Nicholas Kepler on Feb. 27.

Traffic accident causes jam in Downtown Chico

C. Nicholas Kepler, Reporter // February 27, 2024

A driver failed to yield, hitting another vehicle which collided with a parked car in Chico Sunday evening. The Chico Police Department’s communication specialist, Kelly DeLeon, confirmed a traffic...

Photo of the Notice of Investigative Outcome letters issued to Delta Chi and Lambda Sigma Gamma taken by Molly Myers, Feb. 24, 2024.

Hazing documents revealed: Chico State warns against unrecognized Greek organizations

Jessica Miller and Molly Myers // February 24, 2024

“Hazing, or conspiracy to haze.” These words mark the Notice of Investigative Outcome letters issued to Delta Chi fraternity and Lambda Sigma Gamma sorority last spring.  Chico State Risk Management...

Arrest made after suspect drops gun in University Village parking lot

Arrest made after suspect drops gun in University Village parking lot

Milca Elvira Chacon, Reporter // September 7, 2023

A man was arrested after reports of someone carrying an unloaded firearm at around 3:50 p.m. at University Village. Chico and University Police departments were made aware of the disturbance by a witness...

A window shot out in the aftermath of the May 6 shooting on Columbus Avenue.

Community shaken after Saturday shooting

Timothy Adams, junior reporter // May 9, 2023

Chico State students and their families are disheartened and fearful as they come to terms with the news of the house-party shooting that killed one and wounded five early Saturday morning. Just half...

mia sanchez-bejar standing outside and smiling

AS Elections: Mia Sanchez-Bejar runs for executive vice president

Timothy Adams, Reporter // April 2, 2023

Mia Sanchez-Bejar, a junior majoring in cellular and molecular biology, is running for executive vice president in the 2023 Associated Students general election. Holding a position such as AS vice...

Photo of the BMU. Taken March 29 by Alejandro Zepeda.

Quiz the Candidates: Chico State’s AS election Q&A

Alejandro Zepeda, Reporter // March 30, 2023

Quiz the Candidates: Chico State’s AS election Q&A Chico State hosted its Quiz the Candidates forum on March 29, for the upcoming student government election. The event took place in Bell Memorial...

Aishwarya Gowda wearing a blue shirt with a grey portrait background

AS Election: Aishwarya Gowda runs for director of social justice and equity

Meara Hain, Reporter // March 30, 2023

Aishwaray Gowda, a third-year electrical engineering major, is running for director of social justice and equity in the 2023 Associated Students general election. Gowda is an international student...

People gathered for a presentation

Student, ‘Can Stachura just walk onto campus?’

Ariana Powell, City Editor // January 26, 2023

One question stumped every board and authority member in attendance, “Can Stachura just walk onto campus?” a crowd member asked. University Police Interim Chief Christopher Nicodemus motioned for...

cones and cops in front of police car late at night on Ivy street

Alleged drunk-driving student hits woman wearing costume

Molly Myers, News Editor // October 23, 2022

A woman suffered major bodily injuries after being hit by a car on Ivy Street less than two blocks from campus late Saturday evening. The 24-year-old driver, Cole Carpenter, a student at Chico State,...

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When Neil Young speaks, we listen

Mario Ortiz Jr, Opinion Editor // February 3, 2022

Legendary artist Neil Young, who visited Chico back in 2018, has had his music catalog removed from Spotify at his request. According to Young, "Spotify has become a very damaging force via its public...

The beginning of the end: key takeaways from the final presidential debate

The beginning of the end: key takeaways from the final presidential debate

Joel Moret, Reporter // October 27, 2020

The final debate between President Donald Trump and presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden was held on Oct. 22. The debate covered topic areas such as COVID-19, healthcare and systemic...

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