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Nutrition professor dies suddenly

Alejandra Fraga // February 2, 2018

Ted Herrera, faculty member of the Nutrition and Food Science Department, died from unknown reasons Friday.Herrera had been teaching at Chico State since 2013 and he was 67, according to a press release.Herrera...

For nine years Growing Healthy Children has promoted nutrition for a healthy lifestyle Photo credit: Growing Healthy Children Website

Local event returns to encourage families to live a healthy lifestyle

Michelle Zhu // April 10, 2016

Next Saturday Chicoans can participate in the 10th Annual Growing Healthy Children Walk and Run. The no-cost walk/run tries to promote healthy lifestyles through nutrition and staying active.Families can...

The United States has the highest caffeine consumption in the world. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Wildcats on caffeine

Eric Mcguire // February 22, 2016

College life is full of peaks and valleys. This is especially true if caffeine is what fuels you. Students may become stuck in a cycle, stopping their caffeine intake when their tolerance becomes too high,...

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Community center offers student internships

Hannah Suzuki // May 6, 2015

The Center for Healthy Communities in Chico is offering internships for students in the summer and fall of this year. The organization is based on nutrition, physical activity, and policies to change the...

Wildcat Brooke Bowen, left, practices at Acker Gym in preparation for an upcoming game. Bowen said that excessive alcohol intake can be a big barrier for students trying to stay in shape. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Wildcats share tips for staying fit, healthy

Breanna Barnard // April 10, 2015

It's that time of the year again — cutting season. Gym rats who bulked up eating during the winter are now shredding all of it off to have the perfect summer body. But Chico State's Wildcat sport...

Student muscles his way into bodybuilding world

Student muscles his way into bodybuilding world

Nicole Santos // February 23, 2015

Human Oompa Loompas walking around consuming massive amounts of sugar, women coated with makeup as if they were clowns and the smell of tanner can only mean one thing — backstage at a bodybuilding...

The Hungry Wildcat pantry is stocked with food for those in need.Photo credit: Thomas Martinez

University provides food for students in need

Dominique Diaz // January 27, 2014

The Hungry Wildcats Food Pantry is available for students who don't have secure access to food. The program was in the works for two years before it officially began operating at the start of the fall...

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