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Nutrition professor dies suddenly

Nutrition professor dies suddenly

Alejandra Fraga

February 2, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

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 left an impact in the lives of many students. "Personally, he impacted me just because he ...

Local event returns to encourage families to live a healthy lifestyle

Local event returns to encourage families to live a healthy lifestyle

Michelle Zhu

April 10, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

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 choose from a one-mile loop, 5K loop or short sprints for children. There will also be refreshmen...

Wildcats on caffeine

Wildcats on caffeine

Eric Mcguire

February 22, 2016


Filed under News

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, and starting up again to feel that indispensable burst of energy. While there are a wide range of...

Community center offers student internships

Community center offers student internships

Hannah Suzuki

May 6, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

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 world’s obesity problem. It began it 2001 with one health program and has grown to 27. Th...

Wildcats share tips for staying fit, healthy

Wildcats share tips for staying fit, healthy

Breanna Barnard

April 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 teams do not need a season for bulking and cutting. Instead, athletes from different sports work hard year-r...

Student muscles his way into bodybuilding world

Student muscles his way into bodybuilding world

Nicole Santos

February 23, 2015


Filed under Archives

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 competition. Zach Batchelder, senior nutrition major, has been at three of these competitions ba...

University provides food for students in need

University provides food for students in need

Dominique Diaz

January 27, 2014


Filed under Features

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 2013 semester. Chico State is the first school in the California State University system to create a program that of...

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