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    Chico State warns of potential tuberculosis case on campus

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    The Rawbar reinvented: classy and oceanic

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    Chico State’s annual Time Capsule Ceremony to take place on April 23

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    Chico State’s hazing history: pledge deaths, alcohol poisoning and more

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    ‘Flamethrowers allowed’ at Chico State’s first Robotronica

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Chico State pole vaulter Lance Huber hopes to make the 2024 Olympics. Photo courtesy of Lance Huber

Pole vaulter for Chico State’s track team looks to the future

Andrew Baumgartner // February 25, 2018

Lance Huber is only a freshman on Chico State's track team, but he has his eyes set on getting to the Olympics in the future. Huber is a business major and a pole vaulter for the track and field team...

During a game opener, the womens rugby team battles for the ball. Photo credit: Makayla Hopkins

Women’s Rugby team surpasses Division II

Cydney Nance // November 6, 2016

While rugby is still a fairly unknown sport it is the only Division I sport that is affiliated with Chico State.Rugby has not been an Olympic sport since 1924, but because of its recent induction into...

Ryan Lochte after the mens 4x200m race. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

USA grabs gold, Rio police grab Lochte

Jordan Jarrell // August 26, 2016
Don't let one bad apple ruin the whole basket.
John Brunk, Theodore Elsenbaumer and J Patrick Smith compete alongside Olympic medalist Ashton Eaton. Photo courtesy of Kevin Brunk.

Wildcat decathletes dash against world-class competition

Emerson Keenan // April 21, 2014
Three Chico State athletes got a rare opportunity to compete against a variety of Olympic runners at the Sam Adams Combined Events decathlon.
Morsels arranged like Olympic rings satisfy salty and sweet cravings of sports fans watching the 2014 Winter Games.Photo credit: Christina Saschin

Readers, Digest: Sochi salmon with sweet, salty Olympic rings

Christina Saschin // February 4, 2014
Prepare Olympic-themed snacks for the 2014 Winter Games.
Kara Lubieniecki and Alia Gray running in the Payton Jordan Invitational 10k. Photo credit: Gary Towne

Racing to the 2016 Olympic trials

Greg Silvia // January 28, 2014
Wildcat alumni Kara Lubieniecki and Alia Gray will be running in the 2016 Olympic marathon trials.
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