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Explore Upper Bidwell Park with a day trip on the Yahi Trail

Explore Upper Bidwell Park with a day trip on the Yahi Trail

Katalina Santamaria

May 8, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

Located in Upper Bidwell Park, roughly 10 minutes outside of Downtown Chico, the Yahi Trail is a simple, yet exciting hike that leads to Chico’s beloved Bear Hole. There are various ways to get to Bear Hole, such as simply driving on the road from Monkey Face, but the Yahi Trail leads for an adventurous...

One Mile: A fun day trip in the sun near downtown Chico

One Mile: A fun day trip in the sun near downtown Chico

Katalina Santamaria and Rachael Bayuk

April 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Located in the heart of Chico in historic Lower Bidwell Park, roughly five minutes from Downtown Chico and Chico State, it is a local favorite.Unlike hikes that may be snowed over or muddy during certain times of the year, One Mile is a year-round favorite.David Hines, a Chico State student and Chic...

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Austin Schreiber

April 8, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

Accessible aqueducts, amazing views, large boulders, red newts and a true sense of nature are five things you can find at the Flumes.The Flumes are a series of small water bridges that run alongside the Feather River. The unique metal and wood catwalks over the river allow people to walk across.To get to the Flumes, you are going to need to drive to Paradise, wh...

Getting involved with the great outdoors through Chico State’s Adventure Outings

Getting involved with the great outdoors through Chico State’s Adventure Outings

Courtney Chapman

April 3, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

If you're like me and like trying new things but hate being that person that doesn't know what they're doing, then Adventure Outings is for you! Chico State offers this unique outdoor recreation program to students and community members alike. "The trips offer a really wide variety of opti...

Monkey Face makes great spring break hike

Monkey Face makes great spring break hike

Courtney Chapman

March 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Staying in Chico over spring break and wanting to get out, explore and adventure? Thankfully Chico has a multitude of hiking trails throughout Upper and Lower Bidwell Park just waiting for visitors. Whether you're trying to find something to do with a group of friends or wanting something more exclusive...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Jae Siqueiros

August 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Humans of Chico State

"I'd never really been interested in the wilderness until I moved to Chico. Lassen is my hidden gem now. The trees, the clear lakes, the open sky and a nice cliff bar make for a great day trip. Once I was hiking Lassen with a friend, I didn't realize how excited I was to show them the hydrothermal ar...

One Mile named Chico’s best outdoor recreational spot

One Mile named Chico’s best outdoor recreational spot

Jovanna Garcia

September 9, 2015


Filed under Special Sections

I googled One Mile the other day and found that it’s ranked No.1 of 27 things to do in Chico on Trip Advisor. While the reviews are great (I found out it’s better to go on a Friday right after Sycamore pool is cleaned), if I was visiting Chico for the first time, I don’t know how much I wo...

Geocaching sends students on high-tech treasure hunt

Geocaching sends students on high-tech treasure hunt

Nick Bragg

April 30, 2015


Filed under Features

With more than 2 million hidden treasures worldwide, students can spend hours searching for hidden mysteries all over Chico as part of a global scavenger hunt called geocaching. The first step to finding a cache involves students accessing maps which have the geographic locations using the website o...

Chico offers array of options for outdoor recreation enthusiasts

Chico offers array of options for outdoor recreation enthusiasts

Nick Bragg

February 28, 2015


Filed under Features

With more than 3,670 acres of recreational space in just Bidwell Park alone, students who are interested in taking advantage of the outdoor activities that Chico has to offer have no shortage of choices. Students simply do not know the capacity of outdoor options that Chico offers, said Chris ...

Black and white people problems

Prin Mayowa

April 15, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Originally, I was going to do a post on white people problems, but as I pitched it, a colleague tried to make me cop out, reasoning that she couldn't write an article on black people problems. But funny enough, she can. We all have problems that come with our genetic structure, whether it be brought on ...

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