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Halloween in the era of COVID-19 will be different this year, but that doesnt mean theres a shortage of spooky activities to partake in!

5 fun alternatives to going out this Halloween

Kelsey Ogle, Reporter // October 21, 2020

Halloween will certainly be different this year due to COVID-19. While it puts a damper on the “Chicoween” tradition of partying downtown on Halloween night, there are plenty of fun things to do in...

Places like Ray’s Liquor have actually seen a skyrocket in alcohol sales compared to other months. Photo credit: Joel Peterson

Chicoween: The “out-of-towners” legacy

Joel Peterson // November 2, 2019

Chicoween is here once again, and Chico may once again be raided by out-of-towners in search of a good party.Chico State has had a reputation of being called a party school dating back to the mid-80s....

At many musical events, artists, DJs and guests sneak in alcohol. Photo credit: Gage Northcutt

A defense of college parties

Gage Northcutt // April 13, 2019
Get off your high horse and have some fun.
Photo credit: Dongyoung Won

Fun in the Aves

Rachel Reyes and Dongyoung Won // September 23, 2016

It’s 5 p.m. on a Friday and the streets of Chico are quiet but not for long. Students often rushing home to get things done and still be able to make it to the pregame they just got a text about.One...

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Leave the party school reputation behind

Daisy Dardon // March 15, 2015
Students need to understand that attending a college that is notorious for binge drinking and violence may not be in their best interests.

Contemplating the correlation between lax police, leisurely drinking

Julianna Eveland // February 26, 2014
Does lenient law enforcement encourage students to keep the party going?
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