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Chico artists successfully revamp Madonna smash hits

Chico artists successfully revamp Madonna smash hits

Rayanne Painter

January 30, 2019


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The sass of Madonna and the raw talent of Uncle Dad’s Art Collective joined forces for a fiery opening night. Filled with all of Madonna’s classic hits from “Material Girl” to “Like a Prayer,” musicians, vocalists and dancers collaborated beautifully to commemorate co...

Mechoopda artist challenges assimilation of indigenous culture through printmaking

Mechoopda artist challenges assimilation of indigenous culture through printmaking

Rayanne Painter

January 28, 2019


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Companion exhibitions “Mǝǝmento: Before” and “Aksum Belle: Afterwards” made their debut at Chico State’s Janet Turner Print Museum and Jackie Headley Art Gallery this week.The art displayed varies from printmaking to sculptures, both challenging the assimilation of Indige...

Chico’s City Council candidates fail to represent minority populations

Chico’s City Council candidates fail to represent minority populations

Karen Limones

October 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The United States government is slowly progressing at including men and women from minority backgrounds in elected positions. However, Chico has failed to fulfill this gap as there still continues to be an absence of racial and ethnic minority representatives running for City Council. A City Councilor...

Local pedicab owner a driving force in community

Local pedicab owner a driving force in community

Blaine Ball

March 1, 2015


Filed under Features

Nine years ago, Mike Griffith was homeless and living in a Chico park until he found his calling. Now, he's become a familiar and active voice in the community after riding out of the dark hole in which he found himself by starting a pedicab business. Griffith, more commonly known as Mike ...

Let’s talk about something that matters

Let’s talk about something that matters

Miles Inserra

February 17, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s easy to talk about people, because we are people.We can relate and we can compare, but we often judge.“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people,” Eleanor Roosevelt said. I discussed this quote in depth with my friend Max, who is studying psyc...

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