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Ending the first act with a bang Photo credit: Mathew Boe

Chico artists successfully revamp Madonna smash hits

Rayanne Painter // January 30, 2019

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...

Work By Jacob A. Meders. This work is on display at the Jackie Headley Art Gallery Photo credit: Alex Coba

Mechoopda artist challenges assimilation of indigenous culture through printmaking

Rayanne Painter // January 28, 2019

Companion exhibitions “Mǝǝmento: Before” and “Aksum Belle: Afterwards” made their debut at Chico State’s Janet Turner Print Museum and Jackie Headley Art Gallery...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Chico’s City Council candidates fail to represent minority populations

Karen Limones // October 17, 2018

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...

Mike Griffiths dog, Little G, is with the pedicab driver every pedal of the way and even dresses up with Griffith depending on the holiday. Photo courtesy of Mike Griffith.

Local pedicab owner a driving force in community

Blaine Ball // March 1, 2015

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...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Let’s talk about something that matters

Miles Inserra // February 17, 2015

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,”...

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