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Students fill the BMU as they wait to get their booster shot. Photo taken Feb. 25 by Ava Norgrove

Photos of the Week

Clothing drive on campus. Photo by Jolie Asuncion Feb 24. Students fill the BMU as they wait to get their booster shot. Photo taken Feb. 25 by Ava Norgrove Wildcats Jordan Morris and Bailey Jones...

Photo taken by Aldo Perez. My film camera of choice is the Nikon FM2N.

Film photography offers a liberating alternative to the digital world

Aldo Perez, Staff Writer // September 21, 2021

The advent of the digital age revolutionized the photography industry. Digital photography meant that one could capture a moment in time and instantly share it. I took up photography because I wanted...

Jessica Barlett and Jason Halley 
are very fun awesome Chico State Photographers. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Fall photo walk teaches aspiring photographers new skills

Danielle Kessler // November 12, 2019

The university photographers put together a free event for the public to improve their photo-taking abilities and to learn some techniques from the people who do it every day for departments all across...

Draper smirks for self portrait.

Photo courtesy of Aaron Draper

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

Caitlyn Young // September 8, 2017 Chico State alumnus Aaron Draper talks about his journey through life before coming back to teach photography at Chico State. As a professional...

Photo credit: Franky Renteria

Collaborative exhibit ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Anisha Brady // October 14, 2016

Chico State is the home to a newly curated exhibit at the Janet Turner Museum. It showcases and intertwines Janet Turner’s one of a kind prints with photography by the university’s advanced photography...

Senior media arts major, Brandon Realmonte, shares his experiences with school and the importance of creativity. Photo credit: Franky Renteria

Humans of Chico State

Franky Renteria // September 29, 2016

"I've never been interested in school. Mostly because I've always felt like I wasn't meant for the classes that I was forced to take. I used to sit in the back of my classrooms in high school making beats...

Vicente Fuentes, senior marketing major, has developed a passion for photography. Photo credit: Floritzel Salvador

Student finds passion for photography

Floritzel Salvador // March 2, 2016

Meet Vicente Fuentes, senior marketing major, recently returned from a semester abroad in Viterbo, Italy. The 23-year-old was born in Colima, Mexico. At the age of 8, he came to the United States. At...

Two Chico locals pose for the 365Chico photo project. Photo courtesy: Sesar Sanchez

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

January 20, 2016

With the beginning of a new year comes countless goals, resolutions and commitments. For Sesar Sanchez, 2016 will be a year full of photography. The 35-year-old Chico State graduate has committed to photographing...

Tim Whitaker, senior computer science major, boulder climbs in the outdoors. Photo courtesy Tim Whitaker.

Senior rock climber reaches new heights

Stephanie Schmieding // December 11, 2014

The clouds grew dark and the wind picked up as Tim Whitaker continued his perilous climb to the summit of Mount Conness, a prominent peak in the Sierra Nevada range. Shivering from head to toe, he...

Visual media outweighs reading & writing

Kevin Crittenden // April 28, 2014

As storytellers we spin tales about ourselves, each other and the world one way or another. We’re made of stories. It makes sense that the tools we use to capture these bundles of thoughts will...

Kyle Burns works to invoke emotions through his photographs.Photo credit: Frances Mansour

Local photography on display at downtown cafe

Sarah Scharf // February 16, 2014

The Naked Lounge in downtown Chico regularly features the work of local artists and this month a new series, called "Vulturus," by local photographer Kyle Burns can be viewed there. The Naked Lounge...

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