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Ingrid Keriotis Poetry Reading

Ingrid Keriotis Poetry Reading

Abram Melendez // December 13, 2019

Ingrid Keriotis read some of her poetry from her debut collection titled "It Started with the Wild Horses" at the Writer’s Voice in Zingg Recital Hall. Her readings ranged from poetry about rain...

Cassandra Arechiga singing one of her original songs and showing off her amazing vocals. Photo credit: Danielle Kessler

“Soul Corner” lets students share their stories

Danielle Kessler // October 1, 2019

The Associated Students hosted an open mic event in the BMU called “Soul Corner” on Wednesday night. Encouraging all forms of spoken word, the event created a safe space for students and artists...

Remembering the Ridge allows people to attach items to memorialize what was lost in the Camp Fire. Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

Remembering the Ridge represents unwavering strength in the community

Mitchell Kret // April 10, 2019

The Remembering the Ridge memorial event was held in the breezeway of Meriam Library April 8. The event featured guest speakers, poetry, music and an introduction to the interactive art exhibit that will...

C.A.F.E. members, David Cruz and Rose Merry Blanco, stand next to the welcome sign as students enter the event. C.A.F.E. put together their first event of the semester, Friday, Mar. 8, 2019, in Chico, CA. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Latinx students share their stories at open mic night

Rayanne Painter // March 11, 2019

Chico State’s chapter of Central Americans for Empowerment (C.A.F.E.) hosted their first event on Friday in Sylvester's Cafe. Colorful picado banners hung from the ceiling and the smell of freshly...

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Poetry reading shines light on refugee experiences

Rayanne Painter // March 11, 2019

Every seat and plus some was filled in Zingg Recital Hall on Thursday evening for this month’s poetry reading. The event, Writer's Voice, is a literary arts reading series hosted by Chico State’s...

“Broken Open” gallery highlights Chico artists

Rayanne Painter // February 5, 2019

"Broken Open," an art exhibition focusing on sound, words and objects, is open at 1078 Gallery on Park Ave. in Chico. Featuring Chico artists, the gallery collaborates between three different art forms....

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Healing through the arts

Rachael Bayuk // October 25, 2018

In today's fast-paced tech world, schools are throwing out the arts for the science. While no one can debate math and science's importance in this new age, we can not leave behind the arts. Even if one...

Nathaniel Nevels writes rhymes as he enjoys the sunshine at Chico State on Thursday. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Photo of the Day

Carly Maxstone // February 23, 2018

Nathaniel Nevels writes rhymes as he enjoys the sunshine at Chico State on Thursday.

The museum, located in the Arts & Humanities building, serves to preserve the art of printmaking. Photo credit:  Yoshio Kusaba

Relocated Turner Museum launches first Print and Poetry exhibition

Katia Berg // September 4, 2016

The Janet Turner Print Museum opened its first exhibition last Monday; it is titled Visual Metrics: Print and Poetry. It will stay open until Oct. 1. Print and Poetry is a collaboration between visual...

Photo credit: Bobbie Rae Jones

Refining the art of sexting

Joann Chevaillier // May 8, 2016

I think we are losing the art and ability to seduce our partners with words, wit and intellect. Yes, a nice body is fun to look at or take for a spin, but what is going to make me stay? How is this person...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

The depressing trend toward desensitization

William Rein // April 17, 2015

Maybe this is the only serious thing I’ll ever write. I’m taking a child development class this semester, and last week we watched a videotaped live birth, with the stretching and blood and...

Brian Turner, Iraq veteran, poet and author of two poetry collection books, presents his inspiring collection of literature Tuesday night inside Rowland-Taylor Hall. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Soldier poet delivers powerful poetry

Michael Quiring // April 2, 2014

Many in attendance spoke with one another as they patiently waited for the start of a night that was soon filled with intricate and thought-provoking poetry.Brian Turner, Iraq veteran, poet and author...

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