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Cal Fire starts controlled burns after recent rains

Cal Fire starts controlled burns after recent rains

Josh Cozine

March 8, 2018

Filed under Breaking News, Community, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Cal Fire plans to clear out and burn hundreds of acres of underbrush in Butte County, and oversaw controlled burns in the forest canyons between Magalia and Forest Ranch Wednesday. Rick Carhart, Public Information Officer for Cal Fire said the burns were just a small part of many “fuel reduction...

How to weather the wrath of winter

How to weather the wrath of winter

Carson Predovich and Briana Mcdaniel

October 15, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It is finally the time of the year in Chico where shorts and flip-flops no longer cut it. Everything is perfect in terms of weather but it will not last. Autumn in Chico is gorgeous, the leaves change colors and the intense heat dies down. However, once December comes around people will long for fa...

Softball offense not cooled by rain

Softball offense not cooled by rain

Esther Briggs

March 8, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team didn’t just beat the rain in the doubleheader against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on March 4.The Wildcats offense was the star of this game, taking 19 hits from the combined effort of first-year Ari Marsh, senior Alli Cook and junior Cyrena Taylor, collecting thre...

Rainy weather may make students sad

Rainy weather may make students sad

January 26, 2016

Filed under Community, News

Students avoiding the outdoor world, or feeling unexplained sorrow, may be experiencing seasonal affective disorder, or depression with seasonal patterns. It is more commonly found in northern regions.Northern regions have less sunlight during winter months. This increases the likelihood of depressio...

Homeless remain outdoors in the rain

Homeless remain outdoors in the rain

Nathan Lehmann

April 7, 2014

Filed under News

Even in under the recent rainy weather, some homeless in Chico remain outdoors. “I’ve stayed wet,” said Dove Story, a transient in Chico since 1987, in response to the heavy rainfall in the past several weeks. Story said she doesn't fit well in shelters. If she and her friends get ill ...

Lazy weather makes for lazy student.

Kristina Martinez

April 1, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

The way the sky looks may have more of an effect on students than they think. I've noticed less students in my classes and at the gym when it is raining outside.It seems that when the weather is lazy, especially when it is raining, that students seem to attend class less as well as other extra-curricula...

Athletes shine through rain

Athletes shine through rain

Ryan Grady

March 11, 2014

Filed under Sports

Slippery hands, drenched uniforms and muddy cleats all come along for the ride while competing in a downpour.Adjusting to the differences in game play while at the whim of the weather is another task completely for three Chico State athletes.Sometimes baseball games are called due to the rain. This is the worst...

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