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Section of riverbed near Scotty's Landing. Photo credit: Matthew Ferreira

Great fishing not far from campus

Matthew Ferreira // October 9, 2019

Chico is home to some of the most beautiful parks and waterways that have plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy without needing to travel far. One of these activities being fishing on the Sacramento river,...

The Sacramento River is home to the Chinook salmon, which have been dying in the heat waves as a result of the drought. Photo credit: Austin Herbaugh

Salmon population in the Sacramento River nearly wiped out by warm water

Austin Herbaugh // September 12, 2015

The water in the Sacramento River was noticeably cooler this past Labor Day weekend. Even though it was only a few degrees colder than last year, it can mean life or death for the salmon population.Last...

Chico State's Bucket List Photo credit: Monica Fitch

Bucket list of activities for students

Stephanie Schmieding // September 19, 2014

Stephanie Schmieding can be reached at [email protected] or @stephbottt on twitter.

Desmond Weatherby explores the excavation box during his visit to the Gateway Science Museum.Photo credit: Alex Boesch

Gateway Science Museum welcomes three new exhibits

Emma Wood-Wright // February 12, 2014

The skull of a gray whale sits dead center on the floor of the Newberry gallery inside the Gateway Science Museum. Donated to the biology department at Chico State, one of the three current exhibits at...

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RIP Labor Day float

Amanda Irons // September 9, 2013

The Labor Day float is dead. With fewer than 100 people in attendance on Saturday, and approximately 3,000 on Sunday, it is safe to say the float did not live up to its reputation. The alcohol...

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