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Ballin on a budget

Ballin’ on a budget

Kyra Stemplinger // February 7, 2017

Retail therapy is a real thing and for those Chico State students who want to keep a fresh style without breaking the bank, the area around campus offers a tremendous amount of affordable shops where you...

Non-perishable food on the shelves of the Wildcat pantry. Photo credit: Molly Sullivan

Wildcat Pantry grows, connects with campus and students

Molly Sullivan // September 21, 2016

Kathleen Moroney’s office is like no other on campus. Next to her desk and the other typical office furniture, Moroney has two bookcases full of food. There are shelves filled with rice, canned food,...

I was able to buy all of these for $18.50, seven items for under $20. Photo credit: Carly Plemons

A beginner’s guide to thrifting

Carly Plemons // March 20, 2016

It’s hard to balance a budget and the desire to shop as a college student. Something many fail to realize is that finding trending clothing styles at the right price is easier than it seems when you...

A man who attempted to rob The Salvation Army on Broadway Street has yet to be identified by police. Photo credit: Kindra Robinson

Attempted robbery at Salvation Army

December 14, 2015

A man attempted to rob the Salvation Army on Broadway Street on Dec. 3.Two Salvation Army Thrift Store employees were closing the store and leaving when they were confronted by a suspect inside the store.He...

The building crew includes students and construction management teachers. Photo credit: Shayla Ramos

Students spend spring break building homes

Amanda Hovik // March 18, 2014

Some students spent their spring break in the sun, but with shovels in hand, doing manual labor. Chico State partnered with the Salvation Army to do the Blitz Build, constructing transitional rehabilitation...

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