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Minimum wage good where it is

Minimum wage good where it is

Marrion Charissa Cruz

February 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The rise of minimum wage means an increase in product prices. People often forget the correlation between the money deposited in a bank account and the money that comes out of pockets. San Francisco residents will be earning $14 an hour next year but are also paying significantly more on groceries compared to Chico residents. ...

Artist Talk: Chris Sollars’ DAAAM gallery

Artist Talk: Chris Sollars’ DAAAM gallery

Jae Siqueiros

November 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

  San Francisco based artist Chris Sollars, opened a new exhibit entitled "DAAAM" in the University Art Gallery on Thursday. Students, staff and community members were invited to listen to Sollars talk about the new exhibit and ask questions. According to the University Art Gallery blog, "...

Volleyball team sweeps the Gators

Volleyball team sweeps the Gators

Gabriel Moreno

October 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

A three set game Oct. 28 increased Chico State volleyball team's conference record to 11-2 and gave it a second sweep against the San Francisco State Gators. The team's faced off Oct. 18 on the Gator's home court but San Francisco State was unable to take advantage of the second chance. Although the...

Volleyball earns sixth shutout of the season

Volleyball earns sixth shutout of the season

Danielle Pubill

October 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team shutout the San Francisco State Gators Oct. 18 to earn its sixth shutout since starting the conference.The team has not succeeded in having more than five sweeps in a conference season since 2013 when it earned seven.The win extends the Wildcats record to 15-5 and thei...

League stands against Kaepernick

Kenta Mcafee

October 16, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

The NFL had major movements this season, with Twitter now streaming live games and a new $100 million concussion initiative. Despite the success they've enjoyed, there's still one problem they have yet to tackle: kneeling at sports games. Colin Kaepernick started the movement earlier this year when he chose to kneel during the national anthem at a 49er's...

Frankie Boots and The County Line get folky at Argus

Frankie Boots and The County Line get folky at Argus

Jae Siqueiros

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Photo Galleries, Video

Bay Area folk group, Frankie Boots and the County Line wowed their audience at Argus Bar + Patio on Wednesday night. The song themes ranged from the end of the world to living on Geary Street in San Francisco. The three man band's fancy banjo riffs and tight bass rhythms made just the right notes...

Men’s soccer faces last minute loss

Men’s soccer faces last minute loss

Kenta Mcafee

September 19, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team took on the San Francisco Gators on Sept. 16 in their first game of league, and lost 1-0 in the final minute of play.The loss brings the 'Cats overall record to 1-3-1 and is the second consecutive one point loss the 'Cats have faced.The first half was a stalemate of f...

‘Cats lose first game of CCAA

‘Cats lose first game of CCAA

Kenta Mcafee

September 17, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team took on the San Francisco Gators and lost on the Gators' home field on Sept. 16, in the first game of CCAA.The loss breaks the unbeaten streak they earned in the preseason and brings their overall record to 4-1-1.Chico State took an early lead in the game as sophomor...

Sitting down to stand up

Patrick Pace

September 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

I'm not mad at Colin Kaepernick. On Aug. 26 before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, The quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers decided to sit down during the national anthem. Kaepernick gave his reasoning, saying that he did not want to "stand up to show pride in a flag for a country...

‘Cats drop in CCAA standings

‘Cats drop in CCAA standings

Anna Baytosh

May 3, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team dropped from first to third in the North Division of the CCAA as a result of a 2-2 split series against San Francisco State on Sunday, May 1.Coming home with nothing but a tie, Chico State now has an overall record of 30-16 and a conference record of 20-14. This is one mo...

College can be a culture shock

College can be a culture shock

Brittany Mcclintock

April 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

One would think that coming from the Bay Area, nothing would surprise me at this point. And yet when I came to Chico State three years ago, I was in a total culture shock. I could have sworn I’d seen it all. With San Francisco being my backyard and the country being only a 40-minute drive, I t...

Break the bank a little less in San Francisco

Break the bank a little less in San Francisco

Jake Hutchison

September 14, 2015


Filed under Special Sections

  Vacations are almost never cheap. College students generally don't have the money to spend on a getaway, no matter how needed. But here are some places to check out in San Francisco that will keep wallets from blowing away. Golden Gate Bridge The symbol of San Francisco, which spans 1.7 miles, fe...

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