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Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #2

Chico State baseball shortstop Casey Henderson is one of two Wildcats to start in every game this season as of April 22. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Austin Schreiber, Kate Angeles, and Caitlyn Young

April 25, 2018

The Chico State baseball team has done extremely well the past couple years and a lot of that success is due its senior players. The Wildcats are fortunate enough to have 12 seniors on the team this year and this week we will feature the final six in honor of senior day. To check out the first six pl...

Wildcat of the Week: The 2018 record-breaking Wildcat softball seniors

11 time CCAA pitcher of the week Haley Gilham leads the league in wins, shutouts and complete games. Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Katalina Santamaria, Caitlyn Young, and Kate Angeles

April 18, 2018

The Chico State softball team has a lot to be proud of in their record breaking 39-3 season that included a perfect 20-0 home record at University Softball Field. From one of the Wildcats' greatest all-time pitcher, to a league-leading hitter, this years senior class has shown their dedication and pa...

Living under the weight of senior anxiety

Photo credit: Jessica Johnson

Grayson Boyer

November 7, 2017

To be near graduation is a lonely thing. The anxieties and fears of a senior student go beyond midterms and papers and inch into the metaphysical. What will I do? Where will I go? Am I ready? The seniors at Chico State are all living under a looming fear. Although graduation represents a great accomplishment,...

Life after the scrum

Women's rugby seniors Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Jordan Jarrell

May 3, 2017

The Chico State Women's Rugby team will lose six of their senior members next season. Though these members are important to their club, they are looking forward to what lies ahead in the coming years. I sat down and got the blitz on what's ahead for seniors Stephanie Keel-Moore and Makayla Hopkins. Li...

Methods to combat senioritis

Photo credit: David Molina

Whitney Urmann

October 30, 2016

Once a week, I have a 50-minute class that is entirely focused on getting a job in my field post-graduation. In my last year, this is the only class I see any worth in attending. In less than seven months, the class of 2017 and I will be embarking on our journey into the real world where we wil...

Students vote on class of 2016 T-shirts

Students could choose from three different designs for the class of 2016 T-shirts sold at Senior Send-Off and commencement. Photo credit: Yoselin Calderon

Yoselin Calderon

March 28, 2016

At Grad Fest this year, seniors were given three choices to vote on for the class of 2016 T-shirt design. Choice B won by a landslide. The Alumni Association teamed up with the creative media and technology department to come up with a design. Each year a student from the CMT department designs the...

No shame in extra semesters

Matt Murphy

August 24, 2014

As a fourth year student at Chico State, I've become just about used to the general public's reaction to my school of choice. Everyone went through it, at the very least when they were freshmen. People would ask where you were attending school, you would answer Chico State and wait for the knowing e...

Seniors bid farewell to the diamond

Seniors bid farewell to the diamond

April 30, 2014

Hover over the images to view statistics and quotes from each player Nick Baker Photograph by Alex Boesch   Jake Bailey Photograph by Grant Mahan Ryan McClellan Photograph by Grant Mahan Ryne Clark Photograph by Emily Teague Ronnie Galosic Photograph by John Riggin Drew Freeman Photog...

Working Wildcat: Financial tips for graduating seniors

Ariel Hernandez Photo credit: Kasey Judge

Ariel Hernandez

April 22, 2014

Graduation is a time of celebration. You passed all your classes, you made some great friends and now you get to head out into the world and make the big bucks. In 2013, the average college graduate made a starting salary of $45,000, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employe...

Softball team pays tribute on Senior Day

From left to right, Alex Molina, Scotie Walker and Kayla Barber with their families behind them on Senior Day. Photo credit: Emerson Keenan

Emerson Keenan

April 20, 2014

Every college sports career comes to an end at some point. For seniors Alex Molina, Kayla Barber and Scotie Walker, that time is nearing. On Saturday they competed in their last home game for Senior Day. With their parents on the field, the three seniors were commemorated before the game to loud cheers and a big crowd.Parents...

Basketball seniors reflect on time as Wildcats

Senior guard and transfer student Giordano Estrada has been an important piece of the Wildcats starting lineup this season. Orion file photo.

Sergio Sanchez

March 5, 2014

Men's basketballGiordano EstradaGiordano Estrada is second in assists for Chico State, averaging 2.4 per game. He averaged 10.1 points per game this season. Estrada scored in double figures for the 'Cats in 14 games this season.Most memorable part about being a Wildcat: "It's my first year here and what I'll remember is the sense of brotherho...

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