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Five ‘Star Wars’ games that still hold up

Knights of the Old Republic has the best writing of any Star Wars game. Image from

Ulises Duenas

May 8, 2018

"Star Wars" games have been around since the 70s and they span a wide variety of genres. These games have different things to offer and they have universal appeal. The list is in no particular order.1. Knights of the Old Republic Bioware was given the opportunity to create their own story set thousands of years before the movies...

May the fourth: A pop culture collision comes to campus

It might be

Christine Zuniga

May 4, 2016

May the fourth is consistently an opportunity for “Star Wars” fans every year, but this year it happens to fall on the Wednesday of opening night for “The Addams Family,” Chico State’s School of the Arts’ spring 2016 musical. Inevitably, the pop cultural references are strong with this campus. While Prime Time Prod...

Reunited and it feels so good: ‘Star Wars’ is back in comic form

Photo courtesy of Marvel Entertainment

George Johnston

September 1, 2015

It was gone, lost like the Old Republic to the Empire. My love "Star Wars" left me. As a child, I loved the original trilogy. I even loved the prequels— but then I got older. The movies lost some of their charm, and all I was left with were fond memories of the films. Once Disney bought "Star Wars" from Lucasfilm, however, countless...

Purposeful pursuit of happiness

Kevin Crittenden

Kevin Crittenden

March 26, 2014

  Among the unalienable rights mentioned in the Declaration of Independence, the pursuit of happiness always stuck in my mind like a song I couldn’t shake. Although the political context in which the declaration was written was much different than the world I live in now, the phrase implies happin...

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