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Catch coffee with cops

Catch coffee with cops

Kaylie Lewis

October 4, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

The Chico Police Department will be hosting an event on Oct. 7 from 9 to 10 a.m. to have coffee with a cop. The event will be held at the following locations: Starbucks on 246 Broadway St., Cal Java on 2485 Notre Dame Blvd. Coffee Ranch on 1288 E. First Ave. It’s a Grind on 6 W....

Coffee high

Coffee high

Sam Rios

February 18, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Just take a look around campus on any given morning. Lattes, cold brews and iced coffees. Students line up like zombies just to get their morning fix. No matter how they are consumed, these drinks are feeding a bigger problem: outrageously high caffeine tolerances among college students. This is not just an ...

Pumpkin spice latte showdown

Pumpkin spice latte showdown

December 13, 2015


Filed under Features

All Internet negativity and questionable additives aside, pumpkin-flavored lattes are a Hallmark flavor to the fall season. Reviewing a few of the most popular coffee shops near campus, perhaps you can navigate through the pumpkin spice mania toward the festive latte of your dreams. Starbucks Pros: A strong pumpkin smell and authentic (or artificial) orange color. The espresso f...

What’s wrong with being basic?

What’s wrong with being basic?

Katelyn Martin

November 2, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

While scrolling through social media feeds, you will most likely see the word “basic” being thrown around in casual conversation at some point. Typically, they are not referring to an element with a pH level greater than seven. No, more often than not, the word is being used to describe so...

Man pushed, falls victim to ice cream theft

Man pushed, falls victim to ice cream theft

Michael Catelli

October 11, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Possession of Drugs 6:18 a.m., Court Plaza CondosHomeless man sleeping on neighbor's door step. Male subject has a brown wheelchair. Reporting party believes the subject is in possession of pills and syringe. Call Type: Domestic Dispute 7:43 a.m., Park AvenueReporti...

Not all heroes wear capes, baristas wear aprons

Not all heroes wear capes, baristas wear aprons

Kameryn Whipple

August 31, 2015


Filed under Features

Students are fueled by coffee.Walk around the Chico State campus and notice coffee in the hands of several passing students, no matter what time of day. According to 2014 U.S. National Library of Medicine article, 70 percent of college students receive insufficient sleep. The bottom line is, students ...

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