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Photos taken by Nola Powell on Oct. 25. Collage created by Ariana Powell on Nov. 1.

The art of tattoo pain: part 2

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // November 1, 2023

It’s finally done. My second tattoo session ended on Wednesday. In many ways, the second session was both worse and better than the first and resulted in a finished product I love. When I got off...

Ariana Powell getting tattooed on Wednesday. Courtesy: Nola Powell

The art of tattoo pain: part 1

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // September 25, 2023

I sat in those black chairs, gazing at art on the walls as I waited for the stencil to be printed, the table to be disinfected and the waiver to be approved. My thoughts were buzzing all around my mind,...

Her focus and creative mind brought along the anticipation of a finished art piece. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Featured Artist: ‘Your Mom’s Favorite’ new Downtown Chico tattoo shop

Rayanne Painter // September 11, 2019

For the past 20 years, the corner of W. First Street by Celestino’s and Chico State has been a tattoo shop. The shop has been swapped from owner to owner over the years, but over the summer, tattoo...

Cats with tats

Cat’s with tats

Franky Renteria // September 14, 2016

      Cat’s with tats is a series sharing the stories of Wildcat’s tattoos and their significance. Featured in this project are seniors Danny Chaparro, Jordan Ramil and Travis...

Tattoos can wait

Julianna Eveland // October 10, 2014
Tattoo envy had me wanting one for a while, but I realized the permanence factor is a little too much for me now.
Hunter Hayes released his latest album Storyline, showcasing his country croon and knack for penning catchy and empowering country hits. Photograph by via Wikimedia Commons.

Study Break: Hunter Hayes ‘Storyline’ Album Review

Ashiah Scharaga // May 8, 2014
The 22-year-old country crooner released a second album that's one for the storybooks.
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