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AS Sustainability hosts Clothing Swap Extravaganza

AS Sustainability hosts Clothing Swap Extravaganza

Taylor Sinclair

December 14, 2014


Filed under Features

Chico State's Associated Students Sustainability hosted its first Clothing Swap Extravaganza on Dec. 8. At the event students could pick out new clothes that were donated by other students while watching the movie "Elf" and munching on holiday treats. Sarah Anderson, a junior sociology major and marketing intern...

Men’s club volleyball to restack with rookies

Men’s club volleyball to restack with rookies

Ryan Grady

October 22, 2014


Filed under Sports

With only four returning players, Chico State’s men’s club volleyball team will have some holes to fill.The team’s president, Tanner Ruhlen, said he plans on having a roster size of 12 to 14 total in January. That means over half the team will be new recruits.“We are hoping to have a good pull from t...

Walk remembers those lost to suicide

Walk remembers those lost to suicide

Taylor Sinclair

September 30, 2014


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=35995]Photos by Brandon Foster "His name was Dustin and he was the funniest, happiest person I had met," said Ariel Ellis, a psychology graduate student. Ellis lost her friend to suicide in high school. She payed tribute to him alongside many who suffered from losing someone to suicide. Chi...

The O-Face: Common misconceptions about sex

The O-Face: Common misconceptions about sex

Michael Karp

May 6, 2014


Filed under Features

Through my journey of sexual exploration, my views about sex have changed dramatically. Things I used to believe simply do not hold true for me anymore.I have also noticed people around me continuing to view sex in some of these ways. Here are a few misconceptions I believe people have about sex: Se...

The O-Face: Compromising on sexual appetite

The O-Face: Compromising on sexual appetite

Michael Karp

May 5, 2014


Filed under Features

Differences in levels of sexual drive can put a strain on any relationship. Some relationships may start out with a good balance but eventually evolve so one person has a significantly higher or lower sex drive. This can cause strong emotions in both individuals and put a lot of stress on the relati...

Softball team reflects on season’s end

Angelo Boscacci

May 5, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

The season ended for the Chico State softball team with a 24-26 overall record and a 17-19 record in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. The team didn't make the playoffs, but memories were made along the way. The highlights on offense were sophomores Alli Cook, Amanda Cordeiro and Desiree' Gonzalez. Cordeiro finished the season w...

Study Break: Spider-Man 2 Movie Review

Study Break: Spider-Man 2 Movie Review

Michael Quiring

May 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2," directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Dane Dehaan and Jamie Foxx, opened in theaters Friday.The sequel to "The Amazing Spider-Man" series picks up where the last one left off as Peter Parker, played by Garfield, continues to balance his personal life with the responsibilities that he ...

Readers, Digest: Rice-filled bell peppers

Readers, Digest: Rice-filled bell peppers

Christina Saschin

May 3, 2014


Filed under Features

Using a vegetable as a bowl is a fun way to present a dish. For this recipe, I put wild rice into a bell pepper to give it more color and to hold a shape. Wild rice contains more protein and fiber than brown rice and also takes a longer time to cook than white rice. Total Time: 40 minutesYield: 1 serving...

Students’ film features campus diversity

Dominique Diaz

May 3, 2014


Filed under Features

Students pair up to interview each other during an ice breaker activity. Ten minutes later, they write an obituary for the person they just interviewed.This advanced interviewing class activity prompted Alexis Thomas, a senior communications major, to start a project on self-worth. She was fascinated b...

Padilla leads the charge during senior season

Padilla leads the charge during senior season

Ryan Grady

April 30, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Senior third baseman Ruben Padilla is having a season that has turned some heads in the Chico State program. "This just shows the amount of time put in," Padilla said. "By the time you are a senior, you should have put in a lot of work."The time spent in practice reflects in the results come game day. For Padilla, practice is similar to a game."Taking my...

Pitcher finishes career on strong arm

Nicholas Woodard

April 30, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

As a Wildcat, Nick Baker has done it all. He’s thrown gems on the mound, competed in the NCAA College World Series and earned a sweet nickname along the way. To think he almost donned the Dodger blue. The senior pitcher passed up a professional offer and came to Chico State instead. Now in his final season, B...

New app proves party reputation with pictures

Veronica De La Cruz

April 30, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many college students have experienced drunken nights when they do something embarrassing and wouldn't want anyone to capture that moment.Faded, an app created by JumpCam, allows students who attend Chico State or the University of Arizona to post pictures or videos of themselves or other individual...

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