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Memorial held for student who died in fatal car accident

Memorial held for student who died in fatal car accident

Dylan Dewit

April 11, 2015


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Community, News

Ned Klein, Nickolas Klein’s twin brother, donned his late brother’s Guns N’ Roses t-shirt as he conducted the commemoration of Nick’s life. He began by sharing his own memories of Nick. “The only thing that brings the most joy is to talk about him,” he said. “I really can’t stop s...

Alumna balances Hollywood dreams, writing for millennial generation

Alumna balances Hollywood dreams, writing for millennial generation

Blaine Ball

March 29, 2015


Filed under Features

Unintentional inspiration from one millennial to another has led to the creation of a magazine that thrives off the voice of a generation.Loner Magazine is a one-month-old online publication founded by four journalists covering current and popular societal topics. From subjects as broad as health and equality to some as controversial as sex and femin...

Q&A: West By Swan on name origin, juggling family and touring

Q&A: West By Swan on name origin, juggling family and touring

Tom Sundgren

February 24, 2015


Filed under Q&As

West By Swan will be coming forth with its experimental rock music at Monstros Pizza on March 20. Bassist Greg Hopkins discusses background influences, the dynamic of the band, where they have been and what is in store for them. What are some of your guys' artist or band influences? Greg: Well, we're older. So you know, a lot of Fugazi. D.C. bands....

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...

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