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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...

Student by day, stripper by night

Student by day, stripper by night

Yessenia Funes

April 30, 2014


Filed under News

When the club lulls without an audience to see her black, 5-inch go-go shoes click-clack to The Black Keys, Anya heads behind the curtain to squeeze in some studying.Anya, a 25-year-old stripper at Centerfolds in Chico, hopes to become a registered nurse one day. She's working on her nursing prerequisites at Butte C...

Powdered alcohol presents plenty of hazards

Zachary Phillips

April 29, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

From the mahogany liquor cabinets of New York's richest, to the dorm room mini fridges of Chico State's first-years, to the toilet tanks of inmates across the nation. Alcohol is the lifeblood that flows through America's veins. Recently, however, the fiery liquid has formed a bit of a clot. Regulators ...

Divestment vote might be meaningless

Matt Murphy

April 28, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Of all the matters students could vote on in the recent Associated Students elections, divestment was undoubtedly the most high-profile. It received the most campus media attention, including the student action it took to get the measure, which suggests divestment of University Foundation funds from fossi...

Community eats beef, gets buff at farm run

Community eats beef, gets buff at farm run

Amanda Hovik

April 27, 2014


Filed under Features

Members of the Young Cattlemen's Association hooped and hollered as runners made their way to the finish line on Saturday morning.The Beefin' it Up 5K was held for the first time at the University Farm to promote a heart-healthy diet and active lifestyle that includes beef.Bailey Hagata, sophomore agricultur...

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