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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...

School seeks singing competitors

School seeks singing competitors

David Kahn

April 27, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Chico State's School of the Arts Productions is accepting video submissions for a chance to compete on NBC's "The Voice."SOTA Productions will pick 10 submissions to audition on campus on Friday, May 2. Of those 10, five students will be chosen to travel to Los Angeles to audition for the producers of...

The O-Face: Repeated romps beat random hookups

Michael Karp

April 27, 2014


Filed under Features

I am in my first fully committed relationship and my first sexual relationship with a person I care about very deeply. Six months ago I was single, and I have noticed some profound differences between the sex I had back then and the sex I am having in my relationship. The obvious difference is emotio...

Rain doesn’t damper students’ Earth Week

Rain doesn’t damper students’ Earth Week

Amanda Hovik

April 27, 2014


Filed under Features

Neither hail nor rain can stop Chico State students from getting out and doing sustainability work. Students worked to keep the legacy of the City of Trees alive through activities such as tree planting during Chico State's Earth Week, April 22-25. The tree planting and creek cleanup on Friday were part of the initia...

New production company spotlights student events

New production company spotlights student events

Veronica Hodur

April 26, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Get Foxy Productions, a video production company that started two months ago, already has more than 122,000 views on its videos and that number keeps climbing. The nonprofit company began by filming the disc jockey duo The Medix at local parties. Since then it has branched out by filming other student-run events."We haven'...

Orionite Abroad: Tips for healthy traveling

Orionite Abroad: Tips for healthy traveling

Michelle Manera

April 23, 2014


Filed under Features

People have been wondering if I'm even studying here because of how many cities I have seen. Foreign education systems expect you to spend less time in the classroom and more time learning by yourself. If done properly, weekends and spring break are yours without sacrificing grades. We have a three-week long spring break at my school in Brighton and I just spent two of those in Ita...

Men’s basketball fights for future success

Men’s basketball fights for future success

Angelo Boscacci

April 22, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team season ended in Indianapolis at the Elite Eight. A historic season for the program is in the past and plans for a repeat of success are already in the works.The big-minute players last season will be a key component for next year, said head coach Greg Clink."Jordan Semp...

Wildcat decathletes dash against world-class competition

Wildcat decathletes dash against world-class competition

Emerson Keenan

April 21, 2014


Filed under Sports, Track and field

It’s not every day that an opportunity to compete against the Michael Jordan of your sport arises. For three Chico State decathletes, the chance arose for a few heats at the Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational decathlon in Santa Barbara. Senior decathletes J Patrick Smith, Theodore Elsenbaumer and John Brunk had the rare opportunity to compete with Ashton Eaton...

Tournament play provides more than competition

Greg Silvia

April 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s and women’s club volleyball teams competed in the National Collegiate Club Volleyball Championships April 3-5 in Reno, Nev. Despite rough regular seasons for both teams, the clubs saw Reno as a chance to play a sport they loved and enjoy the experience. “It w...

The O-Face: Bound, blindfolded bedroom fun

The O-Face: Bound, blindfolded bedroom fun

Michael Karp

April 16, 2014


Filed under Features

Bondage requires kinkiness and a creative, dirty mind. It’s a realm of sexuality that digs deep into the psyche of those who take part. I don’t know exactly why I get so turned on by restraining my partner. I’ve even entertained being restrained myself, but the power and dominance ...

Relay team outruns record books

Relay team outruns record books

Ryan Grady

April 16, 2014


Filed under Sports, Track and field

Amilia Santos, Ashley Jones, Aja Erskine and Kasey Barnett make up the Chico State women's 4x100 relay team. Together they have broken the school record in the 4x100 relay race and then beat it again.All coming from different high schools, these four have found a record-topping formula for their relay team here at...

Founders Week celebrates campus roots

Founders Week celebrates campus roots

Dominique Diaz

April 14, 2014


Filed under Features

In the spring of 1887, John Bidwell founded Chico State. In 1909, Charter Day was started. Finally, in 1993, Founders Week took the place of Charter Day and has since continued to make an impact.Founders Week, April 4-13 this year, is a way to uphold campus traditions and commemorate new ones. Joe Wills, direct...

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