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Traveling coast-to-coast for ‘Cat athletics

Traveling coast-to-coast for ‘Cat athletics

Angelo Boscacci

March 26, 2014


Filed under Sports

The ’Cats travel far and wide to reach their goals. The volleyball team went to Honolulu last season, the women’s golf team went to Texas and the men’s golf team will be traveling to Miami. “Our coach is really good about letting us adventure where we are at,” said sopho...

Pitcher grand slams as hitter

Pitcher grand slams as hitter

Emerson Keenan

March 25, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Senior pitcher Alex Molina stepped into the batter’s box with the bases loaded. Humboldt State is holding on to a 5-2 lead and with a swing of the bat, Molina sends a grand slam over the fence giving the 'Cats a 6-5 lead. The Wildcats went on to win the game 8-7 March 2. Not only did Molina hit the...

Basketball coach reaches 100-win milestone

Basketball coach reaches 100-win milestone

Sergio Sanchez

March 25, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The 11th head coach in the 99-year history of Chico State men’s basketball became the first to win 100 games in his first six seasons. He does not look at those 100 wins as anything special or as a goal he could have accomplished without the help of his staff and team, said head coach Greg Clink....

Students participate in March Madness bracket

Students participate in March Madness bracket

benjamin marquez

March 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

A Willy Wonka-type feeling is back for men's college basketball fans this March with a figurative golden ticket that will be available in a bracket form. The opportunity is provided by billionaire Warren Buffett and Quicken Loans offering $1 billion for a perfect March Madness bracket. For college ...

Students spend spring break building homes

Students spend spring break building homes

Amanda Hovik

March 18, 2014


Filed under Features

Some students spent their spring break in the sun, but with shovels in hand, doing manual labor. Chico State partnered with the Salvation Army to do the Blitz Build, constructing transitional rehabilitation housing in just nine days. The volunteers started work March 14 and had until March 22 to complete two 1,600...

Orionite Abroad: Stay calm and discourage stereotypes

Orionite Abroad: Stay calm and discourage stereotypes

Michelle Manera

March 18, 2014


Filed under Features

Defeating the American stereotype can't be done with just one act.It's a daily task that involves choosing not to lose control, or at the very least, losing control silently. Americans have a reputation of being loud and obnoxious, and since being abroad, I see that. But I have also seen British people act th...

Local bands rock the house at Cafe Flo

Local bands rock the house at Cafe Flo

Sarah Scharf

March 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

For anyone wanting to expand their horizons and explore Chico's music scene, Cafe Flo is the place to go.Local bands Ugly as Hell, Lisa Valentine and the Michelin Embers took the stage from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Ugly as Hell started the night off on a great note. Their sound could best be described as alternative rock, very reminiscent o...

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