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Horoscope for August 31- September 6

Megan Moran

August 31, 2015


Filed under Features

Aries- Put down the beer and pick up your backpack, it’s going to be a busy week for you. With the start of the school year in full swing, it is important to stay on top of your work. This week, you’ll be faced with the challenges of balancing your social and academic life, and adding al...

Expectations vs. reality: Freshman year

Expectations vs. reality: Freshman year

Blaine Ball

May 13, 2015


Filed under Features

Blaine Ball can be reached at [email protected] or @BlaineHBall on Twitter.

Q&A: Fifth-ranked golfer Docherty reflects on season

Q&A: Fifth-ranked golfer Docherty reflects on season

James Groh

May 5, 2015


Filed under Golf

There is no "I" in team. Alistair Docherty, a junior on the golf team, always strives for a team victory before any individual accolades are earned. Ranked fifth in the nation for Division II schools, he looks toward playoffs with high hopes. What has been the key to your success this season? ...

‘Mercy rule’ stirs debate among athletes

‘Mercy rule’ stirs debate among athletes

James Groh

April 22, 2015


Filed under Sports

Most sports fans find nothing more satisfying to watch than their favorite team blowing out its opponent. But the majority of baseball leagues have prevented this from ever happening. Even though college players are considered adults, they are still subject to the "mercy rule." The mercy rule...

College males shoot bottles set up on mattress with BB guns

College males shoot bottles set up on mattress with BB guns

Dylan Dewit

April 11, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

  University Police Department Call Type: Disturbance Friday, 2:53 a.m., Whitney Hall "Male subject was throwing furniture around. Has been drinking." Call Type: Evaluation Requested Friday, 11:52 p.m., University Village "Female in bathroom refusing to come out. Water running, possible wat...

Overcoming racism made me stronger

Overcoming racism made me stronger

Daisy Dardon

April 11, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I've experienced racism many times throughout my life but not here in Chico — not until Cesar Chavez weekend. I thought I would be used to it by now, hearing the offensive things people had to say about me based on how I looked. But instead it just reminded me how much it actually hurts. ...

Former CSU leader takes reins as acting Chico State president

Former CSU leader takes reins as acting Chico State president

Dylan Dewit

March 25, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

Rollin Richmond, the former president of Humboldt State, has been appointed as acting president for Chico State in the wake of President Paul Zingg's recent heart surgery and necessary recuperation period. Chancellor Timothy White selected Zingg's interim replacement and on the California State...

Students shed blood for love of MMA fighting

Students shed blood for love of MMA fighting

James Groh

March 24, 2015


Filed under Sports

Fighters at StandAlone MMA gym in Chico have gotten used to being kicked, punched and thrown to the ground as a part of the job. “That’s my ultimate goal — not to get punched in the face," said Ryan Hamilton, a senior exercise physiology major. "But you know, it just happens." Hamilto...

Etiquette lesson: Having sex while roommates are home

Etiquette lesson: Having sex while roommates are home

Sophia Xepoleas

March 9, 2015


Filed under Features

Your hormones are raging, your blood is pumping and you're ready to go. You're about to be taken down a road of sexual exploration and are nothing short of pumped. You're about to enter pound town. Population: you and your plus one. But then it dawns on you. Your roommates are home. Roommates ...

Don’t freak out about fracking ban’s defeat

Don’t freak out about fracking ban’s defeat

Dylan Dewit

March 6, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

  On Feb. 10, the Butte County Board of Supervisors let an ordinance die that would have instituted a ban on hydraulic fracturing. I am anti-fracking myself. It is a detriment to the fresh drinking water of California, a resource that cannot afford to be compromised. However, the bill...

Email job offer scam tries to swindle students

Austin Redfern

March 5, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

  Chico State students have been the recent target of a fraudulent phishing scam that is showing up in their Wildcat email accounts claiming to offer employment. Sophomore Ariana Baumann had been looking for a job since November when she came across an email from someone offering her $30...

Artist, advocate bolsters Chico’s creative community

Artist, advocate bolsters Chico’s creative community

Greta Gordon

February 28, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Artist, freelance graphic designer, teacher, and president of the board at 1078 Gallery, Erin Wade is a multitalented and important member of the Chico art scene. “I always knew I wanted to be an artist from a young age,” Wade said. “In high school I started taking art more seriously and my teachers inspired me.” ...

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