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Finals stress, comfort media and how to access it

Ariana Powell, Reporter // December 16, 2022

After a long day of school, work or any other aspect of “adulting,” I like to go home and turn on something to distract myself. “Gilmore Girls” is a show I like to distract myself with. The relatable...

Jane Mcnulty on the serve.

Chico State Volleyball meets TikTok sensation Boss Baby Brody

Mikey Passaglia, Sports reporter // November 5, 2021

The Chico State Women's Volleyball team had the good fortune of running into TikTok star Brody Hudson Shaffer, also known as Boss Baby Brody, at the San Diego International Airport.  Schaffer...

Moldavite being sold at Lotus Flower Imports on May 18, 2021

TikTok dramatically impacts local crystal shops

Hunter Casperson // June 1, 2021

Crystal shops in Chico have experienced a dramatic spike in sales of the stone Moldavite, a phenomenon the owners credit to a new trend on TikTok.  “From mid-January until about two weeks ago,...

TikTok is an app that tweens and teenagers use to pass their free time. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

TikTok innovative, but reinforces stereotypes

Danielle Kessler // October 6, 2019

Since TikTok was launched in 2017, the world has never been the same. Well, not exactly, but it has had a huge impact on Gen Z culture and on mainstream media in general. But with every new social media...

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