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Easing into anime: five shows you should watch

Tanjiro and members of the Demon Slayer Corps in the forefront. While Muzan the first demon is in the background.
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Ricardo Tovar

September 15, 2019

Anime as a form of entertainment can been traced to the early 20th century, with the earliest films using artistic styles from 1917. In the 1940s, anime animated films were used in World War II as propaganda for the Japanese. In the 1980s, anime became mainstream and has slowly spread around the world.This past deca...

Editor’s Picks: Our sports editor’s top 10 songs

Ricardo's playlist that he puts on at all times of the day.

Ricardo Tovar

March 8, 2019

Music is a strange thing for me, I don't seek it out and don't stay updated as most people do. Occasionally, I hear something from a friend and I like the band/performer and look them up. So a lot of songs I listen to are pretty dated, but this playlist is still full of songs from all across my life...

Chico State ranked No. 8 among the best public universities

Photo credit: Elizabeth Helmer

Amber Martin

September 17, 2016

Chico State was ranked among the top ten public schools in the Western region of the United States by U.S. News.The university was ranked No. 8 among the schools in the Western region, but No. 5 in the California State University system. Reasons for this rating included the variety of majors available, cl...

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