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Hundreds discuss race and diversity at BLM teach-in

Hundreds discuss race and diversity at BLM teach-in

Jenice Tupolo

October 11, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase, Video

A mix of presenters and open discussion from students, faculty and community members filled the Arts and Humanities building during a two-day teach-in about black lives matter. Hundreds gathered Oct. 10 and 11 to extend conversation from the Sept. 26 police victims rally and Sept. 28 candlelight ...

Timeline highlighting key moments in black history

Timeline highlighting key moments in black history

Jason Spies

February 28, 2015


Filed under Features

As February comes to an end, it reminds people of what has happened in the past and how it has shaped our present. Black History Month is a time of reflection and recognition of those who fought for freedom and equality. Jason Spies can be reached at [email protected] or @Jason_Spies on Twitter....

Chico State throws 10th annual party for Black History Month

Chico State throws 10th annual party for Black History Month

Amanda Rhine

February 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

Jazz music filled the air while people donning costumes of dapper gentlemen and fringed flappers entered the Performing Arts Center.The set designs elevated the room’s golden age feel, students, faculty, staff and people of all ages took a trip back in time to celebrate the Harlem Renaissance on Thursday night.In honor of...

Professors read Rate My Professors reviews

Professors read Rate My Professors reviews

Stephanie Schmieding

September 24, 2014


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Rate My Professors is a resource students have used to rant, commend and vindicate grudges for years. The website allows students to administer ratings and comments, both positive and negative, about professors and schools all over the country. While the ratings provide a consensus among students, how do...

Workers put up walls for ‘Taylor Hall II’

Workers put up walls for ‘Taylor Hall II’

Daisy Dardon

August 24, 2014


Filed under News, Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=34015] Under the blistering sun, construction workers in white hard hats and bright yellow vests yelled out directions to each other as students and visitors pass by on their way to campus. The new arts and humanities building, located next to Laxson Auditorium, is beginning to emerge...

Harlem Renaissance revived by rent party

Harlem Renaissance revived by rent party

Ashiah Scharaga

February 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The door reads "New York Times: Editor-In-Chief." When you cross the threshold, a luscious jazz melody that sounds both familiar and foreign fills your ears and the New York skyline catches your eye.Welcome to Chico State's ninth annual Harlem Renaissance Rent Party on the stage of Harlen Adams Theatre....

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