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Chico alumnus creates local, eco-friendly sunglasses company

Chico alumnus creates local, eco-friendly sunglasses company

Taylor Sinclair

November 19, 2014


Filed under Features

When Luke Winter told people he was going to start his own eco-friendly sunglasses company, people laughed and told him he was going to fail. Now he is founder and owner of Woodzee, a successful sunglasses company that makes its product out of wood. Winter started his college career at Cuesta College where he found his passio...

‘Pocket Points’ feeds brains, bellies

‘Pocket Points’ feeds brains, bellies

Veronica De La Cruz

September 28, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Earning points to go to class, now why didn't we think of this sooner? The latest app "Pocket Points" has been a popular topic discussed in most of my classes, and with all of its benefits, I can definitely see what all the buzz is about. How it works: "Pocket Points" detects the student'...

Summer slump hurts local businesses

Summer slump hurts local businesses

Madison Holmes

April 15, 2014


Filed under News

Some downtown Chico businesses suffer when the students return home for the summer. Although most downtown businesses have a very broad clientele, the bulk of revenue for downtown comes from Chico State students, said Budd Schwab, the owner of Campus Bicycles on Main Street.“You’ve got 12,000 to 13,000 people w...

Working WildCat: Five fool-proof tips for getting called back

Ariel Hernandez

January 26, 2014


Filed under Features

The Chico job market is saturated with thousands of college students and only a handful of businesses. If you don’t know why you’re not receiving a callback after submitting dozens of applications, you aren't alone.It could be from stiff competition, but it might be from common mistakes that many a...

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