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Luke Winter, creator of Woodzee sunglasses, started his education at Cuesta College and went on to create his own eco-friendly product and company. Photo credit: Taylor Sinclair

Chico alumnus creates local, eco-friendly sunglasses company

Taylor Sinclair // November 19, 2014

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...

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

‘Pocket Points’ feeds brains, bellies

Veronica De La Cruz // September 28, 2014

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...

Trucker, a local clothing store downtown, relies on students for 75 percent of their revenue. Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Summer slump hurts local businesses

Madison Holmes // April 15, 2014

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...

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

Ariel Hernandez // January 26, 2014

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,...

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