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Hayrides are offered for a drive around the pumpkin patch. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Chico High Future Farmers Of America pumpkin patch returns after five years

Olyvia Simpson // October 15, 2018

For the entirety of their summer vacation, anywhere from one to eight students came out to the field for a few hours every Monday through Friday, to individually pull out weeds growing between pumpkins...

Bidwell Park is is looking for some volunteers 
Photo courtesy of George Johnston's Facebook

The Bidwell ‘Perks’ of volunteering

Amelia Storm // March 23, 2016

The city of Chico is hoping to gain a helping hand by hosting training for community members wishing to volunteer in Bidwell Park. There are currently two types of volunteers through the city’s park...

Associated Students staff poses with David Villarino-Gonzalez, the keynote speaker at the Cats in the Community event. Photo credit: Amanda Hovik

Students commemorate Chavez with community service

Amanda Hovik // April 1, 2014

About 150 students spent Cesar Chavez Day cleaning up rather than adding to the weekend's mess of party revelry.These volunteers were a part of Associated Students' Cats in the Community service event,...

Kevin Crittenden

Contemplating cautions, charisma of Craigslist

Kevin Crittenden // February 22, 2014

Craigslist is the online frontier for all manner of weirdness. It’s a perfect example of the glory and horror of the digital age.The name is soiled with associations of murder, prostitution and...

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