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Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Maria Ramirez

January 31, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

Chico State students heading out of Butte Hall enjoying the nice weather. (optimized)

Lightning splits Bidwell Mansion tree

Lightning splits Bidwell Mansion tree

George Johnston

April 13, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

While most Chico State students sought shelter from the hailstorm hitting campus, a bolt of lightning struck a tree by Bidwell Mansion, splitting it in half. Jewel Keahilhau was sitting in her car at the Bidwell Mansion parking lot, recording the hail when the tree split and fell on her vehicle. Keahilhau...

How to weather the wrath of winter

How to weather the wrath of winter

Carson Predovich and Briana Mcdaniel

October 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It is finally the time of the year in Chico where shorts and flip-flops no longer cut it. Everything is perfect in terms of weather but it will not last. Autumn in Chico is gorgeous, the leaves change colors and the intense heat dies down. However, once December comes around people will long for fa...

El Nino brings warmer weather to Chico

El Nino brings warmer weather to Chico

Christine Zuniga

March 2, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Although March is only beginning, students around Chico State are already sporting shorts and sunglasses with the prospect of continued warm weather, thanks to El Nino. The hype behind El Nino seems to stem from a lack of understanding of what this weather phenomenon actually is and how it can affect ...

Changing weather means changing clothes

Matt Murphy

April 4, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Despite this week-long aberration from normal springtime weather, sunny days are just around the corner. That means shedding everyone's winter layers of clothing to deal with the dry Chico heat. For the benefit of all though, please follow a few rules. Most importantly, think about what you are reve...

Drought depletes dam energy production

Drought depletes dam energy production

Yessenia Funes

March 1, 2014


Filed under News

The ongoing drought has kept Lake Oroville nearly 20 percent below its average capacity for this time, according to the Department of Water Resources' website, causing its power plant to produce only half the electricity it should be. People don't use much power during the winter, so this ener...

Here’s to 70 degrees in January

Matt Murphy

January 27, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

It's the end of January and I wore shorts yesterday. It's warm outside.I can't tell you why and I certainly can't tell you how, but now we all have to deal with it. Like any difficult situation though, there are upsides and downsides. Let's go through a couple shall we?Upsides:1. It feels like spring...

Getting past the back to school blues

Getting past the back to school blues

Julianna Eveland

January 21, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It's January. Returning from the absent minded freedom of being home for the holidays may bring on a case of the back to school blues. A sense of nostalgia has already come on and the thought of all the hard work that lies ahead is starting to make your head spin. Although this year we h...

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