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    Chico State baseball walks it off to split series against Monterey Bay

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    Chico State gets all dolled up for Queer Prom

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A firefighter suppresses fire near a road sign, 9/7/2022. Photo by Michael Steinberg.

Mosquito fire scorches over 63,000 acres, destroys at least 64 structures

Michael Steinberg, Contributer // September 14, 2022

The Mosquito fire, burning in Placer and El Dorado Counties, has charred over 63,000 acres while exhibiting extreme wildfire behavior. It has forced the entire town of Foresthill, approximately 78 miles...

A crowd was gathered in front of Kendall Hall for a moment of silence to remember the Camp Fire on Nov. 8.

Remembering the Camp Fire, commemorating ridge resilience

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // November 9, 2021

For 85 seconds, Chico State held a moment of silence in front of Kendall Hall to honor the lives lost during the Camp Fire, which leveled Paradise exactly three years ago and became the state's deadliest...

Chico State Wildcats head coach Kim Sutton (center) encourages the team against Dominican Penguins during the second half of their womens soccer game on Thursday, September 12, 2019 in Chico, Calif. Photo Credit: Jason Halley

Despite delayed return, Chico State women’s soccer excited to take the field

Mason Tovani, Reporter // September 3, 2021

After a year and a half absence, the Chico State women’s soccer team was in good spirits as they were set to take on California State East Bay in a scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 28. Their plans were cut...

Demondra Martin adds her idea to include in a resolution to the university on acting on climate change. Martin wrote that scooters and bikes need to be available for rent, and cheaply Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Chico 2037 shares a much different future than most are considering

Josh Cozine // December 11, 2018

Students of Mark Stemen’s Community Service and Geography class shared stories, Dec. 5, written from the perspective of students living in a much warmer and very different future from what we now...

Students will be given special consideration due to natural disasters. Photo credit: Sean Martens

State universities accommodate students affected by wildfires

Natalie Hanson // October 30, 2017

The California's State University system has released special considerations for applicants who were affected by recent wildfires. All 23 state campuses, including Chico State, are currently accepting...

Butte Fire ranks 14 on Cal Fire’s most dangerous list

Carly Plemons // September 18, 2015
Firefighters share their advice about how to prevent fires in Chico
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