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Associated Students hopes for larger voter turnout this year

Associated Students hopes for larger voter turnout this year

Jeremy Steele

March 28, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

The Associated Students elections are happening April 12. Students will receive an email to their campus account with a link prompting them to the simple online poll. For students with a smartphone hooked up with the Chico State email, they can vote in the A.S. elections instead of checking Instagram aga...

Chico State student dies over winter break

Chico State student dies over winter break

January 22, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Michael Dean, a Chico State student, died of natural causes on Jan. 14.Dean had recently transferred to Chico State in the spring of 2015 from Yuba College, and was taking classes in sociology and political science. As a high school student at River Valley High School, in Yuba City, CA, Michael was ...

A.S. hosts service day dedicated to Cesar Chavez

A.S. hosts service day dedicated to Cesar Chavez

Hannah Suzuki

March 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico State's Associated Students is hosting a day of service during which hundreds of students can give back to the community in honor of Cesar Chavez Day, according to a press release. Cats in the Community will take place 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wildcat Recreation Center and other locati...

A.S., state workers partner toward thriving campus life

A.S., state workers partner toward thriving campus life

Kristina Martinez

March 11, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

Many students may not realize that A.S. it not an island unto itself and in fact partners closely with state-funded workers to produce the programs available on campus. The Wildcat Recreation Center has four state workers and Student Life and Leadership has eight, not including student staff. The ...

Toilet dispenser stolen from Langdon

William Rein

February 25, 2015


Filed under Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Monday, 12:02 p.m, Physical Science Building “Unclear number of people coming from building. Yelling overly loud while leaving Modoc Hall to go to class.” Call Type: Petty Theft Monday, 2:01 p.m, WREC “Bike tires stolen while locked up at Wildcat Recreation ...

WREC aims to foster inclusive environment

WREC aims to foster inclusive environment

Claire Martinez

February 19, 2015


Filed under Features

Walking into a gym with a two-story rock wall and enough weight racks to already make one feel sore can be intimidating enough. However, the Wildcat Recreation Center is making positive strides toward a more inclusive environment for all who want to take advantage of the facility. Brooke Magnotta, program supervisor for the WREC, is one of the faces behin...

Common Courtesies at the WREC

Common Courtesies at the WREC

Allison Galbreath

February 1, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

The Wildcat Recreation Center is one of the great advantages of attending Chico State.With so many machines, weights and free classes to choose from, it's full of great opportunities for exercising and de-stressing. However, there are some common courtesies that people should be aware of when attending...

In defense of WREC ‘man cave’

In defense of WREC ‘man cave’

Matt Murphy

October 7, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

There's a lot of great things about being a dude. I spend little to no time getting ready to go anywhere, and the only shoes I own with a heel are for power lifting. I never have to physically experience the horror that is childbirth, and I've been bestowed an amount of testosterone that once helped ...

Body image: Big is still not beautiful

Body image: Big is still not beautiful

Julianna Eveland

October 6, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

  There is a ton of weight put on the subject of having the right body type. And by weight, I mean literal weight. Chubby, fat, heavy, obese – whatever you want to call it – being overweight has become increasingly stigmatized. At least that is how I felt when I had a bit of weigh...

Readers, Digest: WRECing Balls

Readers, Digest: WRECing Balls

Christina Saschin

September 22, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students can be seen at the Wildcat Recreation Center chugging down the latest protein shake or eating an energy bar, hoping it will fuel their bodies and aid in recovery time. Instead of buying expensive post-workout food products, I was inspired to make my own protein bar bites, or WRECing Balls, tha...

The WREC: wonderful yet woeful

The WREC: wonderful yet woeful

Alyssa Dunning

September 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The Wildcat Recreation Center is like an annoying boyfriend – sometimes I love it, other times I hate it. It's definitely the nicest gym that I have ever been to. It is always clean, there are so many activities to choose from and the staff is always helpful when I have a question. While it may se...

Chico State participates in first college Ice Bucket Challenge

Amanda Rhine

September 1, 2014


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Chico State joined the ranks of those who have taken on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Monday afternoon. Not only did the school create a social event for students and faculty to participate in simultaneously, they became the first college to take the challenge and rally support for the cause. AS Presiden...

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