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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...

Chico State football and swim teams remembered

Chico State football and swim teams remembered

Angelo Boscacci

May 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

Sports come and go, but the memories of them last a lifetime. In the past, a football and swim team once called Chico State home. Swimming Chico State was once home to a swim team until it was cut in 1991. “We didn’t know it was going to be our last season,” said Debra Roth, former swimming head coach and current kinesiology department profe...

Weighing in on weight loss perceptions

Julianna Eveland

May 7, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By the age of 15, I already resented my natural body shape and size, because it didn’t match up to look like the girls in Seventeen magazine. Don’t even get me started on what being a “plus-sized” model means these days. If those ladies are plus-sized, the majority of us a...

A user-friendly guide to the WREC

A user-friendly guide to the WREC

Zachary Phillips

January 29, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Recent graduates are always full of regrets.Whether college seemed to disappear in a flash, or drag on well past its welcome, human nature tends to prompt graduates to look back on their time at Chico State and wish they had experienced more. One of the most common “carpe diem” fails that I tend to h...

Competition tests strength

Sharon Martin

October 20, 2013


Filed under Features

A few students decided to spend Friday afternoon flipping tires, pushing trucks and testing their strength. The third annual Strong Cat Competition gave students the opportunity to compete against each other in five different strength events: tire flip, truck pull, truck push, farmer’s walk and...

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