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Growing from “Like” to “Love”

By Katheryn Robichaud, Communication Studies, ’13 When I came to Chico State as a freshman, I was hesitant: How would the transition be? Is this the right school for me? For the first time, I was moving away from my home in Pleasanton, and I knew I would face some homesickness. I decided to dedicate…

Behind the Lens (of a Smartphone)

Earlier this year, we announced the launch of the official Chico State Instagram account (@ChicoState), and it’s taken off like a rocket. There is so much beauty on campus and around town, and the photo sharing app gives us an opportunity to capture it at a moment’s notice and broadcast to all our students, alumni…

#ChooseChico

We all know selecting a college is a tough choice. Here at Chico State, we want new students to be sure. That is why we offer an open house and day of activities that will help prospective students decide if Chico is the place for them. In anticipation of this year’s Choose Chico! event (April 6, 2013),…

Facebook Cover Photo Challenge!

What: Help us choose CSU, Chico’s Facebook cover photo! Share your photos, and then help select from our favorites to be the next California State University, Chico Facebook page cover photo. Guidelines: Photos should show off the best of Chico State and the Chico experience. Take photos of our beautiful campus in all its spring…

Planning Events and Honoring Heroes

By Alison Healey, senior Business- Marketing, and Recreation Management Major “Recreation… So you’re majoring in playing?” This is what statement I hear from many people when I tell them I am majoring in recreation. Most people don’t realize the recreation major encompasses many fields, including event planning, parks management, hospitality, and tourism. Through my Recreation 474…

Winter Break Plans? Zzzz…

In the midst of fall final exams last month, we asked our Facebook and Twitter community what they were looking forward to the most during winter break. Aside from graduation and travel, it seems like most Wildcats are hoping to catch up on their sleep! Check out the responses below: Hibernation. Share on Facebook Share…

Riding to End AIDS/HIV

By Tray Robinson, Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion When my big brother Karl died of AIDS in July of 2000, it changed my life forever.  I struggled with the fact that I did not support my brother as he battled this horrific disease. My family never really talked about Karl being HIV…