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Studying a Whole New World Away

Preparing for the Disney College Program wasn’t just a simple walk in the park. It took a lot of effort, determination, and passion to become a part of the program at Walt Disney World in Orlando, where I am today. About 30,000 students apply and only 7,000 are accepted.

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2013 Year in Review [Infographic]

As we launch into 2014, we decided take a look back at Chico State’s social media hits in 2013. The common thread across platforms is that all of our audiences love stories of student/faculty achievement, and have a strong connection to our beautiful campus and its quirks and traditions. So, we’ll do our best to…

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Turning Dreams into Reality

By Hannah Ramey, Senior,  Agriculture   A 4-H advisor asked me where I was going to college when I was about 13. I said, “I don’t know if I am going to college.” At that point, I didn’t think I was college material. But the advisor encouraged me to do something I was interested in,…

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Ben Mullin: The Man Behind the Paper

By Ben Mullin, Editor-in-Chief, senior, Journalism and English literature major Ask any journalist what they’re proudest of and you’ll get different answers. Some will break out their old stories and tell you how they tracked down each breathtaking scoop. Some will regale you with tales about how they stood their ground when some infuriated reader…

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Chico Performances: An Insider’s Perspective

Day Gomez here, marketing assistant with Chico Performances. Part of my job as a marketing assistant is ensuring we build a positive relationship with our community—Chico and all of the North state. As President Paul Zingg once said, we are “bridging our world” by hosting an array of performances that culturally enhance our community. The…

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A Peek Behind the Curtain

Working at Chico State is an important experience that helps students develop professional skills they carry with them post-graduation. Approximately 4,600 students work on campus each year, becoming more involved with their campus and the community. We wanted to start highlighting some of those hard workers and their experiences here on the blog. So, we’re…