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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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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…

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Fall Cover Photo Contest: Fall-ing in love with Chico

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 fall…

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Chico Spikeball: 360 Degrees of Fun

By Skyler Boles, teaching credential program, Chico State Spikeball Club president  Spikeball is a fast-paced, high-agility, and hand-eye–intensive sport that is fun to play and highly addicting. We want to share this amazing sport with everyone because it brings out so much joy in players. Here is the breakdown of spikeball, which is most similar…