A Day in the Life of a Wildcat

By Quinn Western, social media and photography intern

Here’s a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of three Chico State students. Sara McGuire is a junior communication studies major with a minor in nutrition and food sciences. Senior Ryan Clare is studying environmental science with a concentration in atmosphere and climate studies, and is a member of the award-winning speech and debate team. Emily Duran is a senior on the volleyball team who is studying journalism with a minor in Spanish.

GSEC Presents “Consent: It’s Required”

By Rachel Ward, Gender and Sexuality Equity Center Intern Coordinator

The AS Gender and Sexuality Equity Center (GSEC) is taking a stand against sexual assault. In October 2014, GSEC’s Women’s Program developed a mini video series on the topic of consent. The videos were released over a period of three weeks during the fall semester, each premiering at the center’s weekly Feminist Friday event in Trinity Commons before being posted online.

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’Cat Tales: Students Practice Sustainability, Diversity, and Community Involvement

By Quinn Western, social media and photography intern

Sustainability on the Wall

The rock wall at the WREC has some new kicks, and no, I’m not referring to the new climbers.wrecClimbingShoes

The wall, which is run by Adventure Outings, received a new shipment of climbing shoes last month, which put the old ratty tatty pairs out of service.

Not wanting to just toss the shoes in the trash, Olivia VanDamme, a supervisor at the wall, took steps to secure an alternative fate for them.

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’Cat Tales: 10 Campus Hacks For Saving Money on Campus

By Quinn Western, social media and photography intern

There are a lot of great things about being a Wildcat—class breaks by the creek, free access to the WREC, cat puns—but being a ferocious feline comes with so many more perks. Here are 10 ways Chico State students can save some cash that you might not have known about.

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Cross-Cultural Leadership Center Hosts Diversity Summit

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center (CCLC) held a Diversity Summit in Nevada City Oct. 3-6. The goal of the weekend was to build relationships by encouraging participants to step out of their comfort zone. Below, CCLC inclusion coordinator Maisue Thao shares a peek into the weekend’s events.

By Maisue Thao, senior media arts and Asian studies double major

The most important aspect of Diversity Summit is the fact that 100 strangers really become a family in just two days. This Diversity Summit was motivational and really brought me back to the true values that I stand for. There were many highlights of the entire retreat, but there were two that really stood out to me.cclc group

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’Cat Tales: See You at the Finish Line

By Quinn Western, social media and photography intern

Take the Challenge!

There are thousands of little things we can all do in our daily lives to be more green. It only takes a little sustainable thinking.

The Institute for Sustainable Development and Associated Students Sustainability are promoting the Project Green Challenge on campus. The project aims to get as many participants as possible to make a new, single change each day for the entire month of October. The goal: “30 days. 30 themes. Simple steps to sustain a healthy, just, and thriving planet.”

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