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The Ghost of Laxson Auditorium

Dan Goodsell and Daran Goodsell tell the story of their encounter with the Laxson Auditorium ghost.

Five Tips for Mastering A Midterm

College exams never fail to intimidate. Come October or mid-September, you are bound to encounter one of these daunting obstacles. In light of these scary endeavors, here are five tips to help successfully take on exams.

Back to School: 3 Tips for a Happy, Healthy Start

Whether you’re a new student or old hand, anyone can use a refresher to ring in the new school year.

Class of 2015: Snap Caps!

Class of 2015, we asked you last week to snap your cap. And the results are awesome! Here are they are in all of their glory!

La Dolce Vita: Living, Learning, and Eating in Italy

By Quinn Western, senior journalism major I’m a senior journalism student spending my last semester at Chico State in Viterbo, Italy. It’s a small, medieval town where few of the community members speak English and finding avocados is a struggle. The city center where I live, is enclosed by towering stone walls. My apartment building […]

Taylor Herren 2014 Commencement

A Mission to Advocate

"I’m here to provide a voice for the unheard."

Tony Munoz and Steven Huff, spreading the love on Valentine's Day 2015

‘Cat Tales: Valentine’s Day Edition!

On campus and online, Wildcats get in the Valentine's Day spirit by sharing love.

Hannah Hubbard, accounting senior, studies for her finals

10 Tips for Surviving Finals Week

The most stressful week of the semester is upon us—finals week. Here are some study tips to help you come out a champion.

Student employees at the WREC climbing wall show off the shoes available to borrow for free.

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

Read about the accomplishments of students, staff, and alums in the weekly edition of ’Cat Tales.

Organic Vegetable Project stand selling produce

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

A round up of 10 campus hacks to make you even more stoked to be a Wildcat.

Pedometer featuring the WREC logo

’Cat Tales: See You at the Finish Line

Read about the accomplishments of students, staff, and alums in the weekly edition of ’Cat Tales.

The front of Kendall Hall

And There You Have It … Cooking With Christina Saschin

Senior nutrition and food science major Christina Saschin is published three times a week for her recipes and cooking tips. In this video, she talks about her cooking show on YouTube, writing for Parade magazine, and The Orion while showing how to make healthier orange chicken

The front of Kendall Hall

Words from Experienced Wildcats

We asked a few professors from across campus their advice for making the most of your time here, this semester and beyond.

The front of Kendall Hall

’Cat Tales: Welcome back!

Read about the accomplishments of students, staff, and alums in the weekly edition of ’Cat Tales.

A banner showing the construction of Kendall Hall in 1929 outside of Kendall Hall


Quinn Western, a senior journalism major, tells about her summer internship at The Sacramento Bee.

Student climbs the climbing wall at the WREC

Facing Fears at the WREC Climbing Gym

In the pictures of Wildcat Recreation Center staff member Salam Ali fixing the rope to my harness for the first time, you’ll see me beaming with eyes cast down, watching her hands as she explains the reliability of the Figure-Eight Knot she’s tying. What you don’t see are the frantic thoughts racing through my mind.

10 Reasons to #ChooseChico

Trying to decide which college is right for you? Here are 10 awesome reasons to #ChooseChico.

Student Finds Community—and Himself—at Chico State

Junior Kory Masen shares his story.

(Jason Halley/University Photographer)

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 […]

Our Five Favorite Wildcat Pride Photos

To kick off the beginning of the year, we worked in collaboration with the Chico State Wildcat Store and the Athletics department to host a 2-day photo event Sept. 10-11 on the Trinity Commons lawn. Students were encouraged to stop by our booth and show off their Wildcat Pride by posing for photos with Chico […]

Overhead view of children chopping vegetables on cutting boards

Zesty Lemon Chicken — Chico Style!

By Chelsea Beights, Senior, Major: Studio Art — Photography Ciao! My name is Chelsea and I am the new social media and photography intern for Public Affairs and Publications. I will be blogging, tweeting, and Facebooking on the official University sites as we work to connect more with you, our audience. As a Chico local, […]