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9 Questions You’re Asking About Us on Google (With Answers)

Everyone knows what happens when you start typing a question into Google. You start with one of the Five Ws (who, what, where, etc.), maybe a “how,” and from there Google fills out the rest with real-time suggestions for the world’s most popular questions. But, what happens when you add “Chico State” to the mix? Here are […]

Spring Semester Begins at Chico State

Many students, staff, and faculty couldn't contain their excitement about the next chapter of their Chico Experience, so they shared it across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. What has you excited about the start of the new semester? Let us know using the hashtag #chicostate.

Five Minutes with a Chico State Tour Guide

Sarah Wood, a junior social science major, talks about her experiences as a tour guide, her favorite spots on campus, and why she chose Chico State.

students gathered together, smiling and celebrating reaching their goal

‘Cats Give Back

Student and Wildcats across the country are coming together to build a culture of giving back at Chico State.

To convey a team effort, students lock arms in a circle to showcase their red watches, which signal they can intervene in risky situations related to drugs and alcohol.

Power in Numbers

Alumna honors her daughter's memory by supporting education programs that teach students to look out for one another on the social scene.

Student ambassadors on the Student Philanthropy Council pose for a group photo.

’Cats give back

Several voices on Chico State campus explain why giving back and being a part of the Tower Society is important for our community.

Portrait of Teresita Curiel.

Becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution

A conversation with Teresita Curiel about what it means for Chico State to become a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).

Chico Performances Presents Sleeping Beauty

More than 70 dancers grace the stage of this year’s Chico Community Ballet’s adaptation of the magical fairy tale Sleeping Beauty. The ballet features the classic story of curses, fairies, and fantasy danced to Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s iconic score. The ballet runs Dec. 4 through Dec. 6 at Laxson Auditorium. For tickets, visit the Chico Performances website.

Students Smash Pumpkins for Science

  [sliderpro id=”1″] Community members gathered Friday to see pumpkins fly off a top floor of Butte Hall and smash into the ground as part of the 28th annual pumpkin drop put on by California State University, Chico’s Society of Physics Students. The event is a theatrical reenactment of Galileo Galilei’s legendary Tower of Pisa […]

Gender & Sexuality Equity (Not Equality) Center

Ever heard of on-campus events like Take Back the Night, the LGBTQ+ Conference, or the Vagina Monologues? These events are hosted by the AS Gender & Sexuality Equity Center (GSEC) every year. The GSEC (pronounced Gee-Seck) is a student-run activist organization at Chico State open Monday–Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 004 of […]

“Dreaming Without Boundaries” Conference: An Inside Look

The second annual Dreaming Without Boundaries conference aims to educate and promote awareness for the issues faced by undocumented students, and resources available to them.

Get Foxy Performs in AS Productions’ Nooners

AS Productions' Nooners is a free, weekly live music series on the Chico State campus.

The front of Kendall Hall

’Cats Trade a Day Off of School for Volunteering in the Community

'Cats spent Monday making a difference in Chico by volunteering on their day off. Roughly 160 students took part in 'Cats in the Community on Cesar Chavez Day, honoring Chavez's legacy by giving back to the community.

We Never Stop Exploring

Don't miss out on the trips offered by adventure outings to students and the Chico community.