5 Questions with History Alumna and Author Sonia Robles
As the Mexican workforce moved north into the United States beginning in the 1930s, Mexican-owned radio stations followed—alumna Sonia Robles (History, '05) documented this in her book, "Mexican Waves."
Grad Student and Horror Fan LEAPs into Editing and Publishing
Horror publisher Benjamin Vandersluis credits Chico State’s “killer” English Department for expanding his view of the genre and sparking his love for literary editing and publishing.
Chico State Students to Present Research at Statewide Competition
Ten Chico State student delegates will compete against scholars statewide at the California State University’s 36th annual Statewide Research Competition.
Fulbright Program Names Chico State to Prestigious List of National Higher-Education HSI Leaders
Chico State has been named a Fulbright HSI Leader in the designation’s inaugural year, and is one of just 35 higher education institutions nationwide to receive the honor.
CSU Trustees’ Award Adds to Accolades for History and Latin American Studies Major
Vivian Hernandez keeps racking up honors and awards at Chico State. Her latest, a prestigious CSU Trustees' award and scholarship.
History Majors Embrace Groundbreaking Research with Inaugural Adelante Grants
This summer, three history majors—Vivian Hernandez, Jose Valadez, and Juan Vega—tackled topics much of the world knows little about with support from a national grant.
Chico State Museums Help CSU Preserve the Past, Define the Present, and Direct the Future
The Valene L. Smith Museum supports a broader mission to advance knowledge, learning, and culture by introducing the community to global cultures, history and people.
Office Hours: Anthropology Faculty and Documentarian Will Nitzky
Professor Will Nitzky wears many hats—museum director, professor, anthropologist—and he added one more with his directorial debut, Bang the Drum: Documentary.
Religion—and Diversity of Thought—at Center of Professor’s Teachings
Professor Bruce Grelle advocates that learning about religions should not be polarizing—it makes us better citizens of a global society.
Making Sense of Monsters
Asa Simon Mittman has been working to legitimize the field of monsters as a worthwhile study for much of his career. It worked.
Talking Politics at the Dinner Table
We dread political conversations with family because of how tense they can be. But Professor Kate McCarthy sees similarities in interfaith dialogue that can help us find common ground, even in politics.
A Stronger Sense of Space
Master’s candidate Mary Gibaldi focused her English studies on the subject of space in literary worlds while discovering her own new expression of “home.”
Leaving—and Receiving—a Lasting Impression
A rolling stone most of his young life, Brett Day put down roots in Chico long enough to find a new love: printmaking. Now, he's off to explore again.
Cinq founder enjoying the sound of success
Alum Barry Daffurn has long embraced the world of digital distribution. Now he is the founder of Cinq Music Group, a Los Angeles-based music and entertainment management company with its finger on the pulse of digital music trends and distribution practices.
Ideas on the wall: Murals course shares art with the public
Through the process of pitching, commissioning, and completing projects, students learn a valuable lesson: There is much more to public art than the image.
Travel Tipster Shares Top Trends
Matthew Stone has followed his passion for learning new things and visiting new places around the world, and as an experienced traveler he shares some pro-tips to travelling safely and smartly.
Honoring Creativity: Jacki Headley’s Memory Lives through ARTS
Jacki Headley is remembered for her for love of Chico, creative drive, and commitment to the community.