May 23, 2013Vol. 43, Issue 3

Damario Sims

Called to Serve

Basketball star Damario Sims has left an indelible mark on Chico State athletics history over the past four years. But beyond the buzzer-beating shots is his most defining aspect: the obligation he feels to be a role model for young people from his hometown of West Oakland. Sims, along with fellow graduating political science major Swan Toma, is responding to an indisputable call on his life to give back. 

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Ariel Ellis

Spreading the Word

Graduating psychology major Ariel Ellis has spent much of her time at Chico State working to change people’s perceptions about depression and suicide. In like manner, fellow graduating communications design major Dee Thao uses documentary films she creates to shed light on social issues. These two young adults are changing the world through activism and compassion.

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Grad Stories

Tim Sain

Saved by Education

Higher education's prodigal son, liberal studies major Tim Sain, calls Chico State 'home.'

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Grad Stories

Nicole Walker

A Passion for Activism

Nicole Walker, Ian Ruddell, and Michael Bluing have dedicated themselves to changing the status quo.

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Grad Stories

Adrian Sherrod

Changing Trajectories

For business major Adrian Sherrod and biological sciences major Melissa Martinez, the path to CSU, Chico and beyond wasn't always clear.

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Grad Stories

Greg Wells

Extraordinary Perseverance

It’s been a long road, but Greg Wells' perseverance will pay off as he joins the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Class of 2013.

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Time Capsule Burial

The Class of 2013 buried its time capsule. View photos.

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You Can Play Video

Student-athletes create video welcoming LGBTQ athletes. Read more.

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Founders Week Video

View the 2013 Founders Week video.