September 26, 2012

Why Paying My Bills Has Made Me a Better PR Student

By Rebecca Seylar, Editorial Director Only months after turning 18, I got hired at my first “real” job. Three years later, I’m still at the same locally-owned restaurant, serving my regulars dirty martinis and spaghetti with meatballs.  What has three years as a server taught me? Often I’m simply reminded […]
September 25, 2012

What Weddings and PR Have in Common

By Amber Whiteside, Social Media Director Yes, it is true, most women are obsessed with fantasizing about their wedding day. Pinterest has contributed to the hype for planning an “imaginary” wedding.   However, my love for weddings is at a whole new level since deciding I want to involve wedding […]
September 24, 2012

Where Will Textbooks Take Us Next?

By Shelby Hudak, Account Executive I can remember just three years ago when I was purchasing my textbooks for my first semester at college. And now, just three years later, it fascinates me how buying textbooks has changed. Back in 2009, my freshman year,  I wasn’t even aware textbooks were […]
September 19, 2012

How to Avoid Becoming a Boomerang Kid

By Stephanie Burke, Social Media Assistant and Account Executive Recently, many of my friends have graduated and none of them are completely thrilled about it. When they come back to visit their friends still attending school, they say things like “Don’t leave Chico, stay here as long as you can!”  […]
September 15, 2012

Fall, the Best Season of All

By Mandie Niklowitz, Online Communications Director It may be 95 degrees outside right now, but in a few weeks the weather will cool off, the leaves will start to change, and it will be my favorite season of all, fall! Chico is beautiful in the fall. The city transforms as […]
September 13, 2012

#RememberBrettOlson

By Colby Smith, PR Director Heartache, sadness, frustration.  These are the emotions that flowed through my veins when I opened up the Chico Enterprise-Record article confirming Brett Olson’s death.  The 20-year-old Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student had been missing since Sunday Sept. 2. He was last seen midafternoon at […]