THE ROADRUNNER

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THE ROADRUNNER

THE ROADRUNNER

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Dramatic seventh-inning comeback denies Lady Roadrunner win in tournament opener

Butte College softball bottles at home and sees a 4-2 win become a 9-4 loss in a heartbreaking game.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Eston Conley April 16, 2024

April 12 marked a significant day for the Lady Roadrunners' softball team as they faced off against the College of the Siskiyous. The match, held last Friday, was part of a two-day tournament at Butte...

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Butte Colleges emerging planetarium. Oroville, CA.

Butte College Science Building & Planetarium Beam Signing

Sign the new science building beam and be apart of the Butte College community.
Andrew Vojta, staff writer April 16, 2024

If you have spent any time on the Butte College main campus, then you have noticed the construction around the math building. It’s the new state-of-the-art science building. The 72,276-square-foot,...

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Lana Hadeed (President of Butte College SWANASA Chapter) serving guests // April 2 2024 // Photo taken by Maren Peterson

Butte College Students Host Human Rights Iftar

This event marked the inaugural student-led Amnesty International USA Human Rights Iftar, an interfaith campaign aimed at fostering connections between the community and its Muslim members.
Shaheera Abbasi, staff writer April 10, 2024

Gold lanterns adorned the stunning outdoor landscape of The Palms Venue and Villa as students and local community members gathered to commemorate the 23rd night of Ramadan. Hosted by the Butte College...

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Big Time Event 
Traditional Indian Dancers

Big Time Event Update

Many people, some as far away as Redding, came and brought their children, friends, and family.
Andrew Vojta, staff writer April 9, 2024

The Big Time Event went off without a hitch, well as much of a hitch as you can expect from a Northern California spring. The Big Time Event was the second annual and organized by the Butte College...

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Butte College Speech & Debate Team at Sacramento State (Photo taken by Butte College Speech & Debate Team )

Butte College’s Speech and Debate Team: Twists, Turns, and Triumphs at Hornet Cup!

The team demonstrated resilience, passion, and excellence.
Shaheera Abbasi, staff writer April 7, 2024

Over the past weekend, I had the honor of joining Butte College’s Speech and Debate team as we competed at the Hornet Cup hosted by Sacramento State. Despite encountering some twists and turns along...

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Curtis bell

Early Look At The 2024 BUFF

The Butte Film Festival is back for round two and has it's sights on being bigger than ever.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2024

You know the Butte Film Club. You know how phenomenal the 2023 Butte Film Festival was, and now it’s time for you to get hyped for the even more awesome 2024 Butte Film Festival!  Still under the...

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Wolfthump and dancers at DECOLONIZE WEEK

Decolonize Week

The whole event was a great opportunity to get people talking and engaging in conversations that were once silenced or put to the backburners of the societal conversation.
Andrew Vojta, staff writer April 4, 2024

This week at Butte Community College was Decolonize Week, an event held by the college under the DEIA2 program (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Anti-Racism, and Accessibility). The week started on April...

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Shifting Mentalities by Sophie Smith.

Butte College Exhibition Thrives in Celebration of Diversity and Identity

The reception was a resounding success, with attendees expressing gratitude for the opportunity to see their own work displayed.
Leo O'Neill, guest contributor April 4, 2024

From 2-4 PM, the reception buzzed with excitement as attendees immersed themselves in a kaleidoscope of artworks, ranging from paintings to ceramics to multimedia installations. The atmosphere was further...

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Mercedes, I.C.C rep. A.S. Vice President, club member.

Rising Scholars Club

Much more than a club; it's a community, a home.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

College life can be extremely difficult to navigate for any of us, but especially more challenging if you come from a background that some may frown upon. Whether this judgement is real or imagined, the...

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Associated Students Webpage

March Board of Trustee Meeting

Applications for student government now open.
Liz Heaton, guest contributor March 29, 2024

What’s up, Roadrunners!   I hope everyone had a relaxing and fun Spring Break. It’s back to the grind, and we are almost done, so stay strong! The last Board of Trustees meeting was Wednesday,...

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The Butte College Journalism Club flyer

Journalism Club Information

Get the inside angle on getting published in the paper.
March 28, 2024

Writers, photographers, artists, cartoonist, graphic designers and social media promotors—we have a place for your work to be published! Join the Butte College Journalism Club and get direct access to...

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Dash Adventures: The Sequel

Dash Adventures: The Sequel

The epic of Oakey Doaks and his misguided attack on The Commons.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2024

Ever since the day of the cookie heist debacle at the Campus Center, life for Dash, Butte College’s beloved mascot, the iconic roadrunner, has taken a turn for the better. His time spent in a closet...

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