THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

THE ROADRUNNER

A newspaper by students, for students.
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Beyond the Top Five: A Journey into the Heart of Brazilian Football

from passionate fans to questionable on-field antics, discover what makes the Brasileirão a must-watch for any soccer enthusiast
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2024

Football, or soccer as some may call it, is without a doubt the biggest sport in the world. Not only is it by far the most watched sport, but many would argue it is the most entertaining as well.  From...

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Five Spine Chilling Stories to Prepare You for Summer

The heat is coming so let's exchange ideas about how to cope with the soaring temps.
Alani Ethelbah, guest contributor April 16, 2024

The closer we get to the end of the school year I find myself being taken back to July when I first moved to Chico. Back then my days were spent standing in front of my portable fan. As I’m reminded...

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Nicki Minaj Is A Thief!

How should fans be compensated?
Joseph Cervantez Gonzalez, Staff Writer April 15, 2024

Nicki Minaj is one of the most iconic faces in the female rap game. Back in December of 2023, Minaj released her 5th album “Pink Friday 2,” titled after her most famous album. Of course, after a...

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JoJo Siwa Copied The Roadrunner?!

Her rebrand has been a total mess and not as successful as ours.
Joseph Cervantez Gonzalez, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

Back in October 2023, The Butte Roadrunner rebranded itself. We are also known for embracing and following lots of accounts. Of course, celebrities have been taking notes because both Billie Eilish and...

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Working Fast Food: Explosion Edition

Crazy stuff happens at your local fast food restaurants.
Joseph Cervantez Gonzalez, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

Before getting a job working fast food, no one warns you about the crazy s*** that happens, and trust me, it’s crazy! From cars catching on fire to people walking behind the counter, outrageous things...

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Are Women More Emotional Than Men?

A closer look at gender, emotions, and societal expectations.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2024

 It doesn’t take too much scrolling on social media until you find some red pill alpha talking about how women are more emotional than men, but is that really the case?  When you start to peel back...

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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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The Roadrunner UC Davis Experience

Notes from a day of dialogue at one of California's most iconic universities.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2024

On Friday, March 15 I made my way to UC Davis in search of nothing more than conversation. Positioned in one of California’s biggest universities, I saw an unmatched opportunity to meet new people and...

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Step into a Cultural Extravaganza: SWANASA Gala 2024!

Step into a Cultural Extravaganza: SWANASA Gala 2024!

Are you ready to embark on a journey through the vibrant tapestry of Southwest Asian, North African, and South Asian cultures? Join us on Sunday, April 28th, as Butte College and Chico State students roll out the red carpet for the SWANASA Gala 2024!
Shaheera Abbasi, Staff Writer March 29, 2024

Dive into Diversity   Get ready to be dazzled as we showcase the diverse and captivating cultures of over 10 countries, including Afghanistan, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Pakistan, Palestine,...

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The Starbucks Boycott

An examination of the misconceptions driving hostility towards the coffee giant.
Teya Silkman, Staff Writer March 26, 2024

In December of 2023, Starbucks lost a little over $10.8 billion in market value in only 24 days. The cooperation entered the past holiday season with shares on a decline of 8.96 percent. The loss was...

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Aaron Bushnell: How Western Media Failed His Legacy

Instead of recognizing Aaron Bushnell's self immolation as an act of protest in response to the ongoing atrocities in Palestine, mainstream American media sources have spun the story and buried his message. What is the true reality behind his actions?
Shaheera Abbasi, Staff Writer March 14, 2024
Instead of recognizing Aaron Bushnell's self-immolation as an act of protest in response to the ongoing atrocities in Palestine, mainstream American media sources have spun the story and buried his message. What is the true reality behind his actions?
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Spring Break!

Send your photos of break to the Roadrunner over Instagram or email.
Andrew Vojta, staff writer March 14, 2024

Alright, students, it’s finally that time-- the point in the semester we’ve all been waiting for with anticipation. March 18 begins the week of spring break.  The semester is halfway over, and...

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