THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

A newspaper by students, for students.
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Ongoing Antiwar Protest

While some fizzle out, small protests still continue to disrupt.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer May 21, 2024

“I think it would be in the best interest of the Democratic party to forego the convention this year. It's looking like 1968,” Congressman Dean Phillips said, talking about the Antiwar protests that...

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From Prohibition to Permission: Butte College Revises Celebration Attire Policy

From Prohibition to Permission: Butte College Revises Celebration Attire Policy

New policy change reflects Butte College's commitment to making sure students feel heard and supported.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief May 16, 2024

On May 14, 2024, a pivotal meeting reshaped Butte College's stance on the attire allowed at graduation celebrations.  President Virginia Guleff and VP for Student Services Brad Zuniga met with Trey...

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New Venue, Same Vibe: Butte College Prom Updates

New Venue, Last Call for Tickets, New Dress Code, and More!
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief May 13, 2024

As we get closer to one of the semester's most anticipated nights at Butte College, prom night, there have been important changes to the information and details about the event presented in our last article...

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UCLA protesters arrested

What is the relationship between chaos and free speech?
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

132 were arrested early Thursday, May at the UCLA campus as the Pro-Hamas protests took a violent turn. “Where were you last night,” protesters chanted about the violence that occurred on Tuesday...

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University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Protest

Protecting the flag offers a glimmer of hope.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

Since mid-April we have seen universities from coast-to-coast light up in violent protests. The protest at Chapel Hill kickstarted at least 30 states to have similar demonstrations with similar results;...

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Silence Speaks

Silence Speaks

Transparency and dialogue are essential for a thriving campus community and the silence from Dean Denise Adams speaks volumes, leaving a significant gap in understanding—one that could have been bridged by just a few minutes of conversation.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief April 25, 2024

The decision made by Denise Adams, the Dean of Instruction, to host the RN Class of 36 pinning ceremony at Paradise Alliance Church has sparked significant controversy among the student body, particularly...

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Butte College launches AI survey

Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief April 20, 2024

Butte College will be launching a survey to explore student perspectives on Artificial Intelligence (AI) across campus.  This initiative, driven by the college's Institutional Research Department in...

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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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Playboi Carti with Adin Ross on Kick live stream.

Adin Ross Robbed On Live Stream

Playboi Carti Spoils His Fans excitement once again
Jackson Hutler, Faculty Advisor February 6, 2024

After the Grammys last Saturday night, February 4, popular live streamer Adin Ross tweeted out that he was paying Playboi Carti 2 million in cash and a Ferrari in order to get him on his livestream on...

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Taylor Swift Announces New Album

During her acceptance speech at the Grammys, the Pennsylvania-born superstar revealed that she will be releasing a new album.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief February 4, 2024

February 4 marked the the 66th edition of the Grammys and Taylor Swift made a big announcement.  During her acceptance speech for winning Best Pop Vocal Album for her album "Midnights," the Pennsylvania-born...

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Betting over Epstein List

BetOnline set up a betting pool over the anticipated release of the Epstein documents
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief January 2, 2024

As the final days of the Jeffrey Epstein list being under seal approach, an online betting market centered around the expected release of a list of names linked to the late financier and convicted sex...

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A whopper marketing strategy from Burger King

A gigantic inflatable crown installed on Walnut
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief December 28, 2023

A gigantic inflatable crown has been installed at the Burger King located at 1104 W 2nd Street in Chico, California. Erected on December 23, this oversized crown is part of a new marketing strategy...

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