Employees allege hostility, harassment

Facilities Management and Services employees alleged that the management of the department is hostile. The administrators have denied the allegations.

Chair presents new crime book

Chico State's political science chair Ryan Patten presented the findings of the book he and former political science professor Lori Beth Way coauthored.

Chico State chlamydia tests increase

Chico State had 113 cases which tested positive in chlamydia for women and 57 cases which tested positive for men, according to Jill Cannaday, nursing supervisor at Student Health Service.

Study shows increase in jail violence

While the state legislation, AB 109, might be reducing the inmate population of state prisons, it is bringing more violence to jails, according to a new study by members of the Chico State Political Science Department.

Lecturer appointed to state deputy director

A Chico State lecturer was recently hired for the state Department of Health Care Services, and will be responsible for developing and implementing health care delivery systems to people enrolled in the Medi-Cal program.


Arts & Entertainment 

Singer-songwriters host intimate concert

Oregon’s Olivia Awbry joined local musicians for an inclusive, honest performance to an audience of less than 20 people Tuesday at 1078 Gallery

Singer-songwriters host intimate concert

Oregon's Olivia Awbry joined local musicians for an inclusive, honest performance to an audience of less than 20 people.

Study Break: ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ review

"Dumb and Dumber To" is Hollywood's latest hiatus-ending comedy sequel to fall short of its fan's lofty expectations.

Q&A: Candy Cougar on vanity, hair dye, Arctic Monkeys

The local artist talked to The Orion about being inspired by nerd culture, painting with wine and eye shadow and challenging gender norms with art.

Chico State Crossroads: Student musicians discover new direction from education

Seniors Carlos Rivera and Alex Montes de Oca are on separate musical journeys that have led them both to the same place: an introduction to jazz, their instruments and themselves.


Class attendance: better late than never
Class attendance: better late than never

It’s embarrassing to walk in midlecture, but it’s better than ditching altogether

Employee complaints expose need for outside audit

The unsigned Orion editorial is the collaborative opinion of the editorial board.

Happy Brosgiving

"To bro, or not to bro" is The Orion's weekly comic strip, illustrated and written by Mickey Layson.

President Paul Zingg’s raise is a nonissue

I'm all for criticizing President Paul Zingg, but not for a 3 percent salary boost.

Netflix addiction stole years of my life

It's time to put the shows on pause and start engaging in real life.


Wildcats succeed with higher fan count

These are the Chico State Wildcat sport accolades and accomplishments during the highest attendance years over the past decade

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Courtney Hamilton

Former Chico State women's basketball team point guard Courtney Hamilton has been nominated for the 2014 Orion Sports Wildcat of the Year.

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Nick Baker

Former pitching ace Nick Baker stands in third place in Chico State history with 30 wins as a Wildcat.

Women’s volleyball team misses playoffs, sends off seniors

The Wildcats concluded their season at .500, good for eighth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Wildcat Watch: Alumna earns top 20 finish at New York City Marathon

Former Chico State runner Alia Gray finishes 16th in the women's New York City Marathon.