Students make a home on the range

More than 50 student employees work at the University Farm, 10 of which live at the farm year-round. The farm relies on student workers to make sure each farming unit runs smoothly.

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 

Readers, Digest: Discount Thanksgiving

The Orion compared prices at Safeway, Raley’s, Wal-Mart and Save Mart to find out where students can get the best deals for a quick and affordable Thanksgiving dinner away from home

Study Break: In This Moment’s ‘Black Widow’ album review

The goth rock band's latest is a well-produced, tight album that proves the band can still make dramatic and entertaining music despite its evolving sound.

Q&A: Local author pens first novel, inspired by daughter

Ken Young walked The Orion though the creative process behind his debut novel, "The King's Frog Hunter" after presenting it Tuesday at Lyon Books.

Singer-songwriters host intimate concert

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

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.


Consumerism corrupts holidays

Black Friday is no longer the sidekick to Turkey Day

Tinder doesn’t bring true love

Dating apps can lead to happy endings, but not the kind that last.

Students need to respect their professors

Professor Janja Lalich isn't the only one who should have apologized for her behavior.

Higher education is above cliques

While the media pits college cliques against each other, it isn't really like that in real life.

Class attendance: better late than never

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


Men’s basketball team crushes William Jessup

Robert Duncan and Jordan Semple led the way for the Wildcats as they beat William Jessup 97-64 on Tuesday night

Cross country dominates at NCAA West Regional Championships

Both the men and women Chico State cross country teams advanced to the NCAA Division II Championships

Womens basketball falls just short at Thanksgiving Classic

The Chico State women's basketball team fell 81-77 to Alaska Fairbanks in the Dixie State Thanksgiving Classic tournament.

Womack lifts womens basketball team past Dixie State

Chico State's women's basketball team comes from behind to win a nail biter against Dixie State.

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.