Gang violence escalates in Chico

A weekend in April saw a rise in gang-related violence for reasons that are still under investigation, according to Chico Police.

Employees face workplace bullying

Chico State and the rest of the California State Universities struggle with institutional bullying, causing health issues and fear among employees.

Campus network needs upgrade

Insufficient funds for wire infrastructure at Chico State cause some buildings to have slower Internet connectivity.



Q&A: Students lobby for artists’ rights in D.C.

The Orion chatted with two music industry students about lobbying, the Grammys on the Hill Awards and grazing Zac Hanson’s tush

Benefit features musically talented faculty, students

Chico State music students and faculty perform April 26 to support the music and theatre department’s keyboard program.

Spring musical provides knee-slapping humor

Disclaimer: This year's spring musical may cause sore cheeks.

Ensemble to jazz up campus theatre

The Jazz X-Press Ensemble presents a memorable night of jazz music on April 25.

Study Break: ‘Transcendence’ review

Another film takes a crack at an artificial intelligence story.


Rape victims deserve discretion
Rape victims deserve discretion

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

Plastic bag ban bums some buyers out

I might not remember to bring plastic bags back to the grocery store, but I save them to use later.

Sports stars get off easy

Society gives passes based on popularity and visibility.

What will the end of the world look like?

Whether it's a bang or a whimper, the world will end somehow.

College campuses provides empty promises

Higher education is failing to serve its purpose.


Softball team fighting for postseason

The Chico State softball team split the series with Sonoma State last weekend. The team is eyeing the last playoff spot and must play well in the final regular season series for a chance at the postseason

Sophomore hits big flies at right times

Desiree' Gonzalez plans on hitting the 'Cats right into playoffs.

Men’s basketball fights for future success

The Wildcats continue offseason training with plans to beat last season's historical success.

Wildcat decathletes dash against world-class competition

Three Chico State athletes got a rare opportunity to compete against a variety of Olympic runners at the Sam Adams Combined Events decathlon.

Wildcats come up short against Sonoma State

The Chico State softball team wasn't able to claw any wins after honoring the seniors, losing both games of the doubleheader against Sonoma State.