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Student muscles his way into bodybuilding world

Student muscles his way into bodybuilding world

Nicole Santos

February 23, 2015

Human Oompa Loompas walking around consuming massive amounts of sugar, women coated with makeup as if they were clowns and the smell of tanner can only mean one thing — backstage at a bodybuilding competition. Zach Batchelder, senior nutrition major, has been at three of these competitions ba...

Senior Spotlight: Swedish student shares impressions of Chico

Elina Sjöberg, senior music industry major and international student, is studying abroad at Chico State for her final semester of college. Sjöberg is from Sweden, and one cultural difference that she has noticed is that Americans tend to be more open and friendly when they first meet someone, she said. Photo credit: Nicole Santos

Nicole Santos

February 5, 2015

The warmth of the sunshine and squirrels chasing after each other in the green grass welcomed international student Elina Sjöberg and her family as they took their first stroll through Bidwell Park. “Walking around Chico, and especially Bidwell, this time of year is a lot different from Swede...

Senior Spotlight: Twin brother college experience

Danny (left) and Tim Gau said that their time at Chico State has had a significant on their lives, especially through their fraternity and their family's history with Chico. Photo credit: Nicole Santos

Nicole Santos

January 29, 2015

Danny Gau, senior mass communication design major, and Tim Gau, senior communication studies major, never planned on going to college together despite their family’s history with Chico. The Orion sat down with the twin brothers to ask them about their involvement with Alpha Sigma Phi, and wh...

Chico State graduate bound for Beijing

Kendall Enns, recent Chico State graduate, plans to move to Beijing in May to teach English and explore. Photo credit: Nicole Santos

Nicole Santos

January 22, 2015

Even as a senior in high school staying in the Esken Hall dorms on campus for a summer program, Kendall Enns felt a connection to Chico State. “At the time there was this awesome program for seniors in high school to come,” Enns said. “I was just someone who wanted more out of my senior ye...

Alice in Wonderland

March 28, 2014

Published 2011-12-13T17:01:00Z"/> Chelsea BeightsAlice (Courtney Osteen) dances with the Mad Hatter (Anthony Ramirez) in Wonderland. Alice in Wonderland ...

Softball off to solid start with Sunday’s superior hitting

March 28, 2014

Published 2007-02-06T00:00:00Z"/> archives Vince AbbateThe return of the Chico State softball team produced mixed results when it split its games 3-3 at the Best of the West Tournament in Turlock last weekend. The season began Friday afternoon with a loss to Notre Dame de Namur 5-4 in the f...

A.S. General Election Candidates 2009

March 28, 2014

Published 2009-04-15T00:00:00Z"/> archives <strong>President* - salary $12,293</strong> <em>Supervises and directs the business and officers of the A.S. corporation. Serves as an official representative of the company on campus ... works to ensure productive relationships with ...

Students exercise the freedom of gym choice

March 28, 2014

Published 2007-09-11T00:00:00Z"/> archives Cari RadfordWhether it's avoiding the "freshman 15" or relieving stress, hitting the gym is a good way to stay fit mentally and physically. Students have their pick of gyms around town, but which one is right for you? <strong>Chico Sports Club&...

Cómo ayudar a los recién graduados de bachillerato Transición a la edad adulta

March 28, 2014

Published 2013-05-12T22:00:00Z"/> online_features/espanol (StatePoint) La transición del bachillerato a la siguiente etapa de la vida puede ser una época emocionante para los jóvenes, pero también puede ser un tiempo lleno de incertidumbre. Ya sea que uno esté camino a la universidad, en...

Police Blotter

March 28, 2014

Published 2006-04-12T00:00:00Z"/> archives - Police blotter compiled by The Orion's Kelly Reed.Friday1:28 p.m. Drunk in public reported on the 500 block of East Third Avenue. "Neighbor in unknown apartment is throwing bottles out of window at reporting party's truck. Reporting party is inside ...


March 28, 2014

Published 2006-01-30T00:00:00Z"/> archives Stephanie Teague Miles<strong>Earthquake hits Indonesia</strong> SUMATRA-- Thai officials announced a tsunami warning Monday, after a major earthquake shook the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island, the Los Angeles Times reported. The 8....

Labor Day event fun, frightening

March 28, 2014

Published 2001-09-05T00:00:00Z"/> archives Jeanine Gore<br>Assistant News EditorIf a giant sieve was placed in the Sacramento River this Labor Day weekend, it probably would have trapped more lost flip flops, beer cans, T-shirts, lawn furniture, inner tubes and car keys than have ever fl...

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