The Orion

It’s About Time Our City Council Has New Leaders

Chico City Council Building on Sept. 2, 2020
November 20, 2020

With used needles being found scattered throughout our city in public parks, creeks and elementary schools, and homeless encampments taking over our gorgeous parks, it’s about time we had a change of...

Saying Goodbye, Death’s Lasting Effects

Graphic by Erin Holve
November 20, 2020

On Saturday at 12:30 a.m. a horrible car accident happened on Highway 99. Five big rigs and five cars were involved.  There have been three confirmed deaths. One of those deaths was a friend and...

Michael Bay Wastes No Time Making a Profit Off of the Pandemic

Graphic made by Erin Holve
November 19, 2020

There are those times when you think, maybe the crazy conspiracy people aren’t completely wrong. It’s like the chance of getting bitten by a shark, 1 in 2.75 million, it’s extremely rare.  A...

The never ending possibility of becoming my mother

The never ending possibility of becoming my mother
November 19, 2020

I remember the day my mom told me she was addicted to meth.  My pale legs lazily slumped against the car door as my head rested on the window.  It was an early afternoon in August. I was...

White Women are Failing to Push Equality Forward in Favor of Keeping Societal Power

Graphic made by Erin Holve
November 13, 2020

The coffee shop I work at serves plenty of Trump supporters who walk in wearing their Trump merchandise with pride. When I heard the news that former Vice President Joe Biden won the presidential election...

Trumpers have Hijacked the Republican Party – or – The Metamorphosis of the Republican Party

Graphic made by Erin Holve
November 13, 2020

I’ve been watching as Americans all across the country celebrate Joe Biden becoming the president-elect. There is a sense of joy and hope that has not been seen in our country for four years. I’m...

Twitter’s New Rival: Parler, a Social Media Platform Conservatives are Flocking to

Graphic made by Jack Lewis
November 13, 2020

With Twitter now fact-checking tweets from prominent politicians and others with large followings, many conservatives are making the switch to Parler, a new social media platform that touts itself as...

If Biden wins, Trump will likely use his pardon power

Graphic made by Jack Lewis
November 5, 2020

With the presidential campaign coming to a close this week, all are wondering who will win and what will happen to the country. Many theories have been said about both outcomes, but what few are talking...

A feminist’s struggles with the new Supreme Court justice

Graphic made by Erin Holve
November 5, 2020

As I studied for a class one evening, one of my friends texted me that Amy Coney Barrett had just been confirmed as the new Supreme Court justice. My first feeling was anger, the deep-seeded type that...

Is automatic registration the solution to voter suppression?

Graphic made by Erin Holve
November 4, 2020

Last week I wrote about the complications I faced just to register to vote California, a state with liberal voting rights laws.  This got me wondering, “How often does voter suppression happen...

2020 Election: Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden

Photo taken by Jacob Collier
November 3, 2020

With the 2020 U.S. presidential election today, millions of voters across the country have already cast their ballots. Donald Trump is seeking his second term, while Joe Biden and the Democratic Party...

Is it worth going out on Halloween Weekend?

Graphic made by Jack Lewis
November 2, 2020

Halloween in Chico has proven to be a massive hit among college students attending Chico State, yet in the midst of a pandemic and with people from out of town often bringing guns and knives, is going...

Load more stories
Chico State's independent student newspaper
Opinion