The Orion

The Toros bully their way to a second half rally over the Wildcats

Matthew Wreden

January 24, 2020

Forward, Haley Ison, of the Chico State women's basketball team scored a total of 24 points on Thursday night, however, not even this proved to be enough. The Cal State Dominguez Toros would go on to complete a second half comeback over the Chico State Wildcats with a final score of 63-69 at Acker G...

Wildcats women’s basketball wins third in a row

Chico State's Madison Wong stays in defensive position against Cal State East Bay on Saturday while also scoring a career high 26 points. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Ricardo Tovar

December 9, 2018

Chico State women's basketball came into Acker Gymnasium against California State University East Bay looking to extend a two-game win streak. Extend they did, beating Cal State East Bay 78-59, riding a career high of 26 points from junior guard Madison Wong. "It was a team effort, it was good team win,...

Maintenance worker trapped in mid-air behind Acker Gym

The safety lines where a maintenance worker became stranded behind Acker Gym Monday, before rescue by Chico Fire. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

April 23, 2018

A Chico State maintenance worker required rescue by Acker Gym Monday after getting stuck on a safety rope.The man became stuck, suspended in air by safety ropes, before Chico Fire helped the man down. Captain Shawn Eccles and Chico Engine 2 responded to the ropes set-up in the area behind Acker Gym...

Branham and McFerren lead Chico State basketball to first round playoff victories

Guard Madison Wong dribbles the ball up the court in Chico State's first round playoff matchup against Cal State LA. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Austin Schreiber

February 28, 2018

It was an exciting night for Chico State basketball, as both the men and women emerged victorious in the first round of the playoffs.The women defeated Cal State Los Angeles by a score of 78-62, and the men defeated Cal State San Bernardino by a score of 84-63.The two games were higlighted by dominant...

Advantages of being a student

The Student Health Center provides students with healthcare and regular checkups. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Steven Black

February 20, 2017

Every student will complain about tuition and the trek to class, but there are plenty of advantages to being a Chico State student. 1. Student Health Center – Besides checking for STI's and writing the convenient notes to get students out of class once in a while, the Student Health Center provides ex...

Water polo team splashes into late night practice

Chico State men's water polo attempts to score. Orion Stock Photo

Kenta Mcafee

August 27, 2016

The sound of a whistle pierces the night air and reverberates through the streets as the men's water polo team trains at the Wildcat Recreation Center late at night. While most people are packing up to go home for the day at 8 p.m. head coach Clifford Kunkel is preparing his swimmers with a pep talk ...

Men’s basketball team crushes William Jessup

Robert Duncan scored 21 points to lead Chico State on Tuesday night. Photo courtesy Chico Wildcats.

Angelo Boscacci

November 26, 2014

[box]Chico State 97, William Jessup 64Jordan Semple becomes 15th player in school history to get 1,000 pointsThe offense shot 66.7% for the night10-17 on 3-point attempts43 points off the bench[/box]Chico State's men's basketball team extended its winning streak to three games after its thrashing of William Je...

Mechanical fire singes Acker Gym roof

Firefighters used a portable ladder to get up and down from the roof of Acker Gym, where the mechanical fire took place. Photo credit: Angelo Boscacci

Nicholas Carr

April 24, 2014

Fire engines and students lined Warner Street earlier this morning after a mechanical fire preceded an evacuation of Acker Gym.No injuries were reported, and classes in the building have recommenced.A faculty member called emergency services, reported smoke and pulled a fire alarm around 9 a.m. which prompted an evacuation of the build...

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