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‘Sit Lie’ Reinstated and The Return of Sigma Chi on The Orion’s newscast Oct. 24

Patrick Newman speaks with police officers at the Chico city council meeting Tuesday. Newman spoke at the podium in front of the city council to oppose the sit and lie ordinance that ended up passing later in the evening. This ordinance allows police officers to detain and remove homeless and transient people that are

Alex Grant

October 24, 2018

On this week's newscast the city council passing of the Sit and Lie Ordinance is covered, the return of Sigma Chi is featured, the Chikoko fashion show is described and much more. Christian Solis, Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga and Alex Grant can be reached at [email protected] or @theori...

Off the Record: coming out, nipple licking and meninism

Karen Limones

October 21, 2018

Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk and guest Alex Grant talk about coming out, trying new things in the bedroom and meninism.Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk and Alex Grant can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

The Orion’s weekly newscast Oct. 17

A Chico Unified School District bus proves at the Chico Parade of Lights that creativity does not stop with light decorations as any vehicle or object can be used as well. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Alex Grant, Christian Solis, and Alejandra Fraga

October 18, 2018

On this week's newscast, six stories are recapped by anchors Christian Solis and Alejandra Fraga. The story headlines listed below are organized by the time they appear in the newscast. 1) City council candidates converse on Chico concerns (0:06) 2) Students learn about civic engagement during...

Chico City Council reinstates sit-lie ordinance, opposers turn their backs after decision

Patrick Newman speaks with police officers at the Chico city council meeting Tuesday. Newman spoke at the podium in front of the city council to oppose the sit and lie ordinance that ended up passing later in the evening. This ordinance allows police officers to detain and remove homeless and transient people that are

Josh Cozine

October 17, 2018

In a symbolic gesture, about half of Chico citizens attending the council meeting, Tuesday evening, turned their backs to the council as the vote to reinstate the contentious sit lie ordinance passed as the group predicted. One citizen was arrested while attempting to read out loud the 8th amendment—the...

Chico’s City Council candidates fail to represent minority populations

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Karen Limones

October 17, 2018

The United States government is slowly progressing at including men and women from minority backgrounds in elected positions. However, Chico has failed to fulfill this gap as there still continues to be an absence of racial and ethnic minority representatives running for City Council. A City Councilor...

Podcast: The funniest name in the NFL

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix may have the funniest name in the NFL. Image from Getty Images, photo by Al Bello

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and Alex Grant

October 12, 2018

Another episode of the Wildcat Rumble is back. This week Ricardo and Andrew are joined by special guest, Alex Grant for the second time this year. The group talks NFL football and the upcoming playoff games in the MLB with a look at the funniest name in football. Thank you for listening and be sure to check out more episodes of the Wildcat Rumble an...

The Orion’s first official weekly newscast Oct. 10

The Women's Resource Clinic held a fundraiser in the Bell Memorial Union Friday, while protestors stood outside the event to question the legitimacy of the clinic. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

Alex Grant, Christian Solis, and Natalie Hanson

October 10, 2018

Check out The Orion's first official weekly broadcast. Christian Solis, Natalie Hanson and Alex Grant can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Dear Board of Trustees, please stop approving raises for administrators

Getty Images photo by Malte Mueller.

Rayanne Painter

October 3, 2018

Only so much can be taken from us until we have nothing left. We are students, most of us with a full-time class load. Many of us have a job, maybe two or even three of them. We have families at home who might need our financial help or are unable to help us out when we are struggling. Rent takes...

Student DJ Subfer selected to play at SnowGlobe music festival

Grant Miller

Natalie Hanson and Julia Maldonado

October 3, 2018

A mix of blue and pink fluorescent lights fills the empty black space. Glow sticks that radiate blue, red and green colors are spread throughout the audience. One student gets his audience amped up with his electronic-dance music and eccentric energy. This is Subfer. Chico State student Grant Miller...

Chuck Epperson: A human defined by martial arts and music

Chuck Epperson practices one of his favorite American Kenpo Karate fighting stances. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Alex Grant

September 19, 2018

Chico State may be Chico's most known school, but ask professional martial artist and they'll tell you about the Epperson Brothers Kenpo Karate Dojo. Founded by and run by Chuck Epperson, this dojo specializes in teaching people American Kenpo Karate and Filipino weapons training.Epperson's weeks are...

Chico City council candidates speak on local issues at open forum

Andrew Coolidge (right) listens to fellow city council candidate Scott Huber (left) as Huber gives his final statement.

Dan Christian

September 6, 2018

The Chico Chamber of Commerce offered voters free coffee, Wednesday, and the opportunity to hear candidates speak on important issues facing voters in the upcoming election at the Chico Area Recreation and Development Community Center. The event was open to the public, but due to limited space attendees...

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Shift Bicycle Cafe Owner and Operator John Hanna-Barton hands a student his freshly made iced mocha. Hanna-Barton can make anything from pour-over coffee to an iced mocha with almond milk.

Mathew Miranda

September 5, 2018

Dutch Bros may reign supreme in the minds of Chico State students, but ask almost any local at the Saturday Farmer’s Market and they will tell you which coffee stand is quickly becoming one of the best in town. Although the coffee is the primary reason people return to Shift Bicycle Cafe, its unique design is what initia...

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