The Orion

Senior Spotlight: Inspired to protect and serve

Amanda Lincoln, a senior criminal justice major, wants to follow in her family's footsteps and has been taking steps toward becoming a law enforcement officer. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Nicole Santos

March 6, 2015

Jumping a five-foot wall and completing pushups and situps in under a minute aren’t tasks one must complete for a Chico State exam. However, it is what Amanda Lincoln does to prepare for her future career. Lincoln, a senior criminal justice major, is in the process of pursuing a law enforcement career after graduation and following in the footsteps of her famil...

Sorority bands together to help sister

Amanda Wood, a senior business marketing major, is receiving support from her sorority through donations after a medically-induced coma and multiple surgeries. Photo courtesy of Lindsey Metzger

Stephanie Schmieding

October 15, 2014

Amanda Wood woke up one day from what seemed like one night's sleep to doctors and family members explaining that she had been in a medically-induced coma for about a month. What started as pancreatitis became more serious with infections, which eventually led to the removal of Wood's small intestine. Doctors at Sutter Medical Center had to put ...

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