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Sunrise Movement endorses Audrey Denney in 2020 election after Green New Deal pledge

After the event, there was a group photo of Audrey Denney and all those students and organizations that worked hard to push for this deal. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera
April 29, 2019

In the historic El Rey theatre, Audrey Denney triumphantly held the newly signed pledge to support a Green New Deal up to a roar of applause. With this pledge, Denney became an ally in the fight against...

14th annual ‘This Way to Sustainability’: Climate change is already here

Nirvan Mullick and crowd hold their fists up as the sign for the #ClimateUprising on Friday. The clenched fist is a symbol of the #ClimateUprising. Photo credit: Christian Solis
April 4, 2019

"This Way to Sustainability" was held Thursday and Friday, highlighting Chico State's green initiative on campus. The nationally recognized, student-run conference helped to spread information about climate...

Votes, Vigils and The Day of The Dead on The Orion’s Newscast for Nov. 7

Dellanira Carrillo has half of her face painted like a sugar skull by Saidi Montoya in Trinity Commons on Friday. Check out this story and more on this week's newscast. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson
November 7, 2018

On this week's newscast, the midterm election results are released, a vigil is covered, The Day of the Dead is highlighted and several other stories are discussed.2018 Midterm Election Results (0:06)Chico...

Audrey Denney rallies students

Audrey Denney giving her speech about what her campaign is all about, at a rally held Wednesday Photo credit: Yaritza Ayon
October 18, 2018

Audrey Denney was at the Student Success Center Plaza, Wednesday, encouraging students to vote, as well as to register to vote if they hadn’t already. This event was hosted by student organizations,...

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
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...

Photo of the day

Chico State Democrats show their disapproval for Donald Trump with a giant inflatable
October 17, 2018

Chico State Democrats show their disapproval for Donald Trump with a giant inflatable "Trump Chicken." The chicken was accompanied by free hotdogs and voter registration cards.

Students learn about civic engagement during Wildcat Vote

Former Mayor of Chico Dan Herbert (third from left) speaks on his civic engagement work during Wildcat Vote on Tuesday night. Others pictured are Alisa Sharma (left), Audrey Denney (middle left) and Ann Schwab (right). Photo credit: Brian Luong
October 16, 2018

Students of all political affiliations joined together in Colusa Hall, Monday evening, to learn more about politics, at the Wildcat Vote event hosted by the Office of Civic Engagement.Before entering the...

Congressional candidates participate in forum on campus

Congressional candidates participate in forum on campus
May 1, 2018

A forum was held at the Harlan Adams Theater at 7 p.m. Monday for the First Congressional District Candidates. The event was co-hosted and moderated by the League of Women Voters of Butte County, Associated...

Audrey Denney to run against LaMalfa, promises progressive changes

Addressing how she will run against a Republican representative, Denney said,
March 2, 2018

Audrey Denney, one of four candidates running to replace Doug LaMalfa as the district representative, addressed the Chico State Democratic Club Thursday. Denney detailed issues she hopes to tackle in...

Human rights activist runs for Congress

Audrey Denney expresses point about human rights to hundreds of people who gathered at the Chico Women's Club on Jan. 27. Photo credit: Alex Grant
February 20, 2018

Audrey Denney, a Chico State graduate and former teacher, sat down with an Orion news team to speak about her campaign for the First Congressional District seat as a Democrat. Denney spoke on many topics...

Democratic Congressional candidates make cases for the June primary

Jessica Holcombe speaks on various issues at a public forum on Jan. 27
February 7, 2018

Democratic candidates running for Doug LaMalfa’s House of Representative seat met at the Chico branch of the Butte Public Library on Jan. 23 to discuss the issues of California’s 1st District. Candidates...

Congressional candidates speak out at town hall

Candidates running for Congress made statements at the town hall meeting Saturday. Photo credit: Alex Grant
January 27, 2018

Four candidates running for Congress made statements to voters at a special town hall meeting Saturday.The event took place at the Chico Women's Club on the east block of 3rd Street from 1 p.m. until 4...

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