The Orion

Sustainability measure shows Chico’s determination for climate action

Nate Rettinger

April 12, 2019

On April 17, students will have the opportunity to participate in Chico State's student election. This year's ballot includes a proposition to better educate students on the issues of climate change.Local leaders in the community have expressed support for a more sustainable Chico. Mayor Randall Stone, Vi...

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

Kendall George, Gordy Papalias, Nate Rettinger, Christian Solis, and Josh Cozine

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 change, ways to limit greenhouse gas emissions, reduce waste, and create a more sustainable li...

Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

Alex Depa emphasized that environmental change needs to be taken before exploring the option of inhabiting Mars on Friday afternoon at Trinity Lawn during the #ClimateUprising walkout. Photo credit: Brian Luong

March 15, 2019

Alex Depa carried a cardboard sign around Trinity Lawn reading: “Don’t make us use Mars,” before speaking to a crowd. “This planet is pretty much fucked OK,” he said as he took the mic to address the crowd gathered. “We’re gonna have to move off-planet within a few centuries... but don’t...

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