The Orion

Chico State doesn’t value diversity

Students in fear as Border Patrol’s presence looms over campus Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Natalie Hanson

October 1, 2019

By now I think most of the campus probably knows that this past Wednesday, California Customs and Border Patrol officers were on campus, recruiting at the Career Fair in the BMU. At the same time this was going on, the first in the "Diversity Talks" series, by Richie Reseda, was also taking place...

Border patrol officers appear at career fair

This video was shared by GSEC on their Instagram page showing two border patrol officers in the BMU Wednesday.

Angelina Mendez

September 25, 2019

Students were dismayed and fearful Wednesday when officers from California Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) were seen at the Business Fair in the Bell Memorial Union. Chico State’s Career Center hosted the Business Career Fair in the BMU Wednesday starting at 10 a.m. Around noon, CPB officers were...

DREAMers welcomed at student reception

The Dream Center is located in Meriam Library room 162. Photo credit: Jessie Imhoff

Jessie Imhoff

September 8, 2019

The Chico State Dream Center welcomed DREAM students on Friday at Sylvester's Cafe. The goal was to provide students with knowledge on the resources available to them on campus. The DREAM (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act provides a way to grant residency for people who came to A...

Reporting on the stories of dreamers with respect

A student hides her face. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Natalie Hanson

March 12, 2019

Editorial: Women's History MonthThe idea of UndocuWeek, as a campus event, may mean very little to the average American passing through the average American campus. It may also mean everything to any student who has ever considered themselves a “dreamer” at an American college.This can als...

‘Waking Dream’ screening brings awareness to DACA recipients

Dilan Pedraza speaks to students in the CCLC about his experience filming in documentary

Rayanne Painter

March 4, 2019

Navigating through school, society and careers is challenging enough without extra factors. Many undocumented young adults in Chico and throughout the country are required to take additional, and often tedious, steps in order just to acquire the right to work and live safely in this country.Leaders Educating...

DACA repeal will hurt Dreamers, comes at a cost

Brown Beret activist stands tall next to student-made banner Photo credit: Nicole Henson Photo credit: Nicole Henson

Karen Limones

February 13, 2018

Nearly 800,000 people are living a nightmare. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the U.S. government will be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals plan in March 2018.The Trump administration announced that it will not be considering new applicants but will allow any current DACA recipient...

Student club financially supports undocumented students

Nicole Yashinsky-Richey (left), Matt Bateson (middle) and Jimmie Cano (right) are students in the print club. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

September 28, 2017

Chico State Printing Club organized to donate their work to students and faculty in support of undocumented students, Wednesday and Thursday.Students set up a booth for making and selling prints and tote bags for donations towards "...assisting our fellow Wildcats in need." Prints and bags were sold for $5 an...

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