The Orion

Butte County falls silent in remembrance of Camp Fire

Marge Nelmes came to Chico City Plaza to remember her best friend, Lolene Rios of 46 years who passed away during the fire. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

November 13, 2019

Friday, Nov. 8, marked a year since Butte County faced the deadliest wildfire in California history, and residents faced it with remembrance and hope. Gathering at various locations in Chico State and the Chico City Plaza, the town fell silent for a shared 85 seconds, marking the 85 lives lost from the ...

Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing

Kendall Hall was taped off and closed on Tuesday as police investigated the area where a deceased body was found. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

October 30, 2018

Kendall Hall was taped off and closed Tuesday morning after a deceased body was found on campus.On Monday night, police discovered a body on campus in the area around Kendall Hall. The building was closed to the campus on Tuesday until 11 a.m. and the area around the building was taped off for most ...

Photo of the day

Graduation is around the corner and graduating senior Savannah McGhghy throws her cap in the air in front of Kendall Hall. Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Kate Angeles

May 16, 2018

Graduation is around the corner and graduating senior Savannah McGhghy throws her cap in the air in front of Kendall Hall.

Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

Student protesters gather near Kendall Hall Monday to voice strong opinions against the student fee increases. Nearly 50 students attended and some gave speeches before leading rally chants. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Josh Cozine and Natalie Hanson

May 8, 2018

Nearly 50 students gathered outside Kendall Hall Monday to protest the recently approved student fee increases. Student participants began the protest with speeches and a rally at about 11 a.m. Brigitte Dahrouj, who helped organize the event, was one of many expressing her frustration with the in...

Photo of the day

Cody Roberts hammocks on the Kendall lawn to take a breather from the dorms this Monday. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Carly Maxstone

March 13, 2018

Cody Roberts relaxes in a hammock on the Kendall lawn to take a breather from the dorms on Monday.

Faculty rally demands change

Rally members protest for change in front of Kendall Hall. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Michael Catelli

September 20, 2015

Chico State faculty members of the CSU Employees Union and the California Faculty Association rallied together on Friday to protest poor working conditions. Issues addressed were low salary increases, lack of transparency and abusive conduct in the workplace. “Our goal today was to keep the pre...

Students create ‘human oil spill’

Students in Mark Stemen's Geology 440 class march to the front of Kendall Hall on April Fool's Day to host their own Fossil Fools

Yessenia Funes

April 1, 2014

Anyone wandering near Kendall Hall around 4 p.m. might've seen a group of students wearing black tarps and one young lady wearing a white painter's outfit with a gas mask over her face. That was Mark Stemen's Environmental Thought and Action class—in action. They gathered in front of Kendall Hall to create a human oil sp...

Annual diversity exhibit seeks artist submissions

Flier for 6th Annual Diversity Art Exhibit courtesy of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Maegan Webster

February 14, 2014

Chico State welcomes the chance to display artwork celebrating diversity in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Sixth Annual Diversity Art Exhibit from March 10-28 in Kendall Hall. Artists from the campus and the greater Chico community are encouraged to submit up to four pieces of original artwork to ...

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