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Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Chris Laverrite inside of the Sigma Chi chapter house. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Mathew Miranda

October 24, 2018

Correction: A previous version of this article carried a quote from Sigma Nu representative and chapter president, Blake Emery which was not verified. We have removed this quote due to conflict of facts by request of the party.  After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the olde...

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

A group of Sigma Chi brothers sitting on the bench in front of the chapter house. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Mathew Miranda

October 24, 2018

After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the oldest and largest fraternities in the nation will be returning to campus. Sigma Chi, established in 1992 at Chico State, was voted back onto the InterFraternity (IFC) Council, Oct. 3, with a 10-1-0 vote. The organization terminated its relationship with the university in 2013 after allegati...

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates shining cultures

Marifer Martinez places the lantern she decorated to the lights string. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

October 23, 2018

Glenn Lawn was lit up with many colorful, glowing lanterns on Monday night as the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center at Chico State hosted their first Mid-Autumn Festival. Students had the opportunity to learn about six different Asian countries and their traditions while decorating their own paper la...

Chico State Alumnus talks web tech and Javascript

When learning how to code, HTML and CCS markup language and the beginning steps before getting into JavaScript and more advanced coding development programs. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

October 20, 2018

A Computer Science seminar series was hosted by The College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction. Eric Mellum, a 2015 Chico State alumnus, presented on development coding and job opportunities within the field at the talk on Friday.Mellum currently works for the startup company, Quartzy, ...

Chico High Future Farmers Of America pumpkin patch returns after five years

Hayrides are offered for a drive around the pumpkin patch. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

October 15, 2018

For the entirety of their summer vacation, anywhere from one to eight students came out to the field for a few hours every Monday through Friday, to individually pull out weeds growing between pumpkins and tend to the crop.“We were out here almost every day just to get rid of the weeds, they were...

Photo of the day

President Gayle Hutchinson and Marqia Smith share a moment of celebration of the new science building groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday. Smith was walking by the ceremony when President Hutchinson invited her to grab the last shovel and hard hat and break ground for the new building alongside her. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

October 15, 2018

President Gayle Hutchinson and Marqia Smith share a moment of celebration of the new science building groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday. Smith was walking by the ceremony when President Hutchinson invited her to grab the last shovel and hard hat and break ground for the new building alongside her....

The Orion’s first official weekly newscast Oct. 10

The Women's Resource Clinic held a fundraiser in the Bell Memorial Union Friday, while protestors stood outside the event to question the legitimacy of the clinic. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

Alex Grant, Christian Solis, and Natalie Hanson

October 10, 2018

Check out The Orion's first official weekly broadcast. Christian Solis, Natalie Hanson and Alex Grant can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

New science building breaks ground

President Gayle Hutchinson and faculty members of the College of Natural Sciences use their golden shovels to break ground for the new science building on Wednesday. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

October 10, 2018

Dozens of members from Chico State and the community gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Science building on Wednesday. President Gayle Hutchinson spoke to those who came to witness the historic event. Some of the other speakers included Kyle McHenry of the Mechoopda Tribe and Dean ...

Photo of the day

Ashley Brown adjusts her headphones during the biking portion of the Wrec's Tough Cat event on Friday. The event was a triathlon with swimming, biking and running. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

October 8, 2018

Ashley Brown adjusts her headphones during the biking portion of the Wrec's Tough Cat event on Saturday. The event was a triathlon with swimming, biking and running.

LemonShark Poké: The new kid on Main Street

Lemon Shark has almost a dozen sauce options and Adia Munoz is more than happy to offer her favorite recommendations. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Ulises Duenas

September 28, 2018

Anyone approaching LemonShark Poké might have the initial thought, "this place looks pretty cool, must be new." As viewers get closer they'll see a logo with a shark's head popping up, similar to the infamous "Jaws" poster. One might think, "can I get some shark from here?" LemonShark Poké have a lot...

Students sell ceramics, draw awareness to clay culture

Child Development major Patty DeLeon shows off a ceramic piece she made during the pottery sale in front of Trinity Commons. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Natalie Hanson

September 27, 2018

There's a blooming art culture in Chico, and it's far from being a new phenomenon. According to Katie Applebaum, clay culture is strong in Chico and it's growing right here on campus. It was a clear, sunny morning at Trinity Commons Wednesday and Applebaum was right there at a table full of wares,...

Photo of the day

Child Development major Patty DeLeon shows off a ceramic piece she made at Trinity Commons. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

September 27, 2018

Child Development major Patty DeLeon shows off a ceramic piece she made at Trinity Commons. Check out The Orion's coverage of the pottery sale.

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