The Orion

Feeling welcomed at Chico State

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Karen Limones

April 3, 2018

We have all been there at some point, trying to socialize within a certain group leaves us feeling uneasy or being unable to find something on campus to our liking. Sometimes this leads up to students getting homesick, depressed or even stressed. According to College Parent Central, several studies have shown that students who are active in campus activities are more engaged in the ca...

M.E.Ch.A. meetings kick off with plans for the semester

Left to right: Isaac Morales,  Adela Gutierrez-Diaz,  and Eric Urena,  director of political affairs,  office manager and interim internal affairs officer and President respectively. The three led the first meeting of the M.E.Ch.A. for the semester. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

February 15, 2018

Chico State’s chapter of M.E.Ch.A. announced plans for events celebrating heritage in their first meeting of the year Wednesday.The Chico chapter of this organization, which stands for the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán, has been around since 1969. It exists as a platform to help t...

Butte County opens an assistance center for wildfire victims

Cherokee fire burned across table mountain and came close to highway 70. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

October 17, 2017

Butte County announced that it will open a local assistance center for victims of recent fires to learn how to rebuild.La Porte Fire destroyed 37 homes, four commercial buildings and 45 outbuildings while the Cherokee fire destroyed four homes and five outbuildings, according to a public announcement....

Associated Students hopes for larger voter turnout this year

Students vote through email and A.S. hopes more students will vote because of how convenient it is. Illustration by William French

Jeremy Steele

March 28, 2016

The Associated Students elections are happening April 12. Students will receive an email to their campus account with a link prompting them to the simple online poll. For students with a smartphone hooked up with the Chico State email, they can vote in the A.S. elections instead of checking Instagram aga...

University enforces student club policies

University enforces student club policies

Christine Lee

February 19, 2014

Chico State is hammering down old policies on how student clubs are allowed to organize, according to some clubs on campus. A campus-wide email sent out during winter break re-enforced rules on fundraising and limitations on the total number of class units club officers can enroll in. “I’ve been in this battle for a while s...

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