The Orion

New speaking series addresses life lessons

Mimi Baez speaks to Basement Talk attendees about how she hopes administrators, as well as students, will join future talks. Photo credit: Lizzie Helmer

Lizzie Helmer

April 2, 2018

Love, relationships, spirituality, honesty, success and fear. These topics and more were covered in Basement Talks, a new speaking series created by the Student Philanthropy Council. The first 'talk' was held in the basement of Sapp Hall on Normal Street Wednesday night. The featured speaker was the ...

Chico State fund raises on Giving Tuesday by increasing online formatting

Student organizations encouraged the community to participate on the national day event. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Christian Solis

November 28, 2017

Chico State encourages philanthropy through online formatting on national day of Giving Tuesday Nov. 28.The day is intended to unite the entire Wildcat family and support the university communities and programs, according to a press release from public affairs.Giving Tuesday began at Chico State fro...

Sorority raises $10,000 for Women’s Heart Health

Katherine Feaster

February 22, 2015

Chico’s State sorority Alpha Phi hosted a Red Dress Gala Friday night and raised over $10,000 for their philanthropy, Women’s Heart Health. The event was held at the Chico Elks Lodge where over 375 guests filled the room and the active members of the Alpha Phi sorority were asked to wear re...

Greek life gives back, shares charity activity with new recruits

Gamma Phi Beta's philanthropic mission is building strong girls. Photo credit: Katherine Feaster

Katherine Feaster

February 10, 2015

On Feb 7. the Panhellenic sororities of Chico State spent the day sharing their charity plans with the young women going through Recruitment Week. The day was dedicated to telling the women about what the sororities do to give back to the community. The philanthropies cover organizations of all kinds that include; ...

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