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Chico State mens soccer player Noah Ross controls the ball on the field.

Chico State athletes have mixed feelings about paying student athletes

Connor McPherson, Reporter // February 23, 2021

Over these past couple years, the United States has passed a few laws opening the door for athletes to sign name, imaging and licensing agreements. California, specifically, introduced the Fair Pay to...

The Orion Newscast: A Phoenix Rises

The Orion Newscast: A Phoenix Rises

Christian Solis // November 13, 2019

https://youtu.be/ixhpdh-a78M This week on The Orion Newscast, we visit the unveiling of a phoenix made from the keys of those who lost cars or homes in the Camp Fire. Also, we cover the last games of...

Servando Higuera does his best to keep the ball against Monterey Bay. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Men’s soccer gets fourth straight shutout win

Matthew Ferreira // November 9, 2019

The Chico State men’s soccer team’s streak of domination continued Saturday with a 3-0 win over Cal State Monterey Bay.The team had won their last four games going in to Saturday, with three...

Alex Fluitt in the middle of a shot attempt. Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Men’s soccer pitches third straight shutout

Matthew Ferreira // November 9, 2019

The Chico State men’s soccer team won their matchup against Cal State East Bay Thursday, and got to show off their offensive firepower while doing so.The team came into the game on a streak of two...

The Orion Newscast: Ballet on the Ridge & Queer Desire Art

The Orion Newscast: Ballet on the Ridge & Queer Desire Art

Christian Solis // November 6, 2019

https://youtu.be/nu0-Nnmpr2g This week on The Orion Newscast, reporters cover a ballet studio's struggle after the Camp Fire and Ryan Ramos aims to "... disrupt the conventional expectations of masculinity...

Sonoma player, Sam Layman, goes down and tries to take Chico player, Alexi Vontsolos, with her as well. Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Women’s soccer falls late to Sonoma

Matthew Ferreira // November 6, 2019

The Chico State women’s soccer team lost its final regular season home game Sunday to Sonoma State by a score of 3-1.The Wildcats went into the match-up looking to “right the ship” after...

The Orion Newscast: Queer Week and Between Two Ferns Review

The Orion Newscast: Queer Week and Between Two Ferns Review

Christian Solis // October 16, 2019

https://youtu.be/-A5oZXyoa1o This week on the Orion Newscast we cover Queer Week on Chico State campus and Angel Ortega reviews Between Two Ferns by Zach Galifianakis. Christian Solis can be reached...

Mikey Hirsch defending the ball not letting Tony Di Donato (far left) and Sergio Gonzales (far right) get the ball. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Wildcats kept scoreless against San Bernardino

Matthew Ferreira // October 13, 2019

The Chico State men’s soccer team went into Sunday's match against San Bernardino with an overall record of 7-3 and had won four of its last five games. Over that stretch of games the Wildcats have...

Kyra Greenwood kicks the ball as two Azusa players run after her. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Wildcats stay scoreless after double overtime battle

Matthew Ferreira // September 20, 2019

Chico State women’s soccer team played a thrilling overtime home game against Azusa Pacific Thursday night. As much as they wanted to put on a show for the crowd and get the win, the match ended...

Chloe King outrunning the Dominican players on the field. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Women’s soccer holds up the win in first home game

Matthew Ferreira // September 13, 2019

Thursday’s game was the first home exhibition match of the 2019 season, and for some of the Wildcats it was their first time playing at home. Our Chico State women’s soccer team faced off against...

The Chico State men's soccer team huddled before their exhibition match against Holy Names University. Aug. 31, 2019 Photo credit: Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

Wildcats one up Western Washington

Matthew Ferreira // September 6, 2019

Chico State’s men’s soccer team got their season off to a good start with a 2-1 win over West Washington University.“It was exciting to play in our first game of the season,” centerback...

Wondolowski has not only represented Chico State, but also the USA national team. Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images.

From Chico State student to setting MLS history: Christian Wondolowski

Ricardo Tovar // November 14, 2018

Chico, not just the university, has a history of nurturing some notable sports figures. These figures include the owner of the Oakland Raiders, Mark Davis, an alumnus of Chico State, to Super Bowl winning...

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