The Orion

The Opening Of The WREC Is A Great Sign

The home gym my roomates and I were able to create.

Matthew Wreden, Sports Editor

October 21, 2020

For the past nine weeks students that still lived around the Chico area have had to get creative when it came to working out. Gyms have either been shut down or open for limited capacity in Butte County and it made it tough for people like myself who love to workout. That changed this week. St...

Three runners with three different backgrounds

Photo by Julian Mendoza

Alex Martin, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Three standout athletes on the track and field team have shown exceptional talent this season. They come from different backgrounds and participate in different events, yet share the same love for Chico State athletics. Paul Kostyshak is a sophomore pole vaulter and exercise physiology major. He i...

Video: Chico State v.s. San Bernardino

Chico State taking advantage of their possession of the ball. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Melissa Herrera

October 19, 2019

Reporter Karina Cope interviews midfielder Camille Lidster about the team’s victory over Cal State San Bernardino. Karina Cope can be reached at [email protected] or @KarinaICope on Twitter. ...

Video: Chico State men’s soccer v.s. Cal Poly Pomona

Both teams wait for the kick as the end of the game approaches. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Melissa Herrera and Wesley Harris

October 13, 2019

Reporter Wesley Harris interviews Midfielder Alex Fluitt and Forward Noah Ross about the team's loss to conference leader Cal Poly Pomona on Friday night. Wesley Harris can be reached at [email protected] or @jiggy_wes on Twitter. ...

Video: Chico State Volleyball v.s. Humboldt State

Chico State volleyball team in Acker Gym about to face off against Humboldt State. Oct. 5, 2019 Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Melissa Herrera and Karina Cope

October 6, 2019

Reporter Karina Cope interviews outside hitter Grace Shepherd and middle hitter Makaela Keeve about the team's victory over Humboldt State on Saturday night. Karina Cope can be reached at [email protected] or @KarinaICope on Twitter....

Governor Gavin Newsom asks NCAA to play fair and pay fair, student-athletes respond

History of the NCAA Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

October 6, 2019

For years, student-athletes have fought for the right to earn benefits in return for the work they put into playing in order to place their school on the map. On Sept. 30, California changed the game forever as it became the first state to bring this issue into the spotlight, as Governor Gavin Newsom si...

Editor’s Picks: Our sports editor’s top 10 songs

Ricardo's playlist that he puts on at all times of the day.

Ricardo Tovar

March 8, 2019

Music is a strange thing for me, I don't seek it out and don't stay updated as most people do. Occasionally, I hear something from a friend and I like the band/performer and look them up. So a lot of songs I listen to are pretty dated, but this playlist is still full of songs from all across my life...

Editor Brian Luong: 10 songs that get me through the day

Editor Brian Luong: 10 songs that get me through the day

Brian Luong

February 22, 2019

When making this playlist, I didn’t have a theme or mood that I was trying to get across. These are songs I just have a lot of random memories attached to - some good, some bad. I hope you all enjoy these songs as much as I have.  The playlist can also be found on Apple Music and Spotify.       Back In The Day - Ahmad   The way in which Ahmad captures his past with such clarity makes you...

What’s to Come for Chico State Cross Country

Senior Teddy Kassa focuses on the race. Image courtesy of Chico Wildcats.

Ricardo Tovar

September 12, 2018

Often times when one thinks of dominate collegiate programs they think of Alabama Football, University of Connecticut's Women’s Basketball and Duke's Men’s Basketball. Few in Chico are aware of their own collegiate powerhouse, that powerhouse being Chico State Cross-Country.Now in his 23...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Weekly News- The Week's End Update April 13

Natalie Hanson

April 14, 2018

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports from Chico State and for the Butte County area, from April 9-13. Natalie Hanson, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update, April 6

Natalie Hanson (left) and Alejandra Fraga (right).

Natalie Hanson

April 7, 2018

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports in the Butte County area, from March 26-30. Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached at [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Bring back the Wildcats roar!

Do you think Chico State should bring back its football team? Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Karen Limones

March 13, 2018

Picture fans in the bleachers cheering for the Wildcats, tailgating and the thrill of football players beating a rival school. As we all know, Chico State lacks this American pastime, but a football team is exactly what we need for our quiet little town. Having a football team would change our...

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