The Orion

Female DJ ‘Rossy’ desires to inspire

DJ Rossy before playing her opening act for Krewella on October 3. Photo credit: Sophia Robledo-Borowy

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

October 9, 2017

Female student music producer and DJ follows her dream through her bass and deep house music creations. Rossy Etbauer, goes by "Rossy," is determined to inspire others through her musical journey. Rossy has spent five semesters at Chico State, majoring in communications with an option in public...

Butte Station sells less than last year

Butte station is the place for students and faculty  to stop and grab a quick snack.

Christian Solis

October 6, 2017

Butte Station is selling less than the same time last year, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's doing bad.Comparing to similar stores in other CSU's, Butte Station is on average out-performing most of them according to Jamie Clyde, associative executive director for the A.S.What Clyde attributes to Bu...

Financial support for DACA renewal is offered to students

Financial assistance is offered to students who are eligible. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

September 14, 2017

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival students, at Chico State, are encouraged to renew their status. Some DACA recipients will lose their status on March 5, 2018. The DACA renewal application must be submitted before Oct. 5. An amount of $495 may be available to help cover the renewal application fee fo...

Chico state organization is recognized statewide

Chico state organization is recognized statewide

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

September 9, 2017

The College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management is recognized by their student chapter Associated General Contractors, named top chapter in the state.The Chico State chapter will be awarded The Outstanding AGC Student Chapter award at the Building Futures Awards Banquet October ...

Chico State animal science student passes away

An animal science major from Chico State died May 4. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Alejandra Fraga

May 10, 2017

Monica Gonzalez,19, a Chico State sophomore majoring in animal science died May 4. Monica came to Chico State from Long Beach.Professor Cindy Daley stated in a news release that Monica was a city girl, who was now in a rural community to pursue her lifelong passion of becoming a small-animal veterinarian.Dal...

Why college students should vote

Why college students should vote

Jeff Guzman and Dongyoung Won

September 28, 2016

This will be the first presidential election that I will be eligible to participate in. I plan on voting, and I believe all college students should do their best to get involved too. The life of a college student isn’t the most difficult role in society. Most of our time is spent worrying about...

Light at the end of the tunnel: Finals stress almost over

Photo credit: Helen Suh

Sean Daly

May 14, 2016

The last month of a semester is a time of potentially harmful stress on students who work through a month of semester-ending tests and projects, only to have to prepare for finals around the corner. Many students freak out when trying to make it through these times as even the most efficient and cool-headed st...

Attending class: Students’ first priority

Illustration by Trevor Moore Photo credit: Trevor Moore

Kristina Martinez

September 30, 2015

As the first month back in school comes to an end, it often leads me to do some self-reflecting. How many classes have I missed so far?I can't stand missing class. As much as I would prefer to sleep in on Tuesdays and Thursdays I can't because my biology lab is waiting to start at 8 a.m.— with or without ...

Fatal car accident on 7th and Chestnut

Chico Police and Chico Fire Department talk to witnesses at the scene of the accident. Photo credit Trevor Ryan

Lindsay Pincus

March 28, 2015

A man was hit by a car on 7th and Chestnut Saturday at around 8:00 p.m. and was pronounced dead, according to Chico Police. The man was walking northbound across the street and the driver was coming eastbound when he hit the individual and a parked car, according to Sergeant Scott Ruppel. A ...

Breaking the pattern of diabetes in families

Daisy Dardon

February 12, 2015

Diabetes has affected my family for years. My grandmother and great-grandmother both had it. And just two years ago, we found out my mother did as well. When my mom was first diagnosed, I didn’t think it was that big of a deal. I thought it was something that could be easily handled.But I remember the ...

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