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Young Republicans and protestors clash, three criminal charges filed

Chico State responding to the Chico State Young Republicans and protest on Wednesday. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
November 20, 2019

On Wednesday, tensions rose to an all-time high as students began protesting outside the Chico State College Republicans table following a physical altercation that happened on Tuesday in front of Butte...

Students, campus respond to Border Protection presence at Career Fair

Associated Student's meets on Thursday morning. Their first agenda item is about Custom and Border Patrol's presence at the Career Fair. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
September 28, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers were invited to Chico Sate’s career fair on Wednesday, to the shock of many students. After an initial flurry of confusion, panic and frustration faded,...

Student charged with sexual assault, burglary

The apartment complex near the 1000 block of cColumbus Ave. in Chico, where Morales was arrested last week. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
September 3, 2019

A student charged with molestation and burglary is currently booked in the Butte County jail. Chico State administrators have been hesitant to provide information about this student, who is an employee...

Trevor Guthrie Discusses New Role as AS President

April 23, 2019

Trevor Guthrie, Chico State’s new Associated Students President, talks in depth about his candidacy, presidency and plans for the future. Guthrie also speaks on the A.S. budget, last year’s fee increase...

Associated Students 2019 election results

Courtesy A.S. Office.
April 18, 2019

After a 24-hour voting period, Associated Student elections ended Thursday morning with 4,513 out of 16,964 Chico State students, about 27%, participating in the election. Here are the results for the...

Campus Elections and LGBTQ+ Conference on The Orion Newscast 4/17/19

April 17, 2019

Students are voting for student leaders to represent them in the Associated Students, we've got what you need to know about the presidential candidates. The Queer & Trans week conference and their...

Meet the 2019 Associated Students Presidential Candidates

April 15, 2019

Three people are running for the Associated Students presidential position this spring. Whoever wins will have the potential to have the largest voice for students at Chico State. So, we sat down with...

A.S. Election: Meet the Candidates

Photo credit: Melissa Joseph
April 13, 2019

Chico State’s A.S student government election for the 2019-2020 school year has begun in full stride. The main positions being run for are: President Executive Vice President Vice President...

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Chris Laverrite inside of the Sigma Chi chapter house. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis
October 24, 2018

Correction: A previous version of this article carried a quote from Sigma Nu representative and chapter president, Blake Emery which was not verified. We have removed this quote due to conflict of facts...

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

A group of Sigma Chi brothers sitting on the bench in front of the chapter house. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis
October 24, 2018

After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the oldest and largest fraternities in the nation will be returning to campus. Sigma Chi, established in 1992 at Chico State, was voted back...

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