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The field study camp team at Inyo National Forest. Photo taken Sep. 24 by Jesse Engebretson.
Overdue homework: A trip to Mono Lake and the Bodie ghost town
Ava Norgrove, Reporter // October 15, 2021

For some, online learning was a begrudging necessity for the safety of students and professors alike. For others, like Chico State Parks and...

Nursing students, Ireland Vallejo (left side) and Katrina Tully (right side) giving out free swag to people who received flu shots on Oct. 14, 2021.
Chico State prepares for possible 'twindemic' with free flu shots
Melvin Bui, Senior Writer // October 14, 2021

Chico State students can receive a free flu shot and swag at five pop-up clinics over the next two weeks in the Merriam Library breezeway.  Kimberly...

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Freshman Kelli Litchfield holding off her defender in a match earlier this season.
The Wildcats face tough loss against Monterey Bay
Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // October 15, 2021

The chemistry was off for Chico State's Women’s Soccer team on Friday against Monterey Bay. They lost their first match on the road 3-0 and...

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Jon Gruden is gone and rightfully so
Javier Hernandez, Staff Writer // October 15, 2021

The $100 million man is gone from the Las Vegas Raiders after completing just four years out of his 10-year contract. His record over that span...

Co-owner of Victory Barbershop, Reyna Mercado
Los negocios de Chico: new and old Latino-owned businesses are building community in Chico
Raymundo Sayago, Reporter // October 15, 2021

Hispanic Heritage month spans from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. In celebrating the end of this month, The Orion wants to spotlight two Latino-owned...

Artwork by Jolie Asuncion.
10 essential alternative albums for the fall
Jolie Asuncion, Social media editor // October 12, 2021

The weather is colder, the leaves are brown and the sun sets earlier. From the classics to newer releases, here are 10 albums to listen to. 10.)...

My favorite shirt that supports more diversity in sports
Jon Gruden is gone and rightfully so
Javier Hernandez, Staff Writer // October 15, 2021

The $100 million man is gone from the Las Vegas Raiders after completing just four years out of his 10-year contract. His record over that span...

This Catholic church located in Chico offers a place for Catholics to publicly worship.
Confronting Catholic guilt
Aldo Perez, Staff Writer // October 10, 2021

Growing up a traditional Mexican Catholic meant going to church every Sunday. I learned to hold my tongue and not protest for two reasons: First,...

Chimichurri on cornflour empanada
End boring meals with cheap Chico chimichurri
Shae Pastrana, Reporter // October 12, 2021

The best things in life take time. They can also make a mess. But if that mess is a kitchen creation that makes every sandwich, pizza and taco...

Grilled hanger steak marinated as carne asada. Photo by Ian Hilton.
Hooked on hanger steak
Ian Hilton, News Editor // October 9, 2021

For college students, food must be affordable. Help from CalFresh is undeniably beneficial, however  stretching that dollar is a necessity...

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