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Life, one step at a time

Life, one step at a time

Ricardo Tovar

October 10, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Athletes are often glamorized as larger than life, individuals that can perform at the height of human ability and even pushing beyond what audiences expect. With all the awards, stats and amazing performances, it is often forgotten that athletes are humans just like everyone else. They're people with...

Chico State plans a quick fix for the university’s parking problem

Chico State plans a quick fix for the university’s parking problem

Amelia Storm

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Parking has never been easy for Chico State students, but, thanks to new developments, temporary lots may be coming soon.The university has slowly been acquiring land after the publication of Chico State’s master plan, which outlines ideas for expansion. This plan calls for the acquisition of the Co...

Wildcat of the Week- Jason Intravaia

Wildcat of the Week- Jason Intravaia

Ricardo Tovar

October 8, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports, Wildcat of the Week

Senior cross-country runner and kinesiology major, Jason Intravaia has battled the injury bug his entire collegiate career. Intravaia made a triumphant return to cross-country at the Capital Cross Challenge Saturday, Sep. 29, placing second for the Chico men's team in the 8k. Overall, he finished eighth ou...

Chico State field hockey shuts out Broncos in home debut

Chico State field hockey shuts out Broncos in home debut

Andrew Baumgartner

October 7, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

The first home game of the season for Chico State field hockey could not have gone any better. The visiting Santa Clara University Broncos could not overcome an early lead from Chico State, ultimately losing 5-0.Chico State set the tone by initially gaining possession of the ball and scoring quickly i...

Men’s soccer jumps out early in Sunday Victory

Men’s soccer jumps out early in Sunday Victory

Wesley Harris

October 7, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Chico State soccer handled things early in Sunday’s two score shutout. The Wildcats had revenge on their minds after losing to University of California, Santa Cruz exactly one year ago. Chico came out of the gate scoring two goals in the first half to put an end to their last non-conference op...

Wildcat volleyball starts hot but fizzles out

Wildcat volleyball starts hot but fizzles out

Ricardo Tovar

October 6, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

Chico State came into Friday night's contest against Cal State Monterey Bay hopeful to shake off two straight road losses and a 4-6 North Division record. The Otters were coming in on a four game win streak and tied for the North Division lead at 5-4. When the Wildcats jumped out to a two to zero...

Podcast: Drew Brees is 39-years-old

Podcast: Drew Brees is 39-years-old

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

October 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Sports

The Wildcat Rumble is back for another week. Andrew and Ricardo talk about the most recent football action and the emergence of playoff baseball. Keep looking for more episodes of the Wildcat Rumble and other podcasts from The Orion. Andrew Baumgartner can be reached at [email protected] or @abaum94 on Twitter....

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Connor Mcpherson

October 4, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Every October, millions of people around the world sit down to watch the MLB postseason. Six playoff teams and four Wild Cards all compete in a quest to win a World Series. Some teams like the Dodgers and the Yankees look to continue its historic winning tradition. Others like the Brewers and the Rockies ...

Chico places top ten in National Championship Preview

Chico places top ten in National Championship Preview

Connor Mcpherson

October 3, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

CCAA men’s golfer of the week Kelley Sullivan led the Wildcats to a seventh place finish in West Virginia, as the Wildcats get their first look at the national championship course. Sullivan finished in a tie for third overall, out of 90 golfers in total, and earned the golfer of the week titl...

Wildcats served up by the Pioneers

Wildcats served up by the Pioneers

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 3, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women’s volleyball team went head-to-head against California State University, East Bay on Tuesday night. The Wildcats were looking for redemption against the Pioneers as their first encounter this season was a 0-3 loss in late September. The first set started off with East Bay taking...

Student DJ Subfer selected to play at SnowGlobe music festival

Student DJ Subfer selected to play at SnowGlobe music festival

Natalie Hanson and Julia Maldonado

October 3, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase

A mix of blue and pink fluorescent lights fills the empty black space. Glow sticks that radiate blue, red and green colors are spread throughout the audience. One student gets his audience amped up with his electronic-dance music and eccentric energy. This is Subfer. Chico State student Grant Miller...

Erwin Chemerinsky speaks about free speech

Erwin Chemerinsky speaks about free speech

Christian Solis

October 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Chico State brought the controversial nature of free speech to the forefront of campus by inviting U.C. Berkeley's Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky to speak for Constitution day on Thursday. Chemerinsky came to campus to speak about the status of free speech and the First Amendment. According to...

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