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Warriors throw away Chico’s playoff chances

Warriors throw away Chico’s playoff chances

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

November 4, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team has been through a heck of a season.Starting off conference play with a six set losing streak at the beginning of the season then finally getting their first conference win of the season against Stanislaus State mid-September, Chico State went on to create a three game winning streak. But r...

Chico loses in final minute of overtime during conference tournament.

Chico loses in final minute of overtime during conference tournament.

Connor Mcpherson

November 3, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

In a heartbreaking loss, the Chico men’s soccer season came to an abrupt end, as they were put down by Cal State LA by a score of 1-0 with just 22 seconds left in the second and final overtime. After a great save on a penalty kick by Wildcats keeper Damion Lewis, Los Angeles managed to get the rebound and ...

CCAA title hopes dashed in penalty kicks

CCAA title hopes dashed in penalty kicks

Wesley Harris

November 3, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Chico State women’s soccer is hoping their second place finish in the regular season is sufficient enough to advance to the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament after an early exit in the conference tournament. Sonoma State’s three penalty kicks bettered Chico to advance t...

Chico City Council Election Guide: Meet the eight candidates running for three council seats

Chico City Council Election Guide: Meet the eight candidates running for three council seats

Josh Cozine

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

The Chico City Council consists of seven council members each elected for four-year terms. Three of these council seats will be up for grabs this Tuesday, during the City of Chico's General Municipal Election. Voters will get the opportunity to choose between these eight candidates. *The candidate...

Unemployment rates in Butte County drop to all time low

Unemployment rates in Butte County drop to all time low

Yaritza Ayon and Mathew Miranda

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The Butte County unemployment rate is reaching record lows.According to data by the Labor Market Information Division of the California Employment Development Department, the unemployment rate for September was 4.1 percent. The lowest rate for a single month since the department began releasing data in J...

Podcast: The Raiders are not a good football team

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

November 2, 2018


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

Another episode of the Wildcat Rumble is here. Andrew and Ricardo are back and as usual the NFL is a key talking point as the duo selects their games of the week. With the conclusion of the World Series, we say goodbye to baseball, but look forward to the off-season. Be sure to listen t...

A body, a corn maze and a magic bartender on The Orion’s newscast Oct. 31

A body, a corn maze and a magic bartender on The Orion’s newscast Oct. 31

Alex Grant

October 31, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase

On this week's newscast, the report of a body found on campus is described, the arts team explores a local corn maze and a magic bartender is featured. Multiple gunshots were reported near Chico State's Acker Gym Saturday (0:08) Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing (0:29) Local supporters of the #WeWontBeEra...

Chico Women’s golf concludes its Fall season

Chico Women’s golf concludes its Fall season

Connor Mcpherson

October 31, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Chico State women’s golf ended its fall portion of the season on a mediocre note. Chico came in sixth overall, but tied for first in number of pars. The team excelled in their second day of play, passing Texas A&M International, and moving from seventh to sixth. The Wildcats shot 52 over pa...

Chico State downs UC San Diego in first playoff match

Chico State downs UC San Diego in first playoff match

Connor Mcpherson

October 31, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

They say a 2-0 lead is the worst kind of lead in soccer, but the Wildcats have proven otherwise. Coming off of a second straight 2-0 shutout against the 20th best team in the country in UC Sand Diego, Chico has proven that they are a force to be reckoned with not only in their conference, but in the n...

Haunted elevators or just routine malfunctions? You decide.

Haunted elevators or just routine malfunctions? You decide.

Dan Christian

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

Warning: While the following story correctly represents the reports received concerning the elevators on campus, the details of those reports have been spook-i-fied for entertainment purposes. It started with a phone call. A few days later there was another and then yet another. It seemed as if though ...

Zombies invade the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Zombies invade the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Josh Cozine

October 29, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Zombies have been invading the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds all month. Finally, on Sunday, the Zombie Wrecking Crew loaded up on an armed battle bus and laid them to rest—Once and for all … or at least until next year. Zombie Wrecking Crew is the brainchild of Thomas Taylor, owner of Combat Zone Pa...

Three finalists left for Vice President for Business and Finance

Three finalists left for Vice President for Business and Finance

Justin Jackson

October 29, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

The position of Vice President (VP) of Business and Finance has come down to three finalists: Dru Zachmeyer, Glen Nelson and Ann Sherman. Robbi Stivers, interim VP, left due to a "personnel matter," according to the university. Being a private personnel matter, the university would not speak further. The position was opened again, for the fourth time ...

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