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Wildcats tie in second extra time match of the season

Wildcats tie in second extra time match of the season

Wesley Harris

September 2, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women’s soccer team went head to head against Colorado School of Mines, ranked 13th nationally, on a scorching Sunday that ended in a physical, 0-0 draw. The result was the second game in a row that the Wildcats would finish in extra time without finding a way to get the ball in t...

Chico State students wrap up Welcome Week with WREC n’ Roll

Chico State students wrap up Welcome Week with WREC n’ Roll

Kathryn Sykes

September 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Hundreds of students danced and roller skated across Chico State's gym Friday night at the first annual WREC n' Roll. WREC organizers rented the roller skates and musical equipment from All Sports Galaxy, an ice rink and roller blading rental company. Students had a choice between inline or classi...

Chico Planning Commission votes on controversial housing development

Chico Planning Commission votes on controversial housing development

Dan Christian

August 31, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase

The Chico Planning Commission voted, Friday, in favor of developing the StoneGate subdivision located east of Bruce Road, between East 20th Street and The Skyway. Despite public concerns regarding the environmental impacts of the development plan, the proposal will now go before the city council. Planning...

‘Imagining the Past’ encourages us to think about our world

‘Imagining the Past’ encourages us to think about our world

Alex Coba

August 31, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase

“'Once, as old stories tell us…' was how Geoffrey Chaucer began “The Knight’s Tale,” one of his famous Canterbury Tales. We still tell stories and write histories by opening with sentiments such as this one. Professor and guest curator Corey Sparks opened with this quote to present the “Imagining...

Men’s Soccer triumphant in first game of season

Men’s Soccer triumphant in first game of season

Andrew Baumgartner

August 30, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Chico State men's soccer started the season strong, defeating rival Seattle Pacific 2-0 on Thursday night in Chico. Senior Jeremiah Ugujie scored both the goals for the Wildcats in the victory. https://twitter.com/theorion_sports/status/1035384176256536577Andrew Baumgartner can be reached at [email protected] or @abaum94 on Twi...

Looking back at Spring accomplishments

Looking back at Spring accomplishments

Andrew Baumgartner

August 30, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

While Fall athletics have begun at Chico State, the Spring athletes set a precedent of success for their fellow Wildcats. Many of the spring athletes brought championships to Chico State, hoping to continue the trend with the fall athletes. SoftballChico State softball was one of the more dominant teams i...

Local artists perform unconventional show at Blackbird Cafe

Local artists perform unconventional show at Blackbird Cafe

Grant Schmieding

August 30, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase

Abstract art, leather cuffs, bare feet, paint splatters, cheap beer, minimal seating, dim lighting and camaraderie accompanied soulful music Tuesday night as locals stagger around the backside of the tiny Blackbird Café. The atmosphere feels small, almost intimidating to an outsider. Stepping through...

Looking Ahead to Fall Athletics

Looking Ahead to Fall Athletics

Andrew Baumgartner

August 29, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

The fall semester has begun at Chico State and with that so do fall athletics.This semester there will be plenty of teams to take an interest in; the always exciting basketball teams and the championship winning cross country teams.Men's SoccerThe men finished their last season with a 10-6-2 record, b...

EDXCHICO takes center stage on the first day of classes

EDXCHICO takes center stage on the first day of classes

Dan Christian

August 29, 2018


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

The first day of the fall semester generated more buzz than usual as it coincided with Chico State’s first EDXCHICO conference.Modeled after the increasingly popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks, EDXCHICO is intended to teach a specific topic or talking point to a large groups of...

Letter to: transfer students

Letter to: transfer students

Rachael Bayuk

August 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Dear Transfer Students, First off, let me say welcome to the family; you have just started the rest of your life. At Chico State you can be whoever you want to be. Your past doesn’t have to define you if you don’t want it to. Transferring offers you a unique opportunity to redefine yourself ...

Wildcat on the Street: Social media consent

Wildcat on the Street: Social media consent

August 28, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

We asked students around Chico State their opinion about social media consent and what it means to them. Karen Limones can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Eight athletes to be inducted into Chico State Hall of Fame

Eight athletes to be inducted into Chico State Hall of Fame

Andrew Baumgartner

August 28, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

Chico State's history will come to the forefront as the Chico State Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will be inducted at the Bell Memorial Union September 22 at 5:30pm. This year's class is made up of eight former athletes that span five decades and six sports. This year's inductees are Nick...

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