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Final University Budget Committee meeting of semester expects cuts

Final University Budget Committee meeting of semester expects cuts

Josh Cozine

May 15, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

Speaking bluntly to administrators and deans of the colleges present, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Debra Larson addressed making up around $2,500,000 in the budget Monday. The discussion began at the final University Budget Committee meeting of the semester. In a round-table-like...

Sierra Nevada’s “Beer Camp” is re-imagined

Sierra Nevada’s “Beer Camp” is re-imagined

Josh Cozine

May 15, 2018


Filed under A&E Breaking, Breaking News, Community, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Video

Zip lines, rock walls, bike dirt-tracks, and even human versions of Hungry, Hungry, Hippos and foosball, were just a few of the activities campers joined in on Saturday, at Sierra Nevada’ Brewery's first “Beer Camp” event of its type.Tickets sold-out to 4,000 people, nearly all of w...

Vice President for Business and Finance leaves Chico State after one year

Vice President for Business and Finance leaves Chico State after one year

Mathew Miranda

May 14, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Vice President for Business and Finance Robbi Stivers no longer works for the university according to an email written by Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson Wednesday. The following day, Stivers’ campus directory contact information was removed from Chico State's website. Hutchinson briefly mentione...

Public drinking incidents reported in Chico

Public drinking incidents reported in Chico

Josiah Nicholl

May 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police: Call Type: Domestic Violence Monday, 2:30 a.m., White Avenue A man was arrested for allegedly inflicting corporal injury on a spouse     Call type: Disorderly conduct Monday, 6:11 a.m., West 9th Ave A man was arrested for disorderly conduct while under the influence of drug...

Original characters created in first Wildcat Gaming design party

Original characters created in first Wildcat Gaming design party

Josh Cozine

May 13, 2018


Filed under A&E Breaking, Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Campus, Campus

Two characters- Wattles, a genetically modified super-rooster who guards chicken farms of the not-so-distant future, and Arius, a necro-kid who annoys the spirits that try to haunt him - were designed Saturday, at Wildcat Gaming's first character design party.The party was sponsored by Tespa, a part of Blizzard Ga...

Funding allocations among colleges for student activities finalized

Funding allocations among colleges for student activities finalized

Natalie Hanson

May 12, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

Clearing debts and redistributing funds among colleges for different activities were discussed by the Institute for Student-Related Activities committee Thursday. After a meeting last week to discuss possible ways to handle The Orion's debt, Jennifer Mays announced that its debt will be cleared. About...

The Orion News: The Week’s End Update May 11, 2018

The Orion News: The Week’s End Update May 11, 2018

Natalie Hanson

May 12, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports at Chico State and in the Butte County area, from May 6 to May 11. Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached at [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Administrators questioned about future of Institute for Sustainable Development

Administrators questioned about future of Institute for Sustainable Development

Josh Cozine

May 12, 2018


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

Next semester’s student leaders were already hard at work Friday, checking in on an Academic Senate meeting.The final Academic Senate meeting for the semester had deans from all colleges of the university celebrating their colleges and their graduates, with powerpoint presentations, speeches, and even ...

Wildcat Recreation Center pool will close most of the summer

Wildcat Recreation Center pool will close most of the summer

Mathew Miranda

May 11, 2018


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

The WREC swimming pool will be closed 90 days this summer, from May 21 to July 20, for repairs. WREC's Aquatics Coordinator Dustin Stene said the main reason for renovation is due to settling, which typically occurs with newly built pools. The settling has caused the back edge of the pool's gutter to start ...

Police arrest felon armed with a stolen firearm

Police arrest felon armed with a stolen firearm

Josiah Nicholl

May 11, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A previously convicted man in possession of drugs and a stolen firearm was arrested Wednesday evening. According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, officers first responded to the incident at 4:21 p.m. after receiving calls about a suspect stealing merchandise from Safeway on West S...

Chico State considers bringing new restaurants to campus

Chico State considers bringing new restaurants to campus

Alejandra Fraga

May 10, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Associated Students Dining held an open forum this Wednesday in the BMU to discuss the possibility of adding branded food chains to campus.Students discussed what type of food they would like to see on campus, employment of students, and much more."(AS dining) has done focus groups, surveys and market stu...

Transient wanted by police for suspected child battery

Transient wanted by police for suspected child battery

Josiah Nicholl

May 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

Police are actively investigating a report that a transient grabbed a local boy by the arm Tuesday morning. According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, the incident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. in the 1800 block of Laurel Street when a mother was walking her elementary-aged son to sc...

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