The Orion

101st Pioneer Day Parade presents theme of learning

101st Pioneer Day Parade presents theme of learning

Josh Cozine

May 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

Hundreds lined the streets of downtown Chico Saturday for a tradition, this year themed with education - the Pioneer Day Parade.A Disney princess, dressed as Aurora in full flowing-pink gown, kneeled and embraced a child, with other Disney princesses, Captain America and other superheroes surrounding her. Kell...

Sixth annual Bidwell Bark brings community together

Sixth annual Bidwell Bark brings community together

Josh Cozine

May 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Dogs howled at the siren that commenced the 5K fun run Saturday before taking off at One-Mile in Bidwell Park. The sixth annual Bidwell Bark was held Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It was organized by the Butte Humane Society, and is the group's second-largest fundraiser of the year, said...

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Josiah Nicholl

May 5, 2018


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

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred last fall in Chico.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, witnesses say the shooting occurred after a fight broke out at a party on September 23, 2017, at 600 West 7th Street. The party ended following the alter...

Friday Night Concerts kick off in the Chico City Plaza

Friday Night Concerts kick off in the Chico City Plaza

Josiah Nicholl

May 5, 2018


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

People filled the city plaza in downtown Chico Friday night to enjoy the return of Chico's Friday Night Concerts. For the 41st year, free shows with live music will be put on by the Downtown Chico Business Association in the city plaza every Friday night throughout the summer. The shows start at...

Chico residents unite in city plaza for national day of prayer

Chico residents unite in city plaza for national day of prayer

Josh Cozine

May 4, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

Hundreds of Chicoans from dozens of local churches from all Christian denominations showed up Thursday at the city plaza to pray together for unity, and for the community. The congregation was Chico’s take on the National Day of Prayer, which has taken place the first Thursday of May since 1952...

Funding for student trips and The Orion stirs discussion

Funding for student trips and The Orion stirs discussion

Natalie Hanson

May 4, 2018


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

How much to spend on aiding student trips, and on The Orion, were two questions brought to the committee for Instructionally Related Activities this week. With over $9,000 left in the budget for student activities,  the IRA met Thursday to hear from two teachers requesting additional accommodation...

‘Semana de mujeres’ honors underrepresented women at Chico State

‘Semana de mujeres’ honors underrepresented women at Chico State

Josh Cozine

May 3, 2018


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

Students are sharing stories of influential women in communities historically underrepresented with events throughout the week meant to both educate and celebrate. The event, which has been in the works since the beginning of the semester, was organized by members of M.E.Ch.A de Chico State, a group...

President Hutchinson increases student fees

President Hutchinson increases student fees

Alex Grant

May 3, 2018


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

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson decided to approve all three proposed student fee increases Thursday, but compromised when each fee would go into effect. While Hutchinson approved each fee, the Health Services Fee adjustment will be the only increase implemented next semester. The Student Learning...

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary

Josiah Nicholl

May 2, 2018


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

The Chico Police Department confirmed that they arrested a homeless man on Monday morning following a car burglary.Officers were first dispatched to Forest Glen Apartments on Pillsbury Road at 6 a.m. Monday after receiving a call about the incident. The initial report was that the suspect had broken th...

Congressional candidates participate in forum on campus

Congressional candidates participate in forum on campus

Josiah Nicholl

May 1, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

A forum was held at the Harlan Adams Theater at 7 p.m. Monday for the First Congressional District Candidates. The event was co-hosted and moderated by the League of Women Voters of Butte County, Associated Students and the Office of Civic Engagement. All four Democratic candidates attended the even...

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall

Josiah Nicholl

April 30, 2018


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

Chico Police: Call type: Hit and RunMonday, 2:56 p.m., Vallombrosa AveA woman hit a juvenile with her SUV and fled the scene. The juvenile was unharmed but the bike suffered damage. Call type: Stolen VehicleMonday, 4:26 p.m., 800 Orient StreetVehicle owners called to report their 1986 Ford Thunderbird wa...

Students participate in nationwide 48-hour Datafest competition

Students participate in nationwide 48-hour Datafest competition

Alejandra Fraga

April 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State hosted its first ever Datafest Friday until Sunday.Datafest is a nationwide competition held for undergraduate students, "The mission of DataFest is to expose undergraduate students to challenging questions with immediate real-world significance that can be addressed through data analysis"...

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