The Orion

Man pees in front of family barbecue

Michael Catelli

August 31, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Tree/ Limb Down Sunday 7:10 a.m., Normal Avenue "Tree limb fell on two parked vehicles in front of Alpha Omicron Pi house. Department of Public Works advised and will respond. Registered owner is out of town." Call Type: Injured Animal Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Oak S...

AGD house believed to have been burglarized, items missing

Jovanna Garcia

August 30, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

University Police Department Call Type: Generic Fire Call Sunday, 6:04 p.m., Esken Hall “Smoke detector activation from room 39 on the first floor.” Call Type: Burglary Sunday, 6:37 p.m., West 5th Street “Occurred at Alpha Gamma Delta, house is believed to have been burglarized last night. Items are missing ...

Chico State student abducted

Chico State student abducted

Katelyn Martin

August 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

A Chico State student was abducted and sexually assaulted late this past Friday night. She had been walking alone near the intersection of fifth and Ivy streets when a group of males reportedly approached her. “Hearing about this makes me nervous. This is why going out in groups is so importa...

Vomiting student sits with RA in Whitney Hall

Katelyn Martin

August 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

University Police Department Call Type: Welfare Check Tuesday, 12:53 a.m., W. Salem St. "Male subject passed out on the corner after roundabout across from Celestinos." Call Type: Harassment Tuesday, 4:33 p.m., Student Health Center "Female being harassed by her foreign ex-boyfriend outside the health center." ...

Survey reveals faculty displeasure with Zingg

Survey reveals faculty displeasure with Zingg

Jenice Tupolo

August 26, 2015


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, News

Last spring, President Zingg implemented a campus climate survey to address faculty, staff and administrative issues and concerns. The results concluded that more than half of faculty feels President Zingg and his administration do not respect faculty input.On August 21, Zingg nominated Susan Elrod as...

No Need for Change

No Need for Change

Carly Plemons

August 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Campus parking meters will no longer accept change as a form of payment. The new meters can be used with and Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card. The parking cost is $1 per hour or $5 per day until 10 p.m. Parking permits are required Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Passes are not re...

First-year students welcomed to campus

First-year students welcomed to campus

Carly Plemons

August 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

New school, new people and a first try at adulthood. Welcome week is where it all starts and some great memories are formed. “I think I’m most excited for Rock the Block— it’s all anyone talks about," said Gabriela Trujillo, first-year student. Rock the Block, held in the Sutter Hall ...

Uber comes to Chico

Jenice Tupolo

August 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The popular driving service app, Uber, is expected to expand its services to Chico mid-September. “They [Uber] just want to create safe, reliable rides for students that are cheap for the community,“ said Uber brand ambassador and Chico State senior, Tyler Dennison. The San Francisco-based co...

Chico Pride attendees ashamed of Mormon vendor

Chico Pride attendees ashamed of Mormon vendor

Jenice Tupolo

August 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Stonewall Alliance, a local non-profit organization, celebrated its 25th anniversary of Chico Pride this weekend. Although the event was intended to be all-inclusive, some attendees were offended by one vendor in particular. Saturday’s Pride festival took place in City Plaza featuring booths and...

President Zingg announces retirement

President Zingg announces retirement

Stephanie Schmieding

August 20, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Paul Zingg, the president of Chico State, unexpectedly announced his plan to retire during his speech at the 2015 Fall Convocation. Zingg discussed several aspects of the upcoming school year at the convocation on Thursday afternoon, including his plans to retire at the end of the 2015-2016 academic...

Building bridges: Construction on Gus Manolis Bridge begins

Building bridges: Construction on Gus Manolis Bridge begins

Jenice Tupolo

August 18, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Construction for the new Gus Manolis Bridge near Selvester’s Cafe-by-the-Creek began this morning and will continue through October 1. Last September, a tree along the Big Chico Creek fell and destroyed the bridge, as previously reported by the Orion. “Our pressure is to get this bridge in by October 1,” said Proj...

New chief of University Police announced

Madison Holmes

June 12, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

John Feeney has been selected as the new Chief of Police for the University Police Department, according to a system-wide email from Lori Hoffman, the vice president of business and finance. Feeney will replace the former University Police Chief Robyn Hearne, who announced her retirement last No...

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