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Women’s symposium brings 600 people to advocate for female leaders

Women’s symposium brings 600 people to advocate for female leaders

Kendall George

February 18, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

From Feb. 12 to Feb. 15, the Wildcat Leadership Institute hosted a "Women Like You" convention, featuring five days of events all under the theme of female empowerment in business/professional settings. All events led up to a symposium on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium....

Chico State hosts open sustainability forum

Chico State hosts open sustainability forum

Julian Mendoza

February 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

An open forum was held in Colusa Hall on Tuesday to discuss measures to move campus in a more sustainable direction. The goal of the forum was to hear ideas from Chico State affiliates and community members. It featured small group discussions about different topics.   Each topic had its own tab...

Gloga draws students to yoga, meeting new friends

Gloga draws students to yoga, meeting new friends

Kendall George

February 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Backs arched as students from all walks of campus life came together to bask in neon paints and black lights, practice yoga and listen to psychedelic instrumental music for "Gloga." This event has taken Chico State by storm, bringing 165 people to the BMU Auditorium Tuesday night from 6:30-8 p.m. I...

SQE holds first Open House meeting of the year

SQE holds first Open House meeting of the year

Nate Rettinger

February 5, 2019


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The Students for Quality Education hosted an open house and their first meeting of the year this week, giving students the opportunity to check the club out.About 20 people came to Thursday’s event to discuss key issues and meet the club members while socializing over food. About half of that num...

Associated Students hosts tacos and trivia night

Associated Students hosts tacos and trivia night

Trenton Taylor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

A handful of students were treated to all-you-can-eat tacos and trivia at the BMU Thursday night. This is one of many events that Associated Students Productions hosts for Chico State students throughout the semester. Trivia questions varied from science and movies to Chico State facts. Questions were proj...

Chico resident ordered to evacuate twice due to Camp Fire and flash flooding

Chico resident ordered to evacuate twice due to Camp Fire and flash flooding

Josh Cozine

December 21, 2018


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

Around the police blockade, at the entrance to Honey Run Road on the outskirts of Chico, the Camp Fire could be seen burning in small patches on the northern side of the road. Hopping out of a truck, reporters from The Orion all began shooting videos and pictures, slowly moving further up the road,...

PG&E employees deal with the aftermath of the Camp Fire

PG&E employees deal with the aftermath of the Camp Fire

Yaritza Ayon

December 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Pacific Gas and Electric Company workers have experienced loss of homes, emotional trauma and acceptance from Paradise residents in the aftermath of the Camp Fire destruction.PG&E employees went up to Paradise, days after the fire, trying to restore gas and electricity for the community.“It w...

Chico State professor retires after 50 years of teaching

Chico State professor retires after 50 years of teaching

Justin Jackson

December 12, 2018


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After a successful career in teaching and discus throwing, Thomas Davin Fahey, jokingly explained that his first purchase after retiring would be a small sign that reads "will lecture for food."Fahey, a 71-year-old kinesiology professor, began teaching at Chico State in August of 1984. The alumnus o...

Rookie debaters test their skills in tournament

Justin Jackson

December 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

In a day of civil discourse, Saturday, the Chico State Speech and Debate Team hosted a rookie speech and debate tournament on campus. From the nervous to the persistent, many students who participated in the speech and debate tournaments came to test their skills for the first time. In the public...

Chico 2037 shares a much different future than most are considering

Chico 2037 shares a much different future than most are considering

Josh Cozine

December 11, 2018


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Students of Mark Stemen’s Community Service and Geography class shared stories, Dec. 5, written from the perspective of students living in a much warmer and very different future from what we now face, during a Community Action Planning (CAP), organized by the First-Year Experience Program. With ...

Chico State Professor discusses wildfire

Chico State Professor discusses wildfire

Brian Luong

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico Creek Nature Center was filled to capacity on Thursday night during "The Fire Next Time," a presentation in collaboration with Chico State’s Big Chico Creek Ecological Preserves. The presentation covered fire related topics including fire behavior, the benefits that fire has with wildlife an...

National and local organizations provide safe spaces for child evacuees

National and local organizations provide safe spaces for child evacuees

Brian Luong

December 5, 2018


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Patty Henry had six hours to prepare for her flight from her home in Colorado after receiving a call around 9 a.m. asking if she could be a project manager for the Camp Fire.“This was the fastest one [disaster] I’ve ever had to move on,” Henry said.Henry is one of the over 3,000 volun...

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