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Student drugging still under investigation

Student drugging still under investigation

Molly Sullivan

October 28, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

University Police are still investigating a string of incidents involving the drugging of male students that occurred in late September and early October. The campus was notified of the incidents in a safety announcement Oct. 8. At that point, UPD was investigating three or four incidents, and follo...

Phishing for Wildcats

Phishing for Wildcats

Kyla Linville

October 27, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

University Police Department sent out an email early Wednesday morning regarding an email scam that has been tricking students into accepting fake job opportunities. The email expresses that UPD received multiple reporting’s of similar incidences. Students would have “employers” re...

Petition to extend library hours

Petition to extend library hours

Kayla Fitzgerald

October 26, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Students are petitioning to extend recently reduced Meriam library hours. As previously reported on by The Orion, the library's hours were cut and the money saved would go toward IT services. New hours include: · Sunday: First floor opens at 10 a.m., All floors open from noon to 11:45 p.m. ·...

Chico helps fight against human trafficking

Chico helps fight against human trafficking

Kaylie Lewis

October 23, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Showcase

People marched through downtown Chico on Oct. 22 to raise awareness for human trafficking and slavery. A21, a non-profit, nationwide organization that works to abolish human trafficking, hosted a Walk for Freedom that consisted of a mile-long silent protest. A single-file line of volunteers walked...

Police Community Advisory Board talks Halloween

Police Community Advisory Board talks Halloween

Kaley Wise

October 21, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

The Police Community Advisory Board met Oct. 19 in an open forum to discuss Halloween operation plans. “There was a knock at the door and when we answered a belligerent college kid came in and proceeded to ask us why we were in his apartment. When we told him it wasn’t his apartment he pe...

Chico could receive more cameras

Chico could receive more cameras

Kayla Fitzgerald

October 21, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

The Police Community Advisory Board met Oct. 19 to discuss the new bike trail cameras.Bike path cameras were installed over the summer along the infamous, "rape trail.""These cameras are not the end all, and they don't stop all crime, but they let people know that we're paying attention," said Chief of Po...

Crime reports release different stats

Crime reports release different stats

Kayla Fitzgerald

October 20, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Four rapes, three of which occurred on campus, were reported between 2013 and 2015, according to the Clery Annual Security Report. Different crime rates were expressed in the 2016 Clery Annual Security Report released Oct. 1 than in the Title IX report released Oct. 3. The security report focuses on crimes reported on campus and in buildings affiliated. The report helps ...

Greek Week breaks records

Greek Week breaks records

Marrion Charissa Cruz

October 20, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Every fall Greek life on campus dedicates a week to raising money for various charities. This year over $31,000 was raised for donations. Greek Week stats: - 667 pints of blood donated - 2,500 non-perishable foods to Wildcat Food Pantry & Jesus Center - $1,350 for a local charity -...

Organic Vegetable Project feeds students

Organic Vegetable Project feeds students

Molly Sullivan

October 19, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Last year, Chancellor Timothy White released a report on campus services to address student food insecurity, and since then Chico State has been raising awareness and expanding its campus programs. One such program is the Organic Vegetable Project at the University Farm. The Organic Vegetable Proj...

Students navigate being Latinx and LGBTQ

Students navigate being Latinx and LGBTQ

Bianca Quilantan

October 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

“It was something that was known, but never spoken about,” until the Gender and Sexuality Equity Center and the Chicano Latino Council led to a panel of Chico State students speaking about navigating the intersections of LGBTQ identities and being Latinx as a part of Queer Week. Latinx is a gender-neutral...

City Council forum at Great Debate

City Council forum at Great Debate

Molly Sullivan

October 15, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The Great Debate, an annual event for communication students, will have a forum for Chico City Council candidates on Oct. 21 at noon at the City Council Chamber. "Being in Chico for a majority of the year each year, students are impacted by the City Council decisions in their day-to-day lives, but often ...

CalFresh useless on campus

CalFresh useless on campus

Molly Sullivan

October 14, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Student volunteers at the Center for Healthy Communities enrolled eligible students in CalFresh, formerly known as food stamps, Oct. 12 in an event to raise awareness about food insecurity. “We’re trying to reduce the stigma around it,” said Program Director at the Center for Healthy Communities...

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