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Man locks himself in elevator, refuses to let anyone in

Man locks himself in elevator, refuses to let anyone in

Alejandra Fraga

April 16, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Monday 1:24 p.m., Bidwell Bowl Amphitheatre Someone went into Bidwell Mansion and reported a female in a verbal argument with another group. Call Type: Vandalism Monday 7:43 p.m., Aymer J. Hamilton Building Window screen to a small bathro...

Chico State and local businesses take the Strawless Challenge

Chico State and local businesses take the Strawless Challenge

Roberto Fonseca

April 16, 2018


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

An estimated 500 million straws are used daily in the United States and the majority of those end up in various oceans. On April 23, Chico State will be officially be taking the strawless challenge in an effort to bring awareness to the plastic straw waste problem and to reduce the amount of plastic used on ...

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Josh Cozine

April 15, 2018


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

The theme of the fifth annual Trans Conference, "Existence is Resistance," was reflected by a variety of speakers Saturday on campus. The conference took place in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium from 10 a.m until 4 p.m. A tabling event was held for an hour while people signed in, with community ...

Pi Sigma Alpha endorses Associated Students candidates after caucus

Pi Sigma Alpha endorses Associated Students candidates after caucus

Josh Cozine

April 14, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

With elections looming, members of Chico State’s Upsilon Delta chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, met Saturday to decide which AS candidates they would endorse. In the meeting which took place from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. in Butte 104, the group voted on who to...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Natalie Hanson

April 14, 2018


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

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports from Chico State and for the Butte County area, from April 9-13. Natalie Hanson, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Local science advocates lead March for Science

Local science advocates lead March for Science

Josiah Nicholl and Josh Cozine

April 14, 2018


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

Science advocates across Chico joined forces at the Trinity Commons lawn on Saturday for the March for Science event. The March for Science, which began at 10 a.m., is an event advocating for policy-makers to look at the evidence for climate change and enact laws to benefit the greater good.The event...

Associated Students to attend public forums before campus election

Associated Students to attend public forums before campus election

Alex Grant

April 13, 2018


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

Chico State Associated Students election candidates are to make their final cases to voters this weekend. Most of the A.S. candidates plan on attending two public forums in the next three days. The Upsilon Delta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, otherwise known as the Political Science Honor Society, is...

College of Agriculture hosts first university farm open house

College of Agriculture hosts first university farm open house

Alejandra Fraga

April 13, 2018


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

Chico State's College of Agriculture organized its first ever "Wildcat Day on the Farm" event this Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., consisting of 75 to 100 volunteers. The open house featured guided tractor tours, food trucks, plant sales, games and prizes. "We're hoping to make it an annual tradition, ...

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, climate change activist, to speak at Chico State

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, climate change activist, to speak at Chico State

Josh Cozine

April 13, 2018


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

Youth activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez will appear in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium Monday to speak about his role in climate change activism.The event, which takes place from 3-5 p.m., is open to everyone with prior registration required.At the age of 15, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez stood before representat...

Quiz: How much do you know about voting in A.S. elections?

Quiz: How much do you know about voting in A.S. elections?

Ruby Larson and Julia Maldonado

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

Voting in Associated Students elections can be confusing. There are a few important steps that must be followed when filling out the ballot for this year's election.      Ruby Larson and Julia Maldonado can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter. Powered by ...

Student government candidates adhere to campaign guidelines

Student government candidates adhere to campaign guidelines

Kayla Fitzgerald

April 11, 2018


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

Each year, several students conduct a campaign when running for positions in the Associated Students elections. Students who choose to run in the elections must follow several campaign guidelines. General Regulations: Publicity: All of the publicity regulations correspond with Chico State's pu...

A.S. estimated budget surpasses $20 million

A.S. estimated budget surpasses $20 million

Alex Grant

April 11, 2018


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

Chico State's student government controls several on-campus businesses such as the Wildcat Recreation Center, the Wildcat Store and Sutter Dining Services. A.S.'s current estimated income this year is about $20,808,629 while its estimated expenses are $20,467,584. This means that Associated Students...

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