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Chico State students celebrate Cesar Chavez weekend

Chico State students celebrate Cesar Chavez weekend

Lizzie Helmer, Mathew Miranda, Roberto Fonseca, and Grayson Boyer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Cesar Chavez, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Chico State students celebrated the Cesar Chavez holiday weekend in a variety of ways; volunteering, educating, organizing and partying with community members. Four students from different campus groups shared their Chavez weekend experiences to show that each person celebrates the holiday differently.Janelle Bettencourt,...

Unity Group organizes a remembrance walk in honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Unity Group organizes a remembrance walk in honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Kelsi Sibert

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The MLK Unity Group, in alliance with the Chico Peace and Justice Center, is hosting a walk to honor Martin Luther King on the 50-year anniversary of his assassination.On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. To remember his life, participants will walk together ...

Chico College Republicans invites students to debate gun ownership

Chico College Republicans invites students to debate gun ownership

Josh Cozine

April 3, 2018


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

Second amendment rights and an open exchange of information about gun control was the topic of conversation and debate Monday, at a tabling event hosted by members of the Chico College Republicans.Michael Curry, executive director, of the group said he got the idea from a YouTuber, Steven Crowder, who ma...

Forums offered this week to further discussion of fee increases

Forums offered this week to further discussion of fee increases

Natalie Hanson

April 2, 2018


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

Two forums to allow discussion between students of proposed fee increases will be held this week.In recent weeks, forums have taken place to allow for conversations about proposed student fee adjustments for health services, athletics, and student learning.President Hutchinson also recently announced a deci...

Four vehicles stolen in one night, same neighborhood

Four vehicles stolen in one night, same neighborhood

Alejandra Fraga

April 2, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Property- Lost/Found/Recovered Monday 1:41 a.m., Aymer Jay Hamilton Hall Television with broken screen found in hallway outside of room. Call Type: Directed Patrol Monday 7:50 a.m., Tehama Hall Male found sleeping in the doorway with bike, was blocking acce...

New speaking series addresses life lessons

New speaking series addresses life lessons

Lizzie Helmer

April 2, 2018


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

Love, relationships, spirituality, honesty, success and fear. These topics and more were covered in Basement Talks, a new speaking series created by the Student Philanthropy Council. The first 'talk' was held in the basement of Sapp Hall on Normal Street Wednesday night. The featured speaker was the ...

M.E.Ch.A marches through Chico on Cesar Chavez Day

M.E.Ch.A marches through Chico on Cesar Chavez Day

Josh Cozine

April 1, 2018


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

Students took to Chico streets Saturday, chanting to both celebrate the life of César Chávez and remind their fellow students that cultural appropriation is not okay. “When I say viva, you say Chávez!” Marchers gathered in Trinity Commons at 2 p.m. and were led by Chico State’s M.E.Ch...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update March 30

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update March 30

Natalie Hanson

March 30, 2018


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

 The week's wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports in the Butte County area, from March 26-30. Natalie Hanson, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Chico State activist wins Student Advocate of the Year

Chico State activist wins Student Advocate of the Year

Grayson Boyer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Chico State student Karla Camacho recently won the California State Student Association (CSSA) award for Student Advocate of the Year for her lobbying efforts in support of students who are part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, student mental health, student food and housing insecurity...

Student dies unexpectedly

Student dies unexpectedly

Alejandra Fraga

March 30, 2018


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

Kyle LaForce, a 20-year-old student in the mechanical engineering department died Tuesday night. LaForce was part of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and a graduate of Pleasant Valley High School. A GoFund me page was created by his fraternity brothers to help with the expenses, the page reads. "Our...

CSU students to protest tuition increase at state capitol

CSU students to protest tuition increase at state capitol

Josh Cozine

March 29, 2018


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

Thousands of students are expected to travel to the state capitol on April 4 to protest tuition increases and address state legislators face-to-face. Coordinated by Students for Quality Education(SQE), and the California Faculty Association, the event is planned as a way for students to voice the...

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