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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


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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...

Greenhouses give new home to thousands of plant species

Greenhouses give new home to thousands of plant species

Alex Grant

March 28, 2018


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  Over 3,000 plant species are in the process of moving to two new Chico State greenhouses. Starting on Monday, various plants were removed from four weathered greenhouses that date back to the early 1970s, to two brand new greenhouses that are located next to the tennis courts. Plants from...

Chico State professor researches zebrafish in hopes of creating artificial blood

Chico State professor researches zebrafish in hopes of creating artificial blood

Kelsi Sibert

March 28, 2018


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Chico State Associated Professor David Stachura is working with Chico State undergraduate and graduate students as well as collaborators from Harvard and UC San Diego to make blood using zebrafish. Stachura has studied this type of blood research for 12 years but this research has existed since th...

Food Pantry hosts open house for students

Food Pantry hosts open house for students

Alejandra Fraga

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry will be hosting an open house this Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house will consist of pantry tours and food. The food pantry was first established in Kendall Hall, and was then moved to Siskiyou hall and has now been relocated to the Student Service Center (SCC). A news release about this open house event stated, "Thanks to the hard work and generous support of many, the Hungry Wildc...

New bill promises no more student loans

New bill promises no more student loans

Tisha Cheney

March 26, 2018


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

A recently announced major bill, the Debt-Free College Act of 2018, aims to reduce student debt. According to Michael Inacay, Communications Director for Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii, the legislation was officially announced on March 22, and will make college more affordable, eliminating the need...

Man stabbed in the back multiple times

Man stabbed in the back multiple times

Tisha Cheney

March 26, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Vandalism Monday 10:10 a.m., Whitney Hall Dormitory Someone broke the window of a vehicle. Call Type: Suspicious Subject Monday 10:43 a.m., Performing Arts Center A suspicious man with no shoes roaming the building turns out to be a former student...

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