The Orion

Campus construction continues

Campus construction continues

Michael Catelli

October 5, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community

  Construction work is all over Chico State as the school tries to upgrade and install new features. The Gus Manolis Bridge was installed on Sept. 19 over Big Chico Creek near Selvester's Cafe-by-the-Creek. "We expect the bridge to be open in about a month," said Joe Wills, director of P...

Domestic violence on campus

Domestic violence on campus

Suzy Leamon

October 3, 2015


Filed under Community, News

As many as 25 percent of female students experience sexual assault during their college career, according to Break the Cycle Inc. In light of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it can be beneficial for students to be educated on the cycles, causes and environments.   According to the CCWRC Women's Resou...

Chico State adopts new background check policy

Chico State adopts new background check policy

Lauren Anderson

October 2, 2015


Filed under Community, News

New student and faculty hires may feel less intimidated by a background check policy change that eliminates the need for fingerprinting and speeds the entire process along. The new policy, Accurate Background, provides a background check online in which the candidate simply fills out a questionnaire,...

Free flu vaccine clinics begin Thursday

Free flu vaccine clinics begin Thursday

Suzy Leamon

September 30, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Enloe Medical Center and Student Health Services have begun administering free flu vaccinations.Enloe will be offering a drive-through clinic on Thursday Oct. 1 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Calvary Chapel on 1888 Springfield Drive.A public bus stop is offered as well as a wheel chair accessible vaccine station. Drivers are instructed to remain in th...

New ordinance alleviates public safety concerns

New ordinance alleviates public safety concerns

Elizabeth Castillo

September 27, 2015


Filed under Community, News

Chico residents hope to see an improved and safer community with the passing of the Offenses Against Public Property Ordinance. The ordinance allows police officers to issue misdemeanors to individuals that store their private possessions on public property. This includes camping in the City Plaza...

Ordinance outrages, excludes homeless in community

Ordinance outrages, excludes homeless in community

Eve Dixon

September 27, 2015


Filed under Community

Many members of the homeless community are upset due to the effects of a new ordinance passed by the Chico city council, feeling that it infringes upon their first amendment rights. The ordinance deals with the removal of personal items and "camps" from parks and public areas and addresses everyth...

Paradise seeks Chico’s approval for updated sewer system

Paradise seeks Chico’s approval for updated sewer system

Lauren Anderson

September 25, 2015


Filed under Community, News

27 out of 122 sewer systems in Paradise have already failed, and the remaining systems are expected to break down within the next 20 years.   Jody Jones, vice mayor of Paradise, has proposed an estimated $26 million project to the Chico city council to solve the problem. Paradise is the only c...

University police hosts first “Cookies with the Cops,” makes campus safety priority

Suzy Leamon

September 23, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime

John Feeney, Chief of university police, hosted the first "Cookies with the Cops" meeting at Sutter Hall, Tuesday at 7 p.m.Chief Feeney, Sgt. Brian Farrell and Officer Marc Reed, spoke to 22 students about what University Police hopes to achieve for Chico State this year.Among topics discussed were self-policing, the transient population, bike theft...

City Council passes new sit-lie ordinance

City Council passes new sit-lie ordinance

Kindra Robinson

September 21, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community

  City Council passed a new ordinance on Sept. 15 that instills harsher punishments for individuals found sleeping, camping or other obstructive behavior in public places throughout Chico. The city's current sit-lie ordinance restricts people from sitting or lying in public places, such a...

Xfinity internet leaves students without Wi-Fi

Xfinity internet leaves students without Wi-Fi

Elizabeth Castillo

September 20, 2015


Filed under Community, News

As the semester begins, some students are finding extra complications when attempting their homework— a Wi-Fi internet disconnection caused by Comcast’s Xfinity Internet. “The [Xfinity] internet is very slow,” said Vianey Hernandez, junior public relations major. “It goes in and out. I w...

Let’s bounce: The dangers bar employees face

Let’s bounce: The dangers bar employees face

Sabrina Salvatore

September 20, 2015


Filed under Community, News

While a night at the Chico bar scene may be intended as a night to unwind, bouncers gear up for a work shift that may involve dangerous circumstances. Keith Chapman, security manager at The Crazy Horse Saloon, is confronted with a multitude of negative reactions on a nightly basis from people trying to get int...

Chico State seventh in outdoor competition

Carlos Islas

September 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community

Adventure Outings has teamed up with Outdoor Nation to enroll Chico State in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge 2015. The competition consists of 60 schools and determines which has the most active students. “It’s a contest trying to get as many people outdoors and as active as possible,” said ...

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
Community