The Orion

New scholarship helps middle-income students

Nathan Lehmann

February 3, 2014


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A new financial aid scholarship geared toward helping students from middle-class backgrounds is in early stages of development for implementation in the next academic year. Undergraduate students attending a California State University or University of California are eligible for the Middle Class Sc...

Working WildCat: Creating well-crafted resumes

Working WildCat: Creating well-crafted resumes

Ariel Hernandez

February 2, 2014


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You've found the perfect job. It pays well, has the trendy atmosphere you crave and you are more than qualified. This is the job you were born to do. A great resume is a golden ticket to accessing this unbelievable opportunity. Here are four tips to consider while creating a resume: 1.Make it visually impactful A resume is your life...

Stricter grow laws may hit Butte County

Stricter grow laws may hit Butte County

Tj Carter

February 2, 2014


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New and more restrictive medical marijuana regulations have been adopted in Shasta County, and Butte County is not far behind in implementing similar changes. The Shasta County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Jan. 28 to limit medical marijuana patients to 12 plants on their property, regar...

Genetically altered crops may hurt pigs

Genetically altered crops may hurt pigs

Yessenia Funes

February 1, 2014


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Pigs that are fed genetically altered crops may suffer from severe stomach inflammation at a rate of 2.6 times more than pigs that aren't, according to the research of one Iowan farmer. Howard Vlieger, who has studied genetically modified crops for over 20 years, presented his research at the Chico Grange off of Nord Avenue Thursday night. A Pig's st...

Student attacked outside Holt Hall

Student attacked outside Holt Hall

Enrique Raymundo

January 31, 2014


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A Chico State student was sexually assaulted on campus late Thursday night, according to a University Police statement.The female student was walking near Holt Station when she heard a man call her first name. When she spoke to the man, he identified himself, and the student thought him to be a person who she knew from an online chat room.The man then forcefully gr...

Wood burning restricted in Chico

Wood burning restricted in Chico

Nathan Lehmann

January 30, 2014


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During the months of November through February, wood burning is restricted in the city of Chico. Butte County keeps track of the air quality within its borders, said Jim Wagoner, air pollution control officer from the Butte County Air Management District.If the air quality doesn't meet federal standards, the county issu...

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Mozes Zarate

January 30, 2014


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In a video announcement to the campus Wednesday evening, President Paul Zingg talked about the three Chico State students who were in involved in a fatal car crash Sunday. "They have high hopes, dreams and they and their parents expected tat they would succeed in our company," Zingg said. Austin Silve...

Police Blotter — Jan. 22 – 26

Police Blotter — Jan. 22 – 26

January 29, 2014


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University Police Wednesday, 9:36 a.m.: Suspicious smoke near the elevators in Meriam Library. “Elevator emitting smoke from motor, smells electrical. Called facilities management and services to respond. No one in elevators. Blocked off doors for no access. Alarms sounding in anthropology e...

Fundraiser held for student’s funeral

Fundraiser held for student’s funeral

Mozes Zarate

January 29, 2014


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An online fundraiser in support of Bryant Mata-Adams' mother has raised more than $10,000 in less than two days. Mata-Adams, a 19-year-old Chico State student, died Monday after a suspected DUI crash Sunday killed one other passenger, Austin Silver, 20, and left driver Diego Arriaga-Rodriguez, 18, in critical condition. The fundraiser's goal is to support Lisa Mata, Mata-A...

Flu shots offered Wednesday at UHUB

Flu shots offered Wednesday at UHUB

Yessenia Funes

January 29, 2014


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In response to recent flu diagnoses, the Student Health Center will give vaccinations from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at the University Hub. "Any student can come to it, but we're trying to target the kids who live in dorms since they live in close proximity to tons of other people," said Jill Cannaday, the center's...

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Christine Lee

January 29, 2014


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This year, only five guests per one graduating student will be allowed to enter Nettleton Stadium for the Chico State commencement in May.Every year, about 10,000 guests fill the stadium each day on Sat. and Sun., said Chico State spokesperson Joe Wills. This year, the university will be ticketing guests in order to cut attendance down to about 8,000 ...

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

Mozes Zarate

January 28, 2014


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Bryant Mata-Adams, 19, a Chico state student involved in a fatal crash early Sunday morning, passed away overnight Monday, according to the Butte County coroner's office. Mata-Adams is the second passenger to die in the crash. Austin Silver, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene. As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, driver Diego Arriaga-Rodriguez, 18, is in...

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