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Associated Students 2019 election results

Associated Students 2019 election results

Kendall George

April 18, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, News

After a 24-hour voting period, Associated Student elections ended Thursday morning with 4,513 out of 16,964 Chico State students, about 27%, participating in the election. Here are the results for the 2019 elections.President - Trevor GuthrieTrevor Guthrie will serve as president with 1,947 votes out o...

Campus Elections and LGBTQ+ Conference on The Orion Newscast 4/17/19

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

April 17, 2019


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Students are voting for student leaders to represent them in the Associated Students, we've got what you need to know about the presidential candidates. The Queer & Trans week conference and their theme of "Queer Existence is Resistance". Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 o...

Drug scares and alcohol issues plague Chico

Drug scares and alcohol issues plague Chico

Trenton Taylor

April 17, 2019


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Chico PoliceCall Type: DisturbanceMonday, April 8, 1:53 a.m., 00 Hidden Brooke WayReporting party advised that her roommate assaulted her and her friends. Subject took one pill of molly and has had alcohol. She was gone upon police arrival.Call Type: Drunk In PublicWednesday, April 10, 10:10 a.m., 2200 EsplanadeNear a smog shop, male subject passed out shirtless near the gate. An arrest was made, transported to Enloe for medical evaluation.Call Type: FireworksThursday, April 11, 12:27 a.m., 1000 South Park Dr.Subje...

3-vehicle accident leads to fatality

3-vehicle accident leads to fatality

Gordy Papalias

April 17, 2019


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Chico Police Department responded to a three-car traffic collision that led to one fatality at Marigold and East Avenue on Saturday.A vehicle with a solo driver was traveling at a high speed eastbound on East Avenue and collided with another vehicle that was occupied by two subjects. The second vehicle was traveling northbound on Marigold Avenue at the time of the collision. The third vehicle was occupied by three people and sustained only minor damage.Three subjects were transported to a local hospital where one subject died from the collision, according to a Chico Police Department press release.The Chico Police Department Major Accident Inve...

Chico ‘Great Debate’ questions social media

Chico ‘Great Debate’ questions social media

Julian Mendoza

April 17, 2019


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This year's Great Debate focused on the concept of engagement in democracy.Two teams debated that question in a modified format of the National Parliamentary Debate style on Friday.The teams were split into affirmative and negative sides of the argument and both sides would bring multiple arguments to the table at T...

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Gordy Papalias

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

Two pedestrians were beaten with a pistol, then robbed at the intersection of Warner Street and West Sacramento Avenue at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday morning.Chico Police Department responded to the call where the two victims, aged 22 and 23, reported that three adult black males came up behind them after exiting a silver, four-door sedan. A fourth suspect stayed in the vehicle, according to a Chico Police Department press release.One of the suspects brandished a pistol while demanding cash and both victims had visible injuries from the incident.The suspects were last seen leaving the area in the silver sedan.Chico State has sent a Timely Warning Crime Bulletin with tip...

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Gordy Papalias

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

Two pedestrians were beaten with a pistol, then robbed at the intersection of Warner Street and West Sacramento Avenue at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday morning.Chico Police Department responded to the call where the two victims, aged 22 and 23, reported that three adult black males came up behind them after exiting a silver, four-door sedan. A fourth suspect stayed in the vehicle, according to a Chico Police Department press release.One of the suspects brandished a pistol while demanding cash and both victims had visible injuries from the incident.The suspects were last seen leaving the area in the silver sedan.Chico State has sent a Timely Warning Crime Bulletin with tip...

Forum response to hateful language in Butte Hall

Forum response to hateful language in Butte Hall

Nate Rettinger and Trenton Taylor

April 16, 2019


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The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences held a forum for students and faculty alike to discuss frustrations and come up with solutions in response to an incident at Butte Hall late last week.The building was vandalized with graffiti that included hate speech. Students and faculty were encourage...

Meet the 2019 Associated Students Presidential Candidates

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Video, Visuals

Three people are running for the Associated Students presidential position this spring. Whoever wins will have the potential to have the largest voice for students at Chico State. So, we sat down with each of them and asked who they are, how they would address sustainability on campus, how they would...

A.S. Election: Meet the Candidates

A.S. Election: Meet the Candidates

Nate Rettinger, Josh Cozine, Brian Luong, Kendall George, Julian Mendoza, Trenton Taylor, and Gordy Papalias

April 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Chico State’s A.S student government election for the 2019-2020 school year has begun in full stride. The main positions being run for are: President Executive Vice President Vice President of Business and Finance Vice President of Facilities and Service Director of Legislative Af...

Homeless shelter to open near campus, Chico State administration in opposition

Homeless shelter to open near campus, Chico State administration in opposition

Kendall George

April 13, 2019


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

President Gayle Hutchinson sent out a campus-wide email Friday explaining the university’s opposition to a new low-barrier homeless shelter on the corner of 4th and Orange streets. In this email, she attached two letters that she wrote to the city council, expressing her priority for student’s safety...

Data Fest gives Chico State students real-world practice in statistics

Data Fest gives Chico State students real-world practice in statistics

Nate Rettinger and Gordy Papalias

April 12, 2019


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Chico State students spent three days analyzing data sets as part of the national Data Fest competition put on by the American Statistical Association.Data Fest is a national competition that allows students of all majors to compete with and against other teams on their campus to analyze a set of dat...

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