The Orion

Tuition might rise again

Alex Horne

November 9, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The CSU Chancellor has proposed an increase in tuition prices that range from $270 for undergraduates to $438 for graduate students per year. This is after tuition has already been raised more than $1,000 in the past eight years.This proposal is because of new CSU initiatives that total $346 million i...

Police ensure less chaos

Alex Horne

October 25, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Traditionally, Halloween is one of the biggest and craziest weekends in Chico.It is easily the most crowded holiday weekend of the year, exceeding Ceasar Chavez Day. The influx of people is usually due to a mass amount of out-of-towners.The Chico Police Department and University Police have acknowledge...

Mansion causes mixed feelings

Alex Horne

October 12, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Albert E. Warren Reception Center, also known as the President's mansion, is currently under renovation at the cost of $1.75 million.$1.5 million of the funds are coming from ADR, which is the combination of profits from Associated Students, Regional and Continuing Education, Research Foundation Contracts...

Grad initiative is flawed

Grad initiative is flawed

October 4, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The potential new grad initiative calls for an increased focus on getting more students to graduate in four years. The effects of the proposal can already be felt, with first-year students being recommended to take an additional course load. Overall, the idea to push more students toward graduating...

Poverty affects college students too

Alex Horne

September 28, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Work, school and paying bills. It's a common scenario. Many students at Chico State support themselves completely. Being a student and working is quite common on our campus, but unfortunately, for some students, it isn't enough. A recent study by the California State University system showed that appr...

Students suffer from library hour cuts

Alex Horne

September 8, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

At the beginning of the semester Chico State's Meriam Library announced that the administration had cut the operating hours. The latest the library will be open is 11:45 p.m. Those hours will be valid Monday through Thursday. Saturday's saw the most dramatic change with the new hours ranging from no...

Students left unaware of West Nile Virus

Alex Horne

August 31, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The first known Chico State student was just diagnosed with West Nile Virus, a virus that is transmitted by mosquitos. The virus has been in the Chico area since 2004 but has been increasingly prevalent in the past two years. The symptoms of the virus include fatigue, flu-like symptoms and fever. Al...

Cameras are nice, but action matters

Alex Horne

August 23, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Chico Police Department has begun the installation of cameras on a popular walking path near campus that were proposed in February. The $20,000 donation funded project is a sign that the Police Department is working toward creating a safer community for students, but the question is, will it actually wo...

Chico State diagnosed with frugality

Chico State diagnosed with frugality

May 16, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Orion editorial is a collaborative effort of the entire Ed Board.

Community advocacy can create city changes

Community advocacy can create city changes

March 8, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Orion editorial is the collaborative opinion of the entire editorial board.

Chico City Council needs to reevaluate “rape trail” solution

Chico City Council needs to reevaluate “rape trail” solution

March 1, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Orion editorial is a collaborative effort among the entire ed board.

Academic Senate votes ‘No Confidence’ in administration

Academic Senate votes ‘No Confidence’ in administration

December 15, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The unsigned Orion editorial is a collaborative effort of the entire editorial board.

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