The Orion

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.

Wanted: Chico college couches

Wanted: Chico college couches

December 8, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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

Paris attacks should open students’ minds

November 17, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The attacks on Paris were horrendous, terrible acts of violence that are disturbing and chilling. The attacks were orchestrated by ISIS and completed by radicals. These horrors are happening every day all over the world. Only a month ago, Kenya was attacked and 147 people died. On Nov. 12— j...

Eduroam: a tale of weary students and sub-par tech support

September 22, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Never did the days of door-to-door Encyclopedia salesmen and signing up for a library card seem more efficient than campus-wide wireless Internet when it came to student success. But alas, here we are. Since the launch of Eduroam last semester, students have been lined up outside of IT Support Ser...

Students deserve respect from rental agencies

September 15, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The time is approaching for Chico State students to begin looking for new housing. With that comes handing a blank check to the rental agencies of Chico. Whether it is moving into a house with a big ole’ porch for a couch or a ground floor apartment on Ivy Street, one thing is for sure, students will...

Saladmander incident calls for dining hall change

Whitney Urmann

September 7, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

  Sucky Sutter strikes again with the salamander scandal and no measures seem to have been taken to improve the dining hall. Though the incident is laughable, it brings the major question to the front line: How many incidents and student complaints need to occur before the Housing and Food...

Community members upset by Mormon guest appearance

Whitney Urmann

August 26, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

One community organization, Mormons Building Bridges, maintained a booth at Chico Pride, spurring a few Pride attendees to express their frustration to Stonewall Alliance Center for allowing the group to table even though the Mormon church hasn't been welcoming to the LGBTQ+ community. It's disappoi...

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