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Graffiti at Meriam Library determined a ‘non-threat’

Graffiti at Meriam Library determined a ‘non-threat’

Ricardo Tovar

November 7, 2019

University Police responded to student's concerns over threatening graffiti that was written on the third floor of the men's restroom at Meriam Library Wednesday. Around 7:30 p.m. a student reported to the circulation desk at the library of a threat that allegedly had been written in chalk on the...

The Orion Newscast: Ballet on the Ridge & Queer Desire Art

The Orion Newscast: Ballet on the Ridge & Queer Desire Art

Christian Solis

November 6, 2019

https://youtu.be/nu0-Nnmpr2g This week on The Orion Newscast, reporters cover a ballet studio's struggle after the Camp Fire and Ryan Ramos aims to "... disrupt the conventional expectations of masculinity and sexuality" through his art he calls "queer desire". Christian Solis can be reached at t...

Paradise businesses recover after the fire

Paradise businesses recover after the fire

Jessie Imhoff and Hana Beaty

November 3, 2019

Many local businesses in Paradise had to close following the Camp Fire. Many businesses either had their buildings and inventory burned, or owners were unable to return to their business, leaving rows of empty buildings in the town. One year later, as the town continues to rebuild, businesses new...

Students and community rally for the Chico Green New Deal

Students and community rally for the Chico Green New Deal

Kimberly Morales

November 3, 2019

On Friday, at the edges of Chico State's campus, Sunrise Movement Chico rallied with other Sunrise Movement locations across the state demanding a change to save California from their state of emergency.Sunrise Movement made note of the importance of standing with communities in Los Angeles and Sonom...

Climate change demonstration offends Camp Fire victims

Climate change demonstration offends Camp Fire victims

Kimberly Morales and Melissa Herrera

November 2, 2019

On Thursday, Sunrise Movement Chico displayed 86 tombstones for 86 lives lost last year from what they claimed to be due to “the negligence of PG&E.”With tombstones laid out on campus, volunteers from Sunrise Movement posed a question for PG&E: “With even more fires happening...

Chicoween 2019: See crime reported over the holiday

Chicoween 2019: See crime reported over the holiday

Natalie Hanson

November 2, 2019

Our breaking news team spent two nights watching crime over Halloween here in Chico. Check out this map and our online coverage to see where some of these incidents occurred: https://twitter.com/JessieReports/status/1190452078956572672?s=20 https://twitter.com/JessieReports/status/1190452366048260097?s=20 https://twitter.com/JessieReports/status/1190470450112913408?s=20 https://twitter.com/nhanson_reports/status/1190132113644744704?s=20 https://twitter.com/theorion_angie/status/1190083239555133440?s=20 There were a total of 40 arrests made over the nights of Oct. 31 through the morning of Nov. 2, according to data from the Chico Po...

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

Christian Solis

October 31, 2019

https://youtu.be/bSI_Xe86QcI This week on The Orion Newscast, we cover protests over police brutality and women's reproductive rights.   Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

Desmond Phillips kept alive by justice seekers

Desmond Phillips kept alive by justice seekers

Julian Mendoza

October 25, 2019

Almost three years have passed since Desmond Phillips was killed. Despite the time that has passed, activists continue to seek out justice for him.Burgers and Brew customers were enjoying their meals, when activist David Phillips arrived with a crowd behind him, walking in front of the seating area wi...

The Orion Newscast: Zombieland & Pumpkin Heads

The Orion Newscast: Zombieland & Pumpkin Heads

Christian Solis

October 23, 2019

https://youtu.be/e2KmvAKiqNQ This week on the Orion Newscast, reporters find out why people are standing for hours with pumpkins on their heads and resident film critic, Angel Ortega, discusses Zombieland: Double Tap. Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 o...

PG&E confirms another round of power shutoffs

PG&E confirms another round of power shutoffs

Carolyn Allen

October 23, 2019

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) released today that it does plan to move forward with what they’re calling Public Safety Power Shut Offs or PSPS.This decision is due to the forecast of dry, hot and windy weather which PG&E said creates a higher risk for damage and sparks on the e...

Pizza Riot introduces new location for vegan pizza

Pizza Riot introduces new location for vegan pizza

Angelina Mendez

October 18, 2019

In early November, a new vegan-style restaurant named Pizza Riot located on Walnut St and 2nd St. will open to the city of Chico.Chico State students can now enjoy the fresh plant-based and organic non-genetically-modified organism (GMO) ingredients in the restaurant's pizza creations. Pizza Riot has ...

The Orion Newscast: Queer Week and Between Two Ferns Review

The Orion Newscast: Queer Week and Between Two Ferns Review

Christian Solis

October 16, 2019

https://youtu.be/-A5oZXyoa1o This week on the Orion Newscast we cover Queer Week on Chico State campus and Angel Ortega reviews Between Two Ferns by Zach Galifianakis. Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

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