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Title IX changes give more rights to people accused of ‘sexual misconduct’

Title IX changes give more rights to people accused of ‘sexual misconduct’

Kendall George

April 9, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, News, Showcase

Two Chico State students recall their experiences with false rape accusations Chico State and many other schools across California are revising their sexual assault protocol after a state appellate court ruled that students arraigned of sexual misconduct have new rights to protect them against false...

“The River Bride” brings magic and heartache to Chico State

“The River Bride” brings magic and heartache to Chico State

Rayanne Painter

April 7, 2019


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Showcase

There’s no fairy godmother to save the day, or happily ever after while riding off into the sunset. This isn’t a typical Walt Disney fairytale.Chico State School of the Arts’ Department of Music and Theatre presented “The River Bride” on Thursday, its opening night. Describe...

Storm ravages Chico State, Whitney Hall left without power, campus buildings flooded

Storm ravages Chico State, Whitney Hall left without power, campus buildings flooded

Kendall George

April 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Showcase

Chico State and the surrounding downtown areas were hit with an intense storm Tuesday, leaving buildings including Tehama Hall, Whitney Hall and the Student Health Center flooded with water. Although only west Chico was affected by the flooding, powerful rain, hail and lighting were seen throughout the...

Sustainability and Wildcat of the Week on The Orion Newscast for 4/3/19

Christian Solis

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Newscasts, Showcase, Video, Visuals

Chico State hosts the annual 'This Way to Sustainability' conference and Isaiah Roybal is The Orion's Wildcat of the Week. Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

Tornado and flash flood warnings issued

Tornado and flash flood warnings issued

Julian Mendoza

April 2, 2019


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

The Butte County Sheriffs office issued a flash flood warning in effect until 10 p.m Tuesday for west central Butte County, northern Chico and surrounded areas affected by heavy rains. A tornado warning was issued earlier in the day until 5:45 p.m.   Later, The National Weather Service in Sacramento issued a tornado wa...

Stop judging other women’s harassment experiences

Stop judging other women’s harassment experiences

Natalie Hanson

March 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Women's History Month FeatureWhen his hands touched me, I could have screamed. I could have cursed him. I could have ripped his hand from my body, could have knocked him to the floor. I could have done something, anything, to defend myself -to make him know he was the lowest human being on the pl...

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Matthew Ferreira

March 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Showcase, Soccer, Sports

Over the years student-athletes have made the choice to come to Chico State to continue their academic and athletic careers. Some of these students have even moved on to the professional level in their sport.Basketball player Michael Bethea Jr. played for the Wildcats as recently as the 2016-17 season a...

Nor Cal Roller Girls skate into a hopeful season

Nor Cal Roller Girls skate into a hopeful season

Rayanne Painter

March 26, 2019


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Showcase

Nor Cal Roller Derby Girls raced off into their 2019 season opener on Saturday night at Chico’s Cal Skate.The team faced off against Sacramento’s Floodwaters, both teams head-to-head until halftime, where Nor Cal took the lead 89-48. Nor Cal’s winning streak continued as the girls pus...

Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

March 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Showcase, Visuals

Alex Depa carried a cardboard sign around Trinity Lawn reading: “Don’t make us use Mars,” before speaking to a crowd. “This planet is pretty much fucked OK,” he said as he took the mic to address the crowd gathered. “We’re gonna have to move off-planet within a few centuries... but don’t...

Cruzando Fronteras and Humanity for the Homeless on The Orion Newscast 3/13/19

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under News, Newscasts, Showcase, Video

This week on the Orion Newscast students meet and share their stories about “Cruzando Fronteras” or “Crossing Borders” to address anti-immigrant sentiments in the U.S. and we sit down with Benson who is an advocate for the homeless community in Chico, CA. Full audio interview with deM atlaS Fu...

Featured Artist: deM atlaS

Featured Artist: deM atlaS

Ricardo Tovar

March 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Q&As, Showcase, Visuals

  Over the past year, Chico's Senator Theater has gathered notable entertainers from the likes of Insane Clown Posse, Poppy, Bhad Bhabie, and All Time Low have all come through Chico. Chico's notable rise in popularity for these big acts is astonishing and shows the appeal the college ...

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Nate Rettinger

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Based on community feedback and requests, several new projects have been planned for Chico State in the next 10 years. These projects cover everything from first-year student living, space for more outdoor recreation and a bikeway running through campus. An open house was held on Monday and provided ...

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