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Senior transfer thrives as new RBI man

Senior transfer thrives as new RBI man

Anna Baytosh

March 9, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

From a Hawk to a Wildcat, Holy Names University senior transfer Ben Gamba has made an instant impact for the Chico State baseball team. Consistent defensive play and a batting average of .351 proves Gamba deserves a spot in the everyday lineup. Leading the team in RBIs with 16 and tied for the...

Chico Heat rekindled for 2016 season

Chico Heat rekindled for 2016 season

Kenta Mcafee

March 8, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The five-year wait for summer baseball is almost over as the Chico Heat get ready to take to the field, with their first game on June 3 at Colusa Casino Stadium. The Heat, a semi-pro team, burned out in 2002 after their league collapsed. In 2005, the Outlaws took over, but disbanded six years later...

Big boobs, big problems

Big boobs, big problems

Brittany Mcclintock

March 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Somehow society taught women that having big boobs will be the greatest thing that has ever happened to them. Nearly 300,000 women in America had surgery to enlarge their breasts in 2014. Bigger boobs aren’t exactly what they’re cracked up to be. They cause more problems than good. Are they nice to...

Police continue fight on crime with electric motorbikes

Police continue fight on crime with electric motorbikes

Michael Catelli

March 7, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Two stealthy motorcycles might just end crime on Chico State's campus. In mid January, The University Police Department borrowed an electric motorcycle from San Jose State’s police department to test out its capabilities on campus. After months of deliberation, University Police decided to further use the bikes both on and off campus. Accordin...

Student talks passion for music, fashion

Student talks passion for music, fashion

Romeo Espinal

March 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

Ever since she was in the fourth grade, Tibire Edwards, senior kinesiology major, recalls being very passionate about music. Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu are among her musical inspirations. While growing up, Edwards found dressing up fun, she said. That is when she knew she had found her love for fashion...

Unplug to reconnect with National Day of Unplugging

Unplug to reconnect with National Day of Unplugging

Amelia Storm

March 3, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

The suffocating grip of technology is striving to be relieved with the National Day of Unplugging. The event encourages people to sign a pledge agreeing to turn off their phones from sundown on March 4 to sundown on March 5. The goal, as stated by the National Day of Unplugging website, is to, “connect with the peo...

Social media more powerful than you think

Social media more powerful than you think

Sam Rios

March 3, 2016


Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Showcase

Damn Daniel. Listen intently and you may hear these words spoken in the distance. Maybe yelled, maybe whispered. Either way, this phrase heard ‘round the web is a reference to the series of Snapchat videos that’s releasing its rage onto the internet. The short clips were composed into one vide...

‘Cats lose in CCAA opening round

‘Cats lose in CCAA opening round

Patrick Pace

March 2, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The No. 1 seeded Chico State men's basketball team lost their second game in a row to the eighth seeded Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles 37-54 on March 1 at home. This loss knocked them out of the CCAA championship tournament in the first round. The team has lost two games to the Golden Eagles in the...

The Orion Vol. 76, Issue 6

The Orion Vol. 76, Issue 6

March 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase

Student finds passion for photography

Student finds passion for photography

Floritzel Salvador

March 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Meet Vicente Fuentes, senior marketing major, recently returned from a semester abroad in Viterbo, Italy. The 23-year-old was born in Colima, Mexico. At the age of 8, he came to the United States. At an early age, Fuentes developed an interest for the arts. What started off as a doodle later developed...

‘Cats salvage series with final win

‘Cats salvage series with final win

Danielle Pubill

March 1, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Wildcats took on the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters on Feb. 28, hoping to even up the weekend series at two. It was a clear victory for the Wildcats with a score of 6-3. The game began with a one, two, three inning for the 'Cats on the field. In the bottom of the first inning, junior outfielder...

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