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Study abroad students safe after 6.2 earthquake

Study abroad students safe after 6.2 earthquake

Marrion Charissa Cruz

August 24, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck cities in central Italy early Wednesday morning. The epicenter was Amatrice, two hours from Rome. Nearby towns such as Umbria, Lazio and Marche were also affected. The earthquake was followed by 200 aftershocks, one of them an hour after the first earthquake with a 5.5...

The Dungeon drug bust

The Dungeon drug bust

Lexi Hoedt

August 24, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Things went up in smoke Tuesday afternoon when Dungeon Tobacco was raided by police at about 3 p.m. The suspects were allegedly selling butane honey oil, which contains THC, out of their store. One of their cars was seen being towed Wednesday morning around 11 a.m. "We had some issues with the owners...

Parents are people too

Parents are people too

Whitney Urmann

August 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Moms and daughters fight. As young women try to find themselves a lot of resentment comes to surface as they grow into the women that raised them. My mother and I were no different. We argued, we slammed doors and we said things we regretted. This summer I spent 31 days traveling Europe with her...

New cameras fortify bike trail

New cameras fortify bike trail

Katalina Santamaria

August 23, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Showcase

For many students at Chico State living in such a small town, biking is the easiest way of transportation. Approximately half of the student body uses their bikes for traveling to school, work and home. With so many students using the bike paths around campus and town, it is key to ensure their safety...

Mt. Lassen: A volcanic wonderland in our own backyard

Mt. Lassen: A volcanic wonderland in our own backyard

Carson Predovich

August 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When I tell people I go to Chico State, they usually respond with “Where’s that?” or “Isn’t that in the middle of nowhere?” The reality is, Chico is a large, thriving community with an endless supply of things to do. When you want to get outside and do something, there are some obvious...

Men’s golf faces severe losses

Men’s golf faces severe losses

Kenta Mcafee

August 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the men's golf team prepares itself for the upcoming season, they do so with a lack of experience, an unsteady starting lineup, and a newly resigned coach. The head coach of men's golf, T.L. Brown, resigned over the summer for a new position at California Baptist University. Chico State has begun...

President Gayle Hutchinson boosts morale at Fall Convocation

President Gayle Hutchinson boosts morale at Fall Convocation

Molly Sullivan

August 20, 2016


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

President Gayle Hutchinson was greeted by applause and high-fives as she entered Laxson Auditorium on Thursday to deliver her inaugural fall convocation speech. In her speech, Hutchinson emphasized the importance of transparency and shared governance in her administration. Hutchinson spoke to a...

Paralympic games has former wildcat running for gold

Paralympic games has former wildcat running for gold

George Johnston

August 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and field

Chico State track star Kym Crosby sat down with The Orion for a Q&A on her world trip to win a medal for Team USA. It's a blistering 95 degrees in Brazil. The lights are blindingly shinning down and the humidity is drenching, but former Chico State track runner Kym Crosby does not care. She's...

Netflix show ‘Stranger Things’ gives retro vibes

Netflix show ‘Stranger Things’ gives retro vibes

Matthew Manfredi

August 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

There is a certain allure to Netflix’s new series "Stranger Things." From the very beginning it pulls at the characteristics of horror, sci-fi and drama. This combination results in the eight-part series and an unexpected weekend obsession. (Don’t worry. I won’t ruin the rest of your year by ...

Chico Fire Department hopes students ‘Drop and Dash’ old couches

Chico Fire Department hopes students ‘Drop and Dash’ old couches

Bridget Comito

May 18, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

Chico State's history of setting couches on fire has caused much risk and hazard to the community, according to the Chico Fire Department. Because of this trend, the department has created a program known as Drop and Dash. The event will be hosted on May 24 and 26 at the Chico Fire Department from 1...

The price of quality student health

The price of quality student health

May 18, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

After a week of not feeling well, Mallory Thomas, senior exercise physiology major, thought she was leaving the Student Health Center with a correct diagnosis of asthma. She wasn’t. When the symptoms didn’t stop two weeks after her visit, she went back, they ran a chest X-ray and diagnosed...

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Kenta Mcafee

May 18, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Golf, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

As the semester winds down, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross-country fans are mounting up to watch their favorite Chico State sports in action. Here’s a few headlines to look out for when August rolls around. Freshmen fill the gaps After the 2015 season the Chico State women’s soccer team e...

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