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Senior golfers thank teammates, coach

Senior golfers thank teammates, coach

Danielle Pubill

May 17, 2016


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

As graduation quickly approaches, senior golfers Dani O'Keefe and Bianca Armanini's collegiate golfing careers come to a close. Both O'Keefe and Armanini have learned much about themselves as athletes and as people in general. "I've gotten more patient with myself," Armanini said. Being from...

Fantasies add novelty to a relationship

Fantasies add novelty to a relationship

Joann Chevaillier

May 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Exploring fantasies is very healthy and rewarding. It is a way to get out of our comfort zone and build trust in a relationship even if it's just talking about it. I have never really explored what I want. It's always been about taking care of my partner, and once that's done sex ends. My partner...

13 years of President Zingg: An interactive timeline

13 years of President Zingg: An interactive timeline

Stephanie Schmieding

May 11, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Chico State President Paul Zingg will end his presidency and retire in early July following 13 years as Chico State's president and 23 years in the CSU system. The Orion has put together a timeline of notable events that have characterized Zingg's presidency. Over the past 13 years, the university has collected various results in terms of staffing and salary. The California Faculty Association put together a report called "Race to the Bottom: ...

Local record label, singer-songwriter team up

Local record label, singer-songwriter team up

Matthew Manfredi

May 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Last Thursday the upstairs poolroom of The Bear was packed as people crowded for the record release party put on by SOTA, Chico State’s School of the Arts. Closing the event, the evening’s headliner, KLEZ put on a set with his backing band playing smooth and soulful rhythms and harmonies...

Baseball team squeaks into CCAA tournament

Baseball team squeaks into CCAA tournament

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

May 10, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team secured the sixth and final seed of the CCAA tournament with a 6-0 win over the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors on Saturday, May 7. Heading into the final four games of the season, the 'Cats just needed one win to clinch a spot in the postseason. After dropping the first two ga...

‘The Addams Family’: a night of ghoulish fun

‘The Addams Family’: a night of ghoulish fun

Carly Plemons

May 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Fog crept its way across the stage, silencing the restless crowd for an evening of laughs and nightmarish behavior that “The Addams Family” had in store. On Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Chico State’s School of the Arts presented its 2016 spring musical “The Addams Family.” The event instantly...

TBT: Chico State athlete looks back on Make-A-Wish event

TBT: Chico State athlete looks back on Make-A-Wish event

Anna Baytosh

May 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

I stood alongside my peers on the Nettleton Stadium baseball field anticipating the arrival of a very important four-year-old girl. I was surrounded by fellow student athletes who were all there for the same magical reason, to grant a wish. Every other year, the Chico State Student Athlete Advisory...

Softball loses CCAA title match

Softball loses CCAA title match

Patrick Pace

May 3, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team fell to the UC San Diego Tritons in the final game of the CCAA Championship Tournament, 2-5, on May 1 in Stockton. Though they had previously beaten UC San Diego in three of their four games during the regular season, the Wildcats were not able to figure the team out...

Idaho native provides spark for baseball team

Idaho native provides spark for baseball team

Patrick Pace

May 2, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

When asked to describe the Chico State baseball team’s season this year, junior outfielder Cody Snider replied with one word: “Energetic.” Snider has been one of the catalysts for a team that is currently in second place in the CCAA North Division. He is known among his teammates for giving...

Riley’s Bar and Grill celebrates 30 years in Chico with hype

Riley’s Bar and Grill celebrates 30 years in Chico with hype

Michelle Zhu

May 1, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Locals, students and alumni made their way to the heart of downtown Chico on April 30 to celebrate 30 years of service at Riley's Bar and Grill. Since April 25, 1986, Riley's has expanded its loyal patrons, who are considered friends. That same year, a patron made a sign that hangs over the front...

Sage the Gemini coming to the Senator Theatre

Sage the Gemini coming to the Senator Theatre

Cassandra Porter

May 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

Rapper, songwriter and producer Sage the Gemini will be performing at the Senator Theatre on Saturday, May 7. The rapper is a member of The HBK Gang, short for Heartbreak Gang, a hip-hop and music production collective based in the Bay Area. HBK was founded by Iamsu!, another frequent performer in C...

A.S. hosts International Festival

A.S. hosts International Festival

Molly Sullivan

April 30, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Associated Students hosted its annual international festival on Saturday. The festival gave student cultural organizations the opportunity to share their traditions and cultures with attendees. Attendees experienced live performances and international food at the various booths. Student orga...

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