The Orion

Guide to having a successful semester

Guide to having a successful semester

January 29, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Welcome back to reality. After one long, relaxing month off from school, it’s back to Chico we go. Back to roommates, back to $1 nights and back to classes. With seven semesters down, I think I have finally found a cheat sheet for both a successful and fun college semester. Keep in mind that my...

From cross-country to track and field

From cross-country to track and field

January 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and field

For two Chico State athletes, competing year round comes with both challenges and excitement. Junior runners McCall Habermehl and Sadie Gastelum had two great cross-country seasons this past fall and will compete for the track and field team this spring. Habermehl placed 3rd at the CCAA Championships...

Budgetary woes ripple across campus

Budgetary woes ripple across campus

January 27, 2016


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Whether they were administered properly or not, recent allocations of the academic affairs budget have created a negative ripple effect among some departments on campus. The latest allocations of the 2015-2016 academic affairs budget released to university leaders last October left the Meriam Library and departments in the College of Communication...

‘Grossology’ exhibit takes different approach to bodily functions

‘Grossology’ exhibit takes different approach to bodily functions

January 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

On Saturday, Jan. 16 the Gateway Science Museum opened a new exhibit influenced by the science book series “Grossology.”   “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body,” the children's book series written by Sylvia Branzei teamed up with Advanced Animations to create the 2,500-square-f...

The Orion Vol. 76, Issue 1

The Orion Vol. 76, Issue 1

January 27, 2016


Filed under Print Edition, Showcase

 

Chico State junior getting national attention in breakout season

Chico State junior getting national attention in breakout season

January 27, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It’s been a long and hard-fought journey for junior guard Robert Duncan. Going from high school, to the Air Force, to red shirting his freshman year, Duncan started from the bottom and now he’s here. Leading the Chico State men’s basketball team in assists (4.1), rebounds (5.9), scoring (15.9)...

The importance of being introverted

The importance of being introverted

January 26, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

There is real value in spending time with others. There is a certain joy and feeling of fulfillment when with friends. It’s so easy to get wrapped up in all the partying. Or all the lounging around with friends on the weekends. In college especially you can get lured into putting off homework for the...

Ukulele group brings music, comedy to Laxson

Ukulele group brings music, comedy to Laxson

January 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The number one rule of the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra is, “If you know the words, sing along! If you don’t know the words, sing along!” This rule and the attitude it brings followed the performers onstage for a loud, fun-filled show at Laxson Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 7:30...

Wildcats win third straight game

Wildcats win third straight game

January 22, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In a game that featured 12 lead changes, the Chico State men’s basketball team beat the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on the road 83-73 on Thursday, Jan. 21. With the win the Wildcats take sole possession of first place in the CCAA conference and improve its overall record to 15-3 and 9-2 in conference...

Chico State ends their away losing streak

Chico State ends their away losing streak

January 22, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State women's basketball team won 65-59 in a game against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on Jan. 21 in San Marcos. The win is their third in conference and gives them a conference record of 3-8, and overall record of 7-9. First Quarter- Chico State quickly jumped out to a 6-0 lead. ...

Electric motorcycle rolls out

Electric motorcycle rolls out

January 21, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

University Police discreetly unveiled on Wednesday its latest acquisition: a lone electric motorcycle. Chico State’s police force is borrowing an electric motorcycle from San Jose State as part of a pilot program, said University Police Officer Lance Conlan, who was quietly rolling and patrolling s...

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

January 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As, Showcase

With the beginning of a new year comes countless goals, resolutions and commitments. For Sesar Sanchez, 2016 will be a year full of photography. The 35-year-old Chico State graduate has committed to photographing and highlighting one Chico local every day of 2016. Tell me a little bit about your pr...

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