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Men’s basketball team beats Simpson University 68-55 in Mac Martin Invitational

Men’s basketball team beats Simpson University 68-55 in Mac Martin Invitational

December 3, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men’s basketball team won 68-55 against Simpson University in the Carl’s Jr. Mac Martin Invitational on Nov 28. The win improves the Wildcats record to 4-1. The game featured the first career double-double and career-best 13 rebounds for sophomore forward Isaiah Ellis. First hal...

Campus myths, legends unmasked by tour guides

December 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Imagine you are walking through Ayres Hall. Night has fallen and you can feel the darkness from outside creeping into the building. It is cold outside and you feel a chill run down your spine as if something, or someone, is following you. When you look behind you while trying to rush to the safe haven of...

Downtown parking to be free every Friday through Christmas

Downtown parking to be free every Friday through Christmas

November 30, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Showcase

Downtown parking will be free for the first two hours of every Friday beginning on Black Friday through Christmas. Three Fridays are left for free parking downtown: Dec. 4 Dec. 11 Dec. 18 The city hopes this will encourage people to do more shopping downtown."I think it's a great incentive to get more p...

Art4Rent – Paying the bills with art & entrepreneurship

Art4Rent – Paying the bills with art & entrepreneurship

November 21, 2015


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Chico is a little city with a huge amount of art, music and other types of creativity. It can take a lot to become a professional in one of these fields and there's definitely more to it than meets the eye. For our special section The Orion Video Team decided to take a deeper look and see what it...

International students face culture shock

International students face culture shock

Eva Gonzalez

November 17, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

  One may believe that language is the most difficult barrier to overcome when traveling to America, but there are many obstacles that international students experience when traveling to another country for school. According to recent statistics, around 900,000 international students stu...

Food stamp stigma prevents students from seeking government assistance

Food stamp stigma prevents students from seeking government assistance

Eva Gonzalez

November 16, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

  When many people hear the words "food stamps" they may associate them with poverty. However, the CalFresh program aims to boost the economy and help those in need. “People seem to not want to receive aid because there is a negative stigma around food stamps,” said Jenny Breed, h...

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