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Chico man leads police in pursuit after false kidnapping claim

Chico man leads police in pursuit after false kidnapping claim

Jack Lewis

September 11, 2019

Police chased a man for six miles Monday afternoon after a suspicious incident involving two vehicles.Around 1:40 pm Monday Chico Police responded to a call which led to a dangerous pursuit after a man operating a maroon-colored truck slammed into another vehicle. The man, 43-year old Chico resident N...

Chico State men’s rugby club fall short in D1AA national championship

Chico State men’s rugby club fall short in D1AA national championship

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

May 6, 2019

The Wildcats knew that facing defending champion Dartmouth College was not going to be easy and were ready to fight for the national title. “I’ve played in big rugby games before and how you approach championship games can make or break a team,” eight-man Matt Mulholland said.Both teams came undef...

The voting age shouldn’t be lowered

The voting age shouldn’t be lowered

Reed Mccoy

May 1, 2019

A full-on direct democracy is a funny thing because it doesn't really work in practice. Lowering the voting age to sixteen would not help democracy nor the republican system in place here today.When an entirely-democratic system has many people who are probably not informed on the political situations goin...

I talked to evangelists protesting on campus. Where to begin?

I talked to evangelists protesting on campus. Where to begin?

Gage Northcutt

April 28, 2019

I had the unexpected “honor” of meeting a campus evangelical zealot. It was quite the experience. His ludicrous line of thinking will keep you laughing for hours.These evangelists came onto campus to protest Trans Remembrance Day. I was only there for a short while and then decided to part...

North Valley Chamber Chorale presents Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

North Valley Chamber Chorale presents Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

Rayanne Painter

April 17, 2019

Mozart’s 14-part “Requiem” was performed by North Valley Chamber Chorale (NVCC) in Laxson Auditorium on Sunday.A full chorus, orchestra and four soloists took to the stage to recreate the piece Mozart never got to finish. In 1791, Mozart partially composed the commissioned requiem b...

A.S. Forum: final thoughts before election

A.S. Forum: final thoughts before election

Nate Rettinger

April 17, 2019

A.S candidates got the chance to speak about their campaign Tuesday night just hours away from polls opening.Some of the major themes that were talked about during the forum included the importance of communication between the administration and student voices. Many of the candidates stressed they were in the race to amplify the voice of the s...

5 Tips on Post-Spring Break Productivity

5 Tips on Post-Spring Break Productivity

Gage Northcutt

March 31, 2019

Spring break for 2019 has come and gone and we are all trying to get back to the old grindstone. Coming back from beaches to books is not easy for anyone, so here are a few tips to use for reestablishing a positive work ethic for the semester:1. Do NOT multi-task.You may want to get everything done a...

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Matthew Ferreira

March 26, 2019

Over the years student-athletes have made the choice to come to Chico State to continue their academic and athletic careers. Some of these students have even moved on to the professional level in their sport.Basketball player Michael Bethea Jr. played for the Wildcats as recently as the 2016-17 season a...

Letters to: students who hog the parking

Letters to: students who hog the parking

Salma Reyes

March 26, 2019

Do you really need to take your car to school if you live close by?Dear students who live close to campus and decide to drive their cars to campus anyways,Hi, how are you doing? How was your two-minute drive to school? Were you able to find a parking space? I have a serious question for the students who...

Opinion Conversationals: Eating Disorders

Gage Northcutt

February 19, 2019

The Orion opinion writer, Gage Northcutt, discusses his history with and feelings about eating disorders.   Gage Northcutt can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter @GageNorthcutt

Christian Solis

January 16, 2019

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