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Wildcats ‘Take back the night’

Wildcats ‘Take back the night’

Victoria Rohrer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, Multimedia, News, Video

Students and the community came together to bring light to the issue of rape culture and violence against women at the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center’s annual Take Back the Night Week. “It’s about taking back our voice,” said GSEC Women’s Program Coordinator Rachel Biccum. Ninety-one...

Wildcats lose their first series of the year

Patrick Pace
April 11, 2017
Filed under Baseball

Chico State baseball lost their series against the second place UC San Diego Tritons this weekend, making the race for first place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association even closer than before. After winning the first game and losing the second, the Wildcats lost the third and final game 4-6....

No stopping the Wildcat ladies

Marc Wilson
April 11, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team just keeps on winning. In the first game of their four game weekend series with Cal State San Marcos, the Wildcats won 6-0. The team bounced back from its loss in the previous game against Western Washington University and has now won eight of its last nine games.Junior Wildcat p...

Wildcats topple the Coyotes

Patrick Pace
March 29, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team defeated the Cal State San Bernadino Coyotes 4-0 March 27, ending their series on a high note. After losing 0-3 to the Coyotes in the second game of their four game series and squeaking by them 2-1 in the game before, the Wildcats picked it up in a big way. Freshman pitcher Samantha...

Love week events on campus

Love week events on campus

Jafet Serrato
February 9, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The student philanthropy council is hosting love week, an event for students from Feb. 13-18.Activities scheduled to take place are:Feb. 13: Philanthropy awareness day, a flag is staked on campus symbolizing the donors and impact of giving.Feb. 14: A photo booth and free baked goods will be present ...

Greek Week breaks records

Greek Week breaks records

Marrion Charissa Cruz
October 20, 2016
Filed under Campus, Community, News

Every fall Greek life on campus dedicates a week to raising money for various charities. This year over $31,000 was raised for donations. Greek Week stats: - 667 pints of blood donated - 2,500 non-perishable foods to Wildcat Food Pantry & Jesus Center - $1,350 for a local charity -...

5 Wildcat email discounts

5 Wildcat email discounts

Carson Predovich and Briana Mcdaniel
October 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Everyone knows about student discounts, but did you know about these 5 things that can save Chico State students almost $700 in one year?Saving money wherever possible is very important, especially as a college student. Your Chico State email can be used to save you hundreds of dollars a year, and I t...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno
September 19, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Welcome week: in with the new, in with the old

Welcome week: in with the new, in with the old

Amber Martin
August 24, 2016
Filed under News

Students gathered the week before classes started to celebrate being back in Chico. Wildcat Welcome Week is popular for many different reasons; returning students coming back to continue their studies, an influx of incoming students starting their new journey at Chico State. “My favorite memory fr...

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...

Dead week not so dead

Dead week not so dead

Jeff Guzman
May 13, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion

The week before finals is informally known as “dead week.” During dead week professors are expected to spend most of lecture time reviewing old material rather than introducing new material, and less work is given out to students all in an attempt to lighten the load right be...

‘Cats seek playoff birth heading into weekend

‘Cats seek playoff birth heading into weekend

Carlos Islas and Jacob Auby
May 6, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

As the 2016 season winds down, the Chico State baseball team continues to push for a birth in the CCAA Championship Tournament and a step closer to earning a spot in the NCAA Championship Tournament. The Wildcats could wrap up their spot in the CCAA tournament while moving closer to the NCAA tournamen...

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