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Humans of Chico State: Friday afternoons

Christine Zuniga
October 18, 2015
Filed under News

How are you spending your Friday afternoon on campus?“I’m on the women’s Ultimate Frisbee team. We practice three times a week and do tournaments around California. We play a lot of Frisbee, and there’s actually strategy and a way to play. It’s pretty competitive. We’re a...

30 years of photography by Bill Daniel

30 years of photography by Bill Daniel

Valeria Flores
October 5, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Bill Daniel is bringing his very own photo pop-up show to Chico showcasing pictures taken as early as 1980 on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at The Blue Room Theater.“I’m asking people to come and use their visual sense in a challenged way," Daniel said. "I think being able to stop in front of a photograph and really l...

The Orion Sports Network goes live Friday night

The Orion Sports Network goes live Friday night

Lars Gustafson
October 1, 2015
Filed under Sports

Tune in tomorrow at 6:50 p.m. for the Chico State men’s soccer team facing off against the California State University East Bay Pioneers with play-by-play commentary provided by Orion Sports Broadcaster, James Groh. The Orion will be providing live broadcasts of home games throughout the semester. St...

J.M. Dematteis on writing comics, Batman Day

J.M. Dematteis on writing comics, Batman Day

George Johnston
September 22, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

On Sept. 26, local comic book stores will participate in DC Comics' Batman Day. Stores will offer free special reprints of Batman's greatest stories. J.M. Dematteis, who has written more Batman comics than most people can read in one lifetime, talked to The Orion about his career and his thoughts on Batm...

Associated Students host successful Labor Day alternative

Associated Students host successful Labor Day alternative

Kindra Robinson
September 8, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Associated Students experienced a large student turnout for its Labor Day weekend alternative. An estimated 500 students attended the Friday night pancake breakfast from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Additionally, more than 100 students attended the "Pitch Perfect" double feature at the El Rey Theatre on Saturday, where th...

McDonald’s all day breakfast unwanted by workers

McDonald’s all day breakfast unwanted by workers

Katelyn Martin
September 3, 2015
Filed under Breaking News

Beginning October 6, the crushed feeling of being too late for greasy, Sunday morning hangover hash-browns will be a thing of the past. Fast food giant, McDonalds has announced that they will start selling breakfast food all day. Workers, however, may not share the excitement. “It’s really busy ...

Wildcats come up short on Senior Day

Wildcats come up short on Senior Day

Nick Martinez-Esquibel
May 1, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

A day that started with celebration ended in disappointment, as the 'Cats lost their final game of the season to the Cal State East Bay Pioneers, 4-1. Before the game, 15 seniors were applauded along with their families during a ceremony that celebrated the team that made it to the College World Series last y...

Gallery: Thursday Evening Market

Gallery: Thursday Evening Market

April 30, 2015
Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries

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Chico stores invite fans, newcomers for Free Comic Book Day

Chico stores invite fans, newcomers for Free Comic Book Day

George Johnston
April 28, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Who doesn't love free things? This Saturday, the comic book industry will be holding its annual Free Comic Book Day. The event is held every year on the first Saturday in May, when the major publishers offer one or two specially published comic books for free. It was started in 2002 after San Francisco retailer Joe Field wrote a co...

Humans of Chico State: Earth Day

Humans of Chico State: Earth Day

Zach Aucella
April 22, 2015
Filed under Features, Humans of Chico State

How do you help battle the constant issues our world is facing? For instance the drought we have been in? I haven't been taking long showers for some time now, and I always shut the water off when I am brushing my teeth or any of those activities. I make sure to use my reusable water bottle because I...

Chico State celebrates Earth Day

Chico State celebrates Earth Day

Alisa Thorsen
April 22, 2015
Filed under Features

1969 was a year that proved the United States could put a man on the moon. A year remembered for the Woodstock musical festival in New York. Yet, few remember the oil spill that polluted 35 miles of the California coastline. On Jan. 28, 1969, an rig exploded on the shoreline of Santa Barbar...

‘Cats tie Friday night doubleheader with Lumberjacks

‘Cats tie Friday night doubleheader with Lumberjacks

James Groh
April 19, 2015
Filed under Softball, Sports

  Game 1 Chico State got off to a hot start in their four game weekend series against the Humboldt State Lumberjacks. The Wildcats won the first game by way of the mercy rule. The umpire stopped the game in the fifth inning with an ending score of 8-0. Senior third baseman Courtney Brown led...

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