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A.S. hosts service day dedicated to Cesar Chavez

A.S. hosts service day dedicated to Cesar Chavez

Hannah Suzuki
March 27, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico State's Associated Students is hosting a day of service during which hundreds of students can give back to the community in honor of Cesar Chavez Day, according to a press release. Cats in the Community will take place 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wildcat Recreation Center and other locati...

St. Patrick’s Day history, traditions: The meaning behind symbols

St. Patrick’s Day history, traditions: The meaning behind symbols

Jason Spies
March 17, 2015
Filed under Features

St. Patrick's Day: a day filled with shamrocks, leprechauns, people dressed up in green and pinches for those who aren't. These facets of St. Patrick's Day each have their own specific meanings, which may have been lost over the years. “We celebrate St. Patrick's Day to celebrate and honor St. Patrick,” said Riley Wood,...

Chico State hosts 25 events for FFA field day

Chico State hosts 25 events for FFA field day

Katherine Feaster
March 14, 2015
Filed under News

Chico State’s College of Agriculture hosted its 47th Annual California Statewide National FFA Organization Field Day on Saturday where high school students participated in various contests from identifying plants to working with welding. The college teamed up with the Agriculture Natural Resource...

Chico State celebrates National Pink Shirt Day in solidarity

Chico State celebrates National Pink Shirt Day in solidarity

Brittany Mcclintock
February 25, 2015
Filed under News

On Wednesdays, Chico State students wear pink, well if that Wednesday falls on Feb. 25 like it did this year.Feb. 25 is National Pink Shirt day, a day that is meant to bring awareness to those being bullied. The story behind the pink shirt is that a few years ago, a Canadian teen boy wore a pink shirt to school one day and got picked o...

Contingent faculty to demonstrate for National Adjunct Walkout Day

Contingent faculty to demonstrate for National Adjunct Walkout Day

Dylan Dewit
February 24, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico State adjunct faculty members will be tabling to express grievances concerning low salary, poor working conditions, job insecurity and large workloads relative to tenure-track faculty outside of Glenn Hall, Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The demonstration is in response to an open letter releas...

Valentine’s Day songs to set the mood

Valentine’s Day songs to set the mood

Nicole Santos
February 12, 2015
Filed under Features

Every year, Feb. 14 rolls around symbolizing a time of red roses, romantic Hallmark cards and an endless number of romantic songs.Whether spending Valentine's Day with a loved one, roommates or alone, there are an endless amount of tunes you can blast this upcoming holiday.The Orion asked Chico Stat...

Campus cupids crush Valentine’s Day norms

Campus cupids crush Valentine’s Day norms

Dj Morris
February 11, 2015
Filed under Features

The cool wind pounded against the thighs of two half-naked best friends as they ran through campus. Cupid wings and 160 Valentine's Day cards accompanied them on their journey to spread love on Chico State's campus. Tony Munoz, senior microbiology major, and Steven Huff, senior math major, reminisced about last ye...

Students embrace solo Valentine’s Day

Students embrace solo Valentine’s Day

Alisa Thorsen
February 11, 2015
Filed under Features

Many students dread the thought of being single on Valentine's Day, but there are many ways to make this holiday a blast without being in a relationship.Single Chico State students provided four different options on how to make this season of love exciting for those who may be experiencing it solo. 1. Love i...

Valentine’s day: the bloody roots

Valentine’s day: the bloody roots

Nick Bragg
February 10, 2015
Filed under Features, Video, Visuals

Every year on February 14 people express their affection for one another by giving gifts of flowers, cards and chocolates. Many may not know that the holiday actually started as a bloody affair. The meaning of the holiday has shifted over the years, but has resulted nowadays to a day of love. Valentine's Day dates b...

Valentine’s Day: Expectations vs. reality

Valentine’s Day: Expectations vs. reality

Blaine Ball
February 10, 2015
Filed under Features

As Valentine’s Day nears, Chico State students prep themselves for the holiday by reflecting on some of their past experiences.Dating back to the fifth century, Valentine's Day has challenged many to provide their significant others with flowers, chocolate and memories.The Orion asked Chico Stat...

Wildcat athletes’ game-day superstitions

Wildcat athletes’ game-day superstitions

Nick Martinez-Esquibel
January 26, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Sports

All throughout sports there are strange superstitions or out of the ordinary game-day routines. There are some universal ones that everyone follows. For example, in baseball, if a pitcher is throwing a no-hitter, no one is allowed to talk to him in between innings when he...

Day by Day: custodian, musician on fishing, fame

Day by Day: custodian, musician on fishing, fame

Ashiah Scharaga
December 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

David Day has a kind, dimpled smile and eyes that light up when he talks about music, which he performs, for free, on the weekends. During the week, he works for Facilities Management and Services on the fourth floor of the Student Services Center. Day, who lives in Paradise, has worked for the unive...

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