The Orion

‘Cats give back

‘Cats give back

benjamin marquez
December 10, 2013
Filed under Sports

Waking up on Christmas morning with gifts under the Christmas tree is a dream for many children. And this year, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is helping to make that dream a reality. The committee, which is made up of at least two representatives from each of the university’s 13 sports teams, participated in the University’s Needy Children Pro...

Commemorating Chesterman

Commemorating Chesterman

Risa Johnson
December 9, 2013
Filed under Features

This woman made a difference. Friends of former Chico State student Kristina Chesterman are fundraising to build the Kristina Chesterman Memorial Clinic in Nigeria, Africa. They hope to break ground this summer and finish building in summer 2015. Chesterman was a senior nursing student who wa...

Nigerian clinic to be built in honor of deceased nursing student

Nigerian clinic to be built in honor of deceased nursing student

Risa Johnson
December 8, 2013
Filed under Features

A group of nursing students have more than finals in mind this week. These students are commemorating a lost friend. Friends of former Chico State student Kristina Chesterman are fundraising to build the Kristina Chesterman Memorial Clinic in Nigeria, Africa. They hope to break ground this summer and finish build...

Clinique counter offers unique products, services

Clinique counter offers unique products, services

Sharon Martin
December 3, 2013
Filed under Features

  Applying makeup is a fine art. The face is the canvas and the tools are brushes, liners, powders, gloss and mascara. The student workers at the Wildcat store makeup counter practice the fine art of concealing blemishes and accentuating beauty on a regular basis. They offer free makeup sessions and consultations through ...

Knights fight drinking dangers

Knights fight drinking dangers

Risa Johnson
December 2, 2013
Filed under Features

More Chico State students are standing up and saying enough is enough when it comes to alcohol-related deaths in the community. The Knights of the Night, a group of about 30 students in professor Gina Tigri’s leadership class, are promoting a safe drinking culture at Chico State. Their weapon of choice? Social media. The group he...

Police report Halloween overtime expenses

Police report Halloween overtime expenses

Nicholas Carr
December 2, 2013
Filed under News

An elevated response to this year's Halloween revelry in the downtown and South Campus areas cost Chico Police $20,000 in overtime compensation.A cost analysis report for the holiday period, including 6 p.m. Halloween night until 6 a.m. Nov. 3, found that increased law enforcement staffing amounted to over $42,000 in re...

Seniors reflect on their time as Wildcats

Seniors reflect on their time as Wildcats

Nicholas Woodard
December 2, 2013
Filed under Sports

As this semester’s sports wrap up for the season, seniors across the board are hanging up their Wildcat jerseys, but not without some reflection on their time at Chico State. Soccer players Scotie Walker and Octavio Guzman and hoops star Sean Park are three seniors who have become well-known among those who follow Chico State athl...

Salon d’Art showcases local artists

Jennifer Jacobs
December 1, 2013
Filed under Features

The holiday season calls for huge amounts of decorations and holly, but why not add an artistic piece to the collection. Last weekend the Chico Art Center hosted its annual exhibition, Salon d’Art. Local artists had the opportunity to showcase their creative talents. “Twenty artists are partici...

Wildcats upset Seattle Pacific University, improve to 4-1

Taylor Maddox
November 30, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s basketball team upset No.9 ranked Seattle Pacific University Saturday, 73-70.Click here to view a photo gallery from the game. The win followed Chico State’s Friday night clobbering of Dominican University of California that helped tip off this weekend’s Mac Marti...

Student Spotlight: Dustin Anderson

Student Spotlight: Dustin Anderson

Sharon Martin
November 30, 2013
Filed under Features

One Chico State student plans to spend his upcoming winter break volunteering in medical clinics and experiencing the unpredictability of traveling to Guatemala. Dustin Anderson, a senior microbiology major, has been to Guatemala three times already, but is heading back to work on his honors thesis. He will be comparing the health goals of different volunteer org...

Bike Cart keeps students peddling

Bike Cart keeps students peddling

Nicole Santos
November 30, 2013
Filed under Features

Why walk your bike to downtown bike shops for a repair when you can receive affordable and quick service on campus? Thanks to the technicians at the Associated Students Bike Cart, located between the Performing Arts Center and Bell Memorial Union, students can receive convenient services at great prices. Depending on the ...

‘Cats sweep Humboldt State

‘Cats sweep Humboldt State

benjamin marquez
November 22, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's volleyball team swept Humboldt State Friday in three games (25-22, 25-18, 25-14).In the first game, the 'Cats recorded the first six points and to closed out the Lumberjacks 25-22. The Wildcats continued their success through the second game, winning 25-18. In the third game, the ...

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