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Device designs in 3-D

Mozes Zarate
October 1, 2013
Filed under News

Affordable 3-D printing is now available to everyone at Chico State, thanks to the creative vision of two O’Connell Technology Center students and an engineering professor. Recently, the engineering department received a grant of $2,800 to purchase two 3-D printer kits. The idea to acquire the technology had been on the back-burne...

Women’s volleyball team falls to UC San Diego

Women’s volleyball team falls to UC San Diego

Ben Marquez
September 29, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's volleyball team lost three of four games in Saturday's match against No. 10 ranked UC San Diego. In the first game, the Wildcats came out determined and won 25-20. In the second game, the 'Cats started off slow and lost 18-25, as the Tritons evened up the match at one game apiece. In the third game, the Wildcats...

Wildcats win with record round

Wildcats win with record round

Jordyn Provence
September 24, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's golf team ended its first tournament Tuesday, smashing records and bringing home a Wildcat win after the final round at Coldwater Golf Club in Avondale, Ariz. The women competed in an 18-team playing field at the Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate and jumped their way t...

Madison Bear Garden graphic designers create unique culture

Madison Bear Garden graphic designers create unique culture

Nicole Santos
September 23, 2013
Filed under Features

Colorful posters and flyers hang on the walls, lay on the tables and are spread on the counters of a small office far down Cohasset Road. Tucked away at their desks, eyes concentrated on their computer screens are 30- year-old graphic designer Dan Massari and 32-year-old graphic designer Mike Scholz — the masterminds behind the graphic de...

Wildcats win in dramatic fashion

benjamin marquez
September 21, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's volleyball team went five sets deep Friday, defeating Cal State Monterey Bay three sets to two (25-19, 25-20, 16-25, 20-25, 15-11). A trio of Wildcats led the charge, with 18 kills a piece from junior Ellie Larronde, sophomore Hannah Wilkins and junior Lindsay Quigley. In the first set, both teams played w...

Former Wildcat Neiman turns pro

Former Wildcat Neiman turns pro

Jordyn Provence
September 18, 2013
Filed under Sports

Imagine receiving a single phone call that determines how your life will be spent for several years to come. That’s what happened to Troy Neiman, a former Chico State baseball pitcher, when he signed up with the Colorado Rockies organization this summer. “It all happened so fast,” Neima...

Chico State athletes look to score big points, good grades

Chico State athletes look to score big points, good grades

TaylorMaddox
September 17, 2013
Filed under Sports

Do you ever find yourself hopelessly adrift in a sea of homework? Buried by due dates and midterms? Imagine how Chico State’s student athletes feel. Every semester, some of Chico State’s brightest students hope to establish a healthy balance between their scholastic and athletic demands. W...

Volleyball splits games at tournament

Volleyball splits games at tournament

Ben Marquez
September 15, 2013
Filed under Sports

In the final day of the Seawolf Spike Tournament on Saturday, the Chico State women’s volleyball team finished 1-1, beating Dominican University of California 3-1 and losing to Hawaii Pacific 0-3. Junior outside hitter Ellie Larronde continued her great success this tournament, adding 21 kills and 19 digs in the first game. The Wildcats t...

Men's golf finishes middle of field in Division I tournament

Men's golf finishes middle of field in Division I tournament

Jordyn Provence
September 11, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men's golf team ended its first tournament in sixth place Tuesday after the final round of the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate, hosted by Washington State. The Wildcat's, who are ranked No. 13 in the inaugural NCAA Division II coaches poll, held their own as they came in with a...

Men's golf in middle of the pack going into final round

Men's golf in middle of the pack going into final round

Jordyn Provence
September 10, 2013
Filed under Sports

Kicking off the year, the Chico State men's golf are in sixth place at the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate, hosted by Washington State University. After two rounds of three, the Wildcats are still hanging with the 12-team field, which consists of a majority of Division I schools. Ali...

Online dating expands to pockets

Amanda Irons
August 31, 2013
Filed under Opinion

We’ve all heard the scuffs revolving around online dating since the early 2000s. The chance to meet potential mates through a means of non-face-to-face interactions leaves some turned off. This stigma doesn’t seem to hinder business. Between 2005 and 2012, as many as 35 percent of married couples...

About The Orion

August 3, 2011
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The Orion is an independent, Pacemaker Award winning student-run news source at California State University, Chico. Every Wednesday, we provide broad, in-depth coverage of university news, sports, features and entertainment in our weekly paper and daily content on our website. The Orion's...

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