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One Mile: A fun day trip in the sun near downtown Chico

One Mile: A fun day trip in the sun near downtown Chico

Katalina Santamaria and Rachael Bayuk
April 24, 2018
Filed under Sports

Located in the heart of Chico in historic Lower Bidwell Park, roughly five minutes from Downtown Chico and Chico State, it is a local favorite.Unlike hikes that may be snowed over or muddy during certain times of the year, One Mile is a year-round favorite.David Hines, a Chico State student and Chic...

Stanley Cup Playoffs begin Wednesday with Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Stanley Cup Playoffs begin Wednesday with Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Andrew Baumgartner
April 11, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are here and that means exciting hockey is right around the corner.Earlier today there was a preview for the Western Conference posted on theorion.com, now we will be looking at the Eastern Conference.Pittsburgh PenguinsThe Penguins are looking to win the Stanley Cup for the third year in ...

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Austin Schreiber
April 8, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

Accessible aqueducts, amazing views, large boulders, red newts and a true sense of nature are five things you can find at the Flumes.The Flumes are a series of small water bridges that run alongside the Feather River. The unique metal and wood catwalks over the river allow people to walk across.To get to the Flumes, you are going to need to drive to Paradise, wh...

M.E.Ch.A marches through Chico on Cesar Chavez Day

M.E.Ch.A marches through Chico on Cesar Chavez Day

Josh Cozine
April 1, 2018
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Cesar Chavez, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Students took to Chico streets Saturday, chanting to both celebrate the life of César Chávez and remind their fellow students that cultural appropriation is not okay. “When I say viva, you say Chávez!” Marchers gathered in Trinity Commons at 2 p.m. and were led by Chico State’s M.E.Ch...

Start the day off right with this crispy, gold breakfast mash

Start the day off right with this crispy, gold breakfast mash

Grant Schmieding
February 27, 2018
Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely.” Without breakfast, my head feels fogged up and I can’t concentrate over the appalling and embarrassing sounds of my own stomach. I like to do myself a favor each morning and start the day off with...

Therapy dogs come to campus for Valentine’s Day

Therapy dogs come to campus for Valentine’s Day

Danielle Cortes
February 16, 2018
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

The annual "Dogs and Donuts" event returned to give students a chance to unwind and pet dogs for Valentine's Day this week.The event took place on Wednesday in the Hub from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. All students were welcome to stop by to enjoy a free complimentary donut, while being accompanied by various therapeut...

Steer away from dating apps this Valentine’s Day

Steer away from dating apps this Valentine’s Day

Karen Limones
February 10, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

When someone is longing for a relationship or has recently had a breakup, Valentine's Day is a cruel reminder of reality, according to Psych Central. Sometimes, those who are in a vulnerable state look for satisfaction and acceptance through dating apps.Attraction and desire cannot be predicted by da...

Veterans Day ceremony takes place at Chico Elks Lodge

Veterans Day ceremony takes place at Chico Elks Lodge

Christian Solis
November 12, 2017
Filed under Community, News

The Chico Elks Lodge hosted a Veterans Day ceremony for the Chico community Saturday.Veterans from every branch of the military were honored at the event including the U.S. Merchant Marines and veterans from every branch were present.Keynote speaker James Crow gave the community a "Ground Pounder's V...

Wildcats finish strong for senior day

Wildcats finish strong for senior day

Justin Couchot
October 25, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports

The seniors lead by example for the Wildcats this weekend, finishing strong on senior day for both men's and women's soccer.After confirming their playoff appearance in a shutout Friday, the Chico State men's soccer team finished Sunday just as strong as they hoped. On the women's side of the ball, the...

Torres Community Shelter hosts Gratitude Day in Chico

Torres Community Shelter hosts Gratitude Day in Chico

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz
September 22, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Community members gathered in the Chico Downtown Plaza to share what they are grateful for, Thursday. The event was initiated by the Torres Community Shelter as a way of spreading more positivity in the community. Gratitude Wins was an event with the purpose and goal of bringing the community ...

Police investigate Labor Day shooting at fraternity house

Police investigate Labor Day shooting at fraternity house

Natalie Hanson
September 11, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Shooting at Chico State Fraternity house was reported and remains under investigation.According to Chico Police, a shooting occurred over the Labor Day weekend at the Tau Gamma Theta Fraternity House. Sept. 1 at about 11:55 p.m., police responded to a shooting at 980 Chestnut St. A man was found by officers with a gunshot wound in his low...

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

Caitlyn Young
September 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Multimedia, Q&As, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF18ItpDo0g&feature=youtu.be Chico State alumnus Aaron Draper talks about his journey through life before coming back to teach photography at Chico State. As a professional photographer, he is well-known for his project, Underexposed: a series of beautiful photographs...

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