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Greek Week breaks records

Greek Week breaks records

Marrion Charissa Cruz
October 20, 2016
Filed under Campus, Community, News

Every fall Greek life on campus dedicates a week to raising money for various charities. This year over $31,000 was raised for donations. Greek Week stats: - 667 pints of blood donated - 2,500 non-perishable foods to Wildcat Food Pantry & Jesus Center - $1,350 for a local charity -...

5 Wildcat email discounts

5 Wildcat email discounts

Carson Predovich and Briana Mcdaniel
October 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Everyone knows about student discounts, but did you know about these 5 things that can save Chico State students almost $700 in one year?Saving money wherever possible is very important, especially as a college student. Your Chico State email can be used to save you hundreds of dollars a year, and I t...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno
September 19, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Welcome week: in with the new, in with the old

Welcome week: in with the new, in with the old

Amber Martin
August 24, 2016
Filed under News

Students gathered the week before classes started to celebrate being back in Chico. Wildcat Welcome Week is popular for many different reasons; returning students coming back to continue their studies, an influx of incoming students starting their new journey at Chico State. “My favorite memory fr...

Paralympic games has former wildcat running for gold

Paralympic games has former wildcat running for gold

George Johnston
August 20, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and field

Chico State track star Kym Crosby sat down with The Orion for a Q&A on her world trip to win a medal for Team USA. It's a blistering 95 degrees in Brazil. The lights are blindingly shinning down and the humidity is drenching, but former Chico State track runner Kym Crosby does not care. She's...

Dead week not so dead

Dead week not so dead

Jeff Guzman
May 13, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion

The week before finals is informally known as “dead week.” During dead week professors are expected to spend most of lecture time reviewing old material rather than introducing new material, and less work is given out to students all in an attempt to lighten the load right be...

‘Cats seek playoff birth heading into weekend

‘Cats seek playoff birth heading into weekend

Carlos Islas and Jacob Auby
May 6, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

As the 2016 season winds down, the Chico State baseball team continues to push for a birth in the CCAA Championship Tournament and a step closer to earning a spot in the NCAA Championship Tournament. The Wildcats could wrap up their spot in the CCAA tournament while moving closer to the NCAA tournamen...

Wildcats wet their toes with water field trip

Wildcats wet their toes with water field trip

Amelia Storm and George Johnston
May 3, 2016
Filed under Campus, News

Last weekend, 36 students and three faculty members got a firsthand look at water rights and usage all across Northern California. The overnight trip was put on by Eric Houk, a professor in the College of Agriculture, with help from Jennifer Rotnem who works at the Center for Water and Environment. Destinations...

Wildcats make comeback in Game 2

Wildcats make comeback in Game 2

Esther Briggs
April 21, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

In Game 2 on Sunday, April 17, the Wildcats were coming out of a loss earlier in the day. Their winning streak was broken, but their determination and teamwork was still there. Runs were at a premium in Game 2, although East Bay pitcher Tatiana Beilstein held the ‘Cats to only one hit in the fi...

Wildcats take first game of the series

Wildcats take first game of the series

Esther Briggs
April 21, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

In Game 1 of the weekend, Chico State against Cal State East Bay Pioneers doubleheader, Chico came out with the first victory on April 16. They wasted no time in putting a score on the board. First-year Ari Marsh reached on an error and scored on senior Brynn Lesovsky's double to right-center field....

Wildcats shine in Twilight Invitational

Wildcats shine in Twilight Invitational

Jason Spies
April 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track and field

The Chico State track and field team put on a show in its one and only home meet of the season. Whether it was the throwers, jumpers or sprinters, every facet of this talented group was on display April 8-9 at the Twilight Invitational. Men’s Results Sophomore Nolan Nagle won the hammer throwing ...

Wildcats go undefeated at Tournament of Champions

Wildcats go undefeated at Tournament of Champions

Gabriella Bermudez
April 5, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team won all six games at the Tournament of Champions this weekend. The final game resulted in a mercy victory against the University of Hawaii at Hilo, with a final score of 8-0 after the fifth inning on April 3, in Turlock.The win extends the Wildcats' away record to 12-4 w...

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