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A day in the life of a graduating senior at Chico State

A day in the life of a graduating senior at Chico State

Josiah Nicholl
May 14, 2018
Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

From dead week, finals and preparing summer plans, May is a month where everything from the semester comes to an end.For seniors like Megan Nash, a liberal studies major, and Juan Sanchez, a political science major, their Chico State experience will come to a close with graduation.“I just want to gra...

Five first dates in five days

Five first dates in five days

Piper Loring
May 13, 2018
Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

People typically imagine themselves meeting a romantic partner organically, through serendipity or within a professional field. But times are changing. It's increasingly difficult to meet someone without the shield of technology screens. Busy schedules filled with school, work and extracurriculars...

Explore Upper Bidwell Park with a day trip on the Yahi Trail

Explore Upper Bidwell Park with a day trip on the Yahi Trail

Katalina Santamaria
May 8, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

Located in Upper Bidwell Park, roughly 10 minutes outside of Downtown Chico, the Yahi Trail is a simple, yet exciting hike that leads to Chico’s beloved Bear Hole. There are various ways to get to Bear Hole, such as simply driving on the road from Monkey Face, but the Yahi Trail leads for an adventurous...

101st Pioneer Day Parade presents theme of learning

101st Pioneer Day Parade presents theme of learning

Josh Cozine
May 6, 2018
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

Hundreds lined the streets of downtown Chico Saturday for a tradition, this year themed with education - the Pioneer Day Parade.A Disney princess, dressed as Aurora in full flowing-pink gown, kneeled and embraced a child, with other Disney princesses, Captain America and other superheroes surrounding her. Kell...

Chico residents unite in city plaza for national day of prayer

Chico residents unite in city plaza for national day of prayer

Josh Cozine
May 4, 2018
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

Hundreds of Chicoans from dozens of local churches from all Christian denominations showed up Thursday at the city plaza to pray together for unity, and for the community. The congregation was Chico’s take on the National Day of Prayer, which has taken place the first Thursday of May since 1952...

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...

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