The Orion

Q&A: Ralphie May on touring, Chico memories

Ralphie May will perform at the El Rey Theatre on Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Stacey Pokluda, SPPR Consultants.

Amanda Rhine

February 1, 2015

Four-time platinum stand-up comedian Ralphie May is coming back to Chico. He talked to the Orion about his stand-up act, recalled first memories of Chico and even shared his favorite joke. The Orion: How’s the tour going so far? Ralphie May: So far so good. I cannot complain to be honest w...

Re-entry students see college through experienced eyes

Jimmy Sims, a junior accounting major and re-entry student, values the opportunity to receive a better education. Photo credit: Amanda Rhine

Amanda Rhine

September 16, 2014

Jimmy Sims, a 38-year-old junior re-entry student, said he realized with age comes more focus and determination to graduate. “When I was 18 I (didn’t really care about) how my grades were,” he said. “Now that I’m older, I understand this is kind of my last chance to get it done before I...

Equipment preference causes gender separation at gym

Students utilizing their preferred gym equipment. Photo credit: Emily Conroy

Amanda Rhine

August 30, 2014

The Wildcat Recreation Center offers various exercise options for all students, but there are noticeable areas that the differentiating genders gravitate to -- men stay in the weight room and women upstairs on the cardio floor. The WREC underwent many changes recently. One of the changes was the relocation of some female-friendly equi...

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