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Chico State student gives treat to dog. Taken by Natalia Cortez-Pagan on Sept.13

Need some time to ‘Take A Paws?’

Natalia Cortez-Pagan, Reporter // September 26, 2023

On Wednesday, furry friends will welcome Chico State students at The Well for puppy love and to destress from busy college life.  Venice, Nugget and Tommy are just some of the friends that will be...

bear jumping into an ambulance

Orion critic high on ‘Cocaine Bear’

Mawil Mateo, Reporter // March 4, 2023

With less than a week since its release date on Feb. 28 and $32.5 million at the box office, “Cocaine Bear” is a must-see movie for those looking for a fun time. Directed by Elizabeth Banks and inspired...

Friendly pony posing for a picture in front of the WREC. Photo credit: Joel Peterson

Animal petting helps de-stress students

Jack Lewis and Joel Peterson // December 12, 2019

Chico State once again is hosting its bi-annual de-stress animal event at the WildCat Recreation Center (WREC).Starting this week and ending next week, students can visit the WREC each day to pet a variety...

The Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation remains undamaged after being threatened by the Camp Fire. Photo credit: Grant Schmieding

Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation remains unharmed after Camp Fire

Grant Schmieding // December 12, 2018

Smoke filled the air as the fire burned surrounding areas, under a mile from the property. Tarps and sheets were placed over enclosures to keep the smoke out. It’s no easy task evacuating lions and...

Jan Reale, NVADG volunteer since 2008, with Pericles, one of the sheltered dogs being cared for at the shelter by the Chico Airport. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Volunteers seek to reunify Camp Fire animals with owners

Olyvia Simpson // November 27, 2018

Thousands of people have been displaced by the Camp Fire, and so have their pets. Hundreds of animals have been rescued from evacuation sites but many are still waiting to be reunited with their owners. “We...

College students and pets don’t mix

Rayanne Painter // September 10, 2018

With cute pet videos constantly going viral over Facebook and Twitter, it’s safe to say that animals of all form are pretty adorable. They’re quirky, sometimes fluffy and often times can be a best...

Pets are cute but they might not be worth the time and money in college. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Owning a pet in college can create more harm than good

Nicte Hernandez // March 12, 2018

According to The American Institute of Stress, eight out of 10 college students experience stress frequently or on a day-to-day basis. College can get lonely and stressful at times, miles away from your...

Dr. Tag Engstrom, Co Advisor, Dr. Rebecca Brunelli, Co Advisor and Gina Kinzley part of the Oakland Zoo Elephant Team with Chico state students at Oakland zoo.

Photo credit: Farshad Azad Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

Elephant reserve may be coming closer to Chico

Jacqueline Morales // March 27, 2017

The Oakland Zoo seeks approval for the Tembo Preserve in Tehama County for elephant preservation. With Tehama County's suitable climate, African elephants would be welcomed into Northern California....

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