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Chico State hosts Vagina Monologues

Chico State hosts Vagina Monologues

Katherine Feaster

February 16, 2015


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The A.S. Gender & Sexuality Equity Center held a performance of "The Vagina Monologues" Friday and Saturday with the focus being against violence toward women. The monologues, originally written by activist and playwright Eve Ensler, told true stories of women’s experiences to call attention to a more...

Sustainability Day held on campus

Sustainability Day held on campus

Jovanna Garcia

October 23, 2014


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Students setup booths Wednesday morning at Colusa Hall in celebration of the campus's 12th Annual Campus Sustainability Day.Celebrated across the U.S., this year's theme is Empowering Change on Campus and in the Community."This event is a cool way for students to learn about all of these opportunities t...

AS seeking new vice president, officers

AS seeking new vice president, officers

Mozes Zarate

October 14, 2014


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The Associated Students are seeking new leadership following turnover of four student board members, including the organization's second-in-command.As of Monday, the A.S. are in the process of interviewing candidates for the following Government Affairs Council positions: Executive Vice President, forme...

AS postpones vote for for statue funding

AS postpones vote for for statue funding

Madison Holmes

October 14, 2014


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Upset students took to Facebook last week in response to a proposal to install a wildcat statue on campus that could cost up to $300,000. Following the negative feedback in the Facebook comment section of a previous Orion report, the A.S. postponed a vote to approve an additional $40,000 contribution from the A.S. ...

A.S. to build bronze wildcat statue

A.S. to build bronze wildcat statue

Madison Holmes

October 7, 2014


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A wildcat statue will likely be built and completed by the beginning of Fall 2015.The new statue will cost between $40,000 and $300,000, none of which will come from student fees, said Taylor Herren, Chico State's Associated Students president.Approximately $130,000 has been accumulated for the statue. T...

Divestment vote might be meaningless

Matt Murphy

April 28, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Of all the matters students could vote on in the recent Associated Students elections, divestment was undoubtedly the most high-profile. It received the most campus media attention, including the student action it took to get the measure, which suggests divestment of University Foundation funds from fossi...

Fish feces fuel sustainable food business

Fish feces fuel sustainable food business

Christine Lee

March 11, 2014


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Two Chico State graduates are starting a sustainable food business using a combination of fish feces and age-old agricultural techniques. Zi Kuang and Kirill Obraztsov, two friends who graduated from Chico State with masters degrees in business administration, are using a production method called aquaponics to grow ve...

Chico adopts social host ordinance

Chico adopts social host ordinance

Bill Hall

March 5, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico has added another weapon to its arsenal in the battle to combat underage drinking with the adoption of a social host ordinance. Already active throughout many communities in the country, social host laws allow the city to impose fines on individuals who are responsible for hosting large house parties on private property at whic...

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