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Chico State bookstore faces decline in sales, Board of Directors review possible approaches

The outside of the Chico State Wildcat Store.
February 28, 2020

Chico State’s Associated Students, Board of Directors met on Feb. 14 to discuss agenda items, including the plan for the Chico State Wildcat Bookstore’s ended contract.  Chico State’s bookstore...

Associated Students diversity program advocates for marginalized group

Outside of the BMU
February 12, 2020

Associated Students is implementing a diversity program that advocates for marginalized groups at Chico State starting next semester. The program will not fund any student organizations and will advocate...

Government Affairs considers protest of Zionist speaker, criticism of Associated Students

On Thursday Associated Student Government Affairs Committee were introduced two added agenda items including the event hosted by Chico Hillel and a proposition to officially denounce White Supremacy. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales
November 20, 2019

A week after Israeli speaker Neil Lazarus was invited to campus, two added agenda items were brought to the Associated Students Government Affairs committee meeting Thursday.Government Affairs considered...

Annual Moonlight Safety Walk keeps students alert

November 10, 2019

Chico State's Moonlit Safety Walk took place on campus Thursday night. The purpose of the walk was to review the best safety procedures for students to follow. The event was open to all students who wanted...

Student charged with sexual assault, burglary

The apartment complex near the 1000 block of cColumbus Ave. in Chico, where Morales was arrested last week. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
September 3, 2019

A student charged with molestation and burglary is currently booked in the Butte County jail. Chico State administrators have been hesitant to provide information about this student, who is an employee...

Trevor Guthrie Discusses New Role as AS President

April 23, 2019

Trevor Guthrie, Chico State’s new Associated Students President, talks in depth about his candidacy, presidency and plans for the future. Guthrie also speaks on the A.S. budget, last year’s fee increase...

Campus Elections and LGBTQ+ Conference on The Orion Newscast 4/17/19

April 17, 2019

Students are voting for student leaders to represent them in the Associated Students, we've got what you need to know about the presidential candidates. The Queer & Trans week conference and their...

Meet the 2019 Associated Students Presidential Candidates

April 15, 2019

Three people are running for the Associated Students presidential position this spring. Whoever wins will have the potential to have the largest voice for students at Chico State. So, we sat down with...

ASP gives students a glimpse into the future

Carlos Pioroda and Kendrick Short experiencing VR gaming Night in the basement of the BMU. Photo credit: Daelin Wofford
December 10, 2018

Experiencing virtual reality (VR) for the first time is a special moment. Whether someone is skeptical or excited going in is up to them, but the initial reaction is usually the same. Even though they're...

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Nan Timmons poses on Kendall Lawn last Thursday afternoon. Photo credit: Brian Luong
September 12, 2018

Nan Timmons’ career at Chico State is coming to a close after 32 years of working on campus. Timmons began working in 1986 when an opening for the Community Action Volunteers in Education’s...

Chico State’s strawless challenge successful in first 72 hours

A.S. Dining Student Lead Jordan Menkes assembles a Post Plastic straw kit on May 2.
May 7, 2018

Less than 72 hours after going strawless, A.S. Dining sold 507 reusable straw kits at various coffee shops and dining areas on campus. On April 23, Chico State officially went strawless and traded...

Associated Students 2018 Election results announced

Alisha Sharma, who served as interim president of Associated Students over spring 2018, has been elected as President for 2018-2019. Photo credit: Kate Angeles
April 19, 2018

An email sent to all students opened online voting for the 2018 Associated Students elections on Wednesday, April 18, and the results have been announced.Alisha Sharma has been elected president of AS....

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