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

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

Kimberly Morales, Staff Writer

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 ceased to operate independently in 2014 after falling into a trend of declining sales. Movi...

Associated Students diversity program advocates for marginalized group

Associated Students diversity program advocates for marginalized group

Keyla De Los Santos

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 for the different marginalized groups that are currently enrolled in Chico State. According to Commis...

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

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

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 a resolution to formally denounce white supremacy and examined last week's event hosted by Chico ...

Annual Moonlight Safety Walk keeps students alert

Carolyn Allen

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 to voice their opinions on campus safety.“It’s a walk based for students, faculty and administration t...

Student charged with sexual assault, burglary

Student charged with sexual assault, burglary

Ricardo Tovar and Natalie Hanson

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 on campus. On August 18, the Chico Police Department responded to a call reporting a prowler lurkin...

Trevor Guthrie Discusses New Role as AS President

Kendall George

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 and the proposed low-barrier shelter. Kendall George can be reached at [email protected] or @kendallmgeorge on Twitt...

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

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

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 theme of "Queer Existence is Resistance". Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 o...

Meet the 2019 Associated Students Presidential Candidates

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

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 each of them and asked who they are, how they would address sustainability on campus, how they would...

ASP gives students a glimpse into the future

ASP gives students a glimpse into the future

Ulises Duenas

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 wearing something over their face, you can tell that their eyes are wide open. That experience...

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

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 (CAVE) office manager opened up. The idea of working on a college campus excited her due to her own p...

Chico State’s strawless challenge successful in first 72 hours

Chico State’s strawless challenge successful in first 72 hours

Kelsi Sibert

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 in plastic straws for paper ones. While paper straws are more compostable than plastic straws, student employees at Sutter Dining also made straw kits that included reusable m...

Associated Students 2018 Election results announced

Associated Students 2018 Election results announced

Natalie Hanson

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. Sharma, who served this semester as the interim president, ran against Karla Camacho and Nadine Sala...

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