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The Bell Memorial Union on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in Chico, Calif.

Sustainability grant deadline approaching, $5,000 student-led grants available

Melvin Bui, Senior Writer // October 8, 2021

The last day to submit a proposal for a $5,000 Associated Students Sustainability Fund is Nov. 2, but students must first attend one October workshop to apply. The A.S. has a sustainability fund for keen...

A chance to lead the Associated Students

A chance to lead the Associated Students

Melvin Bui, Reporter // March 1, 2021

Chico State’s Associated Students are holding their annual election and campaign season from March 12 to April 8. There are 17 positions available: six board of director roles, four commissioner roles...

The outside of the Chico State Wildcat Store.

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...

Outside of the BMU

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...

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

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

Nan Timmons poses on Kendall Lawn last Thursday afternoon. Photo credit: Brian Luong

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...

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