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Sunrise Movement endorses Audrey Denney in 2020 election after Green New Deal pledge

After the event, there was a group photo of Audrey Denney and all those students and organizations that worked hard to push for this deal. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Nate Rettinger

April 29, 2019

In the historic El Rey theatre, Audrey Denney triumphantly held the newly signed pledge to support a Green New Deal up to a roar of applause. With this pledge, Denney became an ally in the fight against climate change with the Sunrise Movement. Saturday night a rally was held by the Sunrise Move...

14th annual ‘This Way to Sustainability’: Climate change is already here

Nirvan Mullick and crowd hold their fists up as the sign for the #ClimateUprising on Friday. The clenched fist is a symbol of the #ClimateUprising. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Kendall George, Gordy Papalias, Nate Rettinger, Christian Solis, and Josh Cozine

April 4, 2019

"This Way to Sustainability" was held Thursday and Friday, highlighting Chico State's green initiative on campus. The nationally recognized, student-run conference helped to spread information about climate change, ways to limit greenhouse gas emissions, reduce waste, and create a more sustainable li...

Votes, Vigils and The Day of The Dead on The Orion’s Newscast for Nov. 7

Dellanira Carrillo has half of her face painted like a sugar skull by Saidi Montoya in Trinity Commons on Friday. Check out this story and more on this week's newscast. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Alex Grant

November 7, 2018

On this week's newscast, the midterm election results are released, a vigil is covered, The Day of the Dead is highlighted and several other stories are discussed.2018 Midterm Election Results (0:06)Chico mourns passing of Linda Blacksten (0:59)Josh Fox performs monologue on how “The Truth Has Changed” (1:22)Spirits were high in Chico for Di...

Audrey Denney rallies students

Audrey Denney giving her speech about what her campaign is all about, at a rally held Wednesday Photo credit: Yaritza Ayon

Yaritza Ayon

October 18, 2018

Audrey Denney was at the Student Success Center Plaza, Wednesday, encouraging students to vote, as well as to register to vote if they hadn’t already. This event was hosted by student organizations, Central Americans For Empowerment and Leaders Educating for the Advancement of Dreamers. Denney and her campaign team got...

The Orion’s weekly newscast Oct. 17

A Chico Unified School District bus proves at the Chico Parade of Lights that creativity does not stop with light decorations as any vehicle or object can be used as well. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Alex Grant, Christian Solis, and Alejandra Fraga

October 18, 2018

On this week's newscast, six stories are recapped by anchors Christian Solis and Alejandra Fraga. The story headlines listed below are organized by the time they appear in the newscast. 1) City council candidates converse on Chico concerns (0:06) 2) Students learn about civic engagement during...

Photo of the day

Chico State Democrats show their disapproval for Donald Trump with a giant inflatable

Daelin Wofford

October 17, 2018

Chico State Democrats show their disapproval for Donald Trump with a giant inflatable "Trump Chicken." The chicken was accompanied by free hotdogs and voter registration cards.

Students learn about civic engagement during Wildcat Vote

Former Mayor of Chico Dan Herbert (third from left) speaks on his civic engagement work during Wildcat Vote on Tuesday night. Others pictured are Alisa Sharma (left), Audrey Denney (middle left) and Ann Schwab (right). Photo credit: Brian Luong

Brian Luong

October 17, 2018

Students of all political affiliations joined together in Colusa Hall, Monday evening, to learn more about politics, at the Wildcat Vote event hosted by the Office of Civic Engagement.Before entering the event, students were greeted by members of First Year Experience informing attendees about voter ...

Congressional candidates participate in forum on campus

Congressional candidates participate in forum on campus

Josiah Nicholl

May 1, 2018

A forum was held at the Harlan Adams Theater at 7 p.m. Monday for the First Congressional District Candidates. The event was co-hosted and moderated by the League of Women Voters of Butte County, Associated Students and the Office of Civic Engagement. All four Democratic candidates attended the even...

Audrey Denney to run against LaMalfa, promises progressive changes

Addressing how she will run against a Republican representative, Denney said,

Josiah Nicholl

March 2, 2018

Audrey Denney, one of four candidates running to replace Doug LaMalfa as the district representative, addressed the Chico State Democratic Club Thursday. Denney detailed issues she hopes to tackle in the district if elected, including providing affordable healthcare, improving internet capabilities...

Human rights activist runs for Congress

Audrey Denney expresses point about human rights to hundreds of people who gathered at the Chico Women's Club on Jan. 27. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Alex Grant and Grayson Boyer

February 20, 2018

Audrey Denney, a Chico State graduate and former teacher, sat down with an Orion news team to speak about her campaign for the First Congressional District seat as a Democrat. Denney spoke on many topics including her "deep roots" in agriculture as someone who grew up on a farm and majored in Agriculture...

Democratic Congressional candidates make cases for the June primary

Jessica Holcombe speaks on various issues at a public forum on Jan. 27

Grayson Boyer

February 7, 2018

Democratic candidates running for Doug LaMalfa’s House of Representative seat met at the Chico branch of the Butte Public Library on Jan. 23 to discuss the issues of California’s 1st District. Candidates Marty Walters, Jessica Holcombe, Larry Jordan and Audrey Denney discussed their stances on...

Congressional candidates speak out at town hall

Candidates running for Congress made statements at the town hall meeting Saturday. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Natalie Hanson

January 27, 2018

Four candidates running for Congress made statements to voters at a special town hall meeting Saturday.The event took place at the Chico Women's Club on the east block of 3rd Street from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. More than half of those in attendance stood, with over 200 present and only 100 seats available....

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