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College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts largest annual Student Research Symposium

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts largest annual Student Research Symposium

Josh Cozine

April 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

The opioid epidemic, gun violence and gun control, and sexual assault on campus were just a few of the topics covered by student presenters Wednesday at the 17th annual Student Research Symposium. Held in Bell Memorial Union’s auditorium on the second floor, the symposium started around 5:30 p.m....

Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez speaks at the BMU

Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez speaks at the BMU

Lizzie Helmer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez stepped up to the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium stage and immediately started rapping. The rap lasted under two minutes but incorporated three languages and the overarching message of love for the Earth. Martinez, a 17-year-old hip-hop artist, author and activist, spoke at a two-hour...

Chico State’s ‘Clothesline Project’ provides artistic outlet for sexual assault awareness

Chico State’s ‘Clothesline Project’ provides artistic outlet for sexual assault awareness

Alex Grant

April 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Safe Place, Chico State's confidential sexual violence prevention and intervention center, is organizing an artistic project to call attention to sexual assault issues in Chico. Students are invited to decorate t-shirts Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in BMU 203 to show support for...

New Wildcat statue funded exclusively from donations

New Wildcat statue funded exclusively from donations

Lizzie Helmer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

A new Wildcat statue is coming to Chico State and it’s funded in a way that’s the first of its kind. The about $145,000 necessary for the project came from a collaborative donations effort by the Alumni Association, Associated Students, athletics and the university. The project pulled no...

Campus reacts to Trump election

Campus reacts to Trump election

George Johnston

November 10, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

Protest against Trump at the BMU @theorion_news pic.twitter.com/bY2Z7g8ifm — Jenice Tupolo (@JayTupolo) November 10, 2016 Protesters gathered at the Bell Memorial Union steps to share stories and emotions toward newly president-elect Trump. Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson also commented on the election. In a campus wide ema...

LIVE: Election Day coverage

LIVE: Election Day coverage

November 8, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

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President-select Gayle Hutchinson returns to Chico State

President-select Gayle Hutchinson returns to Chico State

Michelle Zhu

March 30, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Chico State's newly President-select Gayle Hutchinson returned to campus for a meet and greet with faculty and students in the Bell Memorial Union building Wednesday. Before mingling with the crowd, Hutchinson gave a speech about what she intends to do at Chico State. She began her speech by stating...

Chico State’s 18th annual Town Hall Meeting

Chico State’s 18th annual Town Hall Meeting

Courtney Weaver

April 19, 2015


Filed under Community, News

The 18th annual Town Hall Meeting took place at Chico State on Wednesday night. Students from both Chico State and Butte College participated in discussing solutions for contemporary policy problems. Policy problems ranged from climate change to sexual crimes on campus, and students are able t...

‘Choose Chico’ returns to recruit students

‘Choose Chico’ returns to recruit students

Austin Redfern

March 26, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

Prospective Chico State students will be coming to campus for "Choose Chico!" on Saturday, April 11, which will give them the opportunity to speak with current students and faculty and explore campus through a variety of activities. "Choose Chico!" is an open house event held every year by the ...

Senior Spotlight: Student won’t let environment go to waste

Senior Spotlight: Student won’t let environment go to waste

Nicole Santos

February 26, 2015


Filed under Archives

Whether Mitchell Hayes is camping or enjoying his favorite local park, it's hard for him not to notice the pervasive presence of waste in the environment. "I notice myself upset and troubled when human waste impedes on my ability to appreciate the elegance of nature," Hayes said. "Being able to enjo...

Monk creates mandala in BMU

Monk creates mandala in BMU

Tj Carter

November 8, 2014


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Leaving a person’s place of birth behind is difficult, but having to make a journey on foot at 5 years old just to be able to escape danger is not only challenging, but an accomplishment.   "It's a very sad memory when I was the age of 5 leaving Tibet," said Losang Samten, a Buddhis...

Q&A: Hellogoodbye on hot Chico moms, sex rock

Q&A: Hellogoodbye on hot Chico moms, sex rock

Jake Hutchison

October 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

The Orion chatted with the musicians of Hellogoodbye about dangerous tour adventures, early influences and memorable fans before they took to the Bell Memorial Auditorium stage for a passionate power pop show Thursday. The Orion: Tell me a little about your latest album, "Everything is Debatable."Forr...

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