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Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Mathew Miranda

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the oldest and largest fraternities in the nation will be returning to campus. Sigma Chi, established in 1992 at Chico State, was voted back onto the InterFraternity (IFC) Council, Oct. 3 with a 10-1-0 vote. The organization terminated its relations...

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Mathew Miranda

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the oldest and largest fraternities in the nation will be returning to campus. Sigma Chi, established in 1992 at Chico State, was voted back onto the InterFraternity (IFC) Council, Oct. 3, with a 10-1-0 vote. The organization terminated its relationship with the university in 2013 after allegati...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Dominique Wood

October 9, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo of the Day

Protestors, in support of pro-choice, stand outside the Bell Memorial Union during the Women's Resource Center on Friday. Check out the article about the protest on the Orion.

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 ...

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