The Orion

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Shift Bicycle Cafe Owner and Operator John Hanna-Barton hands a student his freshly made iced mocha. Hanna-Barton can make anything from pour-over coffee to an iced mocha with almond milk.

Mathew Miranda

September 5, 2018

Dutch Bros may reign supreme in the minds of Chico State students, but ask almost any local at the Saturday Farmer’s Market and they will tell you which coffee stand is quickly becoming one of the best in town. Although the coffee is the primary reason people return to Shift Bicycle Cafe, its unique design is what initia...

Students should demand campus bicycling hours

Photo credit: David Molina

Whitney Urmann and David Molina

September 14, 2016

In front of every building at Chico State, there is an abundance of bike racks. In fact, a person is likely to struggle to even find an entrance to a building that doesn't have a bike rack— nevertheless an empty one. It's mind boggling to me that with this many bikes at Chico State, students are...

The life, times of a reckless biker

Alyssa Dunning

October 15, 2014

Fast like the wind, cool breeze in my face,Nothing is better than biking place to place.It is the best to feel so coolWhen riding my bike to school.I never cross to the correct side of the street,Not when there's the clock to be beat.It is fun to play chicken, like in "Footloose,"With people going t...

Celebrating cycle-friendly Chico streets

Kevin Crittenden

Kevin Crittenden

March 21, 2014

Whether darting between pedestrians and cars in downtown or dodging boulders and trees in rugged upper Bidwell Park, there's no substitute for the feeling of biking.There are few cities in the United States as well-suited for biking as Chico. A majority of students live within a mile of campus — th...

Chico State senior creates extraordinary bicycles and artwork

Travis Stock, senior art major, sitting in one of his many revolutionary bikes.Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Ashiah Scharaga

January 28, 2014

A teeter-totter, a 6-foot-tall bicycle, brightly painted Sony speakers and Chico State all have one thing in common: Travis Stock. To say that Stock, a senior from Laguna Niguel majoring in art with an emphasis in art studio, is an artist of any one trade wouldn't do him justice. Stock not only de...

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