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    Dutch Bros on Esplanade temporarily closed

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    Healthcare for students anytime, anywhere: all the WellCat has to offer

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    Backsliding on alcohol rules, or maybe moving forward

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Left-Right: Pamela Irby, Laniea LaGarde, Quinessa Stibbins, Laila Anderson, Candy Jackson, Keila Lee, Brandon Trowel

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Chico State student Sydney Oliva enjoys the fall weather and beautiful scenery near Bidwell Mansion on Saturday. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Photo of the day

Maury Montalvo // December 2, 2018

Chico State student Sydney Oliva enjoys the fall weather and beautiful scenery near Bidwell Mansion on Saturday.

Plump pumpkins from the harvest festival Photo credit: Justin Jackson

Agriculture brought to the city

Justin Jackson // November 4, 2018

Farm City Celebration (FCC) brought the farm to the city, on Saturday, with its harvest festival. The FCC Harvest Festival is a celebration of agriculture. It’s been going on yearly for 14 years....

Many are left wondering if  insurance will cover the damage done to their cars

Lightning splits Bidwell Mansion tree

George Johnston // April 13, 2017

While most Chico State students sought shelter from the hailstorm hitting campus, a bolt of lightning struck a tree by Bidwell Mansion, splitting it in half. Jewel Keahilhau was sitting in her car at...

Gateway makes science sweeter with Candy Chemistry

Gateway makes science sweeter with Candy Chemistry

Amelia Storm // March 24, 2016
This weeks' 'investigation station' will feature everyone's favorite food group
Walking through Chicos history

Walking through Chico’s history

Madeline Merlic // October 3, 2015
Three museums offer the chance to look into Chico's past.

Stolen vehicle on Cedar St.

Hannah Suzuki // January 26, 2015
The police blotter is a selection of information cited directly from the Chico Police Department and the University Police Department. January 25.
Ayres daughter, Jean Ayres-Clark (right), and granddaughter Cara enjoy the University Art Gallery exhibit celebrating Ayres life and artwork on Nov. 13. Photo credit: Emma Wood-Wright

John C. Ayres: More than just a name on campus

Emma Wood-Wright // December 1, 2014
In honor of the artist and professor, who would have been 100 years old this year, guest curator Reed Applegate will share the work of Ayres in the University Art Gallery until Dec. 18.
Kirk Coon, supervising ranger, smiles in anticipation before opening the long-lost time capsule left behind at the Bidwell Mansion. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Lost, found: Bidwell mystery box opened

Zachary Phillips // December 1, 2014
Community members flocked en masse to Bidwell Mansion on Saturday to witness the opening of an 89-year-old time capsule.
Chico States Bucket List Photo credit: Monica Fitch

Bucket list of activities for students

Stephanie Schmieding // September 19, 2014
There's more to do in Chico than just drink, so The Orion compiled a map for possible adventures that students can complete before they graduate.
Wes Dempsey, 82, Chico States arboretum guide, excitedly explains the magnolia flower to the audience.Photo credit: Maisee Lee

Retired professor keeps history alive

Ernesto Rivera // February 16, 2014
Wes Dempsey leads tours of the campus trees and explains their deep roots in the history of Chico State.
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