The Orion

Now you know: What Hutchinson, CSU admin are getting paid

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Natalie Hanson

November 26, 2019

As we approach the end of the decade, which began in the midst of recovery from an economic crisis, it is important to look at the actions of the CSU system in administration's pay and raises to salaries as the decade went on.What does it really pay to occupy a top position within the CSU -- like bein...

Stop ignoring low-income neighborhoods

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Brittany Mcclintock

April 19, 2016

The rich keep on getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. It is unfair for schools and neighborhoods in nice areas to get all the funding while low-income areas get nothing. I had this debate with my boyfriend’s uncle, that under-privileged schools need the funding and the resources to h...

Coffee high

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Sam Rios

February 18, 2016

Just take a look around campus on any given morning. Lattes, cold brews and iced coffees. Students line up like zombies just to get their morning fix. No matter how they are consumed, these drinks are feeding a bigger problem: outrageously high caffeine tolerances among college students. This is not just an ...

Chico police struggle with officer shortage

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Enrique Raymundo

December 16, 2014

Chico police are in dire straits with staff levels below what the department and city need to serve the community, police sources said.Low general staff has many negative effects on police work, said Ford Porter, Chico police captain. Porter is in charge of the operations division, the branch of th...

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