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National safety organization ranks Chico State 164 out of 243 college campuses

National safety organization ranks Chico State 164 out of 243 college campuses

Mathew Miranda

May 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

According to a list created by alarms.org, Chico State ranks as the 164th safest college campus in the nation. Alarms.org, a national council for home safety and security, created a list called of Safest College Campuses in America for 2018. The group used the most recent data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting and the Campus Safety Securit...

Not Anymore deemed helpful yet repetitive

Not Anymore deemed helpful yet repetitive

Kelsi Sibert

March 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Each year, students at Chico State are required to participate in an online or in-person "inner personal violence awareness and prevention program."Not Anymore is designed to make sure that all students have an understanding of Title IX issues such as sexual assault, dating domestic violence and stalking.Title...

Preparing for a university shooting

Preparing for a university shooting

Grayson Boyer

February 12, 2018


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

The increase in university shootings has made preparedness for potential threats extremely important to college administrations, and Chico State is no different. According to Chico State's Director of Environmental Health and Safety Marvin Pratt, "One of our biggest challenges for this office is to...

Daylight attacks shine light on student safety

Daylight attacks shine light on student safety

Kaley Wise

November 8, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

When Chico State senior Lauren Dormer was walking home from her child development class at 10:45 a.m., the last thing she expected was to be grabbed, harassed and followed home.“I pretended to call the police and he sprinted the other way. I arrived home feeling pretty shaken up," Dormer said. "I ...

Associated Student officers talk diversity, safety with Pres. Hutchinson

Associated Student officers talk diversity, safety with Pres. Hutchinson

Molly Sullivan

September 14, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Showcase

As a part of her 100-day listening tour, President Gayle Hutchinson met with Associated Students officers today to address diversity and safety on campus. With the data collected from the diversity survey and focus groups, AS officers are creating actionable steps to address issues raised by students. “We...

BlueLight application guides students home safely

BlueLight application guides students home safely

Katelyn Martin

September 11, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Students now have applications for everything: messaging, banking and fittness trackers. Now, students are using applications for their personal safety as well. BlueLight is a new application which focuses on getting students home safely. It is able to route calls to the closest responder by using the user...

Incoming A.S. president lays out vision, priorities

Incoming A.S. president lays out vision, priorities

Kristina Martinez

April 22, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

Deanna Jarquin was named next year's Chico State Associated Students president on Thursday by a margin of 170 votes. Jarquin is a senior double majoring in psychology and women's studies. In the past, Jarquin has had experience interning at the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center and has worked at...

Emergency blue lights need replacement

Emergency blue lights need replacement

Megan Mann

November 30, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It was a dark and stormy night. I'd just arrived at the north-campus parking lot after going to the immediate care clinic here in town. I had bronchitis and didn't feel safe walking back to Whitney Hall alone on the poorly lit path. So, I decided to do what everyone moving into the dorms was ...

Campus sticks with Blue Light Phones

Campus sticks with Blue Light Phones

Robert Engels

November 12, 2014


Filed under News

Some college campuses are getting rid of their Emergency Blue Light phones in favor of smart phone safety apps, but Chico State isn't planning on making the switch. UC Davis is one of the colleges that are moving away from the Emergency Blue Light phones in favor of new technology. Recently, a variety ...

The Orion Wants to Hear from You: Student Safety

February 10, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Two sexually aggressive acts have taken place within the last two weeks. Student Escapes Attempted Kidnapping (2/7/2014): https://theorion.com/blog/2014/02/08/s... Student Attached outside of Holt Hall (1/31/2014) https://theorion.com/blog/2014/01/31/b... We want to hear from you: 1)How can...

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