The Orion

Cross country runner pushes on through tragedy

Talia Swangler running in race at the Cross Country Championships. Photo credit: Gary Towne

Karina Cope

November 17, 2019

Talia Swangler was raised in Paradise and attended Butte College after high school. She then transferred to Chico State before the start of her junior year. Less than three months after her transition, she was hit with tragedy. The town she grew up in and her parents’ home she had recently moved out...

The ‘Front Row Joe’ rules of soccer

Junior Shelby Lanksbury prepares to launch the ball in a game last semester. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Esther Briggs

March 7, 2016

Sitting in the front of the classroom is not everyone's favorite place. Teachers might call on you or notice if you skip class more than they would if you sat closer to the back.For the Chico State women's soccer team, head coach Kim Sutton uses the "Front Row Joe" rule when it comes to choosing a s...

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