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College of Agriculture hosts first university farm open house

College of Agriculture hosts first university farm open house

Alejandra Fraga

April 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Chico State's College of Agriculture organized its first ever "Wildcat Day on the Farm" event this Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., consisting of 75 to 100 volunteers. The open house featured guided tractor tours, food trucks, plant sales, games and prizes. "We're hoping to make it an annual tradition, ...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update, April 6

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update, April 6

Natalie Hanson

April 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports in the Butte County area, from March 26-30. Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached at [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Maria Ramirez

April 3, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Photo of the Day

Josh Payne and Andrew Burger enjoy the weather Tuesday by working on projects outdoors.

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update March 30

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update March 30

Natalie Hanson

March 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Video

 The week's wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports in the Butte County area, from March 26-30. Natalie Hanson, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Fallen wires cause power outage in parts of Chico

Fallen wires cause power outage in parts of Chico

Josiah Nicholl

March 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Thousands of Chico residents experienced a brief power outage Monday. The incident occurred around noon, affecting those living in the area southwest of the Chico State campus. It was caused by fallen wires, according to PG&E spokesman Paul Moreno. Over 2,200 were affected by the outage. PG&E...

Man stabbed in the back multiple times

Man stabbed in the back multiple times

Tisha Cheney

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Police Blotter, Showcase

University Police Call Type: Vandalism Monday 10:10 a.m., Whitney Hall Dormitory Someone broke the window of a vehicle. Call Type: Suspicious Subject Monday 10:43 a.m., Performing Arts Center A suspicious man with no shoes roaming the building turns out to be a former student...

CARD hosts annual spring celebration with kites

CARD hosts annual spring celebration with kites

Tisha Cheney

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Kites were soaring high today at Chico's annual Kite Day Sunday. Families and friends gathered around 1 p.m. to celebrate the coming of spring with music, food, and of course kites at 20th Street Community Park. The vision of this day was originated in 1985 by Bob Malowney, owner of Bird in Hand...

Students organize March for Our Lives in Chico

Students organize March for Our Lives in Chico

Josh Cozine

March 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Roads were blocked off through much of downtown Chico Saturday as students and community members streamed into the city plaza to protest gun violence. They were participating in the #MarchForOurLives national movement. The march and gathering for the Chico area was almost entirely organized by hi...

Building project raises concerns over climate neutrality, campus transparency

Building project raises concerns over climate neutrality, campus transparency

Natalie Hanson

March 12, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase

The science building behind Meriam Library, Siskiyou Hall, has a replacement three times its size coming soon. And after students recently expressed concerns about what this new building means for the campus’ future, as well as the university’s commitment to sustainability, administrators have begun re...

Chapmantown cleanup collects residents’ garbage, brings together community

Chapmantown cleanup collects residents’ garbage, brings together community

Natalie Hanson

March 10, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase

The sixth annual Chapmantown cleanup had volunteer help from many community members, including students, Saturday. The cleanup took place at Chapman Elementary and began at 7 a.m. According to Love Chapmantown's website, the event always goes until noon or until dumpsters become full. The event is li...

Audrey Denney to run against LaMalfa, promises progressive changes

Audrey Denney to run against LaMalfa, promises progressive changes

Josiah Nicholl

March 2, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News

Audrey Denney, one of four candidates running to replace Doug LaMalfa as the district representative, addressed the Chico State Democratic Club Thursday. Denney detailed issues she hopes to tackle in the district if elected, including providing affordable healthcare, improving internet capabilities...

Instacart starts offering grocery delivery service in Chico

Instacart starts offering grocery delivery service in Chico

Josh Cozine

February 20, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

A new time-saving tool to take the hassle out of grocery shopping became available in Chico Wednesday.Instacart, a company that will pick up and deliver groceries, announced that it will start operating in the Chico area. In a release, the company stated that stores including Safeway, Costco, CVS, Cash...

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