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Friday Night Concerts kick off in the Chico City Plaza

Friday Night Concerts kick off in the Chico City Plaza

Josiah Nicholl

May 5, 2018


Filed under A&E Breaking, Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Community, News

People filled the city plaza in downtown Chico Friday night to enjoy the return of Chico's Friday Night Concerts. For the 41st year, free shows with live music will be put on by the Downtown Chico Business Association in the city plaza every Friday night throughout the summer. The shows start at...

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...

Chico State Cannabis Forum sparks up conversation on recreational and medical cannabis

Chico State Cannabis Forum sparks up conversation on recreational and medical cannabis

Roberto Fonseca

April 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center hosted a cannabis forum to inform students and community members on the laws, risks and benefits of marijuana/cannabis use Wednesday. The panel of speakers consisted of five professionals informed on the topics: Mike Ramsey - Butte County District Attorne...

Man locks himself in elevator, refuses to let anyone in

Man locks himself in elevator, refuses to let anyone in

Alejandra Fraga

April 16, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Monday 1:24 p.m., Bidwell Bowl Amphitheatre Someone went into Bidwell Mansion and reported a female in a verbal argument with another group. Call Type: Vandalism Monday 7:43 p.m., Aymer J. Hamilton Building Window screen to a small bathro...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Natalie Hanson

April 14, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase, Video, Visuals

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports from Chico State and for the Butte County area, from April 9-13. Natalie Hanson, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Local science advocates lead March for Science

Local science advocates lead March for Science

Josiah Nicholl and Josh Cozine

April 14, 2018


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

Science advocates across Chico joined forces at the Trinity Commons lawn on Saturday for the March for Science event. The March for Science, which began at 10 a.m., is an event advocating for policy-makers to look at the evidence for climate change and enact laws to benefit the greater good.The event...

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, News, Showcase, Video, Visuals

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, Photo Galleries, Photo Stories, Visuals

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, News, Video, Visuals

 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, News, Police Blotter, Showcase, Visuals

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...

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