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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...

Resident discovers bullet in closet after man shoots at window of home

Resident discovers bullet in closet after man shoots at window of home

Danielle Cortes

February 19, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Vandalism Monday 6:50 p.m., Hazel Lot Damaged property was reported. Call Type: Petty Theft Tuesday 2:03 p.m., Whitney Hall Dormitory Misdemeanor charged for petty theft of less than $950. Call Type: Warrant Arrest Tuesday 9:55 p.m., Parking...

Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” brings opera back to Chico performances

Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” brings opera back to Chico performances

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase

After 12 years, Chico State had its first opera comeback with performances of "The Magic Flute" this weekend. The opera, a fantasy comedy-drama composed by Mozart, was performed in Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center. It ran with two performances on Friday and Saturday each at...

Breaking News- Week’s End Update Feb 12-16

Breaking News- Week’s End Update Feb 12-16

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


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

  Breaking news updates for Chico State and the town of Chico, California from Feb 12-Feb 16, 2018. Natalie Hanson, Josh Cozine, and Tisha Cheney can be reached at [email protected], @NatalieH_Orion, @joshcozine or @orionnews_TC on Twitter. ...

Trump is destroying the work feminism has created

Trump is destroying the work feminism has created

Danielle Cortes

October 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

It is the year of 2017, humans have been living for about 200,000 years. Every year, we are evolving and bettering our lives for the future. However, we still somehow find ourselves regressing. As a nation, we really downgraded by electing Donald Trump as president. There is just simply no other way...

Dos and don’ts of dealing with national disasters

Dos and don’ts of dealing with national disasters

Kendall George

October 9, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It's too common in today’s news to be littered with national disasters, whether it be shootings like in Las Vegas on Sunday night or hurricanes devastating our own and neighboring countries. When all feels hopeless perhaps the only thing we feel we can do to help is post on social media, with sayings...

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