The Orion

First-year students talk plans for next year

First-year students talked to The Orion about what they planned to do next year at Chico State. Photo credit: George Johnston

Michael Catelli

May 16, 2016

As the end of the academic year approaches, the class of 2019 has come close to finishing the commonly dreaded first year in college. In a survey of first-year students, 86 percent of respondents reported a positive to excellent experience at Chico State, while only 14 percent responded with a satisfact...

Public opinion divided on Target’s transgender bathroom policy

At Target stores, customers can use the restroom or fitting room of any gender they feel matches their identity. Photo credit: Michelle Zhu

Michelle Zhu

April 27, 2016

Target stores are embracing a transgender bathroom policy, and public opinion is divided on the matter. In a response to Target's pledge on inclusivity, half a million Americans are campaigning with the Christian-based American Family Association to boycott Target. Supporters of the policy are co...

Woman claims zombies are after her

Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Michael Catelli

April 17, 2016

Chico Police Department Call Type: Aggressive subject, Saturday, 11:34 a.m., PDQ Market and Deli Female very agitated, sitting on top of her car. There's a very agitated small child in her vehicle not secured by his carseat. Mom is smoking and yelling in the phone. Call Type: Animal welfare c...

Malicious email shuts down estimated 1,000 Chico State student portals in past month

Screen captured from the Chico State portal website

George Johnston

February 19, 2016

An estimated 1,000 Chico State portals have been shut down because of a phishing email. According to Chico State IT Support Service staff, an email was sent sometime last month with a malicious link to Chico State faculty, staff, and students. Any person who opened the email had their email shut d...

Fast and Furious Chico Drift

Photo credit: The Orion

January 23, 2016

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Traffic Hazard, 9:00 a.m., 150 W. 14th St. Six homeless subjects pulling motorhome and abandoned it.Call Type: Suspicious Subject, 9:07 a.m., Broadway StreetMale loitering in bushes near Star Bucks and is intimidating customers. This is an on going problem with him.Cal...

Glass Blowing

May 1, 2014

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