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Chico State speech pathology students gather for a photo at the annual Speech & Hearing Fair.

Chico State’s Speech Therapy Clinic hosts annual free Speech & Hearing Fair

Kaitlin Moore, Reporter // May 16, 2023

On May 6th, the Chico State Clinic for Communication Disorders hosted its annual Speech & Hearing Fair, where members of the public got the opportunity to receive free speech, hearing and language...

Speech & Hearing Fair informational flyer, happening May 6th.

Free Speech & Hearing Fair this Saturday at Chico State

Kaitlin Moore, Reporter // May 5, 2023

Tomorrow May 6th, Chico State’s Clinic for Communication Disorders will be hosting its annual Speech & Hearing Fair, offering free speech, language and hearing screenings to the public. The fair...

Man in sombrero posing in front of an airplane.

Narcocorridos: Glorifying drug lords or telling truths?

Daisy Beltran, Reporter // April 25, 2023

Latin artists are taking the music industry by storm and the momentum doesn't seem to be slowing down. Reggaeton has always been the reigning champ of the Spanish music genre. Yet there is another...

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Life beyond the screen: The importance of putting down your phone

Daisy Beltran, Reporter // April 24, 2023

Phones keep us connected with family and friends. They keep us updated about news, weather updates and help us answer our questions in a matter of seconds. But excessive phone use can affect our mental...

Photo of scuba course doing confined water training. Photo courtesy of Scuba Hut.

Chico State scuba class: Diving into a wondrous world

Alejandro Zepeda, Reporter // April 18, 2023

The idea of diving deep into the darkness of the ocean with nothing but a tank of air and some flippers may seem terrifying. But for a growing number of students at Chico State, scuba diving is becoming...

The Orion Podcast: Chavez, BORGS and vulvas

The Orion Podcast: Chavez, BORGS and vulvas

Hosts Mawil Mateo, Molly Myers and Gabriela Rudolph were joined with Opinion Editor Hunter Casperson to talk about Cesar Chavez weekend, the meaning of BORGs, the difference between vulvas and vaginas...

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Studying abroad: The best investment for a student’s future

Emily Russell, Reporter // April 9, 2023

The invaluable experience of studying abroad should be a part of every college student’s education. The opportunity to create lifelong memories, explore places and local cultures, make friends worldwide...

Flyer for pancakes for chat event

Pancakes for CHAT

Abbigail Kovac, Reporter // April 4, 2023

Homelessness has been sweeping the nation, and the goal of the Chico Housing Action Team is to help those in the community. CHAT is hosting a silent auction on Easter Sunday, April 9. CHAT has been...

Arely Saldana in front of a gray background, wearing a black blazer and blue polo shirt.

AS Elections: Arely Saldana runs for College of Behavioral and Social Sciences senator

Kristin Moore, Reporter // April 3, 2023

Arely Saldana is running for Senator of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences in the upcoming Associated Students general election. Saldana is a first-year graduate student in the psychological...

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AS Elections: Zackary Machado runs for college of agriculture student senator

Timothy Adams, Reporter // April 2, 2023

Zackary Machado, a sophomore studying agricultural education, is running for college of agriculture student senator in the 2023 Associated Students general election. Machado feels he can bring charismatic...

Photo of the BMU. Taken March 29 by Alejandro Zepeda.

Quiz the Candidates: Chico State’s AS election Q&A

Alejandro Zepeda, Reporter // March 30, 2023

Quiz the Candidates: Chico State’s AS election Q&A Chico State hosted its Quiz the Candidates forum on March 29, for the upcoming student government election. The event took place in Bell Memorial...

Entrance to Late Bloomer Vintage Boutique. Photo taken by Gabriela Rudolph on March 16.

After the rain comes the rainbow, Late Bloomer Vintage

Gabriela Rudolph, Multimedia Editor // March 16, 2023

With all the gloomy rain and bare nature in Chico, color is scarce. Luckily, an eccentric oasis exists between Tender Loving Coffee and the Pageant Theatre on E Sixth St. — Late Bloomer Vintage Boutique.  The...

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