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Chico State Alumnus talks web tech and Javascript

When learning how to code, HTML and CCS markup language and the beginning steps before getting into JavaScript and more advanced coding development programs. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

October 20, 2018

A Computer Science seminar series was hosted by The College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction. Eric Mellum, a 2015 Chico State alumnus, presented on development coding and job opportunities within the field at the talk on Friday.Mellum currently works for the startup company, Quartzy, ...

Riley’s Bar and Grill celebrates 30 years in Chico with hype

Reiley's celebrated its 30th anniversary April 30 with live music and beer for everyone over 21. Photo credit: George Johnston

Michelle Zhu

May 1, 2016

Locals, students and alumni made their way to the heart of downtown Chico on April 30 to celebrate 30 years of service at Riley's Bar and Grill. Since April 25, 1986, Riley's has expanded its loyal patrons, who are considered friends. That same year, a patron made a sign that hangs over the front...

Chico state alumnus appointed director of construction for Pieology chain

Photo courtesy Pieology Pizzaria

Courtney Weaver

April 11, 2015

Pieology, an American pizza chain, plans to open 110 restaurants by the end of 2015, all of which will be overseen by Hans Milberger, a graduate of the Chico State construction management program. Pieology is a restaurant franchise that allows customers to completely build their own pizzas from the...

Former Wildcat drives deep in tournament

Former Chico State golfer Kyle Souza drives the ball at the 10th hole of the PGA China Tour qualifiers on Feb. 6. Photo Courtesy of Kyle Souza.

Dylan Wakefield

February 25, 2015

Against the pressures of a long trip, language barriers and a foreign country, former Chico State men’s golfer Kyle Souza found a way to win the second round of the PGA Tour China qualifiers. Taking home the first place medal of the second round qualifiers on Feb. 6 meant a lot more to him than just be...

Artist of all trades: Joshua Hegg

Artist of all trades: Joshua Hegg

Jake Hutchison

September 12, 2014

When Joshua Hegg was 9 years old, the local musician and skilled pianist actually despised taking piano lessons. It wasn't until attending high school and joining a jazz group that he found a passion for playing. "It was like I was fluent in another language," Hegg said. That passion would event...

Former Wildcat soccer players get closer to dream goal

Octavio Guzman. The Orion file photo.

Sergio Sanchez

February 5, 2014

The dream of playing for a professional team could come true for three former Chico State men's soccer players.Tyson Crim, Octavio Guzman and Jake Ward completed round two of tryouts for Sacramento Republic FC, the expansion team from the United Soccer League.Round one was held in December with five to seven spots available to 25-28 college players. Chico State p...

Artist couple paints in harmony

One of Cooper's pieces. Photo credit: Shayla Ramos

Veronica Hodur

February 5, 2014

In a town like Chico, art is everywhere and connections are always being formed. In this case, two Chico State alumni make a dynamic duo in their pieces and their marriage. Looking at their artwork, Justin Cooper and Carob Bradlyn don't seem to be connected. Cooper uses oil paint and watercolor, and paints robotic figures in natural settings, while Bradlyn uses paint pens, resin and c...

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