The Orion

Letters to: People freaking out about finals

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Danielle Cortes

May 2, 2018

Dear Wildcats, We are two weeks away from the most dreaded week of the semester: Finals week. Good news, that means the year is almost over and summer is just around the corner. But it also means you have to finally start getting ready for finals. Be proactive about preparing for your exams,...

Chico State sisters die in fatal car crash

Brittni and Brynn Frace were killed in a car crash this week. Photo credit: Photo Courtesy of Highlands Church

Alejandra Fraga

January 19, 2018

Brittni Frace, a returning student at Chico State, and her sister Brynn died due to a car accident while returning back to Chico Tuesday. The incident occurred on Highway 198 west of Interstate 5, according to a press release. Brittni died instantly as a result of the crash. Her sister, Brynn...

Trump rescinds DACA; students protest at Chico State

Chico students protest the DACA decision. Photo credit: Luke Dennison

Luke Dennison and Guillermo Felix-Alvor

September 5, 2017

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was put to an end under the Trump administration, affecting many students nationwide.Students gathered outside of the Bell Memorial Union on campus expressing their thoughts over the decision, Tuesday morning. Elizabeth Alaniz, a Chico State Faculty Member and DREAM Assistant D...

Study Abroad office reacts to Belgium attacks

Jennifer Gruber, coordinator of the Chico State Study Abroad & International Exchange, hopes that recent attacks in Brussels don't deter students from studying abroad. Photo courtesy of Ad Meskens.

Eric Mcguire

March 27, 2016

The world is in mourning after the two horrific bombings in Brussels that, according to a recent New York Times article, killed approximately 30 people and left more than 230 wounded. The world looks different with the threat of violence looming unpredictably over daily life. “Our thoughts are w...

Students evacuate University Village due to fire initiated by a vape

A fire at University Village's building two caused students to evacuate Thrudsay night. Photo credit: Michelle Zhu

Michelle Zhu

March 25, 2016

Shortly before midnight on Thursday, a fire alarm cued students to evacuate University Village. Resident Adviser Mitzi Felix immediately called for residents to enter the parking lot and subsequently initiated a phone call to the Chico Police Department. The area wreaked of a burning smell and...

Students evacuated from Butte Hall

Photo credit: Elizabeth Helmer

Elizabeth Helmer

March 23, 2016

Fire alarms went off in Butte Hall around 1:40 p.m on Wednesday. Students and faculty were evacuated as firefighters and police assessed the situation. "There is a reported elevator malfunction that has resulted in some smoke, possibly coming from the elevator shaft the elevators have been shut...

Valentine’s Day guide for the broke college student

Ayman Arara and Yazeed Alsubaie, senior international relations majors Photo credit: Claire Martinez

Claire Martinez

February 13, 2015

Claire Martinez and Jason Spies can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on twitter.

Chico State's independent student newspaper
chico state students