The Orion

Men’s golf excels in Alameda

Men’s golf excels in Alameda

Matthew Ferreira

March 21, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team had a great outing Monday and Tuesday at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda. The teams all played three rounds at the Corica Park South Course.The Wildcats competed against 15 other teams and were able to outscore all but one of them.The team shot a tota...

Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

March 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Multimedia, Showcase

Alex Depa carried a cardboard sign around Trinity Lawn reading: “Don’t make us use Mars,” before speaking to a crowd. “This planet is pretty much fucked OK,” he said as he took the mic to address the crowd gathered. “We’re gonna have to move off-planet within a few centuries... but don’t...

Women’s basketball experience ups and downs in long season

Women’s basketball experience ups and downs in long season

Matthew Ferreira

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats women's basketball team's season didn’t end the way that they planned on as they missed the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Tournament. It did, however, have a lot of excitement, ups and downs and entertaining games.The team’s season didn’t start on the ri...

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 13, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Track and field

As an athlete, the most important thing you can do is to keep your body well-maintained throughout the season. But with sports being as unpredictable as they are, injuries can occur in the blink of an eye.“You put all this time and effort into things just like writing a paper and the word docu...

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Nate Rettinger

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Based on community feedback and requests, several new projects have been planned for Chico State in the next 10 years. These projects cover everything from first-year student living, space for more outdoor recreation and a bikeway running through campus. An open house was held on Monday and provided ...

Poetry reading shines light on refugee experiences

Poetry reading shines light on refugee experiences

Rayanne Painter

March 11, 2019


Filed under A&E Breaking, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

Every seat and plus some was filled in Zingg Recital Hall on Thursday evening for this month’s poetry reading. The event, Writer's Voice, is a literary arts reading series hosted by Chico State’s Department of English.Mai Der Vang, the showcased literary mastermind, is the author of a book...

Wildcats Track and Field perform strong despite rain

Wildcats Track and Field perform strong despite rain

Matthew Ferreira

March 10, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and field

Chico State hosted the Wildcat Invitational track meet Saturday at University Track Stadium. Both the men’s and women’s teams performed well at the invitational with many personal records being set, as well as having a few top-three finishes. One of the main focuses of the stadium was the weather....

A single’s guide to Chico State social life

Kendall George

March 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion

It's cuddle season. That is, it's cuddle season if you have someone to cuddle with. However, for a large portion of us cuddle-less Wildcats, "single" is a word that doesn't seem to be going away in our lives any time soon. But worry not! Being single has its benefits and if you're looking to rock th...

Your Forever 21 shirt is killing the planet

Your Forever 21 shirt is killing the planet

Yaritza Ayon

March 10, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Yeah that insanely cheap, cute top you just got is hurting our environment.It’s not just Forever 21, it’s fast fashion that’s polluting our planet and feeding into sweatshops in third world countries.The rise of fast fashion has gone up drastically in the past 10 years or so. We no...

Wildcats play through rain, earn share of 13th place at Tim Tierney Shootout

Wildcats play through rain, earn share of 13th place at Tim Tierney Shootout

Matthew Ferreira

March 6, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women’s golf team competed in the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda on Monday and Tuesday. The team fought through the rain and wind to earn a share of 13th place with Point Loma Nazarene in the tournament. The Wildcats collectively scored a 318 on the first day of play and...

Get to know Women’s Basketball Coach Brian Fogel

Get to know Women’s Basketball Coach Brian Fogel

Matthew Ferreira

March 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Coach Brian Fogel finished his 11th year, at Chico State, coaching women's basketball on Saturday. Even though the Wildcats didn't finish the year how they wanted, coach Fogel has been there throughout to guide his student-athletes.He started his coaching career in 1989 as a grad assistant at Sonoma...

Dream Center Hosts Webinar Update on Dream Act

Dream Center Hosts Webinar Update on Dream Act

Nate Rettinger

March 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

A webinar put on by the Dream Center Thursday afternoon discussed the current policies surrounding foreign students.Currently, there are 18 states that have passed the Dream Act with California being one of the first to adopt the law. Federally the law has failed to pass, but is being fought against...

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