The Orion

Chico State parking is expensive, unreliable and out of touch

Chico State parking is expensive, unreliable and out of touch

Natalie Hanson

September 16, 2019

Here we go again - it's fall, another round of parking permits have been sold, and students are once again battling for parking spots every morning. It seems redundant at this point to say it, but it's still true - parking at Chico State is a nightmare with no solution in sight.Except this time, ther...

Chico State opens 70 reserved parking spots for students

Chico State opens 70 reserved parking spots for students

Kimberly Morales

September 16, 2019

On Sept. 10, students received an email from Chico State announcing that 70 parking spots were available for students to purchase starting Sept. 12. In the email, vice president of business and finance explained that the new lots would be purchased on a “first come, first served” basis. Un...

Wildcats succeed in La Jolla

Wildcats succeed in La Jolla

Matthew Ferreira

September 14, 2019

The Chico State volleyball team is in La Jolla competing in the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase and is dominating the field through three matches. Despite coming off of three straight losses during the Hawaii Challenge, Chico State bounced back.After back-to-back sweeps against Montana State Bi...

Men’s Soccer dazzles in home opener

Men’s Soccer dazzles in home opener

Wesley Harris

September 13, 2019

Chico State puts on a three score show at University Stadium in home opener over Concordia University (Oregon). “It always fun playing at University stadium. It’s such a special place to play,” coach Felipe Restrepo said. “The guys are fortunate enough to have this facility, and we ha...

Women’s soccer holds up the win in first home game

Women’s soccer holds up the win in first home game

Matthew Ferreira

September 13, 2019

Thursday’s game was the first home exhibition match of the 2019 season, and for some of the Wildcats it was their first time playing at home. Our Chico State women’s soccer team faced off against Dominican at University Soccer Stadium, and it was evident that they were looking to give the ...

Martin Morales case at standstill due to lack of information

Martin Morales case at standstill due to lack of information

Ricardo Tovar

September 11, 2019

In what has been an ongoing investigation into the background of Martin Morales, a former Chico State student charged with molestation and burglary, The Orion has been in search of anyone who may know him. Associated Students, University Housing, the Hungry Wildcats Food Pantry and the University of Commun...

Self-defense and what it’s worth

Self-defense and what it’s worth

Karina Cope

September 10, 2019

There are certain skill sets deemed to be more valuable than others. There are also certain skill sets that save lives. The art of self-defense falls under both. Chico State provides emergency blue light phones throughout campus and night shuttles that drive around campus offering rides home. Additiona...

Women’s soccer puts their first win on the board

Women’s soccer puts their first win on the board

Karina Cope

September 8, 2019

Chico State women’s soccer came out on top against Regis University on Sunday with a 2-1 win. The Wildcats pulled out their first regular season win evening out their overall conference record 1-1. In the first 14 minutes defender Abbie Jones, with the help of forward Jordan Doukakis, scored th...

Lightning storm causes no-contest in Seattle

Lightning storm causes no-contest in Seattle

Matthew Ferreira

September 8, 2019

A lightning storm in Seattle caused a no-contest between Chico State men’s soccer team and Seattle Pacific University. It seemed as if the wildcats had control of the game early out-shooting Seattle Pacific the whole time, but could never find the back of the net.Eventually, Seattle scored and held ...

Hawaii Challenge intensifies for the Wildcats in a five-set doubleheader

Hawaii Challenge intensifies for the Wildcats in a five-set doubleheader

Karina Cope

September 7, 2019

Hawaii has been filled with nail-biting matches for our Chico State women’s volleyball team. On Friday the girls fought in a doubleheader that marked the second day of matches in the 2019 Hawaii Challenge. With each match going on to a fifth set the Wildcats just came shy of a finalizing score of 12-15...

Women’s soccer season opener nearly equalized by true freshman

Women’s soccer season opener nearly equalized by true freshman

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

September 7, 2019

The Chico State women’s soccer team kicked off their season opener away from home as they faced 15th-ranked Colorado School of Mines. As the Wildcats expected an uphill battle, they only fell short 2-1 and are ready to hit the ground running for the 2019 season. With 83 seconds in the first hal...

Chico State Volleyball snags their first win in Hawaii

Chico State Volleyball snags their first win in Hawaii

Wesley Harris

September 6, 2019

Chico State volleyball couldn’t have asked for a better location to open their 2019 campaign as they clinched on to a five set victory against Hawaii’s Minot State. It was the first of a 3-day tournament on the island and the first time for head coach Cody Hein to return to the sport he lo...

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