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We Sit Down with the Former Advisor for The Orion

Kendall George

May 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Video, Visuals

Mark Plenke, the former advisor of The Orion and instructor at Chico State, will be retiring at the end of this semester. In this video interview, he talks past memories working at Chico State, his plans for retirement and advice for student journalists. Kendall George can be reached at [email protected] or @kendallmgeorge on Twitt...

Wildcats finish regular season on a strong note

Wildcats finish regular season on a strong note

Matthew Ferreira

May 6, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State men’s baseball team capped off its regular season with two wins against Stanislaus Saturday. Chico’s overall record is 28-19, good for third place in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference. The team’s performance this year has earned them a playoff spot in the CCAA...

Sunrise Movement endorses Audrey Denney in 2020 election after Green New Deal pledge

Sunrise Movement endorses Audrey Denney in 2020 election after Green New Deal pledge

Nate Rettinger

April 29, 2019


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

In the historic El Rey theatre, Audrey Denney triumphantly held the newly signed pledge to support a Green New Deal up to a roar of applause. With this pledge, Denney became an ally in the fight against climate change with the Sunrise Movement. Saturday night a rally was held by the Sunrise Move...

School of the Arts hosts final choir concert of the semester

School of the Arts hosts final choir concert of the semester

Angel Ortega

April 29, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Chico State Department of Music and Theatre held a choir concert, featuring Chico State’s Chamber Singers and Acappella Choir, Saturday at the Harlen Adams Theatre. The concert, titled, “And the Earth Sings,” was held in part to commemorate Earth Day, so many of the songs carried t...

Chico State art gallery showcases studies of birds

Chico State art gallery showcases studies of birds

Rayanne Painter

April 29, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A retrospective take on a German Philosopher of Science’s groundbreaking work in the study of birds is up at Chico State’s Masters of Fine Arts Gallery (MFA). Showcasing a collection of sculptures, drawings, photography and belongings from philosopher Freya Vogel, the exhibit “Fraigais...

Larson shines as playoffs loom for Wildcats

Larson shines as playoffs loom for Wildcats

Matthew Ferreira

April 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team won their game against Sonoma State Friday by a score of 4-2. With the win, Chico State moves into fifth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association division standings. The Wildcat’s win was powered in part by an elite pitching performance by Grant Larson....

Trevor Guthrie Discusses New Role as AS President

Kendall George

April 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Video, Visuals

Trevor Guthrie, Chico State’s new Associated Students President, talks in depth about his candidacy, presidency and plans for the future. Guthrie also speaks on the A.S. budget, last year’s fee increase and the proposed low-barrier shelter. Kendall George can be reached at [email protected] or @kendallmgeorge on Twitt...

Chico State cross country commit finds himself right at home.

Chico State cross country commit finds himself right at home.

Matthew Ferreira

April 22, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Track and field

Each year, student-athletes from all over the country decide which school they are going to compete for on the collegiate level.For Chico High’s cross country star Charlie Giannini, that was his hometown’s own Chico State.Giannini grew up in Chico and joined the cross country team after one o...

Wildcats get “Last Chance” to compete before tournaments.

Wildcats get “Last Chance” to compete before tournaments.

Matthew Ferreira

April 22, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and field

The Chico State track and field team got a final opportunity to prepare for the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships when they competed in the Yuba Last Chance Invitational Saturday.They Wildcats had a strong day overall as a team and won 11 of the 21 events that they competed in.The te...

Wildcat Will: need or want

Wildcat Will: need or want

Janette Estrada

April 19, 2019


Filed under Opinion

This April marks a year since the welcome of Wildcat Will at Chico State.Initiated in 2008 when a group of university students pitched the idea to the Associated Students representatives, it was to become a symbol of pride and unity.Under the belief that this seven-foot-long, 1,500-pound bronze statue wo...

Associated Students 2019 election results

Associated Students 2019 election results

Kendall George

April 18, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, News

After a 24-hour voting period, Associated Student elections ended Thursday morning with 4,513 out of 16,964 Chico State students, about 27%, participating in the election. Here are the results for the 2019 elections.President - Trevor GuthrieTrevor Guthrie will serve as president with 1,947 votes out o...

Campus Elections and LGBTQ+ Conference on The Orion Newscast 4/17/19

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Newscasts, Showcase, Video, Visuals

Students are voting for student leaders to represent them in the Associated Students, we've got what you need to know about the presidential candidates. The Queer & Trans week conference and their theme of "Queer Existence is Resistance". Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 o...

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