The Orion

Homeless person found asleep in elevator

Carly Plemons

September 17, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Department Call Type: Suspicious Subject Wednesday 1:56 a.m., Normal Avenue“Male was stumbling around front sidewalk near the bike racks.”Call Type: Transient Call Wednesday 8:45 a.m., Normal Avenue “Homeless person found sleeping in the elevator of parking structure asl...

Grilled cheese food truck cuts tasty path through Chico

Grilled cheese food truck cuts tasty path through Chico

Blaine Ball

May 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Portland's street-food scene is known throughout the United States for its popular food trucks and carts. Inspired by this culinary culture, a local food truck is providing gourmet meals for the public in Chico and throughout California. Mayhem Gourmet Grilled Cheese sandwiches can be found a...

Friends of student killed in accident petition for safer streets

Friends of student killed in accident petition for safer streets

Claire Martinez

April 17, 2015


Filed under Features

Two Chico State students have teamed up after losing a friend to demand change so no one else will experience losing a loved one to accidents on the streets of Chico. On a daily basis, cars honk at each other and slam on brakes as students speedwalk through intersections, hoping not to come in con...

Wildcats drop doubleheader against Cal State Monterey Bay

Wildcats drop doubleheader against Cal State Monterey Bay

Lars Gustafson

March 30, 2015


Filed under Baseball

The Chico State Wildcats struggled offensively and lost both games of the doubleheader on Saturday to Cal State Monterey Bay. The Otters beat the ‘Cats 10-0 in the first game of the game, and went on to win 3-1 during the second game. Through 16 innings of play, the Wildcats had only 11 hit...

Skate wheels can’t roll in Chico

Skate wheels can’t roll in Chico

Miles Inserra

March 24, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Skateboarding has always had a controversial culture, but it is still a form of expression that Chico is suppressing. Chico’s skate park is littered with drug addicts, campus is a no-skateboarding zone and the city has placed skate stoppers on every piece of architecture downtown. Sidewalks are f...

Two Chico residents arrested for alleged armed robbery at Subway

Two Chico residents arrested for alleged armed robbery at Subway

Austin Redfern

March 12, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

The Subway restaurant on West Sacramento Avenue was robbed by a man at gunpoint. The subject has been identified as Christian Short, a Chico State student, and has since been arrested and transported to Butte County Jail. According to a press release, the Chico Police Department received a not...

Museum celebrates 5th anniversary with hands-on learning

Museum celebrates 5th anniversary with hands-on learning

Blaine Ball

March 8, 2015


Filed under Features

Bloodsucking insects and cannulated cows are just a few things that people can get their hands on when exploring Chico State's Gateway Science Museum, which thrives off its interactive and informative exhibits that attract guests of all ages. The Gateway Science Museum is led by Dr. Renee Renner, and 2015 marks its fifth anni...

Q&A: West By Swan on name origin, juggling family and touring

Q&A: West By Swan on name origin, juggling family and touring

Tom Sundgren

February 24, 2015


Filed under Q&As

West By Swan will be coming forth with its experimental rock music at Monstros Pizza on March 20. Bassist Greg Hopkins discusses background influences, the dynamic of the band, where they have been and what is in store for them. What are some of your guys' artist or band influences? Greg: Well, we're older. So you know, a lot of Fugazi. D.C. bands....

Wildcats aim to repeat success in spring season

Wildcats aim to repeat success in spring season

Kevin Lucena

February 17, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

Led by All-American golfers Alistair Docherty, Justin Wiles and Lee Gearhart, the Chico State men's golf team is eager to get back on the links. Last semester, the team competed in five tournaments, picking up a pair of individual and team titles along the way. The 'Cats finished the semester ranked second in the na...

25th anniversary of MasQueerade Ball

25th anniversary of MasQueerade Ball

Zach Aucella

February 9, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Video

[metaslider id=41347]Photographs By Zach AucellaZach Aucella can be reached at [email protected] or @zaucella on Twitter.

Giants’ World Series trophies swing by Chico

Giants’ World Series trophies swing by Chico

Dariush Azmoudeh

February 6, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Video

Thousands of San Francisco Giants fans gathered at Aaron Ray Clark Memorial Field House on Jan. 31 to bask in the glory of the team’s three recent World Series trophies. The event brought out clusters of fans dressed in orange and black from around the Chico area to take part in the Giants’ World Champion...

Garrison Keillor performs at Laxson Auditorium

Garrison Keillor performs at Laxson Auditorium

Dylan Dewit

February 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Grammy award winning humorist, Garrison Keillor, brought his charmingly funny and heartwarming stories to Chico Monday night. In front of a sold out Laxson Auditorium, Keillor told stories and jokes pulled from his childhood involving his strict religious upbringing in rural Minnesota, sidesplitting...

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