The Orion

Chico State closer Kristian Scott stands on the sideline with teammates.

Kristian Scott: a dominant closer for the Wildcats

Connor McPherson, Reporter // March 1, 2021

Chico State closer Kristian Scott has been a shut-down pitcher for the Wildcats; in 2020, he had a 0.77 earned run average through just over 11 innings. On top of that, Scott recorded five saves for the...

Rolling with Wildcats

Carolyn Allen // September 2, 2019

Friday night, students flocked to the second annual WREC ‘n’ Roll at the Wildcat Recreation Center. Lines were down the hall and music echoed throughout the building as students anxiously waited...

Tweeter Brian Maciel stands in front of the new wildcat statue. Image curtesy of Moises Mendoza.

Chico State: enough is enough

Janette Estrada // March 27, 2019

Twitter is a social networking site that allows users to interact with others through “tweets”. What it should not be is the primary way students are warned of suspicious on-campus activity....

Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone watch balloons float in a simulated night sky.  Photo by Florence Montmare.

‘Air Play’ takes Chico’s breath away

Rayanne Painter // February 2, 2019

A fresh breath of air, quite literally, took to the stage at Laxson Auditorium.Clown couple, Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone, invited audience members into their make-believe alternate reality designed...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Ethnic backgrounds are not a joke

Karen Limones // November 7, 2018

As you enter Chico State, you may be intrigued by the beauty of the school's nature and by the diversity of students you meet. However, it is becoming an issue for minorities to feel safe and welcomed...

A coffee on top of a table indicating this is another drink in this persons day. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Cutting ties with coffee may be your most difficult breakup

Rayanne Painter // September 26, 2018

If you’re anything like me, an 8 a.m. class is hell on earth.The ritual starts right when you wake up; that first cup of coffee hits your lips within minutes of rolling out of bed and, by the time...

Condoms one of the many ways to prevent STD's. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

DTF with protection?

Rachael Bayuk // September 25, 2018

We are living in the height of reclamation. Words that were previously used to shame us are now ours to say alone. Slurs that would kill a high school reputation, just five years ago, are now proper greetings...

Photo courtesy of Getty Images by Mangkhonkhamsao

Renters insurance: why we need what we hate

Rachael Bayuk // September 20, 2018

Why the monster that is insurance, really should live under your bed. Most college students live in a rental. Whether with friends, new found enemies or on their own. Despite the conditions, this is...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Wildcat on the Street: Parking

Brooke Martin and Karen Limones // September 17, 2018

Reporter Brook Martin went around campus to ask students for their opinions on the Chico State's parking issues on and off campus.Brooke Martin can be reached at [email protected] or @bmartin471...

Man stressed on an overloaded schedule. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Better ways to cope with a ‘hellish’ schedule

Rachael Bayuk // September 13, 2018

It is only the third week of classes, yet many students are feeling overwhelmed. Student rates of stress, anxiety and depression are only increasing with every year. It is a fact that college students...

Photo Courtesy of Getty Images by Andy Ryan Photo credit: Getty Images

Walking away is easier than it sounds

Rachael Bayuk // September 12, 2018

Letting go can be the hardest thing. Whether it’s walking away from a relationship, or the major you’ve been planning since fourth grade, it is always hard. Knowing when to walk away is just...

Getty Image photo by Dan Brandenburg

College students and pets don’t mix

Rayanne Painter // September 10, 2018

With cute pet videos constantly going viral over Facebook and Twitter, it’s safe to say that animals of all form are pretty adorable. They’re quirky, sometimes fluffy and often times can be a best...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Chico State's independent student newspaper
chicostate