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One last straw to sip

One last straw to sip

Karen Limones

September 5, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Last semester, Chico State took a big oath when we decided to go strawless and ban all plastic straws from campus. In replacement, paper straws were given out upon request and steel metal straws were available for purchase. While hundreds of students have already bought metal reusable straws, it seems that less students know about th...

Letter to: those asking for a letter of recommendation

Rachael Bayuk

September 3, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

To whom this may concern to,Asking someone for a letter of recommendation can often feel like asking a superior if they think highly of you, or if they like you at all. We are asking someone to speak highly of us. We want them to tell someone the best parts of us, our great attendance and the attention...

Wildcat on the Street: Social media consent

Wildcat on the Street: Social media consent

August 28, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

We asked students around Chico State their opinion about social media consent and what it means to them. Karen Limones can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Roar against wildcat statue has my vote for student involvement

Roar against wildcat statue has my vote for student involvement

Karen Limones

May 14, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

If you’re thinking “another article about the Wildcat Statue?,” I know, me too. But I’ve been thinking about all those times I’m in the elevator or walking alongside the Bell Memorial Union when I hear people comment on the statue. It’s still a ruckus and students st...

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Noah Enns

January 25, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Claire Wayne is a junior catcher and third baseman for Chico State’s softball team. Wayne received honorable mention her sophomore year and is looking to improve upon that while helping the Wildcats along with winning a California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. The ’Cats look ...

Ways to give back this holiday season

Ways to give back this holiday season

Danielle Cortes

November 29, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

As the most wonderful time of the year quickly approaches, many of us are filled with joy and love. The holidays make us all happier and full of good spirits because the semester is finally almost over and we get to go back home to our families and friends.Thanksgiving reminded us to be thankful for what ...

Chico State named one of greenest campuses in the US by The Princeton Review

Chico State named one of greenest campuses in the US by The Princeton Review

Andrew Freeman

September 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico State continues to gain recognition, as the university was listed in the Princeton Review’s annual “Guide to Green Colleges.” The Princeton Review is an organization that helps students find the college that is best for them. They do this by putting each campus listed on their si...

Wildcat photos of the year

Wildcat photos of the year

Patrick Pace

August 23, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

2017 has been a historical year for Chico State sports teams so far. From basketball to track, most Wildcat teams enjoyed a high level of success in the spring. Isaiah Ellis celebrates a win in the NCAA Championship Tournament. The now-senior forward averaged 13.2 points per game last season and emerged as one of the leading contributors...

‘Cats hoping for continued success

‘Cats hoping for continued success

Patrick Pace

August 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team had a very exciting season last year. The team went 23-8, its best record since 2009, and made it to both the California Collegiate Association and NCAA Championship Tournament last year. They hope to maintain that level of success and build on it in its upcoming se...

What has the Graduation Initiative done?

What has the Graduation Initiative done?

Daniel Wright

May 17, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State’s 2025 Graduation Initiative struggled in its first year, due to lack of funding. The 2025 initiative was created in 2015 by CSU Chancellor, Tim White, in an effort to ambitiously raise graduation rates. The CSU fiscal year begins in July, but Chico State did not receive the money ...

Chico State graduation numbers for this spring

Chico State graduation numbers for this spring

Daniel Wright

May 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

This spring, Chico State is getting ready to graduate over 3,000 students.This commencement will be the 127th for Chico State and will begin May 17 and end the 21.Daniel Wright can be reached at [email protected] or @Danny_W_Chico on Twitter.

Man yells at customers in Walmart

Man yells at customers in Walmart

Jafet Serrato

May 14, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Suspicious Subject Tuesday, 7:43 a.m., 222 Degarmo Dr. A man riding a bike was driving around the neighborhood and told a child that he would give him money for going to school. Call Type: Transient Problem Tuesday, 8:18 a.m., 1951 E. 20th St. An employee at a business noticed...

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