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Cross-Country runner, Gracie Dupuis

Wildcat athletes eager to compete

Raymundo Sayago, Reporter // September 6, 2021

Wildcat fans and athletes have been deprived of sports for about a year and a half since COVID-19 stopped Chico State sporting events indefinitely on March 12, 2020. The 2021 fall season is now...

Front view of Kendall Hall

Pending FDA approval, all CSUs will require COVID-19 vaccinations; Chico State registration delayed to May 5

Chloe Curtis, Editor-in-Chief // April 22, 2021

CSU Chancellor Joseph Castro announced Thursday afternoon that all students, faculty and staff will be required to get a COVID-19 vaccination for Fall 2021.  The blanket policy, which will go...

Front view of Kendall Hall

Chico State opens door to Fall 2021 return for faculty and staff; impact on students and classes unclear

Matthew Wreden, News Editor // March 30, 2021

Chico State announced on Tuesday the outside possibility of most faculty and staff returning to campus for the Fall 2021 semester, but the impact this would have on students and Fall 2021 in-person classes...

Reflection: An Orion reporters experience covering Chicos largest BLM protest

Reflection: An Orion reporter’s experience covering Chico’s largest BLM protest

Julian Mendoza, Staff Writer // June 15, 2020

WARNING: This article contains a reference to a racist slur and may be inappropriate for children. Hundreds of people marched into Chico City Plaza on June 5 demanding justice for George Floyd, Breonna...

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Sugaring can be both sweet and sour

Rayanne Painter // September 18, 2018

Money is tight for those of us in college, or for other adults trying to make their business or career goals workout. Wouldn’t it be great to have some help through the struggles?It’s no secret...

Orion reporters interviewed 16 out of the 18 A.S. candidates on Tuesday. Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Associated Students election candidates make their cases for office

The Associated Students election is on April 18 and several candidates are now campaigning for various positions. There are 18 official candidates running for 17 different positions. The Executive Vice...

Students make their way from the City Plaza to the Trinity United Methodist Church.

Students walk out of class to protest gun violence

Natalie Hanson // March 14, 2018

Students from all over Butte County left their campuses for the national Walkout March against gun violence in downtown Chico Wednesday morning. Students from nearby schools Chico High School, Inspire...

Police on the scene between Butte and Plumas Hall after reports of a person falling off the Butte Hall stairs.

One dead after falling from Butte Hall stairwell

Kayla Fitzgerald // March 14, 2018

Update: Butte Hall will reopen Thursday for regular hours, departmental operations and classes, according to a Chico State alert. The candlelight vigil will now be held in Shurmer Gym if there is rain. Updated...

Claire Wayne will be moving from third base to behind the plate as catcher this upcoming season. Photo credit: Noah Enns

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Noah Enns // January 25, 2018

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...

Start of the Womens March on Chico at E. Fifth Street.

Women stride for equal rights

January 20, 2018

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Evangelist protester preaches his beliefs on campus. Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

Evangelist preacher comes to campus and meets humorous backlash

An evangelist preached about "sexual misconduct" among students Thursday afternoon, sparking protests in return. Students from the Gender and Sexuality Equity Center came out to oppose the evangelist...

Another room of the building shows the bed being used and the chair covered in clothing. Photo credit: Colton Mortansen

Spring break-in affects multiple students

Jafet Serrato // March 23, 2017

A house on Hazel Street was burglarized during spring break with majority of the tenants property stolen. The incident was discovered March 18 by Colton Mortansen, a student from Chico State. Mortansen...

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