The Orion

Students should demand campus bicycling hours

Students should demand campus bicycling hours

Whitney Urmann and David Molina

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In front of every building at Chico State, there is an abundance of bike racks. In fact, a person is likely to struggle to even find an entrance to a building that doesn't have a bike rack— nevertheless an empty one. It's mind boggling to me that with this many bikes at Chico State, students are...

Life in ‘the aves’

Life in ‘the aves’

Carson Predovich

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Commonly known as “the aves,” the north campus neighborhood is primarily populated by students, but it is unique from other student communities. At first glance, the aves don't look very different from the south campus neighborhood. There are old Victorian and craftsman houses, apartment complexes...

New red meters downtown to help those in need

New red meters downtown to help those in need

November 30, 2015


Filed under Community, News

Six red meters will be installed downtown with the proceeds being donated to local assistance programs in Chico. The goal of these donation stations is to provide long-term solutions for those in need and are specifically for donations. Not to be confused with smart parking options downtown, however, the meters do ac...

Graffiti: Art or vandalism?

Graffiti: Art or vandalism?

Ashiah Scharaga

January 25, 2015


Filed under News

It's easy to find it when walking or driving around Chico. On trash cans, fences, bridges, utility poles and abandoned buildings. Street art, tagging and graffiti seems to be a dynamic part of any city. Some embrace it as an art form, while others consider it a blight to the beauty of a city, its...

Chico police struggle with officer shortage

Chico police struggle with officer shortage

Enrique Raymundo

December 16, 2014


Filed under News

Chico police are in dire straits with staff levels below what the department and city need to serve the community, police sources said.Low general staff has many negative effects on police work, said Ford Porter, Chico police captain. Porter is in charge of the operations division, the branch of th...

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