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SpongeBob 23 years later still holds the world in his hand

Mario Ortiz Jr, Opinion Editor // May 3, 2022

“I’m ready!”  These two words are what I live by. Though not a perfect character SpongeBob has characteristics I always tried to emulate. His perseverance and ability to keep moving forward...

Chico State CFA walked through Kendall Hall to deliver a petition to President Gayle Hutchinson on Nov. 8.

Chico State labor union delivers petition to Gayle Hutchinson

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // November 9, 2021

The California Faculty Association of Chico State walked through Kendall Hall on Monday to deliver a signed petition to President Gayle Hutchinson asking her to encourage the California State University...

Chico State President speaking on her support for freedom of speech on campus in 2018. Photo credit: Christian Solis.

President Hutchinson discusses enrollment decline, COVID-19 and remote learning

Alex Martin, Ian Hilton, and Kimberly Morales // October 26, 2021

The Orion sat down with Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson on Monday to discuss three pressing topics within the Chico State community. In the 30-minute interview, our team asked Hutchinson about...

Chico State will continue virtual instruction through spring 2021. Photo taken Sept. 2, 2020.

Chico State and CSU cancel in-person classes for Spring 2021 citing COVID-19 threat

Julian Mendoza, Mulitmedia Editor // September 10, 2020

Chico State will continue with virtual instruction for most classes next semester. The policy, handed down by CSU Chancellor Timothy White, applies to all 23 California State University campuses, according...

Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Now you know: What Hutchinson, CSU admin are getting paid

Natalie Hanson // November 26, 2019

As we approach the end of the decade, which began in the midst of recovery from an economic crisis, it is important to look at the actions of the CSU system in administration's pay and raises to salaries...

As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises

As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises

Kimberly Morales // September 24, 2019

In one year, California State University system Chancellor Timothy P. White received a raise that brought his salary from $563,096 up to $619,640. In 2017, California State University approved its first...

Board of directors from all CSUs showed up at the CSSA plenary meeting, Sunday, to discuss the upcoming year. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Student leaders speak out against executive pay raises

Justin Jackson, Dan Christian, and Josh Cozine // September 24, 2018

Jared Geiser stood outside the BMU auditorium, speaking bluntly with the Chair of Community and Government Relations for CSU Northridge, Tracy Johnson. “I’ve got hungry students here to think about,”...

These years have been some of the best years of my life. I have met incredible people from my time at Chico State and I wouldnt trade it for the world, said Megan Nash, graduating senior. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

A day in the life of a graduating senior at Chico State

Josiah Nicholl // May 14, 2018

From dead week, finals and preparing summer plans, May is a month where everything from the semester comes to an end.For seniors like Megan Nash, a liberal studies major, and Juan Sanchez, a political...

Students creating debt boulders. The boulders will be added with others students boulders to form a physical mountain of debt.

CSU students to protest tuition increase at state capitol

Josh Cozine // March 29, 2018

Thousands of students are expected to travel to the state capitol on April 4 to protest tuition increases and address state legislators face-to-face. Coordinated by Students for Quality Education(SQE),...

Alejandro Alfaro Ramirez and Radhika Katarla conducting a #FREETHECSU information session. Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

Students meet to raise awareness of university movement

Alejandra Fraga // March 13, 2018

Students from the Students for Quality Education (SQE) organization met Monday to inform others on the possible tuition and fee increases that all state universities could take on at the beginning of the...

Assembly bill 21 assists DACA recipients

Andrew Freeman // October 24, 2017

On Oct. 5 Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 21, which requires CSU locations to offer protection and support for DACA recipients, which includes any undocumented students, faculty and staff. Various...

These workshop like classes, will meet throughout the academic year. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Remedial Math and English is no longer an option

Christian Solis // August 19, 2017

Chico State will no longer offer English and Math remediation.Starting Fall 2018, Graduation Initiative 2025 will be implemented to increase four year graduation rates and eliminate achievement gaps in...

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