The Orion

Students and community members speak at 3rd annual People’s State of the Union

David Little talks about why it's important to come to community events like these. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Gordy Papalias

February 11, 2019

Culture, pride, fake news and more were discussed at the 3rd annual People's State of the Union last Thursday. The event was put on by Slow Theatre at the 1078 Art Gallery on 1710 Park Ave. Each speaker had the opportunity to share stories that were personal to them and information that would have a positive impact on their co...

University’s director of public affairs retires

People gather to celebrate the university's Director of Public Affairs and Communication Joe Wills' retirement. Photo credit: Molly Sullivan

Molly Sullivan

December 6, 2016

Joe Wills, the director of public affairs and publications, celebrated his retirement on Dec. 2 after 19 years at Chico State. At least 200 Chico State faculty, staff and students, including Willie the Wildcat gathered in Colusa Hall to recognize Wills’ service. Campus and community members gave...

Media panel covers free speech issues like hate speech, police body cameras

Left to right: Peter Scheer, executive director of the First Amendment Coalition, Jim Ewert, general counsel of the California Newspaper Publishers Association, Duffy Carolan, a parter at the Jassy/Vick/Carolan law firm, and David Little, editor of the Chico Enterprise-Record speak at a media panel about free speech issues in Ayers auditorium on Monday. Photo credit: Mark Plenke

Austin Redfern

May 5, 2015

A panel of media experts and lawyers spoke on Monday to an audience at Chico State about free speech issues ranging from police body cameras to protection for hate speech. The panel consisted of five media experts from various backgrounds and was moderated by Peter Scheer, the executive director of the...

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