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Summer orientation under way for incoming students

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // June 22, 2023

Even though nine days remain for incoming students to apply to Chico State, summer orientation season is already upon us. Summer orientation dates for the fall 2023 semester are on select days from...

CSU drops standardized testing in admissions process

CSU drops standardized testing in admissions process

Melvin Bui, Editor-in-Chief // March 27, 2022

The California State University Board of Trustees announced it will no longer require SAT and ACT testing beginning March 23 for eligibility of admission to its 23 campuses. Chico State’s enrollment...

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...

The Science Building on Oct. 22.

Chico State continues downward trend in enrollment, fall 2021 data shows

Kimberly Morales, News Reporter // October 23, 2021

Chico State’s enrollment has continued to decrease annually since the 2017-2018 academic year, according to the university’s interactive data dashboard. The official count of students enrolled...

Meriam Library on Sept 2 2020.

Chico State sees drop in new students and transfers despite growing total enrollment across CSU

Kimberly Morales, News Editor // October 27, 2020

Chico State has seen a small decrease in total enrollment for the fall semester — but a nearly 10% drop in first-time freshmen and a 5% decline in transfers — despite an overall increase in enrollment...

Gayle Hutchinson presents information during her presidential address in the Performing Arts Center at Chico State.

Gayle Hutchinson reports enrollment shortage and new Camp Fire database

Kimberly Morales // February 5, 2020

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson addressed crucial information currently facing the university during her State of the University Address. This included information on the university’s budget,...

Enrollment down after Camp Fire, university says

Kimberly Morales // October 30, 2019

On Monday, Chico State released the official 2019-20 enrollment census to the public.In the census, the university announced that student enrollment is predicted to see a shortfall primarily due to Camp...

Providing pertinent professor feedback

Zachary Phillips // May 13, 2014
Unless the reader is unclear as to how education has functioned during the past 15 years of their life, comments like "Just do all of the assignments and pass the tests and you'll be fine" really don't help much.
University enforces student club policies

University enforces student club policies

Christine Lee // February 19, 2014
The university re-enforces policies on student organization fundraising sales and club officer total unit enrollment limits.
CSU applicants break record

CSU applicants break record

Nicholas Carr // January 16, 2014
Universities in the California State University system received more than 760,000 enrollment applications for the upcoming academic year.
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