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  • Customers enjoying all-you-can eat rolls as servers work in Sake restaurant. Taken by Jessica Miller on April 18.


    All-you-can-eat sushi: Sake restaurant is now open

  • The student Health Center is located on the intersection of Ivy and Legion. Photo by Jason Halley. Taken May 1, 2023.


    Chico State warns of potential tuberculosis case on campus

  • Holocaust Survivor Joseph Alexander meets local Rabbi Lisa Rappaport. Photo taken April 14 by Molly Myers.


    101-year-old Holocaust survivor visits Chico

  • New lounge bar servicing exclusive menu and new cocktails in Rawbar’s remodeled extension. Taken by Alina Babajko on April 14.


    The Rawbar reinvented: classy and oceanic

  • Chico State students bury the 2023 time capsule in front of Kendall Hall. Courtesy: Andrew Staples


    Chico State’s annual Time Capsule Ceremony to take place on April 23

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The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Two different pins sit on a gold and white clothed table: the white pins say : As strong as the woman next to me, the mauve pins say Woman, women, womxn

Juanita Mottley at leadership symposium: ‘Stop telling me to be strong; I don’t need to be strong’

Ariana Powell, City Editor // March 5, 2023

The Bell Memorial Union Auditorium was transformed into a space for empowering dialogue on Friday, as the Associated Students hosted the third “Women Like You” Leadership Symposium. An event designed...

Womens History Month graphic: female gender symbol

Shattering the glass ceiling: Women’s Month at Chico State

Carrington Power, Reporter // March 30, 2022

On a campus where half of the student body identifies as women, Chico State recognizes and facilitates events to celebrate women and their experiences, including programs that connect women and provide...

Graphic made by Jolie Asuncion

Black players dominate the NFL; but it’s not the same for Black head coaches

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // February 24, 2022

Only 6% of the head coaches in the National Football League are Black, while 70% of the players are Black — I’m not a mathematician but these numbers don’t add up.  There are 32 teams in...

A painting of President Donald Trump on display at the Womans March 2018 at the Downtown Plaza in Chico. Photo credit: Hannah Yeager

Women on Reproductive Defense stand against inequality

Hannah Yeager // January 27, 2018

The Women’s March this year had an impressive turn out, with a couple hundred supporters moving in and out of Chico throughout the day.One sign, in particular, was very popular. This sign has a painting...

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

Women stride for equal rights

January 20, 2018

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Students talk about what beautifully equal means to them

May 2, 2014
Students in the Gender and Communication class at Chico State held an event on May 2, 2014 to spread the word on what it means to be beautifully equal. Students tell us their meaning of beauty and equality.
Affirmative action may be legalized

Affirmative action may be legalized

Enrique Raymundo // March 11, 2014
A California constitutional amendment would let public universities consider race, sex and ethnicity when admitting students. The amendment passed the state Senate in January.
Veronica De La Cruz

Mutual respect should bridge generational gaps

Veronica De La Cruz // March 10, 2014
Age shouldn't determine the respect college students receive.

All Gender Restroom

January 28, 2014
New bathroom built in the BMU to address the needs of everyone.
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