The Orion

Administration adds diversity priority to plan

Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Eric Mcguire

May 15, 2016

Chico state has added a new priority to its Strategic Plan for the Future. The new priority was drafted by the University Diversity Council last year, and after being reviewed by a number of Chico State committees and individuals, it was approved. The plan states “we will continue to develop and ...

Legislator visits brewery, sustainability efforts ‘as good as it gets’

California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) visited Chico to discuss sustainability. Photo credit: George Johnston

Eric Mcguire

April 29, 2016

California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) came to Chico Thursday to tour Sierra Nevada brewery and to speak at Chico State. Last year De Leon's clean energy bill, SB 350, was passed in the state senate, bringing about a resolution to reduce California's fossil fuel emissions...

Faculty agreement reached, compromise made

Susanna Boxall, a professor of philosophy, said she will still have to work multiple jobs even with the faculty agreement. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Eric Mcguire

April 11, 2016

In the wake of the CSU faculty agreement, Chico State faculty take stock of concessions made and future gains to pursue. A historic strike has been averted. Chico State professors are talking about the outcome of the negotiations with a mixture of satisfaction and a sober eye on the future. “...

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