The Orion

Butte Hall set for renovations

Jessie Imhoff

September 18, 2019

Butte Hall is currently scheduled to undergo renovations in the summer of 2021 to bring the building up to code as well as update its interior and exterior.Butte Hall is one of the main academic buildings at Chico State. At seven stories tall, it is home to a bevy of classrooms, departments and offic...

As Chico State delays building maintenance, backlog grows to $166 million

Molly Sullivan, Elizabeth Castillo and Gabriel Sandoval

May 17, 2017

Chico State is feeling its age. The second-oldest campus in the CSU system has put off $166 million worth of building repairs, according to a report by ISES Corporation, a facilities consultation company. In 2016, ISES evaluated 39 Chico State buildings and determined they were in below-average condition,...

Failing infrastructure affects campus

Failing infrastructure affects campus

Yessenia Funes

February 24, 2014

Chico State has seen about 25 elevator issues this semester, ranging from doors getting stuck open to people getting stuck inside, according to facilities management and services work orders. Meriam Library topped the list with five work orders placed this semester. Smoke was even reported comi...

Spill displaces student X-ray services

Spill displaces student X-ray services

Mozes Zarate

November 15, 2013

The Student Health Center is outsourcing X-ray scans to a local imaging company after water from a broken toilet valve flooded many rooms in the building. Facilities Management and Services custodians noticed damp carpets surrounding the unisex bathroom near the X-ray room around 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11,...

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