The Orion

Alumna balances Hollywood dreams, writing for millennial generation

Alumna balances Hollywood dreams, writing for millennial generation

Blaine Ball

March 29, 2015


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Unintentional inspiration from one millennial to another has led to the creation of a magazine that thrives off the voice of a generation.Loner Magazine is a one-month-old online publication founded by four journalists covering current and popular societal topics. From subjects as broad as health and equality to some as controversial as sex and femin...

Senior Spotlight: Livin’ la vida dorm life

Senior Spotlight: Livin’ la vida dorm life

Nicole Santos

March 20, 2015


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How many college seniors can say they have lived on campus every year since being a first-year student, in three different dormitories? Very few. Caleb Meyer, a senior liberal studies major, has been a resident adviser for the past three years. “My freshman year, I lived in Esken Hall at north camp...

Strong faith enables student to succeed

Strong faith enables student to succeed

Nicole Santos

March 13, 2015


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This summer Nicollette Singleton will get on a plane, step out of her comfort zone and go to another country with the guidance of the big man upstairs. Singleton, a senior nursing major and Chico local, is spending May 21 to Aug. 10 in Nicaragua doing social work counseling abused women. “Personally, I have neve...

Museum celebrates 5th anniversary with hands-on learning

Museum celebrates 5th anniversary with hands-on learning

Blaine Ball

March 8, 2015


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Bloodsucking insects and cannulated cows are just a few things that people can get their hands on when exploring Chico State's Gateway Science Museum, which thrives off its interactive and informative exhibits that attract guests of all ages. The Gateway Science Museum is led by Dr. Renee Renner, and 2015 marks its fifth anni...

Senior Spotlight: Inspired to protect and serve

Senior Spotlight: Inspired to protect and serve

Nicole Santos

March 6, 2015


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Jumping a five-foot wall and completing pushups and situps in under a minute aren’t tasks one must complete for a Chico State exam. However, it is what Amanda Lincoln does to prepare for her future career. Lincoln, a senior criminal justice major, is in the process of pursuing a law enforcement career after graduation and following in the footsteps of her famil...

Valentine’s Day songs to set the mood

Valentine’s Day songs to set the mood

Nicole Santos

February 12, 2015


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Every year, Feb. 14 rolls around symbolizing a time of red roses, romantic Hallmark cards and an endless number of romantic songs.Whether spending Valentine's Day with a loved one, roommates or alone, there are an endless amount of tunes you can blast this upcoming holiday.The Orion asked Chico Stat...

Senior Spotlight: Swedish student shares impressions of Chico

Senior Spotlight: Swedish student shares impressions of Chico

Nicole Santos

February 5, 2015


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The warmth of the sunshine and squirrels chasing after each other in the green grass welcomed international student Elina Sjöberg and her family as they took their first stroll through Bidwell Park. “Walking around Chico, and especially Bidwell, this time of year is a lot different from Swede...

Children’s miracle fundraiser helps save lives

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-04-24T20:03:00Z"/> features Juniper RoseEight minutes after she put on her riding boots, 10-year-old Jessica Lavine was taken away in an ambulance. Jessica took weekly horseback riding lessons near her home in Folsom. She was kicked in the head in 2010 by a horse and suffered...

PETA uses inflatable barn to raise awareness of animal cruelty

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-05-17T19:44:00Z"/> features Christine LeeA large inflatable barn sat outside the Student Services Center Monday with an overhead entrance phrase: “What they never told you…” Students walking by the SSC plaza peered through the dark opening of the inflatable farm set up by...

Powdered colors cover students to welcome spring

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-03-28T19:20:00Z"/> features Jessica Barber<span style="font-size: 12px;">Brightly colored powder dusted Trinity Commons Wednesday as students celebrated Holi, the Hindu festival of colors.</span> Holi marks the beginning of spring, and observers all over the world...

READERS, DIGEST: Birthday cake cookies

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-03-13T06:00:00Z"/> features opinion/columnists/columnist_two Alexandra Archuleta<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZZ6kvMNHf6Q" frameborder="0" width="300" height="247"></iframe>   I was forced to kiss my carefree teenage years goodbye and enter adulthood when ...

Comic Book Coterie

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-09-29T00:00:00Z"/> features Comic Book Coterie Chico State comic book organization working on new material ...

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