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Freshman fifteen isn’t the problem, judgment of it is

Freshman fifteen isn’t the problem, judgment of it is

Brooke Martin

September 25, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Tight jeans and extra weight around your waist means you’re a normal college student.Dining hall food, bottomless vodka and lack of exercise are all culprits of weight gain in college. For the first time in their lives, college students are living unsupervised. They have no authority figure te...

Chico State considers bringing new restaurants to campus

Chico State considers bringing new restaurants to campus

Alejandra Fraga

May 10, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Associated Students Dining held an open forum this Wednesday in the BMU to discuss the possibility of adding branded food chains to campus.Students discussed what type of food they would like to see on campus, employment of students, and much more."(AS dining) has done focus groups, surveys and market stu...

A quick and delicious chili dog

A quick and delicious chili dog

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Hot dogs topped with chili and cheddar cheese are worth enjoying. They're perfect for those barbecue summer days that are ahead of us. And the best part? They do not take a lot of time to make. Items needed: Hot dog buns Wieners Can of chili Bag of shredded cheese Butter Olive...

Cheapest eats and drinks for college students

Cheapest eats and drinks for college students

Nicole Henson

April 4, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines

Atmosphere 1. La Salles reopened as a bar and restaurant two weeks ago. Although the dining may need some work concerning service, the bar has a particular ambiance for casual drinking. If there is a long wait for sit down service (sometimes up to two hours) then customers have the option to sit in the...

Taquitos make great quick, delicious meal

Taquitos make great quick, delicious meal

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Chicken taquitos is a great dish to make when you don't have a lot of time to prep, but need something tasty and easy to make. Here is what you need and instructions on how to make these taquitos. Instructions: 1. First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Then in a bowl, debone the chicken and...

Monstros Pizza satisfies taste buds, sense of adventure

Monstros Pizza satisfies taste buds, sense of adventure

Grant Schmieding

March 26, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Utter confusion, vintage arcade machines, old black-and-white newsreels, random hours, cash only, dim lighting, old newspapers, no menu and reasonably good pizza. If that list sounds good to you, then take a ride down to 628 West Sacramento Ave. and check out Monstros Pizza. I would describe this...

Local coffee serves up caffeine kick and unique flavors without the guilt

Local coffee serves up caffeine kick and unique flavors without the guilt

Natalie Hanson

March 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

It's a competitive land out here in Chico when your caffeine withdrawal sets in. If you have time between classes and need something hot in your hand fast before your face hits the desk, the first thought is likely where to get a nearby jolt of joe, fast. Sure, when I'm super rushed, I go to Creekside...

Start the day off right with this crispy, gold breakfast mash

Start the day off right with this crispy, gold breakfast mash

Grant Schmieding

February 27, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely.” Without breakfast, my head feels fogged up and I can’t concentrate over the appalling and embarrassing sounds of my own stomach. I like to do myself a favor each morning and start the day off with...

Easy quick recipe for students on a budget: tostadas de pollo

Easy quick recipe for students on a budget: tostadas de pollo

Nicte Hernandez

February 15, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

College can be rough, from balancing relationships, social life and classes on top of trying to stay healthy and not eating out every day. Cooking can be time-consuming but, here at The Orion, we feel that healthy eating should not be seen as a hassle. Here is a recipe to follow in order to save money...

Chico Democrats donate $600 worth of food for students

Chico Democrats donate $600 worth of food for students

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

September 15, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

Free food was offered at Chico State by the Chico State Pantry for students in need.A total amount of $600 was donated Friday, by Chico Democrats, to continue dispersal of free food available to the students."A Bloodhound that hasn't eaten can't find a lost child and a student without an adequate food budget will be a 'lost child,' in the classroom. Las...

Student chef whipping it for Chico

Student chef whipping it for Chico

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

September 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Q&As

Fourth-year Psychology student Wal Riek has big plans for his side job as a chef. This culinary arts enthusiast brought his soul food to the heart of Chico. Since the spring, Riek has been serving the students with a diverse assortment of foods for a low price, ranging around $5 per plate. His unofficial...

Upcoming fun at Summerfest of Chico

Upcoming fun at Summerfest of Chico

Alejandra Solorio

September 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Q&As

As the summer comes to a close, what better way to spend the last warm weeks than enjoying a cold beverage, live music and local food vendors? Jaime Perry, Marketing Director at Deer Creek Broadcasting, discussed the ins and outs of the 2017 Summerfest Chico in the following Q&A:What is Summerfest...

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