The Orion

5 fun alternatives to going out this Halloween

Halloween in the era of COVID-19 will be different this year, but that doesn't mean there's a shortage of spooky activities to partake in!
October 21, 2020

Halloween will certainly be different this year due to COVID-19. While it puts a damper on the “Chicoween” tradition of partying downtown on Halloween night, there are plenty of fun things to do in...

Resorting to kitchen basics in trying times

Baking and cooking from scratch can be inconvenient but it saves money, lasts longer and provides an amazing sense of accomplishment.
May 10, 2020

Frustration is rampant in the kitchen.  The Facebook video made it look so easy to bake bread. Follow a few quick instructions and voila, you’re a baker. Instead, my mother is in a panic, hands...

Chico man gains ability to make food instantly disappear

Josh Jamison holding his trophy
March 4, 2020

The patio of Woodstock’s Pizza was filled with anticipation. Two large tables were filled with hungry participants looking for a chance to be champion. The task ahead of them was simple: finish a pound...

Students dine on crickets and scorpions at Sutter

Photo credit: Jack Lewis
October 21, 2019

Last week, students were given the chance to try something new and exciting at Sutter Dining: bugs. Students had the option to try cricket tacos, mealworm mac and cheese and several other buggy delicacies.The...

Pizza Riot introduces new location for vegan pizza

Pizza Riot's
October 18, 2019

In early November, a new vegan-style restaurant named Pizza Riot located on Walnut St and 2nd St. will open to the city of Chico.Chico State students can now enjoy the fresh plant-based and organic non-genetically-modified...

Taste of Chico celebrates food

Upper Crust happily handed out cupcakes. Photo credit: Jessie Imhoff
September 23, 2019

There was much to see when walking down the streets of downtown Chico on Sunday. The Downtown Chico Business Association held their annual Taste of Chico, hosting a variety of vendors, including local...

Wildcat on the Street: Does greasy food cure hangovers?

November 4, 2018

Reporter Brooke Martin went around Chico State to ask students their opinion on greasy food and if they believe it cure's hangovers.Brooke Martin can be reached at [email protected] or @bmartin471...

Bad news: Greasy food will make your hangover worse

Getty Images photo by RichVintage.
October 29, 2018

You’ve woken up with a headache, nausea and are somehow more tired than before you went to sleep. This isn’t a case of the flu or common cold, but rather a side effect of a few too many margaritas...

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates shining cultures

Marifer Martinez places the lantern she decorated to the lights string. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson
October 23, 2018

Glenn Lawn was lit up with many colorful, glowing lanterns on Monday night as the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center at Chico State hosted their first Mid-Autumn Festival. Students had the opportunity to...

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

Person struggling to fit into their jeans after a heavy meal. Photo credit: Dominique Wood
September 25, 2018

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...

Chico State considers bringing new restaurants to campus

The Market Place Cafe is currently the main restaurant located in the BMU. Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga
May 10, 2018

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...

A quick and delicious chili dog

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez
May 4, 2018

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...

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