The Orion

Chico State professor under investigation for alleged misuse of university funds

Curtis DeBerg's office door in Tehama Hall is left blank next to SAGE Global memorabilia. A plaque in honor of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company founder Ken Grossman is visible. It reads

Angelina Mendez and Jessie Imhoff

February 25, 2020

The nonprofit organization Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE Global) is not active on Chico State’s campus since the start of the Spring 2020 semester following an internal investigation into the organization’s CEO, accounting professor Curtis DeBerg.  On Aug...

Wildcat Will: need or want

April marks a year since the welcome of Wildcat Will at Chico State but is it really worth it? Photo credit: Janette Estrada

Janette Estrada

April 19, 2019

This April marks a year since the welcome of Wildcat Will at Chico State.Initiated in 2008 when a group of university students pitched the idea to the Associated Students representatives, it was to become a symbol of pride and unity.Under the belief that this seven-foot-long, 1,500-pound bronze statue wo...

Funding allocations among colleges for student activities finalized

Daisuke Aoyagi, center, makes a case for funding allocations to the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

May 12, 2018

Clearing debts and redistributing funds among colleges for different activities were discussed by the Institute for Student-Related Activities committee Thursday. After a meeting last week to discuss possible ways to handle The Orion's debt, Jennifer Mays announced that its debt will be cleared. About...

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