The Orion

Chico State diverts 25,000 pounds of waste

Photo credit: Sean Martens

Daniel Wright

May 18, 2017

Chico State will be hosting a Diversion Excursion May 18 through May 20 to help divert materials away from landfills. The Diversion Excursion is an annual event for students moving out of resident halls to donate unwanted and reusable items. All the donations are then sent to the local Goodwill and the...

Goodwill Campus Move-out coming to Chico State

Photo courtesy of Tricia Slavic

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 9, 2017

Goodwill and Chico State are partnering up to assist students in moving out of their dorm rooms and apartments for the summer. All items donated are sold to help fund job placement and training services in the community, according to a press release. Goodwill Campus Move-Out will be in Chico May...

A beginner’s guide to thrifting

I was able to buy all of these for $18.50, seven items for under $20. Photo credit: Carly Plemons

Carly Plemons

March 20, 2016

It’s hard to balance a budget and the desire to shop as a college student. Something many fail to realize is that finding trending clothing styles at the right price is easier than it seems when you know where and how to shop. Thrift shopping is the easiest way to hunt for things you just can’t...

Ex-orcising unwanted junk with “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff”

Over Valintine's weekend, Goodwill will launch its “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff” progrm where people can donate their ex's stuff Photo credit: Yang Dai

Yang Dai

February 13, 2016

Goodwill has launched a program called “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff” for Valentine's Day weekend. The “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff” program encourages people to donate things left by their exes to Goodwill. While Goodwill declined to comment on “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff”, Chico State students...

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