The Orion

Chico State Undergrad and Grad Students Compete in Annual Research Competition

Angelina Mendez, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

Undergraduate and graduate students competed in Chico State’s 34th Annual Student Research Competition on Wednesday for a cash prize and one of 10 spots to compete statewide against other CSU students. “This competition is meant to encourage undergraduates to begin to be involved in research,...

Funds available for Chico postbaccalaureate students

Grayson Edgemon

February 12, 2020

Chico State Enterprises received a $3 million subsidy to support the university’s post-graduate students over the next five years via a Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education according to University Communications on January 21.   Adelante, a pipeline program which provides...

Wildcat leads team, steps onto mound as starting pitcher

Chico State starting pitcher Luke Barker winds up for a pitch during a game. Barker has stepped into the role of starting pitcher for the baseball team's first two Friday games. Photo courtesy of Luke Reid.

Dylan Wakefield

March 4, 2015

Friday nights are the new Sundays for pitcher Luke Barker. In his five years with the Chico State baseball program, Barker has played a slew of roles, from the redshirted first-year to the experienced junior closer. Now Barker has worked his way to the top of the totem pole with the Wildca...

Fish feces fuel sustainable food business

Zi Kuang, a business administration alumni, pulls a head of lettuce from an aquaponic grow bed. Photo credit: Christine Lee

Christine Lee

March 11, 2014

Two Chico State graduates are starting a sustainable food business using a combination of fish feces and age-old agricultural techniques. Zi Kuang and Kirill Obraztsov, two friends who graduated from Chico State with masters degrees in business administration, are using a production method called aquaponics to grow ve...

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