The Orion

Proposed fee increases could initially cost students up to $380 more per year

Aldon Perez, a freshman distance track and field athlete, speaks in favor of the student fee increases at an open forum on March 6.

Grayson Boyer

April 24, 2018

On Wednesday around 8 a.m. students received a link in their email to submit an advisory vote on three proposed fee increases; a Health Services Fee, Student Learning Fee and an Athletics Fee. Several students have expressed various emotions on each of these fees at five open forums this semester....

Meat bees attack Plumas Hall bridge

Pest control sprays bees outside of Plumas. Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Jenice Tupolo

November 4, 2015

The Chico State campus was attacked by a swarm of yellow jackets this Wednesday afternoon. Pest control arrived within 10 minutes of the attack and directed students to stay away from the heavily concentrated bushes of yellow jackets, also known as meat bees. The Plumas Hall bridge has been ...

Measles outbreak prompts local readiness plans

Infographic by Lindsay Pincus

Kristina Martinez

February 13, 2015

Following a spike in the number of measles cases across the country, Chico State and Butte County health care officials have prepared for the possibility that the infection may become a problem here. California is currently experiencing a large outbreak of the contagious viral disease. It started in ...

Chico State chlamydia tests increase

Jill Cannaday, nursing supervisor at Chico State Student Health Services. Photo courtesy of Chico State

Daisy Dardon

November 18, 2014

The number of chlamydia tests at Chico State has increased this year, according Chico State's Student Health Center.In the Student Health Service's 2013-14 annual report, there were 1,436 tests for HIV and 3,768 test for chlamydia, which rose from about 3,500 tests in 2012-13.Chlamydia is a common sexua...

Flu shots offered Wednesday at UHUB

Jill Cannaday, Student Health Center nursing supervisor.

Yessenia Funes

January 29, 2014

In response to recent flu diagnoses, the Student Health Center will give vaccinations from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at the University Hub. "Any student can come to it, but we're trying to target the kids who live in dorms since they live in close proximity to tons of other people," said Jill Cannaday, the center's...

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