The Orion

Students should demand campus bicycling hours

Students should demand campus bicycling hours

Whitney Urmann and David Molina

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In front of every building at Chico State, there is an abundance of bike racks. In fact, a person is likely to struggle to even find an entrance to a building that doesn't have a bike rack— nevertheless an empty one. It's mind boggling to me that with this many bikes at Chico State, students are...

Remembrance event educates bike riders

Remembrance event educates bike riders

Anna Sobreviñas

October 20, 2014


Filed under News

Chico bike companies, family and friends of deceased student Kristina Chesterman gathered Saturday for the second annual Kristina Chesterman Memorial Bike Safety and Drunk Driving Awareness event. Mike Griffith, a Chico pedicab business owner, started the annual gathering held in the Downtown Chico City Plaza to ed...

Victim statements compromise courtrooms

Victim statements compromise courtrooms

Matt Murphy

September 23, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I consider myself to be an expert on courtrooms. I’ve seen "A Few Good Men" more than once. "Franklin and Bash" is one of my favorite shows, and I have to assume being a lawyer is more or less exactly like it. Needless to say, I think I know what I’m talking about. Something happened i...

Candlelight vigil held for deceased student

Candlelight vigil held for deceased student

September 22, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Video

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Man guilty of DUI killing sentenced

Man guilty of DUI killing sentenced

Christine Lee

September 6, 2014


Filed under News

Riley Dean Hoover, 20, appeared in court Friday for his sentencing, facing family and friends of Kristina Chesterman, the Chico State nursing student he killed in September.Chesterman's family and friends wore pink shirts and ties in remembrance of her because they said it was her favorite color. They each hel...

Man changes plea in hit-and-run case

Man changes plea in hit-and-run case

Christine Lee

August 23, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

The man facing charges for the hit-and-run that resulted in the death of Chico State student Kristina Chesterman last fall changed his plea Wednesday morning. According to Mike Ramsey, the Butte County District Attorney, Hoover pleaded no contest to the felony counts Wednesday morning: Drivin...

Organ donation delivers new hope

Veronica De La Cruz

May 6, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

More than 120,000 people are still waiting for an organ donor, according to organdonor.gov.Susan Vieira, 64, got a second chance at life thanks to the heart of a Chico State student, and vowed to do everything she can to ensure her donor's dreams don't go unfulfilled.Last September, Kristina Chesterman...

Hoover pleads not guilty to charges

Hoover pleads not guilty to charges

Christine Lee

March 19, 2014


Filed under News

The man charged with a DUI hit-and-run that resulted in the death of Chico State student Kristina Chesterman in September plead not guilty to all charges Wednesday. Riley Dean Hoover, 20, appeared Wednesday at the Butte County Superior Court in Oroville.Hoover faces charges for the following: Driving under the...

Hoover held to answer for charges

Hoover held to answer for charges

Mozes Zarate

March 8, 2014


Filed under News

A judge ruled that the man charged for a hit-and-run collision that resulted in the death of a 21-year-old Chico State student on Sept. 22 will be held to answer for all charges.Judge James Reilley made the ruling during a preliminary hearing Friday at the Butte County Superior Courthouse in Oroville. Defendant...

Suspect in hit-and-run faces new charges

Suspect in hit-and-run faces new charges

Nicholas Carr

February 12, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

The man charged with vehicular manslaughter following the death of a Chico State student in an alleged DUI hit-and-run will face new charges in March in the form of money laundering.Prior to the new charges, Riley Dean Hoover plead not guilty to a total of five felonies, according a the Butte County...

Nursing student remembered as hardworking, cheerful

Ernesto Rivera

September 30, 2013


Filed under News

Kristina Chesterman, a 21-year-old Chico State senior nursing student from Livermore died Tuesday Sept. 24. She is remembered by her friends, family and mentors as a dedicated, hardworking aspiring nurse whose smile filled an entire room with happiness. Chesterman was born Jan. 14. 1992. She graduated from Granada High School...

Update: Student struck in hit-and-run has died

Update: Student struck in hit-and-run has died

Ernesto Rivera

September 24, 2013


Filed under News

A Chico State student who fought serious injuries after being struck by a car Sunday evening died Tuesday afternoon at Enloe Medical Center. Kristina Chesterman, 21, a senior nursing major, suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck on the 300 block of Nord Avenue shortly before 11 ...

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