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Tetta Ogawa jumps through the obstacle course while his friend Royeni Hasegawa watches him at Chico States Bidwell Bash Sunday.

Chico State Greek organizations host Bidwell Bash

Brian Luong // September 3, 2018

Students enjoyed food, games and inflatables, Sunday afternoon, at Chico State's annual Bidwell Bash. The event, hosted by Chico State Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, gave students the opportunity...

Rave Festival 411

Rave Festival 411

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel // September 20, 2016

As music blasted from every angle, I could feel the earth beneath my feet begin to dance. All around me people roamed in funky costumes, smiling and absorbing the positive festival vibes. The sun set slowly...

Photo credit: John Domogma

Labor Day means high-enforcement weekend ahead

Bianca Quilantan // September 2, 2016

If University Police Department Chief John Feeney were a betting man, he would bet his money on more than one or two calls of people under the influence of alcohol this weekend.Labor Day weekend is approaching...

Chico State students enjoy free Bear burgers on their Labor Day weekend at One Mile. Photo credit: Kindra Robinson

Associated Students host successful Labor Day alternative

Kindra Robinson // September 8, 2015
Free food and games provide an alternative option for Wildcats to spend their Labor Day weekend.

Record low turnout for Labor Day float

Christine Lee // September 2, 2014
A decreased amount of people floating on the Sacramento River over the weekend results in less trash and fights. Law enforcement responded to no assaults and altercations and made no arrests.
Cirque De U.V., a University Housing and Food Service event held last year, will be open to all students this weekend as part of the Wildcat Way Welcome event. The Orion file photo.

Events to divert students from float

Jovanna Garcia // August 28, 2014
Chico State is holding the Wildcat Way Weekend event in an effort to veer students away from drinking and floating on the river during Labor Day weekend. Activities will be held on and off campus Thursday through Monday.
Nick Sestanovich

Decreased float turnout is a step in the right direction

Nick Sestanovich // September 11, 2013
Nick Sestanovich is a daily blogger for and weekly columnist for The Orion's print edition.
Amanda Irons

RIP Labor Day float

Amanda Irons // September 9, 2013
Amanda Irons is the Tuesday blogger for and weekly columnist for The Orion's print edition.

Police: Booze ban leads to fewer arrests

Nicholas Carr // September 7, 2013

From Friday night to Saturday night, police made 43 arrests, as opposed to 84 arrests made during the same period in 2012, according to a Chico Police press release. Calls for assistance during that...

Labor Day sobers under police vigil

Nicholas Carr // September 7, 2013
Seven thousand fewer people than last Labor Day floated down the Sacramento River on Sunday.

Off the Record – Episode Two

September 7, 2013
The second episode of Off the Record, a weekly talk show about the news pertaining to Chico State students. Hosted by Jeff Barron and featuring Cammi Carter, Allison Weeks and Kayla Smith.
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Off the Record

August 31, 2013

The first episode of Off the Record, a weekly talk show about topics pertaining to Chico State. The show is hosted by The Orion's video editor, Jeff Barron. This episode's guests are Allison Weeks, Quinn...

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