The Orion

Humans of Chico State

Senior Nutrition & Food Sciences major, Kayley Jimenez, shares her love for nature and the beauty Chico has to offer. Photo credit: Jae Siqueiros

Jae Siqueiros

August 27, 2016

"I'd never really been interested in the wilderness until I moved to Chico. Lassen is my hidden gem now. The trees, the clear lakes, the open sky and a nice cliff bar make for a great day trip. Once I was hiking Lassen with a friend, I didn't realize how excited I was to show them the hydrothermal ar...

Mt. Lassen: A volcanic wonderland in our own backyard

Summit Lake at sunrise Photo credit: Carson Predovich

Carson Predovich

August 21, 2016

When I tell people I go to Chico State, they usually respond with “Where’s that?” or “Isn’t that in the middle of nowhere?” The reality is, Chico is a large, thriving community with an endless supply of things to do. When you want to get outside and do something, there are some obvious...

Wait-list for student housing drops just below 100

Drivers experience traffic on Warner Street as students move into the dorms the 18th through the 21st of this week. Photo credit: Daisy Dardon

Daisy Dardon

August 25, 2014

While the fall semester began this week, more than 100 Chico State students were still waiting for a place to stay on campus. As of Tuesday, less than 100 students were wait-listed for rooms under the University Housing and Food Service, which includes dorm room facilities like Whitney and Lassen halls and off...

Freshman chronicles her dorm move-in

Jensen Rader, an incoming freshman communication studies major, settles into her room on the first floor of the Lassen dormitory on thursday afternoon. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Samantha Mckibben

August 22, 2014

Jensen Rader, a communication design major, joined her fellow freshmen in the rush to start their new lives. Tall and fair with an infectious smile, Rader stood in the middle of her Lassen double surrounded by her belongings, already halfway unpacked. Legion Avenue teemed with activity Thursday as incomi...

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