The Orion

Student overdoses in Arts & Humanities building

Photo credit: Daniel Wright

Julian Mendoza

November 21, 2019

Emergency services arrived on campus and took a student to Enloe Medical center after they overdosed on medication.Chico Police Department received information that someone intentionally overdosed on medication at around 1:27 p.m. Emergency services arrived on campus at around 2:29 p.m., between the Perf...

Dr. Oz: The medical version of Billy Mays

Illustration by Trevor Moore

Megan Mann

May 5, 2015

I have watched maybe four episodes of "The Dr. Oz Show," and it was only because my mother all but tied me to a chair and put toothpicks in my eyes to keep them open. It was pure torture. So imagine the gloating I did when it came out that 10 of his fellow faculty members at Columbia University...

Medical robots will never replace human interaction

Illustration by Trevor Moore

Megan Mann

April 29, 2015

Imagine a future in which the medical field is filled with machines that do everything, kind of like Baymax from "Big Hero 6." They comfort the sick and injured while finding a vein for bloodwork without a single issue. Then they administer the cure for the common cold, and everyone goes home ...

Man handcuffed by UPD on campus

Sergeant Brian Farrell and another officer searched and handcuffed a suspicious man on campus. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Lindsay Pincus

March 25, 2015

A man was handcuffed and taken to seek medical attention by University Police in front of Butte Station and Tehema Hall on Wednesday morning. The man was not arrested but needed medical attention. He complied with the police to leave campus, said Sergeant Brian Farrell. Sergeant Farrell would n...

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