The Orion

A window shot out in the aftermath of the May 6 shooting on Columbus Avenue.

Community shaken after Saturday shooting

Timothy Adams, junior reporter // May 9, 2023

Chico State students and their families are disheartened and fearful as they come to terms with the news of the house-party shooting that killed one and wounded five early Saturday morning. Just half...

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AS Elections: Mia Sanchez-Bejar runs for executive vice president

Timothy Adams, Reporter // April 2, 2023

Mia Sanchez-Bejar, a junior majoring in cellular and molecular biology, is running for executive vice president in the 2023 Associated Students general election. Holding a position such as AS vice...

Photo of the BMU. Taken March 29 by Alejandro Zepeda.

Quiz the Candidates: Chico State’s AS election Q&A

Alejandro Zepeda, Reporter // March 30, 2023

Quiz the Candidates: Chico State’s AS election Q&A Chico State hosted its Quiz the Candidates forum on March 29, for the upcoming student government election. The event took place in Bell Memorial...

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AS Election: Aishwarya Gowda runs for director of social justice and equity

Meara Hain, Reporter // March 30, 2023

Aishwaray Gowda, a third-year electrical engineering major, is running for director of social justice and equity in the 2023 Associated Students general election. Gowda is an international student...

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Student, ‘Can Stachura just walk onto campus?’

Ariana Powell, City Editor // January 26, 2023

One question stumped every board and authority member in attendance, “Can Stachura just walk onto campus?” a crowd member asked. University Police Interim Chief Christopher Nicodemus motioned for...

cones and cops in front of police car late at night on Ivy street

Alleged drunk-driving student hits woman wearing costume

Molly Myers, News Editor // October 23, 2022

A woman suffered major bodily injuries after being hit by a car on Ivy Street less than two blocks from campus late Saturday evening. The 24-year-old driver, Cole Carpenter, a student at Chico State,...

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When Neil Young speaks, we listen

Mario Ortiz Jr, Opinion Editor // February 3, 2022

Legendary artist Neil Young, who visited Chico back in 2018, has had his music catalog removed from Spotify at his request. According to Young, "Spotify has become a very damaging force via its public...

The beginning of the end: key takeaways from the final presidential debate

The beginning of the end: key takeaways from the final presidential debate

Joel Moret, Reporter // October 27, 2020

The final debate between President Donald Trump and presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden was held on Oct. 22. The debate covered topic areas such as COVID-19, healthcare and systemic...

Covid-19 cases in Butte County as of Friday, Aug. 28.

Chico State stops in-person and hybrid courses, closes the dorms

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // August 30, 2020

Chico State announced Sunday evening that all remaining in-person classes will be suspended and resumed online. The university also canceled most on-campus housing because of a growing cluster of COVID-19...

Choose Chico brings in future Wildcats

Trenton Taylor // April 9, 2019

The overcast skies and light showers weren't enough to keep future Wildcats from getting their iconic first picture by the Chico State sign in front of Kendall Hall.Even Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson...

The campaign for this years safe celebration of Cesar Chavez Day is sponsored by MEChA, Associated Students, University Housing, CADEC, CAVE,  and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Image from Chico State Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Campus asks for responsible participation in Cesar Chavez Day

Natalie Hanson // March 27, 2019

On what many consider a day off from classes and a welcome opportunity after spring break to party, Chico State is offering opportunities to celebrate the upcoming holiday, Cesar Chavez Day, with more...

Crimes in Chico have been on the rise. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Chico Police deal with a week long crime wave

Gordy Papalias // March 12, 2019

Multiple StabbingsChico Police responded to three stabbings that happened within a 24-hour span last Monday. Police suspect that two of the incidents involve the same person at the same apartment complex.One...

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