The Orion

A single’s guide to Chico State social life

Kendall George // March 10, 2019

It's cuddle season. That is, it's cuddle season if you have someone to cuddle with. However, for a large portion of us cuddle-less Wildcats, "single" is a word that doesn't seem to be going away in our...

Vocalist of Post/Boredom belting out a note. Photo credit: Sean Martens

When the sun goes down at Monstros Pizza

Matthew Manfredi // September 8, 2016

Unlike downtown, Wednesday night is quiet on West Sacramento Avenue. There’s Tony’s Liquor, apartment buildings, houses and Nettleton Stadium sits quietly in the distance, but then there’s Monstros...

Nobody likes a violent pothead

Kevin Crittenden // March 8, 2014

  Looking at me with a clenched jaw and wide open eyes, the man who, a moment ago, had held a knife to my neck lunged towards the open window of my cab. Reacting without thinking, I found drive—slamming...

Cab drivers deserve cash tips, respect

Kevin Crittenden // March 1, 2014

Before I lived in Chico I could count how many times I had used a taxi on both hands. In the three years that I’ve lived here I’ve spent countless nighttime hours in the back seat and as...

Kevin Crittenden

Night shift workers see rare worlds

Kevin Crittenden // January 29, 2014

I use to wonder what it would be like to live the night owl lifestyle, until I got a taste for it during my stint as a night driver. When working as a cab driver I found that after constant sleep deprivation,...

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