The Orion

College of Agriculture hosts first university farm open house

Flyer showcasing the 'Wildcat Day on the Farm' event. Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

Alejandra Fraga

April 13, 2018

Chico State's College of Agriculture organized its first ever "Wildcat Day on the Farm" event this Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., consisting of 75 to 100 volunteers. The open house featured guided tractor tours, food trucks, plant sales, games and prizes. "We're hoping to make it an annual tradition, ...

Chico State students take initiative to help aid wildfire victims

Students will be collecting items and driving to deliver them to people dislocated from their homes. Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

Jacqueline Morales

October 12, 2017

Students at Chico State are collecting donations to help aid families affected by wildfires in Northern California. Families and friends of the campus community have been affected by the federally declared major disaster. Students seek to collect items from sleeping bags, apparel, hygiene products to ani...

Wild fires force local evacuations in Butte County

Many areas were affected due to multiple fires, leading to evacuations. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Natalie Hanson

October 9, 2017

Cal Fire called for evacuations in response to a wide spread fire near Oroville Sunday night.The Cherokee Road and Zonalea Lane fire spread to Hwy 70. Evacuation orders were called for:-The west side of Cherokee Road from Red Tape Road south to Derrick Road-Table Mountain Ranch east of Table Mountain R...

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