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A sign that reads, “Would u give a suicidal persona gun? Then why give an addict a syringe?

Hundreds of Chico citizens show up for needle protest

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer // March 17, 2020

A deafening crowd of protesters clogged the sidewalk and steps around the Chico City Council chambers to show discontempt for the North Valley Harm Reduction Coalition on the corner of East Fourth and...

Down an aisle at the Career Fair.

Career fair at BMU offers opportunities for students

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer // February 28, 2020

Chico State’s Career Center hosted an imposing spectacle of approximately 100 employers ready to recruit students for potential internships, summer programs and  new hires Wednesday at the Bell...

The Orion Newscast: Zombieland & Pumpkin Heads

The Orion Newscast: Zombieland & Pumpkin Heads

Christian Solis // October 23, 2019

https://youtu.be/e2KmvAKiqNQ This week on the Orion Newscast, reporters find out why people are standing for hours with pumpkins on their heads and resident film critic, Angel Ortega, discusses Zombieland:...

The exterior of Monstros Pizza. Photo by Grant Schmieding.

Monstros Pizza satisfies taste buds, sense of adventure

Grant Schmieding // March 26, 2018

Utter confusion, vintage arcade machines, old black-and-white newsreels, random hours, cash only, dim lighting, old newspapers, no menu and reasonably good pizza. If that list sounds good to you, then...

The Orion received nine awards in total from CCMA, including first place for best newspaper at a large college. L to R: Martin Chang, Sean Martens, Natalie Hanson, Nicole Henson, Kayla Fitzgerald, Julia Maldonado, Alex Grant.

The Orion takes home first place for best student newspaper in large California colleges

Natalie Hanson // March 5, 2018

    The Orion was named the state’s best college newspaper out of large schools by the California College Media Association Saturday. CCMA announced the achievement for Chico State...

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Stop teens from using weed

Mina Marjanovic // November 10, 2016

Americans have downplayed the effects of marijuana use, to the point that most people believe it has no harmful effects on the human body at all. This has led to an increased popularity in marijuana...

Training with her heroes and having no fear of the Zika virus, former Chico State track runner Kim Crosby takes part in the 2016 ParaOlympic games 
(From Kim Crosby's Facebook page)

Paralympic games has former wildcat running for gold

George Johnston // August 20, 2016

Chico State track star Kym Crosby sat down with The Orion for a Q&A on her world trip to win a medal for Team USA. It's a blistering 95 degrees in Brazil. The lights are blindingly shinning down...

Video of Chico police clubbing man during arrest goes national

Video of Chico police clubbing man during arrest goes national

Dylan Dewit // April 21, 2015

  Chico recently found itself in the national spotlight after a video showing police officers clubbing a DUI suspect with a baton was posted last week on the celebrity website TMZ. Sean...

Male Wildcat cheerleader keeps squad flying high

Male Wildcat cheerleader keeps squad flying high

James Groh // April 2, 2015

Some are destined to play the guitar and others know from the start they want to be a lawyer, but for sophomore Omar Chavira it took time to find his calling as a cheerleader. Chavira had played...

Carissa Phelps speaks to an audience at a 2014 STOP event. Phelps will be speaking and offering a free training on Wednesday. Photo courtesy of Courtney Hudson

STOP to host 4th annual human trafficking conference

Dylan Dewit // February 28, 2015

STOP, a Chico State organization committed to informing the community about human trafficking, will kick off its 4th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Week conference Monday. STOP President Courtney...

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