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Monstros Pizza satisfies taste buds, sense of adventure

Monstros Pizza satisfies taste buds, sense of adventure

Grant Schmieding

March 26, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

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 take a ride down to 628 West Sacramento Ave. and check out Monstros Pizza. I would describe this...

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

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

Natalie Hanson

March 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

    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 at an awards banquet in Long Beach. This is the independent student newspaper's second year of winning...

Stop teens from using weed

Stop teens from using weed

Mina Marjanovic

November 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

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 use among teens. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the majority of high school seniors do not think ...

Paralympic games has former wildcat running for gold

Paralympic games has former wildcat running for gold

George Johnston

August 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and field

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 and the humidity is drenching, but former Chico State track runner Kym Crosby does not care. She's...

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


Filed under Crime, News

  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 Patrick Reardon was arrested on Feb. 18 following a hit-and-run attempt after crashing his vehicle in...

Male Wildcat cheerleader keeps squad flying high

Male Wildcat cheerleader keeps squad flying high

James Groh

April 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 soccer and track and field for a number of years before he realized he wanted a change of pace. ...

STOP to host 4th annual human trafficking conference

STOP to host 4th annual human trafficking conference

Dylan Dewit

February 28, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

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 Hudson, a junior sociology major, has orchestrated the week-long event before. The conference will ...

Cross-country Wildcats prepare for new terrain

Cross-country Wildcats prepare for new terrain

Breanna Barnard

February 8, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Track and field

Runners on your mark. Get set. Bang. The switch over from cross-country to track and field season is quickly creeping up. With both the Wildcat men's and women's cross-country teams placing in the NCAA Championships this past fall, the 'Cats are ready to bring their energy into track and...

Chico State program has giving spirit

Chico State program has giving spirit

Amanda Rhine

December 18, 2014


Filed under Features

Christmas is a time to laugh, spread cheer and exchange presents with loved ones. Sadly, many families experience financial hardship and often cannot afford presents. Roughly 20 years running, the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center's Giving Tree project now works with two charities, Step...

Chico State participates in first college Ice Bucket Challenge

Amanda Rhine

September 1, 2014


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Chico State joined the ranks of those who have taken on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Monday afternoon. Not only did the school create a social event for students and faculty to participate in simultaneously, they became the first college to take the challenge and rally support for the cause. AS Presiden...

Russian orchestra brings repertoire to Chico

Russian orchestra brings repertoire to Chico

David Kahn

March 4, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Chico Performances welcomes the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to Laxson Auditorium March 11 at 7:30 p.m.The concert will consist of performances of Mozart’s "Divertimento in D," Schoenberg’s "Verklaerte Nacht," and Schubert’s "Death and the Maiden."The Chamber Orchestra Kremlin was founded in Moscow in...

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