The Orion

O face: Drunk sex kills orgasms

Janette Estrada // April 2, 2019

Spring is here and as the trees and flowers are blooming, so to are the birds and the bees.Congrats on attending one of the biggest party schools in California, where alcohol penetrates livers in a rallying...

Illustration by Melissa Joseph

Cesar Chavez weekend sees ramped up crime rate

Gordy Papalias // April 2, 2019

Caesar Chavez weekend is supposed to be a time to celebrate the life of Chavez and what he has done for Latino American Civil Rights, but many people choose to celebrate the weekend with extended partying...

Young friends dressed-up in Halloween costumes dancing a party. Photo credit: Getty Images by wundervisuals

The scary part of people visiting for Chicoween

Brooke Martin // October 22, 2018

Chicoween has become a Chico State tradition, that is well known by more than just students. Every Halloween, many out of towners come up to celebrate. While this can be great, it also escalates the risks...

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Leave the party school reputation behind

Daisy Dardon // March 15, 2015

Many people know that Chico State was once considered the No. 1 party school in America in a ranking by Playboy magazine in 1986. What some may not realize is that students today are still trying to make...

25th anniversary of MasQueerade Ball

25th anniversary of MasQueerade Ball

Zach Aucella // February 9, 2015

[metaslider id=41347]Photographs By Zach AucellaZach Aucella can be reached at [email protected] or @zaucella on Twitter.

Costumes don’t equate to character

Julianna Eveland // October 25, 2014

[View the story "Are skimpy costumes shameful?" on Storify]Leave comments or suggestions to keep the conversation going.Julianna Eveland can be reached at [email protected] or @janeca12 on Twitter.

Convincing parents to choose Chico

Julianna Eveland // March 6, 2014

Party School: “A school known more for its party-loving students than its academics,” as defined by Urban Dictionary. Chico State has done a fine job in parting with this title but we all...

Valerie Teegardin

Chico State retires party school reputation

Valerie Teegardin // February 14, 2014

I'm from Vancouver, Wash. and finding people who actually know about Chico State is as rare as seeing sunshine between October and June. If by some tiny chance a Washingtonian does know about Chico, an,...

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