The Orion

Letter: Employees sense ‘fear’ on campus

Letter: Employees sense ‘fear’ on campus

Gabriel Sandoval

April 28, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

After the Academic Senate approved a no-confidence resolution last December, faculty leaders said in a letter to Chancellor Timothy White that mismanagement by Chico State administrators had gotten so bad that employees “feel a sense of instability and fear” on campus. But in the four and a half months since the letter was written, faculty leaders said they are more opt...

Chico State names new interim provost

Chico State names new interim provost

Gabriel Sandoval

April 1, 2016


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Mike Ward, former dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management, has been named the new interim vice president and provost for Academic Affairs, succeeding Susan Elrod who stepped down Wednesday. President Paul Zingg made the announcement in an email to faculty a...

Gayle Hutchinson is one of us

Gayle Hutchinson is one of us

Jeff Guzman

March 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When it was announced last fall that the search for Chico State’s next president would be a confidential search, staff members became worried that the community would not be heavily involved.Well we have got some good news. Chico State has recently appointed a new president to succeed President...

Majority favor open selection of university presidents

Majority favor open selection of university presidents

Michelle Zhu

February 6, 2016


Filed under Administration, Community, News

The CSU Employees Union, on behalf of the entire CSU system, released a survey asking whether the president selection process should be open or closed. Chico State, along with four other campuses, are in the process of hiring new presidents. Prior to 2011, the selection of a new president for each CSU...

Leave the party school reputation behind

Leave the party school reputation behind

Daisy Dardon

March 15, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

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 Chico State the No. 1 party school. I'm not sure this is the greatest idea. For one, what would futur...

Chico State honors veteran community

Chico State honors veteran community

Anna Sobrevi├▒as

November 10, 2014


Filed under News

Students, staff, faculty and community veterans shared their military experience during the university's annual "Honoring Our Veterans" event Friday. The event was held on campus at Colusa Hall as an early celebration for Veterans Day on Nov. 11. "These are individuals who have agreed to donate their lives to our c...

Chico adopts social host ordinance

Chico adopts social host ordinance

Bill Hall

March 5, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico has added another weapon to its arsenal in the battle to combat underage drinking with the adoption of a social host ordinance. Already active throughout many communities in the country, social host laws allow the city to impose fines on individuals who are responsible for hosting large house parties on private property at whic...

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