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    Chico State baseball walks it off to split series against Monterey Bay

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    Chico State gets all dolled up for Queer Prom

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Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson gives a speech during her inauguration. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco.

Hutchinson’s promises as Chico State President

Nicole Henson // March 4, 2017

The future of Chico State looks prosperous under Gayle Hutchinson's presidency as she addresses issues on campus such as the party culture, reinventing the health center and possibly building an open-late...

One of several initiatives to diversify Chico State includes increasing Hispanic enrollment. The university can now apply for specific grants as an HSI. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Chico State recognized as a Hispanic serving institute

Katia Berg // September 16, 2016

On Monday, Sept. 20, The California State University system introduced Chico State as a Hispanic Serving Institute and the university can now qualify for a number of programs and grants. The federal...

Tim White, chancellor of the CSU system, visited Chico State on May 4. Photo credit: Aurora Evans

Chancellor White: Chico State budget concerns ‘not my zip code’

Eric Mcguire // May 9, 2016
At the open forum last week Chancellor White defended the role of administration and urged that hiring practices and budget priorities were a campus decision.
Chico State President Paul Zingg giving a few words at his retirement party Photo credit: George Johnston

Zingg says goodbye to Chico State at retirement party

Michelle Zhu // May 7, 2016
For his 13 years of leadership, a sentimental farewell was inevitable.
Chico State President Paul Zingg talks during an interview. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Q&A: President Zingg’s love of sports

Kenta Mcafee // April 22, 2016
The Orion sits down with Chico State President Zingg to talk about his passion for Chico State sports and his love for baseball.
Gayle Hutchinson met and greeted Chico State faculty and students on March 30. Photo credit: George Johnston

New president gains support from community

Michelle Zhu // April 4, 2016
Having been a former leader at Chico State, Gayle Hutchinson has her foot in many doors.
Former chair of Kinesiology, Dr. Gayle Hutchinson, will be returning to Chico State as president. (Photo courtesy of Chico State)

Kinesiology department talks about Chico State’s new president

March 9, 2016
The California State University Board of Trustees elected Dr. Gayle Hutchinson , the former dean of the kinesiology department, as the new president of Chico State. The kinesiology department sat down with The Orion to talk about Dr. Hutchinson returning to the university
Philosophy professor and three-year CFA member Susanna Boxall is involved with the strike. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Students caught in the crossfire of CSU strike

Eric Mcguire // March 7, 2016
As the CSU faculty strike unfolds it seems that students can sway the outcome. The question is do they have a stake in this?
The new president of Chico State will be revealed next week. (Illustration by Orion Staff).

New president goes public next week

Gabriel Sandoval // March 4, 2016
The next president of Chico State will be revealed next week
In an email sent to factually and staff, Paul zingg has said a new Chico State president could be selected in the next two weeks Photo credit: Malik Payton

New Chico State president to be selected within two weeks

George Johnston // February 27, 2016

A new president of Chico State will be selected within two weeks. In an email sent to faculty and staff about selecting a new interim provost, Chico State president Paul Zingg stated, "In particular,...

In an email sent to students, Paul Zingg stated the Chico State will remain open if the CFA strike happens Photo credit: Michelle Zhu

Classes still happening if California Faculty Association strike occurs

Kayla Fitzgerald // February 26, 2016
Did you know that campus will be open even if there is a strike?
Part of the schools plan is to have the number of black undergraduates reflect Californias demographics. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Multi-year diversity plan works, for the most part

Gabriel Sandoval // February 15, 2016
Diversity among faculty remains stagnant, but student demographics have changed significantly.
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