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Jake Early: printmaker, proud Chicoan

Jake Early: printmaker, proud Chicoan

Kristen Moran

October 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Renowned printmaker and Chico native Jake Early's affection, pride and genuine love for Chico and California is apparent in every bold, unique design he illustrates. Prints from his latest collection, "My Hometown," were installed on the outside of the Senator Theatre on Friday, adding to his alrea...

Memorial held for deceased student

Memorial held for deceased student

Madison Holmes

October 8, 2014


Filed under News

Friends and family of Marc Thompson wore shirts with his photo printed on the front with his favorite quote, "Be the change you want to see in the world" printed on the back for his memorial Tuesday night.Thompson, former Chico State student and Associated Students commissioner of multicultural affairs, ...

Remembering a legacy: Janet Turner

Remembering a legacy: Janet Turner

Emma Wood-Wright

September 1, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

From 1959 to 1981, students at Chico State who took printmaking in Room 205 of Taylor Hall were exposed to prints by artists like Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and David Hockney, and not just projected on a big white screen, but within arms reach. Janet Turner, their teacher and world-renowned prin...

Mixed results in sexual assault audit

Mixed results in sexual assault audit

Madison Holmes

August 27, 2014


Filed under News

Chico State excels in support for sexual violence and harassment victims but is flawed in several other aspects when handling sexual violence or harassment reports, according to the results of a federal audit. The audit results, which came out in June, found the university lacking in several areas...

Zingg announces $14M for training

Zingg announces $14M for training

David Mcvicker

August 22, 2014


Filed under Administration, News

Along with a warm welcome to students and faculty returning to Chico State, President Paul Zingg offered another bright bit of news to members of the campus community during his fall convocation. In his fall convocation address, Zingg briefly reiterated commitments made in his July presidential...

Ecological reserve closing programs

Ecological reserve closing programs

Eric Mccauley

February 16, 2014


Filed under News

  Due to safety and staffing concerns, a university-run wildlife preserve closed down many of its research and educational programs last week.   The Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve, a 4,000-acre natural habitat protection and research facility ten miles from campus, cut most of its K-12 programs and has limited univer...

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Mozes Zarate

January 30, 2014


Filed under News

In a video announcement to the campus Wednesday evening, President Paul Zingg talked about the three Chico State students who were in involved in a fatal car crash Sunday. "They have high hopes, dreams and they and their parents expected tat they would succeed in our company," Zingg said. Austin Silve...

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Christine Lee

January 29, 2014


Filed under News

This year, only five guests per one graduating student will be allowed to enter Nettleton Stadium for the Chico State commencement in May.Every year, about 10,000 guests fill the stadium each day on Sat. and Sun., said Chico State spokesperson Joe Wills. This year, the university will be ticketing guests in order to cut attendance down to about 8,000 ...

President Zingg cuts graduation attendees

President Zingg cuts graduation attendees

Christine Lee

January 24, 2014


Filed under News

Due to the growing number of visitors attending the Chico State commencement ceremony each year, the university will limit the amount of people allowed to enter the stadium in order to avoid safety hazards. President Paul Zingg announced today that the university will be ticketing visitors attending the graduation ceremony this year.The tickets won’t cost mone...

CSU, union look to fix lecturer pay disputes

CSU, union look to fix lecturer pay disputes

Nicholas Carr

December 18, 2013


Filed under News

The California State University system is currently looking at the prevalence of lecturer salary misclassification across the system, wrote CSU spokesman Mike Uhlenkamp in an email to The Orion. These misclassifications occur when a lecturer is placed at a pay grade inconsistent with their education or pr...

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