The Orion

Wildcat of the Week – Erin Woods

After being forced to red shirt her freshman year due to a broken ankle, Chico State striker Erin Woods is returning for her fifth year with the Chico State women's team in the fall. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Justin Couchot and Caitlyn Young

May 9, 2018

With softball and track and field busy at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships, and baseball busy preparing for them, we caught up with Chico State women's soccer striker Erin Woods in preparation for the upcoming fall season. In roughly a week Woods will be graduating from Ch...

Candlelit vigil held for Nepal victims

Chico State third year Sylvia Dorghalli places her candle to spell out Nepal outside of Siskiyou Hall

Brittany Mcclintock

May 9, 2015

Former Peace Corps member Lee Altier, with the help of many other faculty members, put together an information gathering about the earthquake in Nepal. Speakers included Altier, Colleen Hatfield, Sanjay Dev and Badri Ghimire. Dev, a Nepal native, shared stories of the people through such a tough time. Many ancient buildings were destroyed in t...

Peace Corps volunteer reflects on travels

Jennifer Clowers, Peace Corps volunteer and recruitment supervisor, came to Chico State on Tuesday to talk about her experiences in the Peace Corps. Photo credit: Brandon Foster

Stephanie Schmieding

November 10, 2014

“On jaaraama!” The room grew silent on Tuesday and heads turned as Jennifer Clowers, Peace Corps volunteer and recruitment supervisor, greeted the audience in Pular, a language spoken in Guinea where she volunteered. The Peace Corps is a volunteer program established by John F. Kennedy in 1961. Its overall mission is to promote w...

Speaker encourages students to choose Peace Corps

A camp for girls in Armenia led by the Peace Corps form a heart in 2012. Photo courtesy of the Peace Corps.

Dominique Diaz

February 26, 2014

Most students are on the job hunt after graduation, but some would rather volunteer overseas.Georgina Rossel, a junior psychology major, plans to apply and hopes to be accepted. “Going there and experiencing something you’re not so comfortable with can be beneficial,” she said. ...

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