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LaMalfa speaks against gas tax, attracts protesters

LaMalfa speaks against gas tax, attracts protesters

Josh Cozine

January 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Representative Doug LaMalfa came to Chico to endorse a petition for repealing a gas tax Friday.The petition signing event took place at the Sinclair gas station on the block of Forest Avenue from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.LaMalfa (R) was joined by California Senator Jim Nielsen (R) to speak in favor of the ...

Chico State acknowledges Mechoopda Maudi people

Chico State acknowledges Mechoopda Maudi people

Jacqueline Morales

May 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

President Gayle Hutchinson has recognized the contributions of the Mechoopda Maudi at Chico State."The Valley Oak Honors our Native American communities, especially the Mechoopda people, upon whose ancestral lands our University sits," said President Hutchinson in her investiture address March 3. Fri...

Students protest to make the WREC inclusive for students with disabilities

Students protest to make the WREC inclusive for students with disabilities

Jacqueline Morales

April 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State students petitioned Thursday for the WREC to be inclusive.With a goal to start a program that supports recreational activities for students with disabilities, a group of 10 REACH students have set out to start a petition. It started after an in-class project and the students decided to tak...

Petition to extend library hours

Petition to extend library hours

Kayla Fitzgerald

October 26, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Students are petitioning to extend recently reduced Meriam library hours. As previously reported on by The Orion, the library's hours were cut and the money saved would go toward IT services. New hours include: · Sunday: First floor opens at 10 a.m., All floors open from noon to 11:45 p.m. ·...

When school shootings get made into horror movies

When school shootings get made into horror movies

William Rein

February 27, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

"Del Playa" is an unreleased horror film directed by Shaun Hart which seems to follow a conventional college, sex and murder Hollywood archetype. It borrows elements from the “youth explodes and kills people” sub genre, ripe with name calling at school and social ostracization. However, distinct fro...

Friends of student killed in accident petition for safer streets

Friends of student killed in accident petition for safer streets

Claire Martinez

April 17, 2015


Filed under Features

Two Chico State students have teamed up after losing a friend to demand change so no one else will experience losing a loved one to accidents on the streets of Chico. On a daily basis, cars honk at each other and slam on brakes as students speedwalk through intersections, hoping not to come in con...

Marijuana patients petition new rules

Marijuana patients petition new rules

Tj Carter

February 28, 2014


Filed under News

Medical marijuana patients are in the process of gathering signatures to overturn new county restrictions on cannabis cultivation. John Spivey, a volunteer, stood outside of Meriam Library Thursday morning to help gather signatures. The new regulations will be suspended and included as a loca...

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