The Orion

Woman attempts suicide into Highway 99 overpass

Woman stopped from jumping from highway overpass. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Natalie Hanson

November 27, 2017

Chico police officers were dispatched Sunday to an emergency situation near Eaton Road Overpass and Highway 99.At about 8:18 p.m., police arrived at the highway overpass to prevent a woman from attempting to jump into oncoming freeway traffic, according to a press release.Police officers, including Office...

Walk remembers those lost to suicide

Ariel Ellis, psychology graduate student, commemorates her friends at the remembrance tree. Photo credit: Brandon Foster

Taylor Sinclair

September 30, 2014

[metaslider id=35995]Photos by Brandon Foster "His name was Dustin and he was the funniest, happiest person I had met," said Ariel Ellis, a psychology graduate student. Ellis lost her friend to suicide in high school. She payed tribute to him alongside many who suffered from losing someone to suicide. Chi...

Chico State retires party school reputation

Valerie Teegardin

Valerie Teegardin

February 14, 2014

I'm from Vancouver, Wash. and finding people who actually know about Chico State is as rare as seeing sunshine between October and June. If by some tiny chance a Washingtonian does know about Chico, an, "Oh, the party school!" is blurted out as if it's the distinguishing characteristic that defines our colleg...

The Orion Wants to Hear from You: Student Safety

February 10, 2014

Two sexually aggressive acts have taken place within the last two weeks. Student Escapes Attempted Kidnapping (2/7/2014): Student Attached outside of Holt Hall (1/31/2014) We want to hear from you: 1)How can...

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