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  • Doorway leading into Kendall Hall where the Title IX office resides on the second floor. Taken by Jessica Miller on April 4.

    Features

    Title IX: The state of sexual assault and harassment at Chico State

  • Left Fielder Troy Kent taking a swing in the 5th inning. Taken by Aaron Draper on Thursday.

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

  • Prom Royalty winners Patrick Jay and Mae Haggard shared their first dance in front of the crowd. Taken by Nadia Hill on April 18.

    Arts & Entertainment

    Chico State gets all dolled up for Queer Prom

  • A girl and her dog enjoy the blue cloudy skies and fresh air on a walk in Cannonville, Utah, appreciating the beauty of nature and calming energy it brings. Taken by Ava Aragon on July 29, 2023.

    Opinion

    10 ways to celebrate Earth Day

  • Photo of Katie Callahan, who ran the event. An art history major in her senior year, she is the single student employed by Wellcat Safe Place. Taken on April 18th, 2024

    News

    Affirmative consent: What is it?

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The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

What I learned from talking to pro-life activists

What I learned from talking to pro-life activists

Ari Sorokin, Reporter // March 18, 2024

Chico State is a school where immense sexual freedom and promiscuity is contrasted by a strong community of vocal supporters of traditional values. This contrast led me to delve into conversations I never...

Flyer courtesy Daniel Veidlinger

Chico State holds religion and COVID symposium on Friday

Molly Myers, Managing Editor and Features Editor // February 21, 2024

Chico State is set to host a uniquely specific symposium on Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Tehama 116, delving into the relationship between COVID-19 and religion. “The symposium will cover ethical...

flyer on antisemitism panel

Chico State holds antisemitism panel in wake of hate crimes

Molly Myers, Editor-in-Chief // February 6, 2023

Multiple instances of antisemitism occurred in the campus community during the past year. According to Kristy Collins, executive director of Chico Hillel, an unnamed fraternity gave a pledge a nickname,...

This Catholic church located in Chico offers a place for Catholics to publicly worship.

Confronting Catholic guilt

Aldo Perez, Staff Writer // October 10, 2021

Growing up a traditional Mexican Catholic meant going to church every Sunday. I learned to hold my tongue and not protest for two reasons: First, I wasn’t going to win. You don’t argue with Mexican...

Photo by Harry Quan at Upsplash.

Equality Act ignites opposing ideals

Ian Hilton, Reporter // March 4, 2021

The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act on Feb. 25, expanding the language of the Civil Rights Act to extend federal protections against LGBTQ+ discrimination by a vote of 224-206. Some...

Reviewing life: It’s meaningless, but that’s okay

Ricardo Tovar // January 10, 2020

Philosophers, religious folks, scientists and every day Joe’s have tried to come up with the meaning for life. Is there one? Why are we here? Nobody knows. Even if they think they do, there is no...

Protestors made signs on womans rights that were being using outside of the Bell Memorial Union. Photo credit: Rachael Bayuk

Protestors speak on women clinics

Rachael Bayuk // October 8, 2018

Outside of the Bell Memorial Union I asked protesters and supporters of the Women's Resource Clinic about their opinions on the legitimacy of the clinic. Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected]...

Tova Love, president of RDA, embraces religious tolerance and wraps her hair in a tichel full time to better understand its impact. Photo courtesy of Tova Love

Students advance religious diversity on campus

Molly Sullivan // February 9, 2016
Students resurrect interfaith organization on campus.
Illustration by Trevor Moore

People shouldn’t be attacked for religious beliefs

Megan Mann // March 27, 2015
The Duggar family of "19 Kids and Counting" has a right to express that they do not support same-sex marriage.
Illustration by Darian Maroney

Give me something to believe in

Daisy Dardon // February 19, 2015
People's feelings about religion and faith are part of a personal journey and should not be judged.
Illustration by Zach Phillips

Pamphlet protesters pushy, don’t persuade

Alyssa Dunning // November 3, 2014
Harassing someone with fliers will never win hearts and minds.
Aroosa Khan, junior criminal justice major, likes to mix contemporary fashion with her headscarf. Photo credit: Michaela Sundholm

Muslim students don hijab fashionably

Michaela Sundholm // September 23, 2014
Women who choose to wear a hijab are honoring their religion in a trendy way on campus.
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