The Orion

Ethnic backgrounds are not a joke

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Karen Limones

November 7, 2018

As you enter Chico State, you may be intrigued by the beauty of the school's nature and by the diversity of students you meet. However, it is becoming an issue for minorities to feel safe and welcomed on a diversified campus from the lack of support from the Chico community.My intentions are not to be...

A ‘lovebite’ is an affectionate sign of love, embrace it

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Brooke Martin

September 17, 2018

Sucking a neck isn’t just for the vampires in "Twilight." Look in my closet and you will see several long, dark blue turtlenecks. These are mainly from my younger days when I didn’t want my parents or classmates to see the mark my high school boyfriend left on my neck. As I’ve gotten older,...

The Cherokee and Honey fires are contained

Fires are contained and shelters will be closing soon. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

October 16, 2017

On Friday morning, evacuation orders were lifted for all of the fires due to high containment in Butte County. The Cherokee Fire north of Oroville has been 100 percent contained at 8, 417 acres according to a press release from Cal Fire. The La Porte Fire is is 90 percent contained and the Honey Fir...

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