The Orion

Senior Spotlight: Swedish student shares impressions of Chico

Elina Sjöberg, senior music industry major and international student, is studying abroad at Chico State for her final semester of college. Sjöberg is from Sweden, and one cultural difference that she has noticed is that Americans tend to be more open and friendly when they first meet someone, she said. Photo credit: Nicole Santos

Nicole Santos

February 5, 2015

The warmth of the sunshine and squirrels chasing after each other in the green grass welcomed international student Elina Sjöberg and her family as they took their first stroll through Bidwell Park. “Walking around Chico, and especially Bidwell, this time of year is a lot different from Swede...

Senior Spotlight: Twin brother college experience

Danny (left) and Tim Gau said that their time at Chico State has had a significant on their lives, especially through their fraternity and their family's history with Chico. Photo credit: Nicole Santos

Nicole Santos

January 29, 2015

Danny Gau, senior mass communication design major, and Tim Gau, senior communication studies major, never planned on going to college together despite their family’s history with Chico. The Orion sat down with the twin brothers to ask them about their involvement with Alpha Sigma Phi, and wh...

Chico State graduate bound for Beijing

Kendall Enns, recent Chico State graduate, plans to move to Beijing in May to teach English and explore. Photo credit: Nicole Santos

Nicole Santos

January 22, 2015

Even as a senior in high school staying in the Esken Hall dorms on campus for a summer program, Kendall Enns felt a connection to Chico State. “At the time there was this awesome program for seniors in high school to come,” Enns said. “I was just someone who wanted more out of my senior ye...

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