The Orion

It’s time to eradicate rape culture

It’s time to eradicate rape culture

Whitney Urmann and Briana Mcdaniel

October 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

We live in a society that yearns for things to be black and white, to be able to organize and box everything simply in life, but this isn’t reality. The reality is messy, complicated and surrounded by layers and layers of murky gray. Rape and sexual assault are no different. In order to abolish...

CSU launches sexual misconduct awareness program

CSU launches sexual misconduct awareness program

Bianca Quilantan

October 11, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

Student lack of awareness of sexual misconduct—not anymore.In an attempt to expand sexual misconduct awareness, Chico State is making “Not Anymore” mandatory for all students by requiring continuing and graduate students to take a 20-minute refresher course each year.“Not Anymore” i...

Safe Place launches ‘Prevention is Possible’ campaign

Safe Place launches ‘Prevention is Possible’ campaign

Eric Mcguire

April 9, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

This month, Safe Place takes a new approach to preventing sexual assault. April is the month dedicated to raising awareness about sexual assault. Most years the emphasis is on survivors and ways to avoid sexual assault situations. This year, Safe Place, Chico State's support program and advocate for ...

Police continue fight on crime with electric motorbikes

Police continue fight on crime with electric motorbikes

Michael Catelli

March 7, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Two stealthy motorcycles might just end crime on Chico State's campus. In mid January, The University Police Department borrowed an electric motorcycle from San Jose State’s police department to test out its capabilities on campus. After months of deliberation, University Police decided to further use the bikes both on and off campus. Accordin...

Justice fails Kesha

Justice fails Kesha

Julie Ramos

March 2, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A well-known female singer and songwriter has recently flooded social media and caught the attention of people and celebrities across the world. You probably recognize the blond, glitter loving, party girl from her hit single, “Tik Tok.” That’s right, we're talking about Kesha.Kesha has made headlines for ...

Chico City Council needs to reevaluate “rape trail” solution

Chico City Council needs to reevaluate “rape trail” solution

March 1, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Orion editorial is a collaborative effort among the entire ed board.

Long road to safety on bike path

Long road to safety on bike path

Eric Mcguire

February 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

The city of Chico and Chico State have joined forces to tackle the crime problem on the bike path that runs between the railroad tracks and campus. Although they have formed a united front, there are a number of financial, logistical and even cultural obstacles to overcome. On Feb. 16, Chico City Council unanimously passed the motion to install a sur...

Protecting against sexual assault

Protecting against sexual assault

Eva Gonzalez

September 30, 2015


Filed under News

According to the National Sexual Violence Research Center, one in five women and one in 71 men will be raped in their lifetime. 91 percent of these victims are female while 9 percent are male. One might think the perpetrator is a stranger hiding in the bushes, when the crude reality is that one in 10 ...

Chico State student abducted

Chico State student abducted

Katelyn Martin

August 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

A Chico State student was abducted and sexually assaulted late this past Friday night. She had been walking alone near the intersection of fifth and Ivy streets when a group of males reportedly approached her. “Hearing about this makes me nervous. This is why going out in groups is so importa...

Student reportedly sexually assaulted on campus

Brianne Mcevoy

May 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A female Chico State student reported being sexually assaulted early Sunday morning according to a press release. The victim was near the intersection of College Drive and the Stadium Lot at 2:10 a.m., when a man she did not recognize raped her. Police said the victim saw her attacker run south...

GSEC hosts Take Back the Night week

GSEC hosts Take Back the Night week

Madeline Merlic

April 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

The Gender and Sexuality Center is putting on Take Back the Night Week to bring awareness to sexual assault, victims and what can be done to stop the violence.In the past GSEC has hosted Take Back the Night as a single night of slam poetry, breakout sessions and a candlelit march around Chico.This semeste...

Chico man arrested for sexually explicit messages to 11-year-old

Chico man arrested for sexually explicit messages to 11-year-old

Hannah Suzuki

February 11, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Reginald Ealy Jr., a Chico resident, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sending sexually explicit photos and messages to an 11-year-old girl via Facebook. The inappropriate messages and photos were discovered by the 11-year-old girl's older sister, who called the police to report the situation. P...

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