The Orion

Wildcats baseball team showered with awards

Sharon Martin

May 12, 2014

The Chico State baseball team took home a conference-leading 11 awards Thursday at the California Collegiate Athletic Association awards ceremony in Stockton. Head coach Dave Taylor was named CCAA Coach of the Year after leading this season's team to a 29-10 conference record and a 39-13 overall record. Tay...

Orland crash still under investigation

CHP officers and members of the National Transportation Safety Board measure the stopping distance of a bus similar to the one involved in the Orland bus crash. Photo credit: Sharon Martin

Sharon Martin

April 21, 2014

It could take months to determine the cause of the Orland bus crash, according to California Highway Patrol. The crash, which occurred April 10, involved a FedEx semitrailer and a charter bus of high school students who were traveling to Humboldt State University for a campus tour. Ten people died in the crash, including drivers of both the truck and the bus, three chaperones and five st...

Students wreak havoc on rink

Sarena Kirk, a senior sociology and women's studies major, speeds around the rink for the Nor Cal Roller Girls. Photo credit: Quinn Western.

Sharon Martin

March 12, 2014

Cal Skate Chico, normally home to children's birthday parties and elementary school field trips, transforms into an intense roller derby rink home to the Nor Cal Roller Girls. Roller derby is a contact sport that involves two teams of five members. The Nor Cal Roller Girls have been a team since 2006. For Chico State students Sarena Kirk and Sha...

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