The Orion

Battery and possession of firearm in front of Shurmer

Shurmer Gym

Grayson Edgemon

January 27, 2020

Three college-aged males were reported to the University Police Department for crimes of battery, possession of firearm and threatening use of said firearm on the sidewalk of Shurmer Gym Sunday at approximately 1:02 a.m. There were minor injuries resulting from a physical altercation. The gun was...

Candlelight vigil held for death of student

Students gather during a candlelight vigil to remember the passing of a student on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Chico. 
(Jason Halley/University Photographer/Chico State)

Josh Cozine

March 14, 2018

This article mentions the topic of suicide. The suicide hotline can be reached, 24/7, every day at 1-800-273-8255. Students lit up the darkened Shurmer Gym in honor of the loss of a fellow student Wednesday, in a student-organized candlelight vigil. Zach Baggins died earlier Wednesday after fallin...

Cheerleaders seek ‘spirited’ teammates

The Chico State Cheer team hopes to add up to 12 new team members for the next season. Photo credit: Gabriel Sandoval

Gabriel Sandoval

March 23, 2016

The Chico State Cheer Team was tabling on the Gauntlet Tuesday – extra cheerfully – getting hyped as members promoted the team’s upcoming tryouts. “We’re looking for anyone who’s happy and spirited,” said Samantha White, a first-year student who back-spots and tumble...

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