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Bikes, blooms and beer are the focus of upcoming Chico events

Heather Taylor, Reporter // April 10, 2023

As Northern California blooms this spring, Chico State students have opportunities to enjoy two local passions: bicycles and wildflowers. Whether joining a community bike ride or enjoying an IPA from...

Sophia Graves believes that all Chico State students should take the strawless challenge. Photo credit: Rachael Bayuk

Chico State and local businesses take the Strawless Challenge

Roberto Fonseca // April 16, 2018

An estimated 500 million straws are used daily in the United States and the majority of those end up in various oceans. On April 23, Chico State will be officially be taking the strawless challenge in...

Ken Grossman and wife Katie Gonser donated to fund education in Butte County. Image courtesy of Melissa Cafferata-Ainsworth of Sierra Nevada Brewery.

Large donation kickstarts fundraiser for free education

Tisha Cheney // February 1, 2018

Alumni Ken Grossman, founder of Sierra Nevada Brewery, and his wife Katie Gonser donated $1 million to Butte College this week.The purpose of the donation is to sponsor the implementation of the new Promise...

President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon visited Chico State on April 28. Photo credit: George Johnston

California leglislator visits Chico, provides life lessons

Eric Mcguire // May 2, 2016

“It’s been an unexpected ride,” said President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon, a powerful member of the California State Senate. He is known for having taken a strong stance on sustainability,...

Chico States Bucket List Photo credit: Monica Fitch

Bucket list of activities for students

Stephanie Schmieding // September 19, 2014
There's more to do in Chico than just drink, so The Orion compiled a map for possible adventures that students can complete before they graduate.
Tommy Emmanuel rocks out on the guitar for audiences Thursday night at Laxson Auditorium.Photo credit: Annie Paige

Guitarists captivate crowds at Laxson Auditorium

Michael Quiring // January 31, 2014
Tommy Emmanuel and his special guests provided an inspiring guitar performance at Laxson Auditorium
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