The Orion

Bike theft continues to be a problem at Chico State

Whitney Hall is a common place for students to lock their bikes because of the number of students living in the dorms on campus.

Ruby Larson

April 30, 2018

Walking to class and seeing bikes tires and seats is a common occurrence for Chico State students. “(Bikes and parts are) easily disposed of,” said University Police Chief John Reid. “They’re sold kind of on the black market for pennies on the dollar and so they transfer ownership pretty quickly.” Duri...

Building project raises concerns over climate neutrality, campus transparency

Michael Guzzi and Jason Whiteley are lead consultants for information on the new Siskiyou Hall building project. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

March 12, 2018

The science building behind Meriam Library, Siskiyou Hall, has a replacement three times its size coming soon. And after students recently expressed concerns about what this new building means for the campus’ future, as well as the university’s commitment to sustainability, administrators have begun re...

New physical science building to use fossil fuels; students criticize campus

Students from Mark Stemen's environmental thought in action class spoke out in frustration with the campus and planned changes to construction of the Siskyou II building in a conversation with The Orion. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

February 26, 2018

The next Chico State building project planned for construction will use a gas-powered energy plan.President Gayle Hutchinson revealed the plans for the new building, currently referred to as Siskiyou II, earlier this month. Construction of the structure will require demolishing Siskiyou Hall and revampi...

Siskiyou county votes to secede from California

Lindsay Pincus

September 10, 2013

The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors voted to secede from California with a 4-1 vote Sept. 3 with an intent to form their own state. Many residents had complaints including a lack representation in Sacramento, being deprived  of water rights and excessive fire taxes, as reported by the Record ...

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