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  • “Flaming Wedgee,” controlled by Heather Vo, melting “Drone,” a lightweight flying robot, in an early fight. Taken by Nathan Chiochios on April 13.

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    ‘Flamethrowers allowed’ at Chico State’s first Robotronica

  • The inside of Eggroll King. Photo taken by Callum Standish.

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    The Orion tries Egg Roll King

  • Unidentified Project Rebound staff members stand outside Butte Hall, where the organizations office resides on the first floor. Courtesy of Lucy Ventura, Project Rebound public relations executive.

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    Chico State’s Project Rebound helps students after incarceration

  • Nautica Blue released the second edition of the dystopian novel, A Skye of Jade, in April. Photos courtesy Nautica Blue, collage created by Ariana Powell using Pixlr.

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    ‘A Skye of Jade:’ a dystopian world created by Chico State student

  • The men’s bathroom on the second floor of Tehama Hall has a sign titled “All-Gender Restroom Coming Soon!” taped to it. The restrooms are expected to be updated by the fall 2025 semester in Yolo and the Student Services Center will also be under construction. Taken by Grace Stark on April 11.

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    Chico State announces construction plans for gender-inclusive bathrooms

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California poppy against rocks and green grass

“Be ever thankful that so rare a flower is common:” Spotting native plants in Northern California

Heather Taylor, Reporter // April 5, 2023

I have often taken note of nature around me with a surface-level understanding. When patches of vibrant orange poppies begin to sprout along the roadways, I know spring has arrived and days full of sunshine...

Springtime quiche calls for springtime sides - light salad and cantaloupe. Photo by Ian Hilton, 4/12/2021.

The Quintessential Quiche

Ian Hilton, Reporter // April 17, 2021

Spring is here, and with vaccination rates rising faster than the birth rate of garden-ravaging squirrels, folks are eager to resume normal activities.  What, dear reader, celebrates both spring...

Spring has sprung Wildcats! Our beautiful campus has many spots to unwind from the hustle and bustle and reset those thinkin minds. Rain or shine take a moment for you today! Photo credit: Kelsey Veith

Photo of the day

Kelsey Veith // April 6, 2018

Spring has sprung Wildcats! Our beautiful campus has many spots to unwind from the hustle and bustle and reset those thinkin' minds. Rain or shine take a moment for you today!

Students crowd in to relax, tan, and study by the Wildcat WREC pool on Tuesday morning. Students are gleeful as a long winter seemingly comes to an end.

Photo of the day

Anne Chamberlain, Photographer // March 27, 2018

Students crowd in to relax, tan, and study by the Wildcat WREC pool on Tuesday morning. Students are gleeful as a long winter seemingly comes to an end.

Photo Credit: Diego Ramirez

Learn to live your best life with ‘The Four Agreements’

Danielle Cortes // March 24, 2018

Finally, warm weather is here and a lot of free time will be spent under the sun. With the bright weather and school starting up again after spring break, why not pick up a book and learn about your...

The campus is bustling and the flowers are blooming. A flower outside of Yolo Hall Feb. 1, 2018. Photo credit: Rachael Bayuk

Photo of the Day

Rachael Bayuk // February 1, 2018

The campus is bustling and the flowers are blooming. A flower outside of Yolo Hall Feb. 1, 2018.

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won

Springing out of the house

Sean Daly // February 26, 2016
Chico's warm weather is emerging from consistently cloudy, rainy and depressing weather. This means the town will become visibly cheerier with students enjoying outdoor activities in the beautiful conditions.
Spring on Chico State campus

Spring on Chico State campus

March 29, 2015

[metaslider id=44548]  Catalina Friz can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter.

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