The Orion

Focusing on the right majors

Photo credit: David Molina

Jeff Guzman and David Molina

November 11, 2016

The stigma against math extends far beyond the realm of high school nightmares and exams. One in three Americans feels anxiety when faced with solving a math equation, according to a study by the organization Change the Equation. Despite the fear most Americans reported, STEM occupations are growing at 17 pe...

College’s most daunting task: Choosing a career

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Daisy Dardon

February 26, 2015

I've known I wanted to go into book publishing or editing since the eighth grade. I love reading and writing so this was the perfect job choice for me. There was no question in my mind. Everyone that knew me admired that I knew what I wanted to do with my life. I had everything planned o...

Female turnout low in math and science majors

Infographic by: Monica Fitch

Madison Holmes

May 7, 2014

Women at Chico State are widely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.Few female students have graduated with degrees in computer science, computer engineering and electrical engineering in the past four years, according to a study by Jeffrey Bell, chair of the biologica...

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