The Orion

12 students trapped in an elevator

Girl being taken out of the elevator of the Student Services Center on a stretcher. Photo credit: Lexi Hoedt

Lexi Hoedt

September 8, 2016

A student was carted off on a stretcher after being stuck in an elevator with eleven other students at the student services center Wednesday around 3:15 p.m. Danielle Gervais, one of the students on the elevator, said it started bouncing excessively right before it got stuck. "Everyone got freaked out ...

Students scream to become stress-free

Sierra Diamond, junior fine arts major, set up a screaming workshop in an effort to allow students to release stress.

December 15, 2015

When approaching the Student Services Center on an early Monday morning, one may be exposed to bloodcurdling screams. The screaming is the product of a new resource for students called The Screaming Workshop. With finals approaching, many students may find refuge in the workshop, which is aimed at...

Students won’t budge(t) when it comes to spending money

Cheryl Ordorica (left), RISE recruiter, and her sister Cristina Ordorica (right), nutrition and food sciences major, are just some students on campus who constantly check prices when on a budget. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

December 6, 2015

  With the new year approaching, some students reflect on their spending habits and want to enter 2016 with better budgeting habits. Plenty of students face similar problems when trying to differentiate between necessary purchases versus impulsive spending on things they might not need. ...

Students write their last wishes

Yang Dai

October 11, 2015

The Chico State counseling program, UMatter, featured its “Before I Die” chalkboard wall in the Student Services Center Plaza during Suicide Prevention Week. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., hundreds of Wildcats were asked to write their final wishes on the board. The diversity of wishes ranged from travel...

Chico State reduces water usage by 43 percent

Chico State is making an effort to conserve water by not watering lawns and embracing the dead look. Photo credit: Alicia Brogden

Austin Herbaugh

August 30, 2015

It's hard not to notice the dead lawns when walking around campus. Signs that read things such as "brown is the new green" are hard to miss. Cutting off water to some lawns is just one of Chico State's multiple efforts to cut back on water use, and they are now paying off.Since the beginning of summer, Chico Stat...

Toilet dispenser stolen from Langdon

William Rein

February 25, 2015

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Monday, 12:02 p.m, Physical Science Building “Unclear number of people coming from building. Yelling overly loud while leaving Modoc Hall to go to class.” Call Type: Petty Theft Monday, 2:01 p.m, WREC “Bike tires stolen while locked up at Wildcat Recreation ...

Student thinks tutor works for the government, is stalking him

Brittany Mcclintock

February 12, 2015

University Police Department   Call Type: Welfare Check Monday, 10:10 a.m., Student Services Center “Subject entered Student Learning Center and wrote ‘Get away Stalker’ instead of his name on the sign-in sheet. Individual is worried he is being stalked by the government and that...

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