The Orion

Evangelist preacher comes to campus and meets humorous backlash

Evangelist preacher comes to campus and meets humorous backlash

Jacqueline Morales and Sophia Robledo-Borowy

April 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

An evangelist preached about "sexual misconduct" among students Thursday afternoon, sparking protests in return. Students from the Gender and Sexuality Equity Center came out to oppose the evangelist preacher who was saying students were "sinful." "We are out here to proclaim the gospel of Jesus...

Chico State Model United Nations team wins top award at national conference

Chico State Model United Nations team wins top award at national conference

Cathy Fung

April 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico State's Model United Nations team won Outstanding Delegation in the National Model United Nations Conference B in New York City April 13. This award is the conference's highest honor. This year, the team represented the United Kingdom. The officer corp, Head Delegate Sam Perkins, Secretary Gene...

Off-campus luxury living carries hefty price tag for students

Off-campus luxury living carries hefty price tag for students

Jacqueline Morales

April 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Local property management agencies introduce luxury off-campus living to students, but they come with a hefty price tag.   Jacqueline Morales can be reached at [email protected] or @jackie_theorion on Twitter.  ...

High kids getting good grades

High kids getting good grades

Nicole Henson

April 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Thanks to Jeff Spicoli's burnt out character in Fast Times at Ridgemont High the stereotype that students who use marijuana don’t care about their schooling has been around for decades. In reality, just because someone may be looking forward to getting high after class doesn’t mean they aren’t ...

KCSC Radio office temporarily shut down

KCSC Radio office temporarily shut down

Jacqueline Morales

April 12, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

A pipe burst in the KCSC Radio office causing temporary shut down. The pipe was located in the office closet that connects to the drain water from Common Grounds. It had been leaking for an estimated two weeks, releasing an uncomfortable odor within the office, according to General Manager at KCSC...

Piece of mind: Campus changes

Piece of mind: Campus changes

April 12, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The Orion asked people about what changes they would make to the Chico State campus. Daniel Rush “I think we should have a place on campus where artists and engineers could collaborate and make stuff. It’d use 3D printing and art together, and students could make whatever they want." Joseph Gyorkey “I would say the parkin...

Chico State legal database is set to change

Chico State legal database is set to change

Jacqueline Morales

April 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Access to the legal information database LexisNexis Academic will end June 1. LexisNexis has been used for legal information through Meriam Library for eight years. It is paid by the chancellor's office and will soon end its contract with the Chico State campus."It hasn't always been a popular resourc...

Recent Chico State alumnus passes away

Recent Chico State alumnus passes away

Jacqueline Morales

April 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State graduate Owen Euser passed away earlier this week at age 23. Owen was an involved local student who completed a business administration degree in December 2016. He was a part of the American Marketing Association on campus. “He always brought a positive and playful energy to the classro...

Trump’s budget strikes concern

Trump’s budget strikes concern

Roberto Fonseca

April 4, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

"Putting Americans first" doesn't seem to apply to our schools, environment and the those living in poverty according to President Donald Trump's preliminary budget proposal for 2018.Trump wants to cut spending for the Environmental Protection Agency by 39 percent. He said climate change is a "hoax" and a c...

Students shouldn’t shoulder the cost for budget cuts

Students shouldn’t shoulder the cost for budget cuts

Susan Whaley

April 3, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The problem with the recent California State University tuition hike is bigger than the $270 increase. It doesn't matter how much more students will have to pay. The dilemma is, state officials fix budget problems by placing the burden on students. On March 22, the CSU Board of Trustees voted to ...

Chico scrutinizing binge-drinking too harshly

Chico scrutinizing binge-drinking too harshly

Nicole Henson

March 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Chico State students are infamous for blurring the line of knowing how much alcohol is too much. While some people attribute binge drinking as a lack self-control, others wonder if they simply value getting hammered. Taking Chico’s party reputation into consideration, it’s safe to assume the thrill...

Universities placing a hold on education

Universities placing a hold on education

Susan Whaley

March 11, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Just when you think your registration status is in the clear, you get hit with another hold.Chico State needs to compile a list of required training and workshops and make it easily available online so students can be prepared and plan ahead. Besides midterms, nothing is worse than finding out you h...

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