The Orion

Remedial Math and English is no longer an option

Remedial Math and English is no longer an option

Christian Solis

August 19, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus

Chico State will no longer offer English and Math remediation.Starting Fall 2018, Graduation Initiative 2025 will be implemented to increase four year graduation rates and eliminate achievement gaps in minority and low-income groups.The faculty of Chico State are mandated to turn remedial prerequisite...

Graduation breaks up students

Graduation breaks up students

Marrion Charissa Cruz

May 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With graduation approaching for Chico State seniors, figuring out whether to break up or stay together after college is the tough decision couples need to make. Most people choose not to stay in Chico to return back home or find a steady job somewhere else. This can create conflict if a person's partner...

Dead week killing students

Dead week killing students

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

May 14, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The overwhelming stress experienced during the week before finals causing students to look and feel like death; is dead week. Dead week at Chico State is one of the most stressful times, but professors aren’t as accommodating as they could be. Instead of giving time to study and actually prepare...

Sexual education forgets masturbation

Sexual education forgets masturbation

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

May 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Sex is a prevalent topic as soon as puberty hits. However, fulfilling sexual desires on your own through masturbation is rarely discussed. Self-exploration through masturbation has the potential to reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, along with a handful of other health benefits,...

Community college cuts down price of education

Community college cuts down price of education

Kyra Stemplinger

May 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Summer is really just a chance to catch up on lost time; whether it's by sleeping, relaxing, or retaking classes that didn't go very well during the spring semester. Panic rises in students when they realize their low grades might cause them to disrupt their four-year plans. Filling their summers...

Millenials searching for mental vacations

Millenials searching for mental vacations

Nicole Henson

April 29, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

It may seem that millennials have a more laissez-faire attitude when it comes to recreational drugs compared to their parents. But in all honesty, we're just as lost as previous generations, or even more so. We have been told since we were in elementary school that drugs are bad and were forced to...

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...

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