The Orion

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 26, 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...

Chico State hosts 31st Annual Student Research Competition

Chico State hosts 31st Annual Student Research Competition

Alejandra Fraga

March 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State will be holding the 2017 Student Research Competition. This competition allows students to share their achievements and work. The event is divided into sections based on class standing and discipline. Students have 10 minutes to present their research to a jury and an audience. "The stud...

CSU chancellor comments on immigration

Daniel Wright

February 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State released its stance on immigration in an email from Chancellor White, Wednesday. In the statement, he indicated the new directives should not affect students who are under the protection of the deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. "Existing CSU policy has not changed, and we will make...

President Hutchinson’s first 100 days

President Hutchinson’s first 100 days

Daniel Wright

February 21, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson has concluded her 100-day listening tour. President Hutchinson came to Chico State in July of last year, and in the first 100 working days that followed, she conducted 90 group meetings, held two open forums, and received online feedback from 407 faculty, staff,...

Community colleges help students develop life skills

Community colleges help students develop life skills

Susan Whaley

February 21, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It felt like the first day of kindergarten. I was nervous and shaking but so excited to finally enter a different world. A world that I considered to be that of grown-ups.This spring is my first semester as a transfer student at Chico State. I went to community college for eight years. Eight whole yea...

Advantages of being a student

Advantages of being a student

Steven Black

February 20, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every student will complain about tuition and the trek to class, but there are plenty of advantages to being a Chico State student. 1. Student Health Center – Besides checking for STI's and writing the convenient notes to get students out of class once in a while, the Student Health Center provides ex...

Ballin’ on a budget

Ballin’ on a budget

Kyra Stemplinger

February 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Retail therapy is a real thing and for those Chico State students who want to keep a fresh style without breaking the bank, the area around campus offers a tremendous amount of affordable shops where you can find trendy clothes.Show Love Thrift is located at 1405 Park Ave. Not only do they offer every day...

Chico State students struggle after break

Chico State students struggle after break

Marrion Charissa Cruz

January 25, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s plastered across every student’s face as they shuffle around the drenched Chico State campus. The anguish and stress have already begun to set in. The weeks of Netflix and the semi-permanent body formed into every parent’s sofa will slowly puff up to its former shape as ...

Students showcase their love for high fashion

Students showcase their love for high fashion

Franky Renteria

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Photo Galleries, Showcase

This is a gallery of four young men wearing high fashion clothing and their explanations on why they do so. Name: Edoardo Bassi Major: Finance Graduating: May 2018 "I bought these clothes because they are fairly formal but at the same time they are different, have their own style. I dress...

Students should grade teachers

Students should grade teachers

Jeff Guzman and David Molina

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When it comes to school, the force that drives most people to do well and give a strong effort is the final letter grade. Making sure that you are learning something from a class is more important, but the reason grades exist is to help show how much a student has learned from a course. Something th...

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
students