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KCSC Radio office temporarily shut down

KCSC Radio office temporarily shut down

Jacqueline Morales

April 12, 2017

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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