The Orion

Letter to: transfer students

Two polaroid images to express memories made at Chico State Photo credit: Rachael Bayuk

Rachael Bayuk

August 29, 2018

Dear Transfer Students, First off, let me say welcome to the family; you have just started the rest of your life. At Chico State you can be whoever you want to be. Your past doesn’t have to define you if you don’t want it to. Transferring offers you a unique opportunity to redefine yourself ...

Don’t forget about transfer students

Photo credit: Chico State Wildcat Store

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

May 13, 2018

Universities have put a lot of their focus on ethnic diverse groups. While this is important, the transfer student population brings its own diverse group of people in terms of age, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and educational background. Because transfer students are coming from different...

Letters To: Transfer Students

Natalie Hanson

October 12, 2017

There used to be a stigma attached to starting your college life at a community college. You could argue there still is one. The pressure in high school was all about latching onto a four-year college right away. Preferably out of town, at a university by the coast.The usual feeling is that only kids...

Humans of Chico State: Koichi Matsumoto

Koichi Matsumoto, student and outdoorsman. Photo credit: Jae Siqueiros

Jae Siqueiros

October 31, 2016

Koichi Matsumoto is a sophomore business major with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and small businesses. He is a transfer student from Japan and an avid outdoorsman. "In Japan, I really like to go mountain hiking, not rock climbing per se but just hiking up the mountains and in the cold and in the...

Rare exception given to club presidents

Rare exception given to club presidents

Christine Lee

February 22, 2014

Two students were reinstated to their club presidency despite a California State University policy that restricts students from serving officer positions if they've taken too many units. Presidents and treasurers of campus-recognized clubs must have at least a 2.0 GPA to maintain their position, acco...

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