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The field study camp team at Inyo National Forest. Photo taken Sep. 24 by Jesse Engebretson.

Overdue homework: A trip to Mono Lake and the Bodie ghost town

Ava Norgrove, Reporter // October 15, 2021

For some, online learning was a begrudging necessity for the safety of students and professors alike. For others, like Chico State Parks and Recreation professor Jesse Engebretson and Sacramento State...

Sierra Oro Farm Trail celebrates October harvest with mobile ‘Farm & Wine Pass’

Sierra Oro Farm Trail celebrates October harvest with mobile ‘Farm & Wine Pass’

Sophia Pearson, A&E Editor // October 7, 2021

The Sierra Oro Farm Trail will hold a month-long event in October focused on the farms and wineries of Butte County. Pass holders will have access to 31 different farms and vineyards with special activities...

Theophile Dusenge of Rwanda, Esra Poyraz of Turkey, Tin Nguyen of Vietnam, Tracy-Lee Edwards of Saouth Africa, Marina Yurovskaya of Russia, Bassanio Gumpo of Zimbabwe, Ousmane Ba of Burkina Faso, Jimena Sanchez of Equador, Sachin Paul of Bangladesh; Bridget Awaadem of Ghana, Ivannia Arias Zuniga of Costa Rica, Day Iamprae of Thailand, Clement Nyirenda of Malawi, Nurul Faznur of Malaysia, and Praew Polkaew of Thailand visiting CSU Chico as part of the Fulbright program for cultural and educational exchange.

Chico State welcomes teachers from across the world

Ava Norgrove, Reporter // September 30, 2021

Chico State welcomed 16 teachers from across the globe for a six-week exchange of cultures and ideas. The teachers arrived in Chico from 15 different countries as a part of the Fulbright Teaching Excellence...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

The importance of traveling

Nicte Hernandez // May 11, 2018

Traveling is seen as a leisure and can seem a bit unattainable though that does not always have to be the case. With thorough planning, traveling in your twenties is not impossible and we should all take...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Californian submerged in Southern culture

Grant Schmieding // April 1, 2018

“Thanks, y'all, I appreciate yah,” a phrase my waitress uttered at least five times during my first experience at a southern diner. Famished after almost a full day of travel, I didn’t mind the excessive...

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Parents are people too

Whitney Urmann // August 24, 2016

Moms and daughters fight. As young women try to find themselves a lot of resentment comes to surface as they grow into the women that raised them. My mother and I were no different. We argued, we slammed...

Photo credit: Bobbie Rae Jones

Not having children is my choice, not yours

Joann Chevaillier and Bobbie Rae Jones // April 18, 2016

Easter is such a fun day to watch kids run around all hopped up on sugar and looking for eggs. While visiting my boyfriend's family, I was having so much fun, then suddenly the dreaded question gets asked,...

Traveling without the excuses

Traveling without the excuses

Alex Horne and Whitney Urmann // March 28, 2016
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Chico State alumna Julie Kern and Jessica Vitorelo have turned their travels into a magazine, Wanderlove. Photo courtesy of Jessica Vitorelo.

Chico alum creates online travel magazine

December 13, 2015

Traveling the world in your early 20s old may seem out of reach for most college students. How exactly does a broke, busy and stressed college student plan a backpacking trip through Southeast Asia? Or...

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All I want for Christmas is EU

December 5, 2015

I am a firm believer that you can buy happiness— with a plane ticket.Since returning from studying abroad six months ago, I've been itching for the next adventure, as many returners experience....

Emily Browning, junior English major, will be traveling to Pendleton, Indiana for spring break.

Spring break travel plans

Blaine Ball // March 14, 2015

Chico State students shared their spring break destinations with The Orion before they headed out for the sand, slots and shops. Blaine Ball can be reached at [email protected] or @BlaineHBall...

Julianna Eveland

Growing up globally crafts perspective

Julianna Eveland // April 10, 2014

It was almost 11 p.m. when the lights flickered, the walls shook and the earthquake had reached our Bay Holdings apartment in Baku, Azerbaijan. The earthquake read 6.3 on the Richter scale — Azerbaijan’s...

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