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Trump is his own worst enemy

Trump is his own worst enemy

Gage Northcutt

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

I do believe that we need border security, and I do believe a wall may be helpful to prevent illegal activity there. The criminals who endanger the lives of many with drugs and human trafficking should be held accountable for their deeds. A good way to keep security tight is to make sure you have as...

Satire: Trump and his best buddy Kim

Satire: Trump and his best buddy Kim

Reed Mccoy

February 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Does anyone remember how we all made fun of famed basketball player Dennis Rodman when he said Kim Jong-un was his best friend? Good. Now, recall how our "stable genius" of a president is trying to get closer to one of the world's worst, yet somehow comical, dictators in order to pacify him (or give...

The Orion’s Camp Fire Newscast

The Orion’s Camp Fire Newscast

Alex Grant

November 28, 2018


Filed under Camp Fire, Campus, Community, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Nearly three weeks ago the Camp Fire flames ignited Paradise and several neighboring Butte County communities. The fire burned through 153,336 acres of Butte County. The thick, toxic smoke spread to cities as close as Chico to cities as far as San Francisco. Now that first-responders have fully contained...

President Trump surveys Camp Fire damages in Paradise with local representatives

President Trump surveys Camp Fire damages in Paradise with local representatives

Josh Cozine and Alex Grant

November 17, 2018


Filed under About US, Camp Fire, Community, News

President Trump landed at Beale Air Force Base on his way to Butte County to survey damages from the Camp Fire. The Campfire has become the deadliest wildfire in California history with 71 fatalities confirmed so far and burning over 148,000 acres according to Cal Fire. The fire is now 55% contained. Trump...

America’s conversation about sexual assault is disgusting

America’s conversation about sexual assault is disgusting

Rachael Bayuk

October 12, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Don't be persuaded, this is unacceptable behavior.Kevin Jackson, Brett Kavanaugh and Donald Trump have many things in common. But, the most disgustingly profound thing is their recent treatment of survivors. It takes immense strength to stand in front of anyone, let alone the world and tell your story. Then to be laughed at and called “skanks” by men in powe...

Immigration: do not fear the “other”

Immigration: do not fear the “other”

Rachael Bayuk

October 7, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Immigrants are part of the lifeblood of the United States. Since the beginning, the integration of new ideas has launched our great nation forward into the ever-expanding future.A lot of born citizens, including the president, have a tendency to discredit immigrants. To lump them all into a group and...

Trump limits transgender troops from serving in the military

Trump limits transgender troops from serving in the military

Karen Limones

April 3, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

It seems that every time we are given a specific opportunity, a new policy is created for a different opportunity to get taken away. Among those, President Donald Trump announced a new memo that reaffirms a policy against transgender troops services. According to Newsweek, Trump decided transgender people were a disruption and left the military “burdened with the tremendous m...

DACA repeal will hurt Dreamers, comes at a cost

DACA repeal will hurt Dreamers, comes at a cost

Karen Limones

February 13, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Nearly 800,000 people are living a nightmare. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the U.S. government will be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals plan in March 2018.The Trump administration announced that it will not be considering new applicants but will allow any current DACA recipient...

Trump cuts education budget, limiting student choices

Trump cuts education budget, limiting student choices

Karen Limones

January 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

Deep cuts to education funding may affect schools throughout the country. The Trump administration will allocate $1.4 billion to expand vouchers in public and private schools. According to The Atlantic, about $250 million will be allocated to a private school-choice program while $168 million is set aside fo...

Trump is destroying the work feminism has created

Trump is destroying the work feminism has created

Danielle Cortes

October 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

It is the year of 2017, humans have been living for about 200,000 years. Every year, we are evolving and bettering our lives for the future. However, we still somehow find ourselves regressing. As a nation, we really downgraded by electing Donald Trump as president. There is just simply no other way...

The Chico community unites with a common goal; Depolarizing Chico

The Chico community unites with a common goal; Depolarizing Chico

Christian Solis

September 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Local Depolarize Chico group worked to start healing the political rift in Chico.At the Thursday Night Market, people were asked to separate themselves into labels they identified with like veterans, vegans, farmers, students and many more.They were then asked to place a ball in a basket from their group for every question they answered with yes.For exampl...

“Are We Great Yet?” panelists say no

“Are We Great Yet?” panelists say no

Daniel Wright

April 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Pi Sigma Alpha and the Council of Graduate Students hosted a panel discussing the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency. The panel named “Are We Great Yet?” hosted five Chico State Professors from diverse fields. · Diana Dwyre: Congressional Politics · Darin Haerle: Criminal Justic...

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