The Orion

Is Chico State prepared for tragedy?

October 5, 2015


Filed under News

The United States has officially become a place where people say, “oh no, not another shooting” when a mass shooting takes place. The shooting at Umpqua Community College is the 296th mass shooting since 2013 and the 75th school shooting since Sandy Hook Elementary school. People live in this...

Car stolen from apartment

Car stolen from apartment

Yang Dai

October 4, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Subject Stop 2:04 a.m., Holt HallOne suspect was arrested on the east side of Holt Hall.Call Type: Petty Theft 12:50 p.m., Whitney HallA gold iPhone 6 was stolen on a table from female student.Call Type: Vehicle Stop 2:05 p.m., West Second StreetVehicle operator ...

Projector stolen from classroom

Carlos Islas

October 4, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call type: Suspicious circumstance Friday 9:07 a.m., Sheridan Avenue Someone was pounding on reporting party's doors and windows. Subject was screaming for a female named "Alyssa" who the reporting party does not know. Reporting party was not comfortable looking out for a descr...

Person pees and poops on car

Carlos Islas

October 1, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall type: Suspicious subject Friday 6:27 a.m., Vallombrosa AvenueSubject on a mountain bike wearing a black hoodie, red bandana, red backpack and jeans was seeing riding his bike in a complex he does not belong. Subject was looking into vehicles.Call type: Vehicle tampering Fr...

Protecting against sexual assault

Protecting against sexual assault

Eva Gonzalez

September 30, 2015


Filed under News

According to the National Sexual Violence Research Center, one in five women and one in 71 men will be raped in their lifetime. 91 percent of these victims are female while 9 percent are male. One might think the perpetrator is a stranger hiding in the bushes, when the crude reality is that one in 10 ...

Son destroys property after being asked to move out

Carlos Islas

September 21, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call type: Suspicious subject, Friday 8:08 a.m., E. 20th Street Transient female was sitting next to reporting party’s daughter’s car. Reporting party asked her to leave and the subject spat on her car. Subject left through alley toward C Street. Call type: Suspicious s...

BlueLight application guides students home safely

BlueLight application guides students home safely

Katelyn Martin

September 11, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Students now have applications for everything: messaging, banking and fittness trackers. Now, students are using applications for their personal safety as well. BlueLight is a new application which focuses on getting students home safely. It is able to route calls to the closest responder by using the user...

Woman assaults staff in physical science building

Carly Plemons

September 10, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Suspicious Subject, Wednesday 9:08 a.m., on Magnolia Ave. “A man was on the front porch of a resident’s house, complaining that his work truck was stolen. The resident let him use their phone and was scared so the police were called to remove him from the por...

Son brings meth to family barbecue

Brandon Eiges

September 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Accident 4:55 p.m., West Lindo Avenue Driver in a white Ford truck ran into a tree and admitted to texting while driving. Call Type: Noise Complaint 5:42 p.m., Warner Street Caller claimed that there was loud music coming from the apartment complex as wel...

Student reported missing

Michael Catelli

September 7, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Call Type: Suspicious Subject Sunday, 2:01 p.m., Kendall Hall “Male adult walked into bathroom on west side of the building, first floor and has been inside for 5-10 minutes. Reporting person does not want to leave the building, afraid to leave, requesting officer.” Call Type: Suspicious Subj...

Suspicious person attempts to enter Whitney Hall through fire exits

Suspicious person attempts to enter Whitney Hall through fire exits

Carly Plemons

September 4, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Department Call Type: Suspicious Subject Wednesday, 1:18 a.m., Whitney Hall “Male attempted to enter the building using the fire exits.” Call Type: Suspicious Subject Wednesday, 11:01 a.m., Warner St/Legion Ave. “Subject had a bandage on his head and was seen twirli...

Campus parking hassles students

Campus parking hassles students

Cheyanne Burens

August 31, 2015


Filed under News

As the new semester returns in full swing, many students may run into a familiar problem— Where can I park my car hassle-free? Finding low cost parking in close proximity to classes is a typical problem among college campuses and surely applies to Chico State. However, the university works hard...

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