The Orion

Gayle Hutchinson on track to be reviewed for abilities as president

Gayle Hutchinson pauses before the fall convocation on August 26 at Chico State. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Jack Lewis

August 30, 2019

The office of the Chancellor sent out a campus-wide email to students Friday, requesting constructive feedback of President Gayle Hutchinson. The email contained both a letter directly from Chancellor Timothy P. White describing the process as well as a list describing the areas that can be addressed...

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Nan Timmons poses on Kendall Lawn last Thursday afternoon. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Brian Luong

September 12, 2018

Nan Timmons’ career at Chico State is coming to a close after 32 years of working on campus. Timmons began working in 1986 when an opening for the Community Action Volunteers in Education’s (CAVE) office manager opened up. The idea of working on a college campus excited her due to her own p...

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Tisha Cheney

March 5, 2018

University Police Call Type: Graffiti Monday 5:24 a.m., Physical Science Building Someone scribbled in the women's restroom with purple marker. Call Type: Campus Stay away Order Monday 3:59 p.m., Kendall Hall A man was caught lighting fires in front of the building. Call...

Chico State continues to receive nationwide recognition

The University continues to receive awards. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

September 20, 2017

Chico State's social science degree was named the best value in the nation by Affordable Colleges.It was also listed as one of the most affordable online learning programs in the nation in over 10 categories. Chico States liberal studies online learning program was also number 21 in the nation because o...

University police not appreciated by students

University police not appreciated by students

Rachel Reyes

April 15, 2017

The University Police Department and the Chico Police Department both facilitate different needs of the public domain. While the University Police Department focus more on the students they aren't as respected as the Chico Police officers. According to Campus Safety, there are five important ways campus officers differ from a traditional cop, such as those who serve the cit...

Students succeed without a plan

Photo credit: Chase Falk

Marrion Charissa Cruz

March 26, 2017

The probing question asked of every graduating student about what they will do after college is more anxiety-inducing than the previous years spent at a university. Regardless of how many times a student might dodge the question, the most truthful answer is that they really don’t know. Somehow, i...

College degrees are just a stamp

Photo credit: Helen Suh

February 1, 2016

Would you allow someone without a college degree to perform your major brain surgery?Consider this: the only skills in the brain surgery career path currently unlearnable outside the academic space are sensitivity to death and real practice on cadavers. Both are necessities, as intimate neurosurgical knowledge...

“Drunk Dude” breaks into house

Photo credit: Miles Huffman

January 30, 2016

Chico Police Call Type: Vandalism, 6:20 p.m. 1235 W 5th St. Caller says he was asleep and woke up to someone breaking the glass to his window. He did not see who did it. People are telling him it was a "drunk dude", but he can not get a description. Call Type: Noise Complaint, 8:39 p.m., 2175 Pillsb...

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