The Orion

The Double Standard of Chris Evans’ Nude Photo

The Double Standard of Chris Evans' Nude Photo

Erin Holve, Opinion Columnist

September 26, 2020

Actor Chris Evans recently had what I’m affectionately calling a d*ck snafu on social media. He uploaded a screenshot of his phone’s camera roll, most of which were for publicity purposes.  Evans seemed to have missed the tasteful black and white d*ck pic that was tucked away amongst the ot...

Improvement for Local Parks in Butte County’s Ballot

Keyla De Los Santos

February 25, 2020

On March 3, there will be a parcel tax measure on the ballot in Butte County. One of the most talked about propositions is “Measure A” which will fund the improvement of local parks. If voters were to vote “Yes” on Measure A in the ballot, it would cost the average homeowner an $85 incre...

Sustainability measure shows Chico’s determination for climate action

Nate Rettinger

April 12, 2019

On April 17, students will have the opportunity to participate in Chico State's student election. This year's ballot includes a proposition to better educate students on the issues of climate change.Local leaders in the community have expressed support for a more sustainable Chico. Mayor Randall Stone, Vi...

The race for the A.S. student body begins

Three of the candidates in the running for the Associated Students body are Alfonso Caldera, Harry Hatch and Gustavo Martir. All three were present at Tuesday night's race highlighting event. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson & Nate Rettinger

Nate Rettinger

April 9, 2019

The official race for Associated Student body positions began Tuesday evening after a presentation was given outlining the rules of campaigning for the next week.Alfonso Caldera is a candidate running for A.S. president. Caldera is a businessman and first-generation student who started his own compa...

Political forum offers insight on the 2018 midterm election

Professor Dwyre hosts the Justice and Politics Forum detailing the midterm election on Wednesday evening. Photo credit: Nate Rettinger

Nate Rettinger

February 23, 2019

Diana Dwyre, a political science professor at Chico State, held a forum on Wednesday to answer the many questions regarding the recent 2018 midterm election.Dwyre began by addressing the assumptions that surround midterms and elections in general. Assumptions such as incumbents always winning their el...

California Measures Voters Guide: Learn about the 11 propositions on this year’s ballot

Getty Images by Adam Kaz

Justin Jackson, Yaritza Ayon, and Brian Luong

November 4, 2018

Prepare for the upcoming election this Tuesday by informing yourself on the ballot measures and their possible impact on the state. Proposition 1: Funds affordable housing for people affected by the California housing crisisThe Housing Programs and Veterans' Loans Bond’s measure would allow for $4 bill...

California Senate candidate does some last minute campaigning

Phillip Kim campaigning at the Chico Certified Farmers Market Photo credit: Justin Jackson

Justin Jackson

November 4, 2018

Democratic candidate, Phillip Kim, was finishing up last minute campaigning, on Saturday, at Chico Certified Farmers Market.Kim is running for the California State Senate for District 4 against incumbent, Jim Nielsen.On the last weekend before the midterms, he wanted to talk to voters about Medicare f...

Audrey Denney rallies students

Audrey Denney giving her speech about what her campaign is all about, at a rally held Wednesday Photo credit: Yaritza Ayon

Yaritza Ayon

October 18, 2018

Audrey Denney was at the Student Success Center Plaza, Wednesday, encouraging students to vote, as well as to register to vote if they hadn’t already. This event was hosted by student organizations, Central Americans For Empowerment and Leaders Educating for the Advancement of Dreamers. Denney and her campaign team got...

Photo of the day

Chico State Democrats show their disapproval for Donald Trump with a giant inflatable

Daelin Wofford

October 17, 2018

Chico State Democrats show their disapproval for Donald Trump with a giant inflatable "Trump Chicken." The chicken was accompanied by free hotdogs and voter registration cards.

Forums offered this week to further discussion of fee increases

Forums offered this week to further discussion of fee increases

Natalie Hanson

April 2, 2018

Two forums to allow discussion between students of proposed fee increases will be held this week.In recent weeks, forums have taken place to allow for conversations about proposed student fee adjustments for health services, athletics, and student learning.President Hutchinson also recently announced a deci...

Candidates for Associated Students seek votes

Photo credit: Sean Martens

Kayla Fitzgerald

April 8, 2017

The Associated Student elections will be held Wednesday, April 12. This year, there are 31 students running and eight additional as write-ins. Students will be notified with an email April 12 about casting their vote and they will have until 8 a.m. April 13 to complete their ballot. Each student can...

City council rejects sanctuary city proposal

Sanctuary City proposal Photo credit: Bianca Quilantan

Daniel Wright

February 22, 2017

Residents of Chico were denied making the city a sanctuary at the council meeting Feb. 21. People ranging from doctors to Chico State students came to support this resolution. “I would like the city as a whole to be a reflection of the campus’s diverse community,” said attendee Da...

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