The Orion

Majority favor open selection of university presidents

The survey discusses the background of previous presidential searches and wants feedback regarding current practices. Image courtesy of the CSUEU.

Michelle Zhu

February 6, 2016

The CSU Employees Union, on behalf of the entire CSU system, released a survey asking whether the president selection process should be open or closed. Chico State, along with four other campuses, are in the process of hiring new presidents. Prior to 2011, the selection of a new president for each CSU...

University police gain further jurisdiction in Chico

Chico State and Chico city have come together  to give University police more power within a one mile radius of campus Photo credit: Amelia Storm

January 29, 2016

An agreement between CSU Chico campus police and Chico city police was signed Monday to increase the authority of University police. After various forums regarding the concern for student safety this past fall, officials from both city and university councils signed an agreement allowing University pol...

Faculty voices frustrations with Zingg, administration at open forum

Cheyanne Burens

September 1, 2015

After years of unresolved complaints and unrest, more than 150 Chico State faculty and staff had the opportunity to vocalize their exasperation with President Paul Zingg and senior administration at an open forum Thursday in Colusa Hall. The forum followed the overwhelmingly negative outcome of the sp...

Survey reveals faculty displeasure with Zingg

Chico State President Paul Zingg. Photo by  Trevor Ryan

Jenice Tupolo

August 26, 2015

Last spring, President Zingg implemented a campus climate survey to address faculty, staff and administrative issues and concerns. The results concluded that more than half of faculty feels President Zingg and his administration do not respect faculty input.On August 21, Zingg nominated Susan Elrod as...

President Paul Zingg’s raise is a nonissue

Illustration by Zachary Phillips

Matt Murphy

November 18, 2014

I've learned a number of things in my three and a half years in Chico. Some are basic nuggets of know-how; for example, always, no matter what, check your school email before you go to class. You never know when a golden "class is canceled" ticket will be waiting for you. Others are more serious, like...

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

President Paul Zingg

Mozes Zarate

January 30, 2014

In a video announcement to the campus Wednesday evening, President Paul Zingg talked about the three Chico State students who were in involved in a fatal car crash Sunday. "They have high hopes, dreams and they and their parents expected tat they would succeed in our company," Zingg said. Austin Silve...

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Inforgraphic by Liz Coffee

Christine Lee

January 29, 2014

This year, only five guests per one graduating student will be allowed to enter Nettleton Stadium for the Chico State commencement in May.Every year, about 10,000 guests fill the stadium each day on Sat. and Sun., said Chico State spokesperson Joe Wills. This year, the university will be ticketing guests in order to cut attendance down to about 8,000 ...

President Zingg cuts graduation attendees

The Orion file photo.

Christine Lee

January 24, 2014

Due to the growing number of visitors attending the Chico State commencement ceremony each year, the university will limit the amount of people allowed to enter the stadium in order to avoid safety hazards. President Paul Zingg announced today that the university will be ticketing visitors attending the graduation ceremony this year.The tickets won’t cost mone...

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