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Emerging trend: Latino and American musical artists unite

Alejandra Solorio

December 5, 2017


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Music shifts like tides of the waves, living through cultural trends and speaking for it in ways written form can’t. A recently observed phenomenon of collaborations between Latino artists and American singers/rappers is on the rise and it’s creating a shift; the kind that merges two audiences in...

‘Pokémon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon’ have almost everything

‘Pokémon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon’ have almost everything

December 3, 2017


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Last year, when "Pokémon: Sun and Moon" came out, it seemed to be the most divisive games in the series among fans. While it did provide a nice change of pace from the usual formula of the games, it was also criticized for being too easy, having too many cutscenes and holding the player's hand too m...

Quiz: Which Christmas movie should you watch?

Quiz: Which Christmas movie should you watch?

Julia Maldonado

November 29, 2017


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Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to focus on the last holiday of the year: Christmas! Take this quiz to find out which Christmas movie you should watch this holiday season! Which Christmas movie should you watch? Julia Maldonado can be reached at artseditor@theorion.com or @julianewsblog ...

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ brings joy this holiday season

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ brings joy this holiday season

Caitlyn Young

November 28, 2017


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Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is right around the corner. To get in the holiday mood, there is no better Christmas tale than "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. This book is a classic and there are film and stage adaptations of it. However, this year there is something a little different. "T...

‘L.A. Noire’ is a detective story done right

‘L.A. Noire’ is a detective story done right

Ulises Duenas

November 28, 2017


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Years after it made big waves in the games industry, "L.A. Noire" has been remastered. Its gameplay may not be the smoothest, but this is still one of the best crime stories in video games.You play as Cole Phelps, a World War II veteran who becomes a beat cop, and later a detective, in Los Angeles. after returning fro...

Party Favor’s ‘Tuned Out’ Tour takes Chico

Party Favor’s ‘Tuned Out’ Tour takes Chico

Alejandra Solorio

November 28, 2017


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Dylan Ragland, best known as prominent bass DJ and producer "Party Favor," returned to Chico on Nov. 15 at the El Rey Theater for his sold out "Tuned Out" Tour show featuring Bad Royale. The night consisted of a variation of original head bang-inducing trap and bass juxtaposed mashups of throwback-favorite r...

‘A Bad Mom’s Christmas’ is a mother-daughter movie

‘A Bad Mom’s Christmas’ is a mother-daughter movie

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

November 27, 2017


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A Bad Mom's Christmas follows three moms Amy (Mila Kunis), Kiki (Kristen Bell) and Carla (Kathryn Hahn). It is a sequel from the first movie Bad Moms. As the holidays are rolling around, all of the main characters' mothers are visiting. The movie follows the different relationships that each character ...

‘Wonder’ revolves around the son

‘Wonder’ revolves around the son

Julia Maldonado

November 27, 2017


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Based on the children’s novel of the same name by R.J. Palacios, “Wonder” follows the heartfelt tale of August “Auggie” Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), a young boy with facial deformities. After many years of being home-schooled, Auggie’s parents Isabel (Julia Roberts) an...

‘Laugh Now, Fly Later’ is full of predictable weed references

‘Laugh Now, Fly Later’ is full of predictable weed references

Niyat Teferi

November 19, 2017


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On Nov. 10, rapper Wiz Khalifa releases his new mixtape "Laugh Now, Fly Later." The record features 10 tracks and a guest appearance from Casey Veggies. As a rap artist, Khalifa has been pretty consistent with his music, releasing two EPs earlier this year. He plans to release his official album "Rolling Pa...

Mains’l exhibit teaches art in a different way

Mains’l exhibit teaches art in a different way

November 15, 2017


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Nestled between Cherry and Orange Streets is a simple blue warehouse that, at a first glance, seems insignificant. However, go through the door and there lies an art gallery filled with paintings, sculptures and many other kinds of media. This gallery is utilized by The 7th Street Center for the Arts which is owned by a company called Mains’l. Main...

Chico State embraces unity at the annual Multicultural Night

Chico State embraces unity at the annual Multicultural Night

Niyat Teferi

November 15, 2017


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On Friday, the Diversity Affairs Council hosted the Multicultural Night in the BMU Auditorium. The event featured performances from various multi-ethnic organizations on campus. The theme for the night was unity and each performance represented just that. Greek organizations performed various acts of s...

Engineering student starts laser-cutting business venture from the ground up

Engineering student starts laser-cutting business venture from the ground up

Alejandra Solorio

November 15, 2017


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It wasn't in his nature to sit back and allow things to just happen for him. As the hands-on child he was, taking things apart and reassembling them just made sense. College didn't seem like it fit in the cards until he saw the freedom and opportunities it opened. Part-time sustainable manufacturing...

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