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Enter the haunted corn maze if you dare

Enter the haunted corn maze if you dare

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

October 25, 2017


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Chico is filled with many different Halloween events around this time of year. Getting spooked by bloody actors and weapons in a corn maze should be on your to-do list.Country Pumpkins is located in Orland, just a 20 minute drive from Chico. This features amenities such as a pumpkin patch, a petting z...

Spooky Albums

Spooky Albums

Julia Maldonado

October 24, 2017


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Saw: Original Movie Picture SoundtrackComposed of both instrumental and songs with artists, the Saw soundtrack is sure to scare and not for the faint-hearted. Throw in some low rumbles, creepy piano keys and song titles like "Bite the Hand that Bleeds" and there you have quite the frightening mix. T...

(Not so) scary movies

(Not so) scary movies

Caitlyn Young

October 24, 2017


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Oct. 1 marked the beginning of the Halloween season, and what could be a better way to get in the holiday mood than to grab some popcorn, sit down and watch scary movies? While being scared out of your wits might sound like a wonderful evening to some, others might prefer a not-so-scary Halloween ex...

Six Halloween activities in the Chico area besides party

Six Halloween activities in the Chico area besides party

Niyat Teferi

October 24, 2017


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Halloween is around the corner and everyone is gearing up to show off their spooky costumes and get into the festive season. Chico is known for its very notorious party reputation during this time of year, better known as “Chicoween.” Parties are thrown in every corner of town and friends fr...

Creepiest movies to watch this Halloween

Creepiest movies to watch this Halloween

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

October 24, 2017


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The best scary movies to watch during this spooky Halloween season.It FollowsThis movie is a not-so-friendly reminder to all your roommates to stay safe this Halloween during any sexual encounters... or else “It” will follow you. This film follows a teenage girl who starts seeing things and...

Midterms: After-hours

Midterms: After-hours

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson

October 24, 2017


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King KruleThe Ooz (2017)Indie/Alternative, Trip HopSpanning 19 tracks with a running time over an hour, The Ooz's beautifully sad, yet passionate demeanor is best listened to on headphones before sleep. Let the jazzy guitar licks and punk vocals consume you after you head into the late hours of the night after midterms.Tame ImpalaInnerSpeaker (2010)I...

Midterms; After-hours

Midterms; After-hours

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson

October 24, 2017


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After Hours - Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue - After Hours EP Czech One - King Krule - The OozPrisoner - Ryan Adams - PrisonerNancy From Now On- Father John Misty- Fear FunContinental Breakfast - Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett - Lotta Sea LiceFool's Errand - Fleet Foxes - Crack-UpDon't Try - Toro y Moi - Boo B...

‘The Evil Within 2’ will cut through you, in a good way

‘The Evil Within 2’ will cut through you, in a good way

Ulises Duenas

October 24, 2017


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Amid all the changes within the games industry, the horror genre has tried to find its footing over the last few years. In 2014, "The Evil Within" was heralded as the return of a more classic survival horror experience. In trying to blend the old with the new, "The Evil Within 2" takes some steps forward,...

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Alejandra Solorio

October 20, 2017


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Dvsn released a 13-track album on Friday the 13th. Did the album provide much needed spooky love jams or fall behind its shadows?The Canadian R&B duo dvsn, pronounced "division," released their sophomore album "Morning After" to all the R&B-loving OVO Sound supporters.Daniel Daley and Nineteen8...

‘DirtyBird’ is the best festival for college students

October 19, 2017


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The Orion got a chance to take a trip to the San Antonio Campgrounds to see what all the fuss about DirtyBird Campout was about. The music festival, which first started in 2015, moved to the San Antonio Campgrounds after being located in Silverado, CA. What sets this festival apart from others is the va...

Drag show for a greater good

Drag show for a greater good

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

October 18, 2017


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The third annual Chico State Drag Show hosted by the Associated Student Gender and Sexuality Equity Center sold out on Oct. 12 as part of the festivities for "Queer Week." Every year, these drag shows have been put on for a greater purpose than just entertainment and art. This year’s proceeds ...

‘Rainforest IV’ imitates wildlife through ceiling-suspended sculptures

‘Rainforest IV’ imitates wildlife through ceiling-suspended sculptures

October 17, 2017


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A pitter-patter of rain and forest-creature sounds saturated the air of Ayres Hall 122 on Thursday, but one wouldn't believe that a collection of diverse items caused the illusion of a downpour. Students from ARTS 371 (Sound Art) chose items to hang from the ceiling, ranging from vodka bottles and drums, ...

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