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Off The Record | Episode 6 | Getting better grades, parking meters and Betsy DeVos

Off The Record | Episode 6 | Getting better grades, parking meters and Betsy DeVos

Roberto Fonseca

September 21, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Editorials, Multimedia, Opinion, Showcase

This revived series takes a look at what’s new in The Orion's opinion section. Columnists discuss current events, local news and columns that can be found at theorion.com. This week, writers Kendall George and Grayson Boyer talk about grades, the student impact on city council and Betsy DeVos.     ...

Tekken 7 reigns as the king of fighters

Tekken 7 reigns as the king of fighters

Ulises Duenas

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Reviews

I didn't really play 'Tekken' prior to getting 'Tekken 7,' but I was always aware of it. One of the first things anyone hears about 'Tekken' is how difficult it can be for newcomers. Most fighting games have a lot of depth, but 'Tekken' stands out as one of the toughest to learn. It's that same depth...

Sociologist by day, musician by night

Sociologist by day, musician by night

Julia Maldonado

September 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase

One may not think initially that the study of human society and an aggressive music genre have much in common, but for Chico State sociology professor and alumna Alexandra Kokkinakis, it’s her life. Kokkinakis grew up listening to punk-rock music in L.A. as a skateboarding soundtrack. Onc...

Songwriters and orchestra make ‘Big Sound’ in the Big Room

Songwriters and orchestra make ‘Big Sound’ in the Big Room

September 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

For fans of live music and abundant local talent, Uncle Dad’s Art Collective are putting on their third annual Small Town Big Sound showcase on Monday and Tuesday. The show is a collaborative spotlight on 14 local songwriters and their original works, each carefully selected and accompanie...

The Orion Vol. 79 Issue 4

The Orion Vol. 79 Issue 4

September 13, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Print Edition

Everything to know about DACA

Everything to know about DACA

Nicole Henson

September 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Thousands of eligible undocumented citizens, also known as Dreamers, could be facing the danger of deportation after President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA.) The act was an executive order made by the Obama Administration in June 2012. It allowed children who were brought to the United States un...

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

Caitlyn Young

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Multimedia, Q&As, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF18ItpDo0g&feature=youtu.be Chico State alumnus Aaron Draper talks about his journey through life before coming back to teach photography at Chico State. As a professional photographer, he is well-known for his project, Underexposed: a series of beautiful photographs...

Student chef whipping it for Chico

Student chef whipping it for Chico

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

September 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Q&As

Fourth-year Psychology student Wal Riek has big plans for his side job as a chef. This culinary arts enthusiast brought his soul food to the heart of Chico. Since the spring, Riek has been serving the students with a diverse assortment of foods for a low price, ranging around $5 per plate. His unofficial...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

August 21, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

The Orion is providing a "photo of the day" to capture the many events, activities and interesting people on campus. Check back each day on the website to see a photo that encompasses an interesting aspect of the campus and community on that particular day.  

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