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YouTube Channel ‘SusDudes’ demonstrates more sides to college other than academics

Friends Ethan Serzynski and Owen Duffey share a YouTube channel focused on creating a platform where people can just laugh. Many videos on their YouTube channel feature Chico State and many of their students. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

October 13, 2019

Chico State is known for a lot of things, a beautiful campus, heavy rain, or even loud parties—but how about its appearances across YouTube?Search up “Chico State” on YouTube, and you might find the SusDudes, a YouTube channel started two years ago by Ethan Serzynski and Owen Duffrey, s...

The Painting of Butte Environmental Council’s New Interactive Mural

The board members showed their support and offered supplies, aid, and information about upcoming events. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Carolyn Allen and Melissa Herrera

October 13, 2019

A non-profit organization called the Butte Environmental Council had an interactive mural painting on Saturday at their Chico office. The event featured live music, food from Gnarly Deli and Kombucha of the Chico Natural Foods Cooperative. The mural was done by Chico-based illustrator and muralist Wyatt Her...

The Orion Newscast: New Paint & Joker Review

The Orion Newscast: New Paint & Joker Review

Christian Solis

October 9, 2019

https://youtu.be/9vGTj-M72Vw This week on The Orion Newscast, Butte Environmental Council commissions a new mural and our very own Angel Ortega reviews the controversial movie, Joker. Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

‘Joker’ is a beautifully sinister film

Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) is a failed comedian who's a downward spiral into madness transforms him into the Joker. 
Warner Bros. website photo

Angel Ortega

October 7, 2019

“Joker” is a gruesome, yet poignant adaptation of the infamous DC Comics villain. Arthur Fleck, played by Joaquin Phoenix, is a failed comedian who makes his living as a clown-for-hire. Fleck suffers from mental illness stemming from abuse he experienced in his early life and from the turbul...

Video: Chico State Volleyball v.s. Humboldt State

Chico State volleyball team in Acker Gym about to face off against Humboldt State. Oct. 5, 2019 Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Melissa Herrera and Karina Cope

October 6, 2019

Reporter Karina Cope interviews outside hitter Grace Shepherd and middle hitter Makaela Keeve about the team's victory over Humboldt State on Saturday night. Karina Cope can be reached at [email protected] or @KarinaICope on Twitter....

Video: We went to Area 51

Photo credit: Emily Neria

Emily Neria and Rayanne Painter

October 2, 2019

Reporter Emily Neria interviews the attendees of Alienstock 2019 in Rachel, Nevada. Emily Neira can be reached at [email protected]

Wildcats battle Pioneers in five set victory

Chico State's Brooke Ono sets a pass during the match against Cal State East Bay. Oct. 1, 2019 Photo credit: Matthew Ferreira

Matthew Ferreira

October 2, 2019

Chico State’s volleyball team took on California State University, East Bay at Acker Gym Thursday, in a thrilling overtime match.The Wildcats went into Thursday’s match with a strong 3-1 record and were looking to improve on that record after sweeping East Bay earlier in the season.The first set ...

The Orion Newscast: Global Climate Strike and Gloga

The Orion Newscast: Global Climate Strike and Gloga

Christian Solis

September 25, 2019

This week on The Orion Newscast Chico State students joined in the Global Climate Strike and students gathered in the BMU to practice glow in the dark yoga. Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

What happened at the Area 51 ‘raid’

Emily Neria

September 23, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6Q1ufC6TCc Reporter Emily Neria interviews the attendees of Alienstock 2019 in Rachel, Nevada Two million people signed up for the Facebook event to “raid Area 51” on September 20th. When that event evolved into a music festival called AlienStock 2019, over 30,000 people RS...

‘Ad Astra’ is an immersive, thematically deep drama

Brad Pitt stars as Roy McBride, an astronaut who travels to the deep Solar System is search of his father who went missing over 20 years prior. 
Ad Astra/Fox Movies website photo

Angel Ortega

September 22, 2019

“Ad Astra” is a compelling sci-fi drama with stunning visuals, a cohesive narrative and a great performance from Brad Pitt. Clifford McBride (Tommy Lee Jones) leads a voyage called the "Lima Project" into space in search of intelligent life. However, the ship and its crew disappear and are never ...

‘Ad Astra’ is an immersive, thematically deep drama

Brad Pitt stars as Roy McBride, an astronaut who travels to the deep Solar System is search of his father who went missing over 20 years prior. 
Ad Astra/Fox Movies website photo

Angel Ortega

September 22, 2019

“Ad Astra” is a compelling sci-fi drama with stunning visuals, a cohesive narrative and a great performance from Brad Pitt. Clifford McBride (Tommy Lee Jones) leads a voyage called the "Lima Project" into space in search of intelligent life. However, the ship and its crew disappear and are never ...

Featured Artist: JAMM tells all about upcoming music and the Chico music scene

(Left to right) Mitchell Koff (drummer), Anthony Coseo (vocals/guitar),  Ian McIssac (bass), and Matt Crocco (lead guitar) sat down for an interview at the Naked lounge. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Kati Morris

September 15, 2019

In just a year, the band JAMM has made a name for themselves in Chico. With upbeat, feel-good music and a sound that combines a variety of styles ranging from reggae and blues to heavy metal, they are now set to release their first EP (an album with six tracks).JAMM is made up of Chico State students Matt Crocco...

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