The Orion

Fall photo walk teaches aspiring photographers new skills

Jessica Barlett and Jason Halley 
are very fun awesome Chico State Photographers. Photo credit: Hana Beaty
November 12, 2019

The university photographers put together a free event for the public to improve their photo-taking abilities and to learn some techniques from the people who do it every day for departments all across...

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

Draper smirks for self portrait.

Photo courtesy of Aaron Draper
September 8, 2017

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...

Collaborative exhibit ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Photo credit: Franky Renteria
October 14, 2016

Chico State is the home to a newly curated exhibit at the Janet Turner Museum. It showcases and intertwines Janet Turner’s one of a kind prints with photography by the university’s advanced photography...

Humans of Chico State

Senior media arts major, Brandon Realmonte, shares his experiences with school and the importance of creativity. Photo credit: Franky Renteria
September 29, 2016

"I've never been interested in school. Mostly because I've always felt like I wasn't meant for the classes that I was forced to take. I used to sit in the back of my classrooms in high school making beats...

Student finds passion for photography

Vicente Fuentes, senior marketing major, has developed a passion for photography. Photo credit: Floritzel Salvador
March 2, 2016

Meet Vicente Fuentes, senior marketing major, recently returned from a semester abroad in Viterbo, Italy. The 23-year-old was born in Colima, Mexico. At the age of 8, he came to the United States. At...

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

Two Chico locals pose for the 365Chico photo project. Photo courtesy: Sesar Sanchez
January 20, 2016

With the beginning of a new year comes countless goals, resolutions and commitments. For Sesar Sanchez, 2016 will be a year full of photography. The 35-year-old Chico State graduate has committed to photographing...

Senior rock climber reaches new heights

Tim Whitaker, senior computer science major, boulder climbs in the outdoors. Photo courtesy Tim Whitaker.
December 11, 2014

The clouds grew dark and the wind picked up as Tim Whitaker continued his perilous climb to the summit of Mount Conness, a prominent peak in the Sierra Nevada range. Shivering from head to toe, he...

Visual media outweighs reading & writing

April 28, 2014

As storytellers we spin tales about ourselves, each other and the world one way or another. We’re made of stories. It makes sense that the tools we use to capture these bundles of thoughts will...

Local photography on display at downtown cafe

Kyle Burns works to invoke emotions through his photographs.Photo credit: Frances Mansour
February 16, 2014

The Naked Lounge in downtown Chico regularly features the work of local artists and this month a new series, called "Vulturus," by local photographer Kyle Burns can be viewed there. The Naked Lounge...

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