The Orion

An audiophile’s relationship with vinyl and only vinyl

Part of Jeff Howse's extensive vinyl records collection
December 10, 2020

A few dozen crates sat in the driveway of Jeff Howse’s house as the hum of a futuristic ’80s song swirled through the quiet neighborhood from his speakers. My ears warmed as I peeled through the crates...

The Orion Newscast: Queer Week and Between Two Ferns Review

The Orion Newscast: Queer Week and Between Two Ferns Review
October 16, 2019 This week on the Orion Newscast we cover Queer Week on Chico State campus and Angel Ortega reviews Between Two Ferns by Zach Galifianakis. Christian Solis can be reached...

Vinyl to the people, for the people, by the people

Afaq Pooja in the groove. Photo credit: Hana Beaty
October 15, 2019

North State Vintage Record Society held their first-ever Vinyl to the People event Friday night at Blackbird books, gallery and café. Guests were invited to bring their own records, learn how to DJ...

Growing the music industry

Photo credit: Rylee Pedotti
November 25, 2016

Considering the average American listens to four hours of music daily, it's no surprise the music industry has seen an ever-steady increase in its celebrity. However, listeners still overlook their role...

KCSC blows out the candles on its 65th year

A group of students find some shade and enjoy the celebration.
September 5, 2016

Students and Chico locals gathered on the shady lawn in front of Glenn Hall on Saturday for an afternoon of good food and even better music celebrating Chico State's student run radio station, KCSC's 65th...

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