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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

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

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...

Musician and YouTuber Poppy performs her strange tunes to a small venue in the Senator Theatre. Photo credit: Rachael Bayuk

Poppy drags after AViVA pops at quirky Senator show

Rachael Bayuk // February 25, 2019

The human embodiment of confusion, Poppy, visited Chico's Senator theatre. Youtube sensation Poppy brought whimsy to metal in her late-night show.Poppy has a history of presenting the strange and unusual....

Photo credit: Chase Falk

Society condemns joking

Roberto Fonseca // February 26, 2017

Disney decided to cut ties with famous YouTube video commentator Felix Kjellberg known as Pewdiepie over alleged anti-Semitic comments made during his videos Feb. 13. The Wall Street Journal was the...

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‘Dirty 30’ worth the watch for Youtuber fans

Anna Porretta // September 27, 2016

With people rising to internet fame every day, it's becoming increasingly more common to see internet-famous people breaking into the mainstream culture. People are turning their thousands and even millions...

Standoff between SWAT team members and Edward Walcott went long into the night till Walcott was force to leave his building  at 12:22 a.m. Photo credit: George Johnston

Armed robber suspect arrested after 11 hour standoff

February 8, 2016

A suspect for armed robbery has been arrested early this morning after an 11 hour standoff with Chico Police. According to a police press release, a male suspect robbed a Money Saver market on Park...

#DearMe is a new youtube hash-tag that encourages people to talk the younger version of themselves.

The Orion Vlog: #DearMe

Salahadin Albutti // March 15, 2015

Orion staff and Chico State student answer the question: "If you have a chance to the younger you, what would you say?"

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Leave the party school reputation behind

Daisy Dardon // March 15, 2015

Many people know that Chico State was once considered the No. 1 party school in America in a ranking by Playboy magazine in 1986. What some may not realize is that students today are still trying to make...

Criminal Youtubers must be punished

Megan Mann // October 16, 2014

Groping girl's butts, trying to force kisses out of them and even more types of sexual harassment, all filmed without a consent form prior to the events. Sounds like some great entertainment, right? Wrong....

Photo credit: Ashley O'Looney

Campus network needs upgrade

Christine Lee // April 22, 2014

Chico State’s aging wire infrastructure is being replaced in order to meet demands of growing numbers of unique devices.Because there are roughly 2.5 electronics per person, 20,000 unique devices...

John Roussell, professor of communications design. Courtesy of Chico State.

Professor recruits to rebrand Chico

Enrique Raymundo // April 21, 2014

A communications design professor will be starting a YouTube channel in June with the intention of changing Chico State's party image. The channel will be one of the final stages of a year-long...

Michael Karp Photo credit: Kasey Judge

The O-Face: Learning about “The Best Sex Ever”

Michael Karp // March 21, 2014

If you haven’t heard of Laci Green, you may have heard of her presentation, “The Best Sex Ever.” She spoke March 13 in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium as the third and last installment...

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