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Interview with Creekside

Interview with Creekside

January 31, 2017

An interview with lead singer Grant Sanchez and bassist Ben Schlotthauer of the local band, Creekside. Carlos Gonzalez can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_arts on Twitter...

Leftover Salmon doesn’t stink at Chico Performance

Leftover Salmon doesn’t stink at Chico Performance

Niyat Teferi

January 24, 2017

Sierra Nevada, Chico's own brewing company, hosted one of their many events in January. The festival event was for all ages and included a special performance by the rock band, Leftover Salmon.Established in 1989, the group has a colorful discography full of different music genres such as rock, countr...

Post-finals adventures await

Post-finals adventures await

Jordan Rodrigues

December 16, 2016

After the last couple weeks of all-nighters, it's time to start exploring and hiking around different trails in Upper Park to wind down and relax. This trip helped me clear my mind from all responsibilities for about an hour. The little break from reality was revitalizing after the end of the semester.Taking pictures ...

Going 50 miles per hour on a piece of wood

Matthew Manfredi

December 15, 2016

For some, hobbies may include playing video games, following sports teams or binging Netflix shows. Then there are some that enjoy racing down a winding road, swaying inches above the ground at nearly 50 miles per hour. Locally, these bold few are called the Chico Barbarian Crew. “Downhill skateboarding has taken m...

365 Chico ends with surprising discoveries

365 Chico ends with surprising discoveries

Anisha Brady

December 8, 2016

Last January, Sanchez set out to photograph and interview one Chico local every day for the past year. What began as a mere concept, blossomed into a grand and diverse compilation of portraits and interviews.Now that Sanchez’s project is coming to a close at the end of this month, he explains his...

The Kyle Gass Band shreds at Lost on Main.

The Kyle Gass Band shreds at Lost on Main.

Matthew Manfredi

December 8, 2016

The Kyle Gass Band lit up Lost on Main Tuesday night by bringing guitar solos and crushing acoustic chords together for a night of comedic rock 'n' roll. Gass, best known for his role in Tenacious D, the funny-man musical duo featuring acoustic counterpart Jack Black, returned to play a Chico once a...

Through the eyes of Elvis’ sketchbook

Through the eyes of Elvis’ sketchbook

Miguel Orozco

December 6, 2016

Elvis Voita Elden is a sophomore at Chico State whose life has always been surrounded by art, thanks to early exposure from his family. Although Elden is very passionate about his drawings, art is not his main focus as he currently pursues a degree in mechanical engineering. He continues to express...

Local pointillist uses art to help refugees

Local pointillist uses art to help refugees

Carin Dorghalli

November 27, 2016

  Norm Dillinger's art is on point. Literally. He's a pointillist. Dillinger defines pointillism as "dots and dashes of color." This local artist has provided beauty to Orient Street in Chico since the early 70s. To keep his life upbeat, Dillinger provides himself with the things he wants—wo...

Growing the music industry

Growing the music industry

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 as the primary sponsors of a global mega-market.According to the International Federation of the Phon...

Behind the scenes of ‘Chico Plugged In’

Behind the scenes of ‘Chico Plugged In’

Miguel Orozco and Elias Denny

November 25, 2016

Chico Plugged In is a hip hop & EDM show co-hosted by SOTA Productions and 1078 Gallery. The event brought together some of Chico's biggest talent featuring performances by iMullinati, Yandi, Subfer, Spaced Based Fonix, Jae760 and DJ R10. The night was filled with surprises and was a guaranteed gr...

The much needed day trip getaway

The much needed day trip getaway

Jae Siqueiros

November 17, 2016

A quick getaway isn't always on a college student's radar. A day to get out of Chico and escape the stresses that plague students, whether it be school, work or family is sometimes necessary.Here are day trip ideas to help relieve the stresses of upcoming tests and projects. One perk of taking day-long trips ...

David Mcmillian Art Show

David Mcmillian Art Show

Jordan Rodrigues

November 14, 2016

The Naked Lounge hosted an art show featuring local artist David Mcmillian on Nov. 11. His show had a variety of different styles and messages conveyed through his art and about 15 total pieces were multimedia pieces of work. The show had a very mellow atmosphere that the venue helped create with their...

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