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Midterms: After-hours

Midterms: After-hours

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson

October 24, 2017


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King KruleThe Ooz (2017)Indie/Alternative, Trip HopSpanning 19 tracks with a running time over an hour, The Ooz's beautifully sad, yet passionate demeanor is best listened to on headphones before sleep. Let the jazzy guitar licks and punk vocals consume you after you head into the late hours of the night after midterms.Tame ImpalaInnerSpeaker (2010)I...

Midterms; After-hours

Midterms; After-hours

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

After Hours - Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue - After Hours EP Czech One - King Krule - The OozPrisoner - Ryan Adams - PrisonerNancy From Now On- Father John Misty- Fear FunContinental Breakfast - Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett - Lotta Sea LiceFool's Errand - Fleet Foxes - Crack-UpDon't Try - Toro y Moi - Boo B...

‘The Evil Within 2’ will cut through you, in a good way

‘The Evil Within 2’ will cut through you, in a good way

Ulises Duenas

October 24, 2017


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Amid all the changes within the games industry, the horror genre has tried to find its footing over the last few years. In 2014, "The Evil Within" was heralded as the return of a more classic survival horror experience. In trying to blend the old with the new, "The Evil Within 2" takes some steps forward,...

‘Out of towners’ are not welcome

‘Out of towners’ are not welcome

Danielle Cortes

October 23, 2017


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Chico State's party school reputation is common knowledge in California, but you can't experience Chico until you've partied here yourself. I mean, what else is there to do in a small town, populated by young adults who love to raise the roof and set things on fire.A night is incomplete until you have ...

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Alejandra Solorio

October 20, 2017


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Dvsn released a 13-track album on Friday the 13th. Did the album provide much needed spooky love jams or fall behind its shadows?The Canadian R&B duo dvsn, pronounced "division," released their sophomore album "Morning After" to all the R&B-loving OVO Sound supporters.Daniel Daley and Nineteen8...

‘DirtyBird’ is the best festival for college students

October 19, 2017


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The Orion got a chance to take a trip to the San Antonio Campgrounds to see what all the fuss about DirtyBird Campout was about. The music festival, which first started in 2015, moved to the San Antonio Campgrounds after being located in Silverado, CA. What sets this festival apart from others is the va...

The art of faking news

The art of faking news

Nicole Ritchie

October 18, 2017


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Online media has become ground zero for "fake news." Readers demand news 24/7. The danger in that is how easily it can be manipulated. This is a huge problem, especially with the rise of popularity in social media.Here’s the problem. An Oriella study found that 89 percent of journalists use online sources to research stories with half the sources using Twitter and almost two-thirds using social me...

Drag show for a greater good

Drag show for a greater good

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

October 18, 2017


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The third annual Chico State Drag Show hosted by the Associated Student Gender and Sexuality Equity Center sold out on Oct. 12 as part of the festivities for "Queer Week." Every year, these drag shows have been put on for a greater purpose than just entertainment and art. This year’s proceeds ...

‘Rainforest IV’ imitates wildlife through ceiling-suspended sculptures

‘Rainforest IV’ imitates wildlife through ceiling-suspended sculptures

Julia Maldonado

October 17, 2017


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A pitter-patter of rain and forest-creature sounds saturated the air of Ayres Hall 122 on Thursday, but one wouldn't believe that a collection of diverse items caused the illusion of a downpour. Students from ARTS 371 (Sound Art) chose items to hang from the ceiling, ranging from vodka bottles and drums, ...

Trump is destroying the work feminism has created

Trump is destroying the work feminism has created

Danielle Cortes

October 17, 2017


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It is the year of 2017, humans have been living for about 200,000 years. Every year, we are evolving and bettering our lives for the future. However, we still somehow find ourselves regressing. As a nation, we really downgraded by electing Donald Trump as president. There is just simply no other way...

Letters to an ex-boyfriend, from a Wildcat

Letters to an ex-boyfriend, from a Wildcat

Kendall George

October 17, 2017


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Dear ex,Uhh, hey. How’s it going? I hope you’re doing well… This is super awkward. I’m good, school has been amazing, a great change of pace after you broke up with me. College is really fun and there are a lot of attractive people here who want my attention. Yeah, that’s right, my...

Drunk sex: Let’s get it up, literally

Drunk sex: Let’s get it up, literally

Rachel Reyes

October 16, 2017


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Let’s be real — the two greatest pleasures in the world are margaritas and orgasms. Ok, maybe not exactly the two greatest pleasures but having crazy, drunk sex feels great, for many. Until a guy can't get an erection.It’s great and all, but let’s think about this.Clothes are being thrown...

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