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Podcast: Modern sitcoms look to the past, from ‘Friends’ to ‘New Girl’

Podcast: Modern sitcoms look to the past, from ‘Friends’ to ‘New Girl’

Natalie Hanson

September 23, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Q&As, Reviews

You know them, you love them or sometimes you hate them and we're talking about them. In this week's podcast, we tackle sitcoms in past and present entertainment, and how these types of shows have evolved. From "Roseanne," "Seinfeld" and "Friends," to "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "New Girl...

Artist of the Week: Chase Avalos works to refine sound, reach wider audience

Artist of the Week: Chase Avalos works to refine sound, reach wider audience

Grant Schmieding

September 18, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Multimedia

The venue screams close quarters. Purple, teal and pink lights shine across artistic renditions of famous musicians as Chase Avalos makes his way to the stage. Microphone feedback breaks the still air as he plugs in his guitar, breathes in the intimate crowd's energy and begins a song. At the first...

Off the Record: Sugar Parents and Hickies

Brooke Martin, Rayanne Painter, and Karen Limones

September 17, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Opinion

This week, Rayanne Painter and Brooke Martin with guest Sammy Browne share their opinion on hickies and potential sugar parents.Rayanne Painter and Brooke Martin can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Reynold’s campaign and storefront vandalized overnight

Reynold’s campaign and storefront vandalized overnight

Josh Cozine

September 15, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Kasey Reynolds, a candidate for Chico city council, was woken up in the dead of night, around 2 a.m. Saturday, by a friend with terrible news. Along with her storefront, over a dozen of her campaign posters, all around town, had been vandalized. Reynolds was able to be reached for a statement later...

Wildcat of the Week – Jamie Ikeda

Wildcat of the Week – Jamie Ikeda

Andrew Baumgartner

September 13, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Soccer, Sports, Video, Wildcat of the Week

Senior Jamie Ikeda is a defender for the Chico State women's soccer team. Ikeda is in her fourth year on the team and has been named a three-time California Collegiate Athletic Association All-Academic selection. Ikeda and her fellow defenders did not allow a goal in the first three games of the season....

Chico icon ‘Mike G’ electrifies downtown streets

Chico icon ‘Mike G’ electrifies downtown streets

Grant Schmieding

September 12, 2018


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It’s quiet at the Thursday Night Market - most of the vendors are still setting up. Low guitar hums in the background as pedestrians move lazily through the blocked-off streets. The sound of loud bass and pop music rip through the air and drown out the local melody. Mike Griffith, otherwise known...

Wildcat on the Street: Friend Zone

Wildcat on the Street: Friend Zone

Rachael Bayuk

September 12, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Video

This week, reporter Rachael Bayuk asked people around Chico what they thought on the term "friend zone" and what advice they have for someone in the friend zone. Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected] or @BayukRachael on Twitter....

Podcast: Tinder U and taking fashion risks

Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin

September 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Opinion, Podcast

This week reporters Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin hit topics on Tinder University and taking fashion risks in life. Brooke Martin and Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Keelie Lewis

September 6, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo of the Day

Chico's Inter-fraternity President Trevor Guthrie talks to Adam Cintron at Meet the Greeks on Wednesday afternoon.

Video: Sit-lie ordinance creates controversy at Chico City Council meeting

Video: Sit-lie ordinance creates controversy at Chico City Council meeting

Christian Solis

September 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Video

Chico City Council members met for their regular monthly meeting, Tuesday night, but the meeting was far from regular. Dozens of locals attended mainly to argue for or against a sit-lie ordinance, a local law that prohibits people from sitting or laying down on sidewalks and other public places. However,...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Daelin Wofford

September 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo of the Day

Evan Annenson, Daniel, Brooke Houston, Steve Breedlove and Nick are pictured here after banning together at the Chico City Chambers to voice their disapproval of the sit and lie ordinance. They sing after a controversial night.

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Mathew Miranda

September 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Features, Mobile Headlines, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Dutch Bros may reign supreme in the minds of Chico State students, but ask almost any local at the Saturday Farmer’s Market and they will tell you which coffee stand is quickly becoming one of the best in town. Although the coffee is the primary reason people return to Shift Bicycle Cafe, its unique design is what initia...

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