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Erwin Chemerinsky speaks about free speech

Erwin Chemerinsky speaks about free speech

Christian Solis

October 3, 2018


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

Chico State brought the controversial nature of free speech to the forefront of campus by inviting U.C. Berkeley's Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky to speak for Constitution day on Thursday. Chemerinsky came to campus to speak about the status of free speech and the First Amendment. According to...

Arts in Review Podcast: Fans of “Assassin’s Creed” series prepare for release of “Odyssey”

Arts in Review Podcast: Fans of “Assassin’s Creed” series prepare for release of “Odyssey”

Ulises Duenas, Grant Schmieding, Alex Coba, and Natalie Hanson

October 1, 2018


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

This week, we are talking about the history of the "Assassin's Creed" video games and our personal perspectives on the franchise. In anticipation of the new game, now released, "Assassin's Creed: Odyssey." We sat down to discuss the game franchise's impact on video gaming overall. Combat and gameplay...

Playlist: 15 essential songs by legendary female singer-songwriters

Playlist: 15 essential songs by legendary female singer-songwriters

Natalie Hanson

October 1, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia

The world of music would never be the same without the female musicians who made waves over the years in a male-dominated industry. Whether they were setting the bar or blazing their own trail, these female singer-songwriters often made music history with their powerful voices and songwriting. Here are...

Podcast: Knee injuries, concussions, the NFL and terrible rules

Podcast: Knee injuries, concussions, the NFL and terrible rules

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and Alex Grant

September 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Sports

In the second episode of the Wildcat Rumble podcast, Ricardo and Andrew are joined by special guest Alex Grant. The trio talk about the recent Thursday night football game, other football headlines and then finish with upcoming playoff baseball. The crew debuts two new segments. The first is called 'F...

Wildcat on the Street: Coffee alternatives

Wildcat on the Street: Coffee alternatives

Rayanne Painter and Karen Limones

September 28, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Multimedia, Opinion

This week, Rayanne Painter asked students around campus how much coffee they consume and some alternatives they can find to reduce drinking coffee. Rayanne Painter can be reached at [email protected] or @rayphenomenon on Twitter....

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Olyvia Simpson

September 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo of the Day

Child Development major Patty DeLeon shows off a ceramic piece she made at Trinity Commons. Check out The Orion's coverage of the pottery sale.

Council Candidates speak on police role in the community

Council Candidates speak on police role in the community

Christian Solis

September 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Multimedia, News

Only half of the candidates running for Chico City Council appeared at a forum, Monday. Concerned Citizens 4 Justice organized the forum to discuss the role of policing in the community. https://www.youtube.com/embed/quN8VID4jhg Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @joshcozine and @c_a...

Wildcat of the Week- Erin Woods

Wildcat of the Week- Erin Woods

Ricardo Tovar

September 26, 2018


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

Chico State women's soccer striker Erin Woods has returned for her final season of California College Athletic Association eligibility. Woods graduated in the spring of this year with a bachelor's in nutrition, but due to a broken ankle she suffered her freshman season, she was forced to redshirt and...

Chico nursing student shows his love for music

Chico nursing student shows his love for music

Grant Schmieding

September 26, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Multimedia, Q&As

He takes the stage, guitar slung over his shoulder. The strap tugs on his shirt collar. “I’m gonna take my glasses off so I don’t have to look at y’all," he says. "Nothing against everyone—I just, you know, it makes me feel a little bit more at ease.” After a pause, Paraic King, a local...

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....

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