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Iration concert brings a little bit of ‘sunshine’ to Chico

Iration concert brings a little bit of ‘sunshine’ to Chico

Anne Chamberlain

January 30, 2018


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On Saturday, reggae group Iration took to the stage at the Senator Theater in Chico. All members originally hail from Hawaii, and they are considered one of the leading bands in the genre of "sunshine reggae".Drake Peterson of Iration did not disappoint the crowd as he took center stage and belted out po...

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

Martin Chang

January 27, 2018


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On a cloudy day, a flock of birds seem to fly into a column on the side of Whitney Hall.

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

Amanda Jones

January 27, 2018


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Chico campus is nearly empty on Friday afternoon after the first week of classes.

Mains’l exhibit teaches art in a different way

Mains’l exhibit teaches art in a different way

November 15, 2017


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Nestled between Cherry and Orange Streets is a simple blue warehouse that, at a first glance, seems insignificant. However, go through the door and there lies an art gallery filled with paintings, sculptures and many other kinds of media. This gallery is utilized by The 7th Street Center for the Arts which is owned by a company called Mains’l. Main...

Remembering James Kuiper through a lifetime of art in ‘Notes From a Spanish Dutchman’ exhibition

Remembering James Kuiper through a lifetime of art in ‘Notes From a Spanish Dutchman’ exhibition

November 7, 2017


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With over 300 attendees from remote locations, James Kuiper's "Notes From a Spanish Dutchman" exhibition at the Museum of Northern California Art (MONCA) brought friends, family, former colleagues and students to remember the artist's role in each of their lives. The show opened Thursday and will rema...

Creepin’ it real: Makeup artist Liz Dryden masters monstrous makeup

Creepin’ it real: Makeup artist Liz Dryden masters monstrous makeup

October 25, 2017


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The basement of Plumas hall doubled as a makeup studio late Sunday night as senior Liz Dryden painted skeleton-esque features onto the faces of models. The eerie face designs reflect Dryden’s passion for stage makeup which she has been doing for Chico State’s theater program for the past two years....

Kathryn Silvera pours heart in resin art

Kathryn Silvera pours heart in resin art

Julia Maldonado

September 27, 2017


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From concept to creation, Chico State alumna Kathryn Silvera crafted a swirl of light blue-and-pink hues and glittery rose-gold flakes right before our eyes at Chico Paper Company. Carefully measuring each pigment, grinding the flakes and torching the piece, she created three masterpieces with some ...

Tekken 7 reigns as the king of fighters

Tekken 7 reigns as the king of fighters

Ulises Duenas

September 20, 2017


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I didn't really play 'Tekken' prior to getting 'Tekken 7,' but I was always aware of it. One of the first things anyone hears about 'Tekken' is how difficult it can be for newcomers. Most fighting games have a lot of depth, but 'Tekken' stands out as one of the toughest to learn. It's that same depth...

Songwriters and orchestra make ‘Big Sound’ in the Big Room

Songwriters and orchestra make ‘Big Sound’ in the Big Room

September 19, 2017


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For fans of live music and abundant local talent, Uncle Dad’s Art Collective are putting on their third annual Small Town Big Sound showcase on Monday and Tuesday. The show is a collaborative spotlight on 14 local songwriters and their original works, each carefully selected and accompanie...

Chico United protesters march against Trump policies

Chico United protesters march against Trump policies

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 14, 2017


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Isaac Ramsour can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter.  ...

Chico gets weird at 1078 art show

Chico gets weird at 1078 art show

Jordan Rodrigues

February 2, 2017


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The 1078 Gallery in downtown Chico was the venue for this year's Keep Chico Weird art show. This show had art pieces ranging from realism to surrealism, jello sculptures to clay and ceramics. A lot of the work didn't seem weird at all. There were a lot of pieces that spoke a million words with their...

Students showcase their love for high fashion

Students showcase their love for high fashion

Franky Renteria

November 14, 2016


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This is a gallery of four young men wearing high fashion clothing and their explanations on why they do so. Name: Edoardo Bassi Major: Finance Graduating: May 2018 "I bought these clothes because they are fairly formal but at the same time they are different, have their own style. I dress...

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