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Behind the art: ‘Visual Metrics’ Prints and Poetry

Behind the art: ‘Visual Metrics’ Prints and Poetry

Elias Denny

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Video

"Visual Metrics" Print and Poetry is an art exhibit currently being displayed at the Janet Turner Print Museum. The exhibition talk occurred on Thursday Sept. 15, at the Zingg Recital Hall, Arts and Humanities Building. A reception followed at The Turner lead by Chico State English Professor Jeanne Cl...

What’s the deal with Apple Music?

What’s the deal with Apple Music?

Elias Denny

September 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Video

Apple Music's recent history of streaming select artist's highly anticipated albums exclusively on their service sparks controversy among millennial music streamers. Chico State students share their thoughts on how Apple Music affects the way they listen to music. Elias Denny can be reached at artsedit...

Why revamp the classics?

Why revamp the classics?

Carly Plemons

April 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

Watch student responses at the end of the article. Living in a society filled with remake after remake and countless sequels that never measure up to the original movie leaves a person to wonder: Is the entertainment industry just out of ideas? How many “Mean Girls 2” (2011) incidents or Disney mo...

Musician shares his perception of music

Musician shares his perception of music

Tom Sundgren

April 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Q&As, Video

Ian Ethan Case, 18-string acoustic guitarist from Boston, shares his thoughts on what music means to him and his influences in life. Your work seems to express a strong nature motif, from cover art to song titles. Does nature have a big influence on the songs you create? If so, how? Yeah. I real...

Professor: Vocal fry not merely a sign of ‘ditziness’

Professor: Vocal fry not merely a sign of ‘ditziness’

Eric Mcguire

April 26, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Multimedia, News, Video

With less than a month left, Chico State seniors are preparing for that big leap into the “real world.” When it comes to the big interview, a senior might dress sharp, style their hair and rehearse the talking points, but they may be forgetting about one crucial thing: their voice.Withou...

7 facts you didn’t know about Snapchat

7 facts you didn’t know about Snapchat

Romeo Espinal

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

Snapchat is no doubt one of the most popular apps. This widely popular social media platform allows users to send pictures to people by simply the touch of a button. Snapchat has become popular among teenagers and reaches more than 100 million people across the world. Check out the video below...

Students share perspectives on Cesar Chavez day

Students share perspectives on Cesar Chavez day

April 18, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Wildcats get a holiday on Cesar Chavez day, but The Orion wanted to test their knowledge on the man behind the day off from school.   Ryan Corrall and Eric McGuire can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Students rally against Christian advocate

Students rally against Christian advocate

April 18, 2016


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Students held a rally in response to Ronald Underwood, a Christian advocate, on April 16. Underwood visits campuses nationwide to discuss Christianity. While at Chico State, he made comments about "sexual perversion" that provoked students to rally against him.   Ryan Corrall, Miles H...

Students respond to Associated Students election

Students respond to Associated Students election

Michelle Zhu

April 15, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Video

The Chico State community had a say in who will represent 2016 Government Affairs under Associated Students during a 24-hour voting period started Tuesday morning. Government Affairs is the official voice for Chico State students. Student officers and staff represent and advocate on behalf of the s...

Sound Grenade a non-violent device for personal safety

Sound Grenade a non-violent device for personal safety

Molly Sullivan

April 10, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, Multimedia, News, Video

Correction: An earlier version of this story included the incorrect title for Jill Turner. It has been corrected. It’s small. It’s blue. It’s loud. A new personal safety device called the Sound Grenade is available for students as a non-violent tool for campus safety. Sound Grenade is a sma...

Songs that start all the feels

Songs that start all the feels

Dominique Diaz

April 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

Watch students responses at end of article.Some songs have a way of making people feel all the feels, enough so that they end up missing someone they never had and grieving a love that didn't exist. I'm one of those people. When I listen to music, especially slow ballads that make my heart tighten an...

Music streaming comes at a price

Music streaming comes at a price

Carly Plemons

March 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

Watch video at end of story for student responses. Music streaming is a necessity for most music fanatics, and different platforms often inflict debates among opposing users. However, in order to get the music you want, it all comes at a price. Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and other applications compete agai...

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