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Blaze N’ Jay’s Hosts Annual 420 Party

Blaze N’ Jay’s Hosts Annual 420 Party

Lexi Hoedt

April 29, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Video

A recap of this year's 420 party hosted by Blaze N' Jay's smoke shop.

Movie Review: Win It All

Movie Review: Win It All

Jared Shibuya

April 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

Eddie (Jake Johnson), a small time gambling addict, accepts an offer for $10,000 to look after a mysterious bag for an old friend heading to prison. The bag is filled with cash, fueling Eddie's habit until he squanders it all away in poker halls. Down and out of luck, Eddie throws in his cards for good...

Movie Review: Your Name

Movie Review: Your Name

Jared Shibuya

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

"Your Name" has dominated international box offices, dethroning the beloved Miyazaki classic "Spirited Away" as the highest grossing anime worldwide. Mitsuha and Taki mysterious wake up in opposite bodies. They must maneuver through time, space and fickle memories to get to the bottom of the strange...

Off The Record | Episode 2 | Trump’s budget, White culture and César Chávez

Off The Record | Episode 2 | Trump’s budget, White culture and  César Chávez

April 5, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion, Video

This is a revived series takes a look at what’s new in The Orion opinion section. Columnists discuss current events, local news and columns that can be found at theorion.com. This week opinion writers Susan Whaley, Nicole Henson and Roberto Fonseca talk about Trump's budget, White culture and César Ch...

Sunny Acres orchestrates Chico’s punk music scene

Sunny Acres orchestrates Chico’s punk music scene

Jackson Sawa

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Video

The couch is in the kitchen. A couch wouldn't make sense in Jac Derner's living room, it would just get in the way of the mosh pit.The only permanent furniture in the living room is a drum set, some amps and some microphone stands.Sunny Acres is an eccentric music trio based in Chico consisting of De...

César Chávez: Behind the art

César Chávez: Behind the art

Alejandra Fraga

April 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Cesar Chavez, Community, Multimedia, News, Video

Oscar Guillen, a local award-winning artist has been inspired by César Chávez throughout most of his life. Although Guillen was born in the state of Washington in 1979, and moving to Mexico shortly afterwards, he came back to the U.S. in 1991. But a part of Mexico never left him as he brought a...

Cesar Chavez Day March

Cesar Chavez Day March

Michael Fritz

April 2, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Multimedia, News, Video

Members of M.E.Ch.A marched down Ivy to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day. After the march, there was a potluck at Bidwell Park where several diverse groups from Chico State mingled.  

Off The Record | Episode 1 | Trump, Binge drinking, ISIS and Religion

Off The Record | Episode 1 | Trump, Binge drinking, ISIS and Religion

March 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

This is a revived series takes a look at what’s new in The Orion opinion section. Columnists discuss current events, local news and columns that can be found at theorion.com. This week opinion writers Nicole Henson and Roberto Fonseca talk about Trump creating distractions, binge drinking in college and religion.   Link...

Movie Review: Life

Movie Review: Life

Jared Shibuya

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

A team of international astronauts discover a new extraterrestrial life form in the space thriller "Life," starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds. Curiosity turns to horror when the exponentially growing life form threatens the survival of the crew and life on earth.

Movie Review: Born to Be Blue

Movie Review: Born to Be Blue

Jared Shibuya

March 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

"Born to Be Blue" is a 2016 biopic about the life of Chet Baker (Ethan Hawke). The film follows the tumultuous life of the jazz legend as he tries to manage his music career and drug addiction. "Born to Be Blue" has recently been made available on Itunes or Amazon video for download.

Chasing dreams after clocking off

Chasing dreams after clocking off

Jordan Rodrigues

March 17, 2017


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

The glaring downside to being a creative is the day job. After a long workday, a lyricist comes home. Exhausted. Then begins the real work: music. Daevon Brown, also known as Osho, is a 21-year-old local recording artist that creates lucid feelings through different melodies that he layers over his...

Goonfest X is an opportunity for NorCal talent to shine

Goonfest X is an opportunity for NorCal talent to shine

Niyat Teferi

March 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Video

On March 11, the popular 1078 gallery hosted the ‘Goonfest X’ show that had the audience up on their feet. Goonfest X is a series of shows put together by promoter and artist Schwog that are held in cities in Northern California. Vallejo rapper, producer and singer Roy Ry is one artist that was...

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