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A snapshot into the life of a photographer

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

Caitlyn Young

September 8, 2017


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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF18ItpDo0g&feature=youtu.be Chico State alumnus Aaron Draper talks about his journey through life before coming back to teach photography at Chico State. As a professional photographer, he is well-known for his project, Underexposed: a series of beautiful photographs...

Movie Review: David Lynch The Art Life

Movie Review: David Lynch The Art Life

Jared Shibuya

May 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

"David Lynch The Art Life" shines light on the enigmatic director's early childhood and art school years leading up to his first feature film "Eraserhead." Lynch narrates the documentary with reflective voiceovers as he paints at his Hollywood home. The documentary effectively explores an intimate look...

Native American Celebration on Campus

Native American Celebration on Campus

Lexi Hoedt

May 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Video

A short highlight on Native American traditional dance performed in trinity commons.

Matty Aston releases new sound

Matty Aston releases new sound

Natasha Doron

May 5, 2017


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

Matty Aston is an upcoming rapper from the Bay Area performing in Chico with hopes to expand to rest of the West Coast. He has opened for "Nef the Pharaoh," "Show Banga" and "Yung Pinch." He also successfully hypes up crowds for the show with his songs "Bay Sh*t," "Another One" and "House Party" featuring...

Interview with Pristine Parties

Interview with Pristine Parties

Carlos Gonzalez

May 1, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Video

An interview with Chico State student founders of Pristine Parties.

Wildcats ‘Take back the night’

Wildcats ‘Take back the night’

Victoria Rohrer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, News, Video

Students and the community came together to bring light to the issue of rape culture and violence against women at the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center’s annual Take Back the Night Week. “It’s about taking back our voice,” said GSEC Women’s Program Coordinator Rachel Biccum. Ninety-one...

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

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...

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