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Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

March 15, 2019


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Alex Depa carried a cardboard sign around Trinity Lawn reading: “Don’t make us use Mars,” before speaking to a crowd. “This planet is pretty much fucked OK,” he said as he took the mic to address the crowd gathered. “We’re gonna have to move off-planet within a few centuries... but don’t...

Cruzando Fronteras and Humanity for the Homeless on The Orion Newscast 3/13/19

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under News, Newscasts, Showcase, Video

This week on the Orion Newscast students meet and share their stories about “Cruzando Fronteras” or “Crossing Borders” to address anti-immigrant sentiments in the U.S. and we sit down with Benson who is an advocate for the homeless community in Chico, CA. Full audio interview with deM atlaS Fu...

Featured Artist: deM atlaS

Featured Artist: deM atlaS

Ricardo Tovar

March 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Q&As, Showcase

  Over the past year, Chico's Senator Theater has gathered notable entertainers from the likes of Insane Clown Posse, Poppy, Bhad Bhabie, and All Time Low have all come through Chico. Chico's notable rise in popularity for these big acts is astonishing and shows the appeal the college ...

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Nate Rettinger

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Based on community feedback and requests, several new projects have been planned for Chico State in the next 10 years. These projects cover everything from first-year student living, space for more outdoor recreation and a bikeway running through campus. An open house was held on Monday and provided ...

Chico State professor shares undocumented journey following Undocuweek

Chico State professor shares undocumented journey following Undocuweek

Kendall George

March 12, 2019


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According to Elizabeth Alaniz, assistant director of the financial aid and scholarship office, Chico State doesn’t know how many undocumented students are on campus, but she estimates there are around 300. After reflecting on Chico State's Undocuweek in February, she hopes that undocumented stu...

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Kendall George

March 4, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Showcase

Updates: Earlier, it was reported that the Chico Police Department responded Monday morning to the rumors of a suspicious subject being on campus. It was actually the University Police Department who responded. There has also been a confirmation that the suspect was not on campus Monday morning according...

The Orion Newscast 2/27/19

The Orion Newscast 2/27/19

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Newscasts, Showcase, Video

  This week on The Orion Newscast Jeff Duncan-Andrade talks about his unconditional love for the hood and the importance of education, and the long term plan for Paradise's reconstruction begins.   Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 o...

Community members look toward the future of Paradise

Community members look toward the future of Paradise

Gordy Papalias

February 25, 2019


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Cheers erupted from over 100 people in the Paradise Alliance Church on Friday, as community members received a promise that their town will be rebuilt after the Camp Fire disaster. The Paradise Town Council members put the meeting together and Barry Long, the CEO of Urban Design Associates, was the...

The Orion Newscast 2/20/19

The Orion Newscast 2/20/19

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Newscasts, Showcase, Video

The Orion Newscast features an interview with Matthew Mitchell who was homeless in Chico, CA for a year, and the #ClimateUprising that began in Paradise.   Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter....

#ClimateUprising raises concerns for areas prone to climate-induced disasters

#ClimateUprising raises concerns for areas prone to climate-induced disasters

Trenton Taylor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Camp Fire, Community, Features, News, Showcase

A camera stabilized on a 30-foot crane captured a crowd standing in snow and hail, holding up a #ClimateUprising banner as a call-to-action to find solutions for the changing climate. Followed by the banner, participants spelled out “#ClimateUprising” by lying on the ground of the driveway into the...

The Orion Newscast Feb. 13, 2019

The Orion Newscast Feb. 13, 2019

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

The Orion Weekly Newcast features stories from the Interfaith Memorial in Paradise to a Master Printmaker running a workshop.     Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

Two years later, questions about the Oroville Dam Spillway remain unanswered

Two years later, questions about the Oroville Dam Spillway remain unanswered

Natalie Hanson

February 13, 2019


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Historic Evacuation On the morning of Feb 12, two years ago, the Oroville Dam had been brimming with overflowing rainwater for days. The surrounding county of Butte and the residents of Oroville had been watching the levels threatening to flow over the top of the dam since Feb. 7, as the spillways releas...

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