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Queen tribute ‘symphonic and ethereal’

Queen tribute ‘symphonic and ethereal’

Carly Plemons

February 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Chatter eased into anticipation as the lights dimmed and the sound of a piano and harmonies silenced the audience. "Queen: A Night At The Opera" produced by Uncle Dad’s Art Collective on Feb. 13 was unlike any other tribute or cover of a band I have seen before. The entire show was like watching...

TV series reexamines O.J. Simpson trial

TV series reexamines O.J. Simpson trial

Julie Ramos

February 14, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Rewind to 22 years ago. It is June 17, 1994, a significant day in American history. Arnold Palmer is playing his last round of golf in the U.S. Open in Pennsylvania. The FIFA World Cup just kicked off in Chicago. The New York Rangers are parading through Broadway in celebration of their Stanley Cup...

Our viewpoints are not our own

Our viewpoints are not our own

William Rein

February 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The most unimaginative and redundant opinions are those most aggressively debated, and the truly important, consequential views are thoroughly ingrained and taken for granted. In any given era, the multitude of opinions possessed by the public is largely owed to the social or philosophical revolutions...

Ultimate Frisbee team has its eyes on the prize

Ultimate Frisbee team has its eyes on the prize

Anna Baytosh

February 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Catching a Frisbee has never been this intense. To be a member of the Chico State ultimate Frisbee club team, each player must be precise from a flick of the wrist, to the stamina of sprinting for minutes on end.   The group started the year strong by winning their first qualifying tournament of the season in San Luis Obispo. This win...

Logic brings good vibes, music to Chico fairgrounds

Logic brings good vibes, music to Chico fairgrounds

Jesse De Mercurio

February 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

For Dollie Partida, first-year undeclared major, Logic’s appearance at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds on Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. was only her second concert ever and her first time seeing Logic. What made her decide to come out on a Wednesday night to see the Maryland rapper? “He just seems pretty ni...

Chico State graduate drops out of US Senate race

Chico State graduate drops out of US Senate race

Gabriel Sandoval

February 10, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

Rocky Chavez, the Republican assemblyman and Chico State alumnus who stopped by campus on Feb. 2 to promote his run for the U.S. Senate, announced on Monday he was dropping out of the race.Chavez, who graduated from Chico State in 1973, made the surprising announcement before a small audience in a San...

Soccer player succeeds on the field and in the classroom

Soccer player succeeds on the field and in the classroom

Esther Briggs

February 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

It's a special feeling to be able to put on your school's uniform and lace up your cleats before stepping out onto the soccer field. However, there is also something to be said about holding the third highest GPA for the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division I and Division II Scholar...

The Orion Vol. 76, Issue 3

The Orion Vol. 76, Issue 3

February 9, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Print Edition, Showcase

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Senior softball pair hold school records

Senior softball pair hold school records

Patrick Pace

February 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

This season the softball team hopes to go even further in the postseason than last year with the help of seniors first baseman Desiree' Gonzalez and outfielder Alli Cook. Gonzalez started playing softball when she was 4 years old and has had a passion for it ever since. "I barely ever had free...

I love the ’90s

I love the ’90s

Brittany Mcclintock

February 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Being a ‘90s baby, I’ve always been a little biased of my decade. I believe the 1990s was the greatest decade to live in and most of my friends agree. Why? Because they’re also ‘90s babies. But it’s not just my circle of friends that agree with me that the ‘90s were the greatest years...

Armed robber suspect arrested after 11 hour standoff

Armed robber suspect arrested after 11 hour standoff

February 8, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

A suspect for armed robbery has been arrested early this morning after an 11 hour standoff with Chico Police. According to a police press release, a male suspect robbed a Money Saver market on Park Avenue at gunpoint around 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 7. He fled to an apartment on Oakdale Street after his r...

Students prepare taxes on campus

Students prepare taxes on campus

Eric Mcguire

February 7, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Beta Alpha Psi has partnered with the IRS for the sixth year running to administer a free on campus tax preparation service program, called Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. Chico State accounting students will prepare taxes free of charge for anyone who makes less than $60,000 a year. Anyone, student or otherwise, can receive this by going to room 2...

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