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Giving Day with The Orion

March 4, 2020

Giving Day is on March 4 and we want you to consider giving to The Orion! Donate at https://theorion.com/48894/uncategori... or text ChicoOrion to 71777 We are an independent, Pacemaker...

The Orion Newscast: Chico Bans Flavored Tobacco & Students Walk Out

December 11, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4xPtsxoxwE This week on The Orion Newscast reporters cover Chico City Council's decision to ban all flavored tobacco sales in Chico, as well as a climate, walkout...

Chico City Council votes to ban flavored tobacco sales

Meghan Kavenaugh is speaking to the city council and sharing her concerns about the ban. Photo credit: Mary Vogel
December 5, 2019

At Tuesday's Chico City Council meeting, councilmembers voted 5-2 to stop the sale of flavored tobacco sales within city limits and received information of other sample ordinances passed in other cities. Councilmembers...

Trans Day of Remembrance Video

During the event, students and volunteers gathered together to remember those they have lost in the past Photo credit: Mary Vogel
December 3, 2019

Reporter Carolyn Allen interviews Stonewall Alliance Board Member Connor Wenzel about the origins of this event. Melissa Herrera can be reached at [email protected] or Twitter: @Melissa_Swimz27

‘Parasite’ is an introspective thriller

Left to right: Choi Woo-shik, Song Kang-ho, Jang Hye-jin and Park So-dam star as the impoverished Kim family in
December 2, 2019

“Parasite” is one of the most thrilling pieces of cinematic social commentary in years. Directed by Bong Joon-Ho, “Parasite” is a foreign film from South Korea where a symbiotic...

The Orion Newscast: Womxn’s Conference & Multicultural Night

The Orion Newscast: Womxn's Conference & Multicultural Night
November 20, 2019

https://youtu.be/UX3gfd0V2F0 This week on The Orion Newscast we cover two stories celebrating both women empowerment and cultural diversity. The newscast also includes coverage of both men and women's...

‘Ford v Ferrari’ is a technical masterpiece, but lacks substance

Matt Damon and Christian Bale star as Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles, respectively in
November 20, 2019

“Ford v Ferrari,” while lacking narrative substance, exhibits some of the best sound editing and mixing. Directed by James Mangold, “Ford v Ferrari” takes place in the 1960s, where...

The Orion Newscast: A Phoenix Rises

The Orion Newscast: A Phoenix Rises
November 13, 2019

https://youtu.be/ixhpdh-a78M This week on The Orion Newscast, we visit the unveiling of a phoenix made from the keys of those who lost cars or homes in the Camp Fire. Also, we cover the last games of...

Wildcats shake Acker Gym during their season home opener

Chico player, Shay Stark and Holy Names player, Elle Burland, face off each other during the last ten minutes of the game. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera
November 13, 2019

Women’s basketball is off to a hot start as they introduced their new 2019-2020 season team to Acker Gym Tuesday night, Nov. 12. The Wildcats hosted the Holy Names University Hawks in the first home...

The Orion Newscast: Ballet on the Ridge & Queer Desire Art

The Orion Newscast: Ballet on the Ridge & Queer Desire Art
November 6, 2019

https://youtu.be/nu0-Nnmpr2g This week on The Orion Newscast, reporters cover a ballet studio's struggle after the Camp Fire and Ryan Ramos aims to "... disrupt the conventional expectations of masculinity...

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests
October 31, 2019

https://youtu.be/bSI_Xe86QcI This week on The Orion Newscast, we cover protests over police brutality and women's reproductive rights.   Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or...

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