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Chico City Council votes to ban flavored tobacco sales

Chico City Council votes to ban flavored tobacco sales

Julian Mendoza

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 Scott Huber, Karl Ory, Ann Schwab, Vice Mayor Alex Brown and Mayor Randall stone...

Trans Day of Remembrance Video

Trans Day of Remembrance Video

Mary Vogel and Melissa Herrera

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

‘Parasite’ is an introspective thriller

Angel Ortega and Melissa Herrera

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 relationship is formed between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim family when Kim Ki-woo (...

The Orion Newscast: Womxn’s Conference & Multicultural Night

The Orion Newscast: Womxn’s Conference & Multicultural Night

Christian Solis

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 basketball wins against Holy Names University as well as Angel Ortega's movie review of Ford v Ferrari. Christian Solis ...

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

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

Angel Ortega and Melissa Herrera

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 automotive designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and British racecar driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale), de...

The Orion Newscast: A Phoenix Rises

The Orion Newscast: A Phoenix Rises

Christian Solis

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 Wildcat's regular soccer season. Christian Solis can be reached at theorionvideo[email protected] or @c_alexander20 o...

Wildcats shake Acker Gym during their season home opener

Wildcats shake Acker Gym during their season home opener

Karina Cope

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 game of the season. Coming into the game with a record of 1-1, Chico State looked to increase th...

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

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

Christian Solis

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 and sexuality" through his art he calls "queer desire". Christian Solis can be reached at t...

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

Christian Solis

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 @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

Halloween Special: Orion does a haunted corn maze

Halloween Special: Orion does a haunted corn maze

Alex Coba

October 31, 2019

Reporters Angel Ortega, Rayanne Painter and Alex Coba survived the Haunted Corn Maze at Country Pumpkins in Orland. Spooks included: actors destroying a car with a bat and several gory characters running in and out of the corn. Happy Halloween!Angel Ortega, Rayanne Painter and Alex Coba can be reached at ori...

‘Countdown’: cheesy and flawed horror film fails to deliver a scare

‘Countdown’: cheesy and flawed horror film fails to deliver a scare

Angel Ortega and Melissa Herrera

October 30, 2019

“Countdown” is a flawed horror film riddled with clichés. Directed and written by Justin Dec, “Countdown” tells the story of Quinn Harris (Elizabeth Lail), a nurse who downloads an app that claims to predict exactly how much time a person has left to live. When the app tells Harris...

The Orion Newscast: Zombieland & Pumpkin Heads

The Orion Newscast: Zombieland & Pumpkin Heads

Christian Solis

October 23, 2019

https://youtu.be/e2KmvAKiqNQ This week on the Orion Newscast, reporters find out why people are standing for hours with pumpkins on their heads and resident film critic, Angel Ortega, discusses Zombieland: Double Tap. Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 o...

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