The Orion

A day of personal bests for Chico State track and field

A day of personal bests for Chico State track and field

Jason Spies
March 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and field

The Chico State track and field team set personal bests in almost every event March 25 and 26 at the American River College Invitational. Of the 28 competing male athletes, 21 set new personal bests, and on the women’s side there were over 30 top 10 finishes. Men's Results Junior sprinter Bren...

Men’s basketball rebounds from Friday’s loss

Men’s basketball rebounds from Friday’s loss

Patrick Pace
February 23, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team bounced back from a disappointing loss the night before to beat the Humboldt State Lumberjacks 82-74 on Saturday, Feb. 20.The win puts the Wildcats at 21-4 on the season and 15-3 in conference play. The team is still in first place in the CCAA standings, with UC S...

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

Anna Baytosh
February 8, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wildcat softball team achieved its second and third win of the spring against the Dominican University Penguins, on Sunday, Feb. 7. Chico State defeated the Penguins at home with a score of 5-3 in the first, and then 6-1 in the final game.The wins brings the ‘Cats to an overall record of 3-1 in...

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

January 20, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As, Showcase

With the beginning of a new year comes countless goals, resolutions and commitments. For Sesar Sanchez, 2016 will be a year full of photography. The 35-year-old Chico State graduate has committed to photographing and highlighting one Chico local every day of 2016. Tell me a little bit about your pr...

Battle of holiday eggnog: Who made it taste best?

Battle of holiday eggnog: Who made it taste best?

December 14, 2015
Filed under Features

Nothing quite punctuates the holidays like the arrival of eggnog to the grocery store dairy case. The tall holiday-colored cartons— adorned with printed Christmas lights and dancing cows wearing Santa hats— are complete with excess sugar and, of course, the indulgence. Each year, it seems tha...

Krampus replaces Santa Clause in German holiday tradition

Krampus replaces Santa Clause in German holiday tradition

December 8, 2015
Filed under Features

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why, because Krampus is going to terrorize you, toss you in a bag and beat you with a stick. While this might sound crazy, or like something directly out of a horror movie, if Chico State was situated somewhere in ...

Holiday season events underway in Chico

Holiday season events underway in Chico

December 7, 2015
Filed under Special Sections

There's a chill in the air and crisp leaves are falling to the ground. This can only mean one thing: the holiday season is approaching.Spreading holiday cheer can be a bit tough when you don't know what to do. Living in Chico for school is great, but finding stuff to do around the holidays can be tricky if you don't know what to look ...

‘Glorious Sound of the Season’ holiday concert fundraiser

‘Glorious Sound of the Season’ holiday concert fundraiser

December 6, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

The department of music and theatre's 16th annual scholarship fundraiser, "Glorious Sounds of the Season," will be taking place at Harlen Adams Theatre. The final performance will take place today at 2 p.m. "Glorious Sounds of the Season" is a Chico tradition that always gets its audience into the holid...

Give the gift of art this holiday season

Give the gift of art this holiday season

December 3, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Starting on Dec. 8, the Chico Art Center will host a special winter art exhibit where local artists display their work for sale. Artists choose what will be shown, including: sculptures, paintings, pottery, crafts and jewelry. The gallery runs all the way through Jan. 8 with a reception on Dec. 11 at 5 p.m.T...

Spread holiday cheer with homemade cookies

Spread holiday cheer with homemade cookies

December 3, 2015
Filed under Special Sections

Holidays mean time off from school spent lounging by the television and gorging on sweets. In this guide, you will find the recipes for gingerbread cookies and frosted peppermint brownie cookies.First, the classic gingerbread cookies. Use either cookie cutouts to form gingerbread men and women or form the dough ...

Downtown parking to be free every Friday through Christmas

Downtown parking to be free every Friday through Christmas

November 30, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, Community, Showcase

Downtown parking will be free for the first two hours of every Friday beginning on Black Friday through Christmas. Three Fridays are left for free parking downtown: Dec. 4 Dec. 11 Dec. 18 The city hopes this will encourage people to do more shopping downtown."I think it's a great incentive to get more p...

Day of the Dead art gallery comes to Chico Art Center

Day of the Dead art gallery comes to Chico Art Center

Tom Sundgren
November 8, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

Around 45 artists have entered and displayed their work at the Chico Art Center for Day of the Dead. The gallery will host a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 13 in which a cash prize will be given to the artist who receives the most votes from viewers' ballots. Artist Victor Porter de...

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