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‘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...

Humans of Chico State: Holidays

Humans of Chico State: Holidays

Jenelle Kapellas
November 1, 2015
Filed under News

What is your favorite holiday and why?"I'd probably say Christmas just because of the holiday spirit and stuff. It's a good time of year. Everyone's happy." —Vincent Tarbat, sophomore history major"My favorite holiday, I'd have to say, is Christmas because I'm with all of my family. I love ope...

Humans of Chico State: Friday afternoons

Christine Zuniga
October 18, 2015
Filed under News

How are you spending your Friday afternoon on campus?“I’m on the women’s Ultimate Frisbee team. We practice three times a week and do tournaments around California. We play a lot of Frisbee, and there’s actually strategy and a way to play. It’s pretty competitive. We’re a...

30 years of photography by Bill Daniel

30 years of photography by Bill Daniel

Valeria Flores
October 5, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Bill Daniel is bringing his very own photo pop-up show to Chico showcasing pictures taken as early as 1980 on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at The Blue Room Theater.“I’m asking people to come and use their visual sense in a challenged way," Daniel said. "I think being able to stop in front of a photograph and really l...

The Orion Sports Network goes live Friday night

The Orion Sports Network goes live Friday night

Lars Gustafson
October 1, 2015
Filed under Sports

Tune in tomorrow at 6:50 p.m. for the Chico State men’s soccer team facing off against the California State University East Bay Pioneers with play-by-play commentary provided by Orion Sports Broadcaster, James Groh. The Orion will be providing live broadcasts of home games throughout the semester. St...

J.M. Dematteis on writing comics, Batman Day

J.M. Dematteis on writing comics, Batman Day

George Johnston
September 22, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

On Sept. 26, local comic book stores will participate in DC Comics' Batman Day. Stores will offer free special reprints of Batman's greatest stories. J.M. Dematteis, who has written more Batman comics than most people can read in one lifetime, talked to The Orion about his career and his thoughts on Batm...

Associated Students host successful Labor Day alternative

Associated Students host successful Labor Day alternative

Kindra Robinson
September 8, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Associated Students experienced a large student turnout for its Labor Day weekend alternative. An estimated 500 students attended the Friday night pancake breakfast from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Additionally, more than 100 students attended the "Pitch Perfect" double feature at the El Rey Theatre on Saturday, where th...

McDonald’s all day breakfast unwanted by workers

McDonald’s all day breakfast unwanted by workers

Katelyn Martin
September 3, 2015
Filed under Breaking News

Beginning October 6, the crushed feeling of being too late for greasy, Sunday morning hangover hash-browns will be a thing of the past. Fast food giant, McDonalds has announced that they will start selling breakfast food all day. Workers, however, may not share the excitement. “It’s really busy ...

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