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Senior Spotlight: Student won’t let environment go to waste

Senior Spotlight: Student won’t let environment go to waste

Nicole Santos

February 26, 2015


Filed under Archives

Whether Mitchell Hayes is camping or enjoying his favorite local park, it's hard for him not to notice the pervasive presence of waste in the environment. "I notice myself upset and troubled when human waste impedes on my ability to appreciate the elegance of nature," Hayes said. "Being able to enjo...

Monk creates mandala in BMU

Monk creates mandala in BMU

Tj Carter

November 8, 2014


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Leaving a person’s place of birth behind is difficult, but having to make a journey on foot at 5 years old just to be able to escape danger is not only challenging, but an accomplishment.   "It's a very sad memory when I was the age of 5 leaving Tibet," said Losang Samten, a Buddhis...

Q&A: Hellogoodbye on hot Chico moms, sex rock

Q&A: Hellogoodbye on hot Chico moms, sex rock

Jake Hutchison

October 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

The Orion chatted with the musicians of Hellogoodbye about dangerous tour adventures, early influences and memorable fans before they took to the Bell Memorial Auditorium stage for a passionate power pop show Thursday. The Orion: Tell me a little about your latest album, "Everything is Debatable."Forr...

Auditorium hosts fist-pumping, crowd-surfing good time

Auditorium hosts fist-pumping, crowd-surfing good time

Ashiah Scharaga

March 29, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Dance Gavin Dance's lead singer Tilian Pearson high-fives and fist-bumps a crowd member pressed against the Bell Memorial Union stage. Pearson smiles and launches into high notes that most people wouldn't brave in the shower, while his bandmates play fast-paced, energized rock riffs. The post-hardcore, e...

Trivia night will test students music knowledge

Trivia night will test students music knowledge

Nicole Santos

March 26, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Music lovers are encouraged to test their knowledge in the genres of indie, classic rock, hip-hop, electronic and more at KCSC Radio's first Music Trivia Night.The trivia night will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 2 in the old Common Grounds area in Bell Memorial Union basement 008.Students are encou...

The Cans Make Us Face Consumption

The Cans Make Us Face Consumption

Veronica Hodur

March 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Reducing, reusing and recycling are all big parts of Chico life, and nothing makes students rethink their use then having it lined up in front of them. This is exactly what Ryan Voigtman, a transfer student studying printmaking, has done. His art installation "The Cans," located in the Bell Memorial Union third floor gallery, sho...

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Christine Lee

January 29, 2014


Filed under News

This year, only five guests per one graduating student will be allowed to enter Nettleton Stadium for the Chico State commencement in May.Every year, about 10,000 guests fill the stadium each day on Sat. and Sun., said Chico State spokesperson Joe Wills. This year, the university will be ticketing guests in order to cut attendance down to about 8,000 ...

New restrooms welcome everyone

New restrooms welcome everyone

Mozes Zarate

January 22, 2014


Filed under News

Construction of the first of three gender-inclusive restroom in the Bell Memorial Union wrapped up Monday afternoon. The restrooms were funded by the Associated Students at Chico State and cost around $140,000 to build, said Kory Acosta, vice president of Facilities and Services. The intention is to accommodate gender variant st...

Facilities to be renovated over break

Facilities to be renovated over break

Nicholas Carr

December 16, 2013


Filed under News

The construction of new teaching spaces among other renovations will commence over winter break. The following projects will begin or continue once students and faculty have vacated the campus: Taylor Hall The building, which was constructed in 1961, will be demolished over the break to make room for the Arts and Humanities building. The new structure w...

Common Grounds hosts grand opening event

Common Grounds hosts grand opening event

Kayla Smith

September 17, 2013


Filed under Features

The Common Grounds new location’s grand opening spiced up last Tuesday afternoon with music from KCSC radio, free coffee samples, games and prizes. Students were offered a taste of three new coffee flavors and were asked to vote on their favorite to be added to the menu: Honey lavender, toast...

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