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Uncle Dad’s asks for fans’ input on next album tribute

Uncle Dad’s asks for fans’ input on next album tribute

Ashiah Scharaga

March 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Will it be "The Wall," "Elephant" or "Blood Sugar Sex Magik?"For the first time, fans of local art collective Uncle Dad's have a chance to weigh in on one of the group's live album tribute shows.A survey asking fans to rank albums across genres, from Beck's "Sea Change" to R. Kelly's "12 Play," will ...

Artists combine visions to explore significance of the small

Artists combine visions to explore significance of the small

Tom Sundgren

March 6, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

People can now see the "EXTRAordinary" exhibit created by art majors Hanna Aist and Lindsey Chamberlain at the third floor art gallery in Bell Memorial Union. They both used different materials when creating their pieces but kept the same overall theme for the exhibit. What does the art exhibit "Extra Ordinary" resemb...

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...

Local indie rockers sprint from concert to concert

Local indie rockers sprint from concert to concert

Jeffrey Fox

September 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The LoLos' guitarist Ben Colbeck pulls off his shirt as the band walks briskly down the sidewalk of West 3rd Street after a Chico BandSwap performance in the City Plaza. If he wants to change before the band's next show, he'll have to do it now.A few party-goers chant "LoLos" as the band rushes by. A fe...

Tapingo app slows down food lines

Megan Mann

September 12, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Tapingo, or Tap-in-go, has to be one of the stupidest apps on campus.Now don't get me wrong, the concept is amazing. Who wouldn't want to order their lunch or coffee from an on-campus vendor with their phone, pick it up right after class and save the hassle of waiting in line? Unfortunately, it's the...

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...

Marketplace Cafe broken into

Ernesto Rivera

January 10, 2014


Filed under News

A New Years Eve break-in at the Marketplace Cafe occurred right before the clock struck midnight. At around 11:55 p.m. on Dec. 31 the suspect broke into the Marketplace Cafe inside the Bell Memorial Union. Three windows were shattered from one of the main glass-sliding doors into the Marketplace Cafe. University Police arrested Andr...

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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