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    The Rawbar reinvented: classy and oceanic

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    Chico State’s annual Time Capsule Ceremony to take place on April 23

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    Chico State’s hazing history: pledge deaths, alcohol poisoning and more

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    ‘Flamethrowers allowed’ at Chico State’s first Robotronica

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    The Orion tries Egg Roll King

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One of the main performances was a belly dancing show from Mylee Francisco. She wowed the crowd with her swift and cheerful movements. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

A Night at The Museum of Northern Art

Melissa Herrera // April 10, 2019
Come and experience a night at the Cirque du Monca
Chico local youth duo Snowing in May preforms an acoustic cover of the popular song Take on Me by a-Ha. Photo credit: Tara Killoran

Chikoko variety show presents spectacle for good cause

Alex Coba // December 12, 2018

If someone had to describe the "Vroom Vroom Variety Show" they would say “wonderfully weird.”Chikoko, the same people who put on "Evoke-An Experimental" fashion show back in October, put on...

Patrick Newman speaks with police officers at the Chico city council meeting Tuesday. Newman spoke at the podium in front of the city council to oppose the sit and lie ordinance that ended up passing later in the evening. This ordinance allows police officers to detain and remove homeless and transient people that are sitting or lying in front of business entry ways. Photo credit: Alex Grant

‘Sit Lie’ Reinstated and The Return of Sigma Chi on The Orion’s newscast Oct. 24

Alex Grant // October 24, 2018

On this week's newscast the city council passing of the Sit and Lie Ordinance is covered, the return of Sigma Chi is featured, the Chikoko fashion show is described and much more. Christian Solis,...

Models walking down the runway during Chikokos Evoke-an Experimental fashion show Photo credit: Tara Killoran

Chikoko fashion show shocks the senses

Alex Coba // October 24, 2018

All eyes were on the catwalk as Chikoko put on their annual fashion show event. The event showcases the design work of four women - Nel Adams, Christina Seashore, Sara Rose Bonnetti and Muir Huges. Each...

Image courtesy of freelance photographer Kyle Delmar

Chikoko’s ‘Devotion’ delivers originality at its experimental fashion event

Alejandra Solorio // October 31, 2017

Off-beat and original Chikoko presented "Devotion," a high-energy experimental fashion event on Oct. 21 at Silver Dollar Fair. The production graced over 200 event-goers with the grand presence of on-the-edge...

Chikoko designers at the Material Culture: Wearing the Art of Chikoko exhibit, pictured from left to right: Michalyn Renwick, Muir Hughes, Christy Seashore, Sara Rose Bonetti and Nel Adams. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Chikoko’s signature edgy clothing featured in campus exhibit

Emma Wood-Wright // September 11, 2014
Eccentric clothing from Chico fashion collective Chikoko, from a baby-bottle-nipple brassiere to a peeled-banana dress, will be presented in "Material Culture: Wearing the Art of Chikoko" until Oct. 11 at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology.
Performer of Mint Shekels and the Treif-Stars, keeping chico weird with their performance at the El Rey.Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Keep Chico Weird talent show lives up to its name

Ashiah Scharaga // February 4, 2014
The inaugural Keep Chico Weird Talent Show had audiences clapping, whooping and laughing Saturday night at the El Rey Theatre.
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