The Orion

Bachelor of Fine Arts students face challenges in online classes amidst pandemic

Arts and Humanities Building at Chico State. Some BFA art students have found the transition to online teaching difficult since they no longer have access to studios.

Danielle Kessler, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

For every student at Chico State, the COVID-19 pandemic has created much concern and uncertainty as every department has taken a hit in the last few weeks. This, of course, includes the many students pursuing a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts that now have to transition into online lectures. Geoffrey B...

Senior joins Student Academic Senate

Senior English major Malissa Pierce, the senator for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, is hoping to spread the word about her senate seat. Photo credit: Amelia Storm

Amelia Storm

March 15, 2016

If you mention the Student Academic Senate to any regular Chico State student, you might get the same confused look an English major would have in a nursing class. Malissa Pierce is hoping to change that. The Chico State senior is the new student academic senator for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts a...

Construction on former Taylor Hall on schedule for completion

Construction on the new arts and humanities building continues on campus. The not-yet-named structure is set for completion by December of this year. Photo credit: Kiana Alvarez

Gabriel Sandoval

September 27, 2015

Three months of construction remain on the yet-to-be-named arts and humanities building, said David Wymore, project manager for Chico State. The multi-million dollar project is both on budget and on schedule and should be completed in December, Wymore said. The multi-purpose academic building ...

Classic Greek tragedy ‘Antigone’ promises drama

Courtesy of Chico State School of the Arts

Greta Gordon

February 25, 2015

Morality, gender and power. These are all themes in the dramatic 2,500-year-old play "Antigone," to be performed by Chico State's music and theatre department in early March. Professor William Johnson is directing, and he adapted his version of "Antigone" from the English translation by Dudley Fitts and Robert...

Professor shares how to maintain resources

Anthropology professor Jesse Dizard shows his passion for sustainability through a presentation at Trinity Hall. Photo courtesy Jesse Dizard

Lauren Steele

October 7, 2014

The average American spends $2,300 a year on energy bills. This expense not only leads to negative consequences in our bank accounts, but also to the environment.Jesse Dizard, an anthropology professor, gave a presentation Oct. 1 on how harmful society is to the environment and how much people can benefit from changing h...

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