The Orion

A Tuba to Cuba brings a sax to Laxson

Trombone player Rohnell Johnson performing alongside trumpet player, Branden Lewis Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Melissa Joseph

November 20, 2019

With little to no words spoken, a New Orleans jazz band delivered a stunning set Wednesday night. The band started the night off with songs that created a colorful and lively atmosphere encapsulating Chico State with Cuban culture.Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s studio album “A Tuba to Cuba&#...

57 years in the making: Baseball reunion with Cuba

Sports writer Gabriella Bermudez. Photo credit: George Johnston

Gabriella Bermudez

March 27, 2016

Growing up in the Bay Area, I've attended more than my fair share of San Francisco Giants' home games. Watching baseball is nothing new to me, but this past week something extraordinary happened in the world of the sport closest to my heart. Castro, Bay of Pigs and a damned good ham sandwich are all...

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