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Votes, Vigils and The Day of The Dead on The Orion’s Newscast for Nov. 7

Dellanira Carrillo has half of her face painted like a sugar skull by Saidi Montoya in Trinity Commons on Friday. Check out this story and more on this week's newscast. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Alex Grant

November 7, 2018

On this week's newscast, the midterm election results are released, a vigil is covered, The Day of the Dead is highlighted and several other stories are discussed.2018 Midterm Election Results (0:06)Chico mourns passing of Linda Blacksten (0:59)Josh Fox performs monologue on how “The Truth Has Changed” (1:22)Spirits were high in Chico for Di...

Spirits were high in Chico for Dia de los Muertos

Student Yajaira Martin helped make an ofrenda on campus. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Ulises Duenas

November 5, 2018

You don't need to be told when people are celebrating Dia de los Muertos. You don't need to see it either, you can smell it. You can hear it. It's a warm feeling that envelops you and leaves you feeling appreciative and grateful. Chicoween has become notorious, but this is the Fall holiday that's worth...

Dia de los Muertos educates Chico community

Junior communication major Amy Rodrigues (left), enjoys a Twizzlers at the outside portion of the event. A friend involved invited her to get her face painted while she was attending the event.

Senior Jessica Godinez (Right) helps a young attendee with some arts and  crafts at the second day of the event. As a transfer student from the Bay Area, Godinez didn't see much diversity when she first came to Chico. She was in culture shock and found Mecha. She loved what they stand for: social activism and bringing students together. Photo credit: Jordan Rodrigues

Bianca Quilantan

November 6, 2016

If Jim Pedraza died tomorrow he would want tamales de dulce or sweet tamales on his altar. Specifically, the kind his mom would make. But the most important thing to him is that he does not want to be forgotten. Chico State celebrated All Saints Day, or Dia de los Muertos. Festivities lasted from...

Day of the Dead brings life to campus

Ernesto Rivera

November 4, 2013

Spirits of the dead were brought back to life and celebrated Friday for Chico State’s fourth annual celebration of “Día de los Muertos,” which means Day of the Dead in Spanish. The 12-hour celebration was put on by a slew of multicultural organizations that each celebrated loved ones who have died. The event was put on by...

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