The Orion

Here is a top five list of some sports movies to watch before spring rolls around.

Top 5 sports movies to watch before spring

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // February 21, 2021

With spring comes the excitement of some of our favorite sports. March brings the beginning of major golf tournaments, college basketball’s March Madness, baseball’s spring training. This is a list...

Filipe DeAndrade spoke about his passion for wildlife and videography Wednesday night in Laxson for the National Geographic Live event. He engaged the audience with pictures of breathtaking wildlife and a preview of his upcoming documentary. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

National Geographic filmmaker shares his passions with Chico State

Rayanne Painter // April 1, 2019

Ever taken a swim with hundreds of sharks in the dead of night? Or come face-to-face with a hunting jaguar?Filipe DeAndrade conquered both of these feats and survived to tell the tale during his National...

Andre being interviewed by Vince McMahon
image from

HBO’s ‘André the Giant’ documentary shows the man behind the legend

Ulises Duenas // April 19, 2018

Before The Rock and John Cena, even before Hulk Hogan, there was one man who transcended the world of professional wrestling and became larger than life. André Roussimoff "André the Giant" was...

Jim Carrey as Kandy Kaufman staring at himself. image from

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

Ulises Duenas // January 31, 2018

When Jim Carrey took on the role of dead comedian Andy Kaufman for the 1999 movie "Man on the Moon" he was committed to embodying Kaufman in a way that no one else could. "Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond"...

Netflix food documentaries worth the binging

Netflix food documentaries worth the binging

Anisha Brady // October 11, 2016

Gastronomy is not something that usually comes to mind when one thinks of art. Cuisine has always been an indication of culture, however, within recent years, the culinary scene has revolutionized and...

Promotional photo courtesy of the official HBO GO Facebook page.

Backup documentaries for binge watchers in need of binging

Carly Plemons // August 24, 2016

Binge watching is cool until you’ve watched every episode there is and become overwhelmed with a sensation of emptiness.In case anyone has become stuck in this cycle of idle scrolling, desperately...

Photo courtesy of William French

Documentaries: a new frontier

Emma Vidak-Benjamin // March 2, 2016

There’s an extremely underrated movie genre that people need to start taking note of: documentaries. Documentaries can be considered almost superior to any other genres that we mindlessly search through...

Kevin Voeller, junior civil engineering major, shares his thoughts. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Biggie, Tupac can rest assured

Michael Arias // February 23, 2016

Retired LAPD homicide detective, Greg Kading, who worked on the Tupac and Biggie murder cases, claims he knows who killed the famed rappers in his recently released documentary on the investigations. Although...

Promotional photo from

Netflix series ‘Making a Murderer’ triggers debate

January 21, 2016

An 18-year-stay in jail for a crime he didn’t commit. An additional 10 years already spent in jail for a murder he continually pleads not guilty to. 'Making a Murderer' is the new Netflix series about...

Illustration by Nicole Jackson Photo credit: Nicole Jackson

Amy Winehouse documentary; what her family didn’t want you to see

Kristina Martinez // September 7, 2015

Before seeing her documentary, I already loved Amy Winehouse. It's not easy for anyone to watch her decline and the events that led up to her death. Winehouse's drug problem was made into a laughing matter...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Chico State's independent student newspaper