The Orion

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Five gloomy songs to wallow to while it rains in the North State

Kelsey Ogle, Reporter // October 9, 2020

Autumn is a favorite season for many people. It brings cooler weather that’s especially welcome in Chico after sweltering summer temperatures in the high 90s and triple digits. There’s always a whirlwind...

Jessica Barlett and Jason Halley 
are very fun awesome Chico State Photographers. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Fall photo walk teaches aspiring photographers new skills

Danielle Kessler // November 12, 2019

The university photographers put together a free event for the public to improve their photo-taking abilities and to learn some techniques from the people who do it every day for departments all across...

Annual Harvest Sale highlights downtown businesses

Jessie Imhoff // October 14, 2019

Merchandise and autumnal decorations lined the streets of Downtown Chico for the annual Harvest Sidewalk Sale, hosted by the Downtown Chico Business Association.An outpouring of shoppers came to the event...

Country Pumpkins offers family-friendly fun in daylight

Country Pumpkins offers family-friendly fun in daylight

Jessie Imhoff // October 14, 2019

Country Pumpkins in Orland has made itself a Halloween staple to many in Butte and Glenn counties. From early childhood to late adulthood, people from all walks of life have made fond memories in the pumpkin...

Aryanna Guitron feeds leaves to a friendly goat at TJ Farms Estates. Guitron went with friends from the group Christian Challenge to pick out a pumpkin for Halloween. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Photo of the day

Olyvia Simpson // October 28, 2018

Aryanna Guitron feeds leaves to a friendly goat at TJ Farms Estates. Guitron went with friends from the group Christian Challenge to pick out a pumpkin for Halloween.

Candide (Valdis Birznick) singing during a musical number. Photo credit: Alex Coba

‘Candide’ delivers opera full of laughs and heart

Alex Coba // September 24, 2018

The accessibility of comedy and the sophistication of opera came together seamlessly at the Department of Music and Theater's fall opera production of “Candide: An Absurd Musical Comedy”.Candide...

Senior defender Donta'e Garcia heads the ball away from the opposition. Photo credit: Ryan Mccasland

Looking Ahead to Fall Athletics

Andrew Baumgartner // August 29, 2018

The fall semester has begun at Chico State and with that so do fall athletics.This semester there will be plenty of teams to take an interest in; the always exciting basketball teams and the championship...

The pumpkin spice latte from The Naked Lounge Photo credit: Grace Kerfoot

Pumpkin spice latte showdown

December 13, 2015

All Internet negativity and questionable additives aside, pumpkin-flavored lattes are a Hallmark flavor to the fall season. Reviewing a few of the most popular coffee shops near campus, perhaps you can...

Cookies spiced with cinnamon and spiked with Sierra Nevada Tumbler. Photo credit: Grace Kerfoot

Sierra Nevada tumbler cookies

Grace Kerfoot // September 16, 2015

As we transition to (hopefully) cooler weather, dig our flannels out from the back of our closets and prepare ourselves for the onslaught of pumpkin spice everything, let's not forget to celebrate the...

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