The Orion

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...

Chico World Music Festival returns to campus

Booths and food stands outside the new Arts and Humanities building.

Natalie Hanson

September 11, 2017

The 24th annual Chico World Music Festival took place on campus, Saturday. Every year, the festival brings together a variety of musical acts to showcase sounds and styles from all over the world to the Chico community. The event also celebrates multicultural food and art.   International voices and in...

Upcoming fun at Summerfest of Chico

Highlights all activities the event will host.

Image Courtesy of Summerfest Chico

Alejandra Solorio

September 3, 2017

As the summer comes to a close, what better way to spend the last warm weeks than enjoying a cold beverage, live music and local food vendors? Jaime Perry, Marketing Director at Deer Creek Broadcasting, discussed the ins and outs of the 2017 Summerfest Chico in the following Q&A:What is Summerfest...

Chico State insider at Outside Lands

Outside Lands is held annually at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Photo credit: Nicole Henson

Caitlyn Young

August 22, 2017

When the weather gets warmer and the sun stays out all day, a common pastime for the average college student might be a summer concert. Many artists go on tour during the summer season, so the options are bountiful. However, while there are traditional concerts with openers and the main headliner, there...

Rave Festival 411

Rave Festival 411

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel

September 20, 2016

As music blasted from every angle, I could feel the earth beneath my feet begin to dance. All around me people roamed in funky costumes, smiling and absorbing the positive festival vibes. The sun set slowly behind Wolf's Den (the main stage), creating a beautiful pink sky. The party was just getting started, and I was alre...

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