The Orion

Parental guidance no longer needed for gift-giving

Illustration by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

December 4, 2015

The season of giving can be particularly difficult for money-strapped college students— especially when it comes to buying a gift for parents. After all, what could possibly be enough for the people who have given you everything?Typically, when seeking advice for gifts, other people always suggest making something for parents. Unfo...

Give the gift of art this holiday season

Photo credit: Chico Art Center

December 3, 2015

Starting on Dec. 8, the Chico Art Center will host a special winter art exhibit where local artists display their work for sale. Artists choose what will be shown, including: sculptures, paintings, pottery, crafts and jewelry. The gallery runs all the way through Jan. 8 with a reception on Dec. 11 at 5 p.m.T...

The O-Face: Dig deep for meaning this holiday

Michael Karp

Michael Karp

February 11, 2014

Hate it or love it, Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. If you are single, odds are you either dread Feb. 14 or are indifferent. If you are in a relationship, you’re probably either excited or stressing about planning for it. In 21 years, I have never had a Valentine. I was always largely indifferent to the holiday, but deep down I would not have minded having someone to spend it with...

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