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An Interview with the Collection Water Life

Walker Hardy, Writer // November 28, 2022

With a philosophy of impermanence, Water Life Company is a record label that calls the small town of Chico home. It’s embodied by a variety of creatives: The Bella Locas, knowawolfe, MacRae, Alexi,...

Photo of Allison F. Rich (Olivia Lago). Photo provided by Jonathan White.

An exclusive interview with actress Allison F. Rich

Mario Ortiz Jr, A&E Editor // October 8, 2022

A&E editor Mario Ortiz interviews Chico State alum & Chico native Allison F. Rich, who is playing "Olivia Lago" in San Jose Stage Company's production of Sex With Strangers.

Jayna Feldman, for her new single i dont want to!

Jayna Feldman doesn’t want to!

Thomas Stremfel, Reporter // March 12, 2021

“It’s kind of like throwing a little adult fit.” This is how musician and recent CSU, Chico graduate Jayna Feldman encapsulated her new single, “i don’t want to!”  The song was released...

The Living Room Gallery may have started from a school project, but with help from colleagues, Holland has started a full-fledged brand that will only grow from here.

Living Room Gallery provides a new platform for local artists

Thomas Stremfel, Reporter // October 30, 2020

Eric Holland is enrolled at Chico State as a Music Industry and Recording Arts major, and what started as one of his school assignments has evolved into a project on Instagram called Living Room Gallery....

Photo credit: Gage Northcutt

R. Kelly’s interview and the danger of entertainment news

Gage Northcutt // March 20, 2019

Keep your eyes sharp, ears keen, and your skepticism at healthy levels while partaking in entertainment “news.”Let me make things clear: this is not a defense for R. Kelly, it is a defense...

Wildcat on the Street: Social media consent

Wildcat on the Street: Social media consent

August 28, 2018

We asked students around Chico State their opinion about social media consent and what it means to them. Karen Limones can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter.

Emily Browning, junior English major, will be traveling to Pendleton, Indiana for spring break.

Spring break travel plans

Blaine Ball // March 14, 2015
Peurto Vallarta, Vegas or Hawaii? Chico State students share their spring break plans with The Orion.
Four-year-old museum visitor Oliver Connell tries his hand at milking an artificial utter at the Gateway Science Museums five-year anniversary celebration. Photo credit: George Johnston

Museum celebrates 5th anniversary with hands-on learning

Blaine Ball // March 8, 2015
The Gateway Science Museum focuses on Northern California agricultural science through interactive and informative exhibits.
Mike Griffiths dog, Little G, is with the pedicab driver every pedal of the way and even dresses up with Griffith depending on the holiday. Photo courtesy of Mike Griffith.

Local pedicab owner a driving force in community

Blaine Ball // March 1, 2015
Aside from offering transportation and being a popular fixture downtown, Mike Griffith also advocates for safe biking habits and the fight to end drinking and driving.
Jeanette Adame, junior history major, taught English to young children in the Zanzibar region of Africa. Photo courtesy of Jeanette Adame.

Future teacher embarks upon African adventure

Blaine Ball // February 18, 2015
Jeanette Adame, a junior history major at Chico State, made the long journey to the Zanzibar region to teach English to children last summer.
Chico State President Paul Zingg holds up one of the many ties from his extensive collection. Zingg has been president of the university since 2004. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Q&A: Chico State President Paul Zingg

Blaine Ball // January 27, 2015
The Orion sat down for a conversation with the university's head administrator.
Ariel Hernandez Photo credit: Kasey Judge

Working Wildcat: Improving interview body language

Ariel Hernandez // May 4, 2014
Poor posture, lack of eye contact and fidgeting are some of the ways to blow an interview.
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