The Orion

Chico’s couch ordinance is for the best

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Alex Horne

May 19, 2016

Walking down the street on the way to class or a friend’s house is usually met by constant porch-to-sidewalk greetings. These days, it feels like this happens less and less. This could be due to Chico’s couch ordinance. The city has begun issuing citations for breaking the ordinance and so have property management companies. Although I t...

When school shootings get made into horror movies

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William Rein

February 27, 2016

"Del Playa" is an unreleased horror film directed by Shaun Hart which seems to follow a conventional college, sex and murder Hollywood archetype. It borrows elements from the “youth explodes and kills people” sub genre, ripe with name calling at school and social ostracization. However, distinct fro...

Profiting from the Isla Vista tragedy

Nick Bragg

August 24, 2015

Everyone remembers the tragic May 2014 shootings that took place in the college town of Isla Vista. Students, friends and family members of the victims are still in shock about the deaths of their loved ones. Now just over a year later, Berger Bros., an independent film company, is planning to make a horror film about the shooting.Ell...

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