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Listen to examples of vocal fry and learn more about the speech pattern in the video at the end of the story. Graphic by Ryan Corrall

Professor: Vocal fry not merely a sign of ‘ditziness’

Eric Mcguire // April 26, 2016

With less than a month left, Chico State seniors are preparing for that big leap into the “real world.” When it comes to the big interview, a senior might dress sharp, style their hair and...

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The Orion’s Oscar predictions

George Johnston // February 26, 2016

We're back with our award show predictions for this Sunday's Oscars, and because the trophy doesn’t always go to the most deserving movie or actor, The Orion has broken the nominees into two categories:...

Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo search for the truth in Spotlight. Photo credit: Open Roads.

‘Spotlight’ illuminates importance of truth

December 10, 2015

“Spotlight” is one of those rare movies that should become part of the curriculum for aspiring journalists. It's a movie teachers will play for their students to show the power of writing.It’s...

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