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SMH: Getting credit matters

Alex Coba and Mitchell Kret // November 29, 2019

SMH is The Orion’s new opinion podcast hosted by Alex Coba and Mitchell Kret.This episode discussed the importance of giving credit when credit is due.The podcast was recorded at KZFR 90.1 FM.Alex...

Through the Late Night Podcast: What is Kanye Wests best album?

Through the Late Night Podcast: What is Kanye West’s best album?

“Through the Late Night” is The Orion’s Arts & Entertainment section’s new music podcast. Led by section writers Mitchell Kret and Angel Ortega, every other week you’ll...

T-Pain performs onstage during day two of Nickelodeons Second Annual SlimeFest at Huntington Bank Pavilion. Image by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for Nickelodeon.

Playlist: The best songs ever

Mitchell Kret // September 2, 2019

Content warning: playlist contains explicit and sexual language.I usually go through phases where I listen to a genre or artist excessively until it gets old, then rotate to the next style. It can help...

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Through the Late Night final show featuring ‘Scarlet Pumps’

Angel Ortega and Mitchell Kret // May 7, 2019

  Scarlet Pumps, six months after the Camp Fire, are making a comeback with a record release show on Thursday, May 9. Scarlet Pumps consist of members AJ Dos Santos (vocals, synthesizers), Gabriel...

Rumors of SOB x RBE splitting up have been circulating since late 2018

SOB x RBE and Hit-Boy collab is good but lacks any development

Mitchell Kret // April 30, 2019

SOB x RBE collaborated with producer Hit-Boy for their most recent project, “Family Not A Group.” This came as a surprise to many fans after rumors arose that the collective would be splitting...

White Walkers arent the only thing Gendry will be smashing in the Final Season of Game of Thrones

Gendry will win the Iron Throne and if you think otherwise, you’re wrong.

Mitchell Kret // April 24, 2019

*Spoiler Warning* This will bring up events that occurred in Season 8, Episode 2 In the final season of Game of Thrones, there are four characters most people think will end up ruling Westeros: Jon Snow,...

Ka Lynda Watts reads a poem about the struggles of people of color in a prejudiced world Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

‘Justice for Josiah’ kick-starts push for change in Chico

Mitchell Kret // April 16, 2019

Students for Quality Education in collaboration with Just Unity Sistas presented "Justice for Josiah," an event commemorating David Josiah Lawson, a Humboldt State student and president of Brothers United....

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Through the Late Night Podcast: Kodak Black receives backlash after comment

Alex Coba, Mitchell Kret, and Angel Ortega // April 13, 2019

“Through the Late Night” is The Orion’s Arts & Entertainment section’s new music podcast. Led by section writers Mitchell Kret and Angel Ortega, every other week you’ll...

Billy Ray Cyrus reached out to Lil Nas X when his song was taken off of Billboards Hot Country Songs chart

Country Trap is making a comeback and could be here to stay

Mitchell Kret // April 12, 2019

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has been making waves, signifying growth in the country-trap genre. Its removal from Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart only boosted its reputation...

Remembering the Ridge allows people to attach items to memorialize what was lost in the Camp Fire. Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

Remembering the Ridge represents unwavering strength in the community

Mitchell Kret // April 10, 2019

The Remembering the Ridge memorial event was held in the breezeway of Meriam Library April 8. The event featured guest speakers, poetry, music and an introduction to the interactive art exhibit that will...

Caloy performed at the first Nooner Concert of the Semester. Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

AS Productions hosts kickoff Nooner Concert

Mitchell Kret // April 5, 2019

AS Productions hosted their first Nooner Concert of the semester on Wednesday, April 3, which featured student artist Caloy. The show was held in the basement of the BMU, where students could study and...

Nipsey Hussle was killed in a shooting in front of his Marathon Clothing store in Crenshaw Photo credit: Brandon Todd

Rest in peace, Nipsey Hussle. You will be missed

Mitchell Kret // April 4, 2019

Rapper and philanthropist Ermias Asghedom, also known as Nipsey Hussle, was fatally shot and killed in front of his Marathon Clothing store in South Los Angeles on March 31. He was known and will be remembered...

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