The Orion

1078 Gallery broke, to hold fundraiser

1078 Gallery broke, to hold fundraiser

George Johnston

September 17, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

1078 Gallery needs help. The art gallery is coordinating a fundraiser on September 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. to keep operations running. Located on 820 Broadway St., 1078 Gallery has been a part of Chico for 34 years operating as a venue for a variety of artists to display their work. The non-profit art gallery had relied ...

Do the ‘bump and grind’ during sex

Do the ‘bump and grind’ during sex

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

September 8, 2015

Filed under Features

All great sex scenes have one thing in common— there’s music playing. We all know the feeling of getting sucked into a romantic, passion-filled, perfectly scripted sex scene. And I think the reason for our captivation can be credited to the amazing mood music that plays throughout the whole process. Believe it or...

North State Symphony receives largest donation in history

North State Symphony receives largest donation in history

Michael Mcclurg

February 8, 2015

Filed under News

Two lifelong music lovers have shown their appreciation by giving a $1 million gift to the North State Symphony, a program within Chico State's College of Humanities and Fine Arts. Robert and Ann Morgan, former owners of Crown Motors in Redding, were lovers of classical music and longtime supporters o...

Feminism ruins everything

Alyssa Dunning

November 30, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I've always considered myself a feminist, but it wasn't until my women's history class at Chico State that I really understood what that meant.Feminism taught me to think critically and scrutinize everything around me. It's empowering and eye-opening, but it also ruins everything. I started watching m...

Musical movement promotes education and peace.

Veronica De La Cruz

September 18, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Regardless of the genre that one is into, it's safe to say that some music has the ability to lift the spirits of people all over the world.The founders of the Play for Change movement share a similar belief. Since 2002, Play for Change has hosted hundreds of concerts in the hope of raising money to ...

Friday Night Concert provides enjoyable community atmosphere

Friday Night Concert provides enjoyable community atmosphere

Emma Wood-Wright

May 17, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

A man in a yellow T-shirt plays the air piano along with the band Urban Legend at the 37th anniversary of Downtown Chico’s Friday Night Concert series. “I’ve been going to the concerts since I was 11,” local John G. said. “I can’t recall the amount of bands I’ve seen here.”The free concerts will run every Friday until Sep...

KCSC Radio Metal DJ Q-and-A

Michael Quiring

April 17, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Koray Saglam, a senior international economics major, is one of many radio disc jockeys that work for the student-run KCSC radio station. He, along with Sarah West, hosts a metal radio show every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Orion got the opportunity to sit down with Saglam, whose radio name...

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