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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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