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‘For The Record’ Podcast: Chico State administration, we deserve better

‘For The Record’ Podcast: Chico State administration, we deserve better

Mitchell Kret and Rayanne Painter

September 18, 2019

"For the Record" is our editorial podcast featuring editors from The Orion staff. This week, our Editor in Chief Natalie Hanson and Arts and Entertainment editor Rayanne Painter discuss Hanson's editorial piece about journalists' free speech at Chico State.Natalie Hanson can be reached @nhanson_reports...

Chico State parking is expensive, unreliable and out of touch

Chico State parking is expensive, unreliable and out of touch

Natalie Hanson

September 16, 2019

Here we go again - it's fall, another round of parking permits have been sold, and students are once again battling for parking spots every morning. It seems redundant at this point to say it, but it's still true - parking at Chico State is a nightmare with no solution in sight.Except this time, ther...

The Orion Newscast Dec. 5

The Orion Newscast Dec. 5

Christian Solis

December 5, 2018

This week's newscast covers the new Chico City Council members that were sworn into office Tuesday night, flooding conditions, a vans give-away and much more. Three new Chico City Council members were sworn in Tuesday (0:09) Flash flood conditions are updated (0:30) Written stories covered in the ...

The Orion’s Camp Fire Newscast

The Orion’s Camp Fire Newscast

Christian Solis

November 28, 2018

Nearly three weeks ago the Camp Fire flames ignited Paradise and several neighboring Butte County communities. The fire burned through 153,336 acres of Butte County. The thick, toxic smoke spread to cities as close as Chico to cities as far as San Francisco. Now that first-responders have fully contained...

Votes, Vigils and The Day of The Dead on The Orion’s Newscast for Nov. 7

Votes, Vigils and The Day of The Dead on The Orion’s Newscast for Nov. 7

Alex Grant

November 7, 2018

On this week's newscast, the midterm election results are released, a vigil is covered, The Day of the Dead is highlighted and several other stories are discussed.2018 Midterm Election Results (0:06)Chico mourns passing of Linda Blacksten (0:59)Josh Fox performs monologue on how “The Truth Has Changed” (1:22)Spirits were ...

A body, a corn maze and a magic bartender on The Orion’s newscast Oct. 31

A body, a corn maze and a magic bartender on The Orion’s newscast Oct. 31

Alex Grant

October 31, 2018

On this week's newscast, the report of a body found on campus is described, the arts team explores a local corn maze and a magic bartender is featured. Multiple gunshots were reported near Chico State's Acker Gym Saturday (0:08) Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing (0:29) Local supporters of the #WeWontBeEra...

‘Sit Lie’ Reinstated and The Return of Sigma Chi on The Orion’s newscast Oct. 24

‘Sit Lie’ Reinstated and The Return of Sigma Chi on The Orion’s newscast Oct. 24

Alex Grant

October 24, 2018

On this week's newscast the city council passing of the Sit and Lie Ordinance is covered, the return of Sigma Chi is featured, the Chikoko fashion show is described and much more. Christian Solis, Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga and Alex Grant can be reached at [email protected] or @theori...

Environmental organization celebrates 43 years in community

Environmental organization celebrates 43 years in community

Natalie Hanson

October 22, 2018

The Butte Environmental Council's 43rd Anniversary Gala was held in the ARC Pavillion Saturday. Within a hour of the event starting, the room was filled and the sounds of soulful alternative folk, thanks to the band Sunday Iris, welcomed members to their tables. The Butte Environmental Council (B...

The Orion’s first official weekly newscast Oct. 10

The Orion’s first official weekly newscast Oct. 10

Alex Grant, Christian Solis, and Natalie Hanson

October 10, 2018

Check out The Orion's first official weekly broadcast. Christian Solis, Natalie Hanson and Alex Grant can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Student DJ Subfer selected to play at SnowGlobe music festival

Student DJ Subfer selected to play at SnowGlobe music festival

Natalie Hanson and Julia Maldonado

October 3, 2018

A mix of blue and pink fluorescent lights fills the empty black space. Glow sticks that radiate blue, red and green colors are spread throughout the audience. One student gets his audience amped up with his electronic-dance music and eccentric energy. This is Subfer. Chico State student Grant Miller...

On This Day: “Songs in the Key of Life” a milestone for Stevie Wonder, soul music

On This Day: “Songs in the Key of Life” a milestone for Stevie Wonder, soul music

Natalie Hanson

September 28, 2018

Stevie Wonder is probably best known for his album "Songs in the Key of Life," which was released on Sept. 28, 1976. Both a phenomenon of 1970s soul and a big moment for pop and concept albums in general, it is now often cited as one of the greatest albums in pop music history. By 1975, Wonder was...

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