The Orion

Candlelight vigil lights the way

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel

October 5, 2016

On Sept. 28, the Chico State Black Student Union held a candlelight vigil in light of the recent events in Charlotte, North Carolina.I believe that through simply coming together and standing up against police brutality, we were taking a step in the right direction that night.When I think of protests ...

Hope shines on El Rey Theatre

An inside look at the historical El Rey Photo credit: Ken Naas

Katia Berg

September 29, 2016

Roaring applause and cheers filled the Chico City Council chambers on Sept. 20 when the city council members unanimously voted to add the El Rey Theatre to the October agenda.The meeting will discuss options to protect the building. The decision came from the joint effort of the El Rey Alliance, a non-profit organ...

Peaceful Protests Bring More Criticism

Peaceful Protests Bring More Criticism

Nicte Hernandez

September 7, 2016

When we think of protests we immediately picture hundreds of people crossing a freeway, looting or the SWAT team pushing back on the protesters. Destruction is usually the word we associate with when a protest is taking place. Never do we picture silent sit-ins, despite the numerous non-violent protests...

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