The Orion

French-Jewish Holocaust survivor inspires Chico audience

A then and now picture comparison of Marthe Cohn.

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

As a 99-year-old lady standing less than five feet tall, Marthe Cohn doesn’t bestow a very imposing figure. But the impact she made on the hearts and minds of those in attendance at the Performing Arts Center on March 3 can only be matched by the impact of her resistance efforts in Nazi-Occupied Europe...

Renovations will improve campus

Map of the Chico State campus.

Amanda Hovik

October 28, 2016

With the Physical Science Bridge finishing construction, Chico State is pursuing other renovations on campus. The university has begun renovations to the Performing Arts Center and has prospective projects planned including The Albert E. Warren Center, Meriam Library and modifications to the Boiler-chiller...

Students revive drowned club

Owen Hansen, president of the Ink Blots Art club. Photo courtesy of Owen Hansen.

Samantha O'Reilly

September 15, 2015

About a week before his first year at Chico State, Owen Hansen decided to explore campus. He entered the Performing Arts Center with curiosity. Among bustling students and unlocked doors, Hansen made his way through the building, unknowingly heading toward the scene shop.Hansen did not realize that j...

Chico State throws 10th annual party for Black History Month

Natalie Windt earns a loud applause for her costume and character

Amanda Rhine

February 15, 2015

Jazz music filled the air while people donning costumes of dapper gentlemen and fringed flappers entered the Performing Arts Center.The set designs elevated the room’s golden age feel, students, faculty, staff and people of all ages took a trip back in time to celebrate the Harlem Renaissance on Thursday night.In honor of...

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