The Orion

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

Caitlyn Young

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Multimedia, Q&As, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF18ItpDo0g&feature=youtu.be Chico State alumnus Aaron Draper talks about his journey through life before coming back to teach photography at Chico State. As a professional photographer, he is well-known for his project, Underexposed: a series of beautiful photographs...

Collaborative exhibit ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Collaborative exhibit  ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Anisha Brady

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Chico State is the home to a newly curated exhibit at the Janet Turner Museum. It showcases and intertwines Janet Turner’s one of a kind prints with photography by the university’s advanced photography students.   The exhibit "Wide Open Spaces" is unique in the way that it presents art solely inspired by nature found in the Chi...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Franky Renteria

September 29, 2016


Filed under Features, Humans of Chico State

"I've never been interested in school. Mostly because I've always felt like I wasn't meant for the classes that I was forced to take. I used to sit in the back of my classrooms in high school making beats on my laptop. I ended with a 2.6 GPA, simply for the fact that it allowed me to play sports. I ...

Student finds passion for photography

Student finds passion for photography

Floritzel Salvador

March 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Meet Vicente Fuentes, senior marketing major, recently returned from a semester abroad in Viterbo, Italy. The 23-year-old was born in Colima, Mexico. At the age of 8, he came to the United States. At an early age, Fuentes developed an interest for the arts. What started off as a doodle later developed...

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

January 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As, Showcase

With the beginning of a new year comes countless goals, resolutions and commitments. For Sesar Sanchez, 2016 will be a year full of photography. The 35-year-old Chico State graduate has committed to photographing and highlighting one Chico local every day of 2016. Tell me a little bit about your pr...

Senior rock climber reaches new heights

Senior rock climber reaches new heights

Stephanie Schmieding

December 11, 2014


Filed under Features

The clouds grew dark and the wind picked up as Tim Whitaker continued his perilous climb to the summit of Mount Conness, a prominent peak in the Sierra Nevada range. Shivering from head to toe, he reached the last steep section of the climb, only to be engulfed by clouds and 70 mph winds, a moment h...

Visual media outweighs reading & writing

Kevin Crittenden

April 28, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As storytellers we spin tales about ourselves, each other and the world one way or another. We’re made of stories. It makes sense that the tools we use to capture these bundles of thoughts will have some lasting imprint on their shape and form.Twenty-first century culture is saturated with information ...

Local photography on display at downtown cafe

Local photography on display at downtown cafe

Sarah Scharf

February 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Naked Lounge in downtown Chico regularly features the work of local artists and this month a new series, called "Vulturus," by local photographer Kyle Burns can be viewed there. The Naked Lounge hosted a reception on Saturday night to introduce the new series, with the photos on display and a performance by the local band...

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