The Orion

I won’t be voting for Trump

I won’t be voting for Trump

Alex Horne

March 17, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

At Chico State, the notion of supporting Donald Trump is practically unheard of. Praises of Bernie Sanders echo throughout the halls. Our little liberal campus is a haven for Trump haters, and I too am part of this group. Donald Trump has evolved from New York businessman to reality show host to Wa...

Politicians should revisit children’s stories

Politicians should revisit children’s stories

Jeff Guzman

March 11, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The presidential election is approaching this year. This will be the first election that I will be old enough to participate in and I’m debating whether any candidate is worthy of my vote. I don’t seem to prefer any candidate, not necessarily because of a stance the...

Political correctness kills conversation

Political correctness kills conversation

Jeff Guzman

February 20, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Over the past couple years there has been a surge in a new culture. This culture, known as the politically correct culture, has been given a strong voice in the public eye recently, especially on college campuses. While most people would like to believe that this is good, that this sparks a ...

Danger in apathy toward politics

Danger in apathy toward politics

Allison Galbreath

April 26, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

One of my biggest concerns for this country is in regards to politics and voting. Most people, typically young adults, honestly don’t know what they are truly voting for. I know I’m guilty of sometimes being ignorant and confused about what a particular law might be proposing. Apathy is one ...

Q&A: Students lobby for artists’ rights in D.C.

Q&A: Students lobby for artists’ rights in D.C.

Ashiah Scharaga

April 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

James Gibbs, Noah Ben-Eishai and Corrie Clark, Chico State music industry students, traveled to Washington, D.C. at the beginning of April to lobby for artists' rights and attend the Grammys on the Hill Awards. The Orion chatted with Gibbs and Ben-Eishai about being the first students to participate in this event, their favor...

Supreme Court creates billionaire’s democracy

Supreme Court creates billionaire’s democracy

Kevin Crittenden

April 20, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A tiny slice of Americans just tightened their stranglehold on our crippled democracy.Earlier this month, a landmark ruling in the Supreme Court paved the way for private dollars to tip the scales of justice in favor of the uber-rich. The decision eliminates aggregate limits on individual contribu...

Lecture explores Venezuela’s future

Lecture explores Venezuela’s future

Nicholas Carr

March 5, 2014


Filed under News

Hugo Chávez, the former populist president of Venezuela and supporter of Geo-political unity among South American nations, died one year ago today.Over the past several weeks, the Venezuelan government has reported the death of 18 people as a result of protests against the regime of Chávez's successor Nicolas Maduro, as reported by the Associated ...

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
politics