The Orion

Advertisements plague consumers

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won

Jeff Guzman and Dongyoung Won

October 6, 2016

Whether it's scrolling through Facebook or watching the latest sporting event someone is constantly trying to sell something.In the last few years, advertisements are more out of control than ever before and the flood of information is harming our society. The number of products advertised to us has gotten...

Chico has bad taste in hip-hop

Illustration by Miles Huffman

William Rein

May 8, 2015

For the last 10 years, I lived joyfully unexposed to mainstream radio garbage, guided to be blissfully ignorant by the hipster culture of my hometown. Yet before I came to Chico, I was far more aware of good hip-hop and rap. I was raised by Tech N9ne, and although you and I could debate for ho...

If it’s a good song, it should be 6 minutes

Illustration by Miles Huffman

William Rein

April 17, 2015

A really good song isn’t afraid to go the extra mile and push at least six minutes. While the three minute radio model is fine for club bangers, it’s really tragic for an objectively good song. I don’t think the human attention span has eroded enough to only accept tiny tracks for listening. ...

Feminism ruins everything

Alyssa Dunning

November 30, 2014

I've always considered myself a feminist, but it wasn't until my women's history class at Chico State that I really understood what that meant.Feminism taught me to think critically and scrutinize everything around me. It's empowering and eye-opening, but it also ruins everything. I started watching m...

KCSC Radio Metal DJ Q-and-A

Michael Quiring

April 17, 2014

Koray Saglam, a senior international economics major, is one of many radio disc jockeys that work for the student-run KCSC radio station. He, along with Sarah West, hosts a metal radio show every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Orion got the opportunity to sit down with Saglam, whose radio name...

Students find voice through campus sports radio

Lee Masten

March 1, 2014

Chico State's source for Internet-broadcasted, underground music shows is picking up the baseball bat and talking sports. Two Chico State students take to the KCSC studio each week to broadcast their ideas and opinions on all things sports to anyone throughout the world who wants to listen.This semest...

Announcer recalls calling ‘Cats games

Mitch Cox, associate director of athletics. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Angelo Boscacci

February 26, 2014

May 17, 1939 marked the first time a baseball game was broadcast on TV. Princeton beat Columbia 2-1. People had two options for catching the game before television made its way into homes — buy a ticket and sit in the stands or turn the dial on the radio. Mitch Cox, associate director of athletics, ha...

Prepare to be seduced by The Graduate

Prepare to be seduced by The Graduate

David Kahn

February 13, 2014

Come witness the show American Theater Magazine calls “Original, exciting and highly theatrical.” L.A. Theater Works and Chico Performances present The Graduate, a live radio theater event at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20.Based on the 1963 novel by Charles Webb and the 1967 film by the same name,...

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