The Orion

Part of Jeff Howse's extensive vinyl records collection

An audiophile’s relationship with vinyl and only vinyl

Melissa Joseph, Editor // December 10, 2020

A few dozen crates sat in the driveway of Jeff Howse’s house as the hum of a futuristic ’80s song swirled through the quiet neighborhood from his speakers. My ears warmed as I peeled through the crates...

Afaq Pooja in the groove. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Vinyl to the people, for the people, by the people

Melissa Joseph // October 15, 2019

North State Vintage Record Society held their first-ever Vinyl to the People event Friday night at Blackbird books, gallery and café. Guests were invited to bring their own records, learn how to DJ...

Pitcher Amanda Flores had seven hits, six RBIs and her first home run as a Wildcat in the four game series against Humboldt. Photo Courtesy: Janna Weiss Photography

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Katalina Santamaria and Justin Couchot // April 22, 2018

The Chico State softball team improved to 43-3 in its four game sweep of Humboldt State. In doing so, Chico State also set a new single-season wins record, breaking the mark of 40 set in both 1980 and...

The Wildcats celebrate after clinching the No. 1 spot in their conference. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Two more records broken as Wildcats finish perfect 20-0 at home

Justin Couchot // April 16, 2018

Another homestand, another sweep for the Chico State softball team as they finished a perfect 20-0 at home this season. With the four-game sweep came two more records broken for the Wildcats.In the bottom...

Pitcher Haley Gilham is one of the Wildcats off to a hot start this season, starting 9-0 with a .70 ERA after nine games. Photo credit: Katalina Santamaria

Wildcats softball team looking to break school records

Katalina Santamaria // February 28, 2018

The Chico State Women’s softball team is now 17-0 on the season where they are slowly reaching new heights to possibly break individual as well as team records.Pitching: ERA: Starting pitcher Haley...

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