The Orion

Quibi breaks the Status Quo


Kirstin Joyce, Staff Writer

April 14, 2020

Liam Hemsworth stars as Dodge, a man who participates in a deadly game to in hopes of saving his wife.Courtesy of Ryan Donegan/Quibi Somewhere amongst the endless social media feeds, Netflix binge sessions and YouTube rabbit holes, you might have heard about one of the newest up-and-coming strea...

Poppy drags after AViVA pops at quirky Senator show

Musician and YouTuber Poppy performs her strange tunes to a small venue in the Senator Theatre. Photo credit: Rachael Bayuk

Rachael Bayuk

February 25, 2019

The human embodiment of confusion, Poppy, visited Chico's Senator theatre. Youtube sensation Poppy brought whimsy to metal in her late-night show.Poppy has a history of presenting the strange and unusual. Her stage presence does not disappoint in that regard. She floats on and off the stage like a fi...

Fall Acoustics show brings relaxing vibes to The Hub

Lenon Padilla performs at the first-ever Fall Acoustics show in The Hub. Photo credit: Grant Schmieding

Grant Schmieding

December 2, 2018

Wet fall leaves littered the floor as students entered the room. Christmas lights twinkled across a raised stage and melodic acoustic guitar songs rang through the relaxed crowd. Students escaped the cold, wet weather at the first ever Fall Acoustics show in The Hub Thursday evening. Hosted by the Sc...

‘Castlevania’ reigns as Netflix’s new king

Dracula's castle in all its menace and glory. image from IMDB.

Ulises Duenas

November 8, 2018

"Castlevania" is not only the best thing Netflix has pumped out this year, but it's also the most pleasant surprise of the year. The first season of the show was good, but because it was only four episodes it was hard to tell if the follow-up would top it. It did, in a magnificent way.The highlight of...

‘South Park’ leaves fans wanting more

Grant Schmieding

September 29, 2018

Assault rifles, “Black Panther” and menstrual cycles—an interesting formula for "South Park’s" season-22 premiere episode, “Dead Kids.” Comedy Central aired the episode at 10 p.m. Thursday. Trey Parker and Matt Stone carry a well-earned reputation for unapologetically mocking t...

Circus Vargas makes another appearance in Chico

The Circus Vargas returned to Chico from September 14-17.

Grant Schmieding

September 18, 2018

Pirate costumes, acrobats, clowns, fog machines, loud music, colorful lights and entertained families filled the Chico Mall parking lot this weekend. Circus Vargas, featured in the novel and film “Water for Elephants", performed its new show “Dreaming of Pirates”, Thursday-Monday at the Ch...

New year, new Netflix fix

New shows and movies have been added to Netflix. Photo credit: Carly Plemons

January 22, 2016

January, a month that brings in the new year and new Netflix releases to binge watch. Users are either going to find themselves thrilled or disappointed by the new releases and some favorites being removed. A few of the new movies and shows available on Netflix include: · "Parks and Recreation: Season 7" (f...

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