The Orion

A farewell to The Orion

Nick Martinez-Esquibel, Sports Editor. Photo credit: Stephanie Schmieding

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

May 18, 2016

It had become the worst year of my life.In 2014, a massive earthquake struck my house back home in August. In July, I lost a family friend who my mom knew for over 30 years. Two of my cousins passed away, one in May and the other in October. In February, I lost my grandmother, "Nonnie," who I would visi...

Warriors’ guard play elevates team to new heights

Assistant sports editor Kevin Lucena. Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Kevin Lucena

January 31, 2015

The NBA is in a golden age of guard play. Most nights, having the best player at that position determines the outcome of the game. From the old guards like the Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul and the San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker, to the new kids on the block like Damian Lillard of the Portland ...

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