The Orion

Mixed media on a canvas piece made by James Charles of Sebastopol.

monca’s take on permanent self-expression

Walker Hardy and Carrington Power // October 16, 2022

The Museum of Northern California Art hosts over 20 tattoo and studio artists emulating together a community of artists. From pieces of beautifully, articulated feminine silhouettes, to the harsh,...

Cats with tats

Cat’s with tats

Franky Renteria // September 14, 2016

      Cat’s with tats is a series sharing the stories of Wildcat’s tattoos and their significance. Featured in this project are seniors Danny Chaparro, Jordan Ramil and Travis...

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Basic tattoos take over the student body

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel // September 2, 2016

Infinity signs, dream catchers, compasses and baby elephants are just some of the very basic tattoos that unfortunately have taken over the student body. Perhaps originality is no longer a valued quality...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Think twice before getting a tattoo

Daisy Dardon // February 12, 2015

Getting a tattoo could be one of the biggest decisions one ever makes. I know it certainly was for me. Especially since my parents were so dead against it. They think only people in gangs get...

Tattoos can wait

Julianna Eveland // October 10, 2014

There's something about college that makes it feel like the prime time to get a tattoo.When I first came to Chico all my friends had cool tattoos. I was jealous. I felt young without any ink on my body,...

Visible tattoos jeopardize jobs

Veronica De La Cruz // February 23, 2014

Anyone who's ever wanted a tattoo knows how exciting it is to finally turn 18 years old.I think a lot of it has to do with the fact that it's finally something we can do that many have been told not to...

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