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Ismene (right, Veronica Hodur) begs Antigone (Krasel Morales) not to break the law in Chico States School of the Arts production of Antigone, staged 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Harlen Adams Theatre. Photo credit: Malik Payton

‘Antigone’ thought-provoking, current despite age

Greta Gordon // March 7, 2015
The Greek tragedy, modernized by Chico State's School of the Arts, plays with timeless, complex moral themes while featuring compelling dialogue, gray masks and ominous skyscrapers.
Paradise author Ken Young signs a copy of his first novel for a fan at the books presentation Tuesday at Lyon Books. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Q&A: Local author pens first novel, inspired by daughter

Kristen Moran // November 21, 2014
Ken Young walked The Orion though the creative process behind his debut novel, "The King's Frog Hunter" after presenting it Tuesday at Lyon Books.
Downtowns new glass shop, Chico Valley Gallery, has a map with pins stuck in each location where it gets its art from, according to Mike Calnan, owner and Chico State senior business management major, pictured left. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Student opens glass shop, hopes community members will ‘get hooked’

Kristen Moran // September 28, 2014
Chico Valley Gallery, which will have its grand opening and raffle Friday, features pipes, inverted paintings, pendants and other intricate glass work.
Junior Marshall Bars and freshman Bear Braud, both business management majors, enjoy lunch in the BMU Marketplace. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Explore myth of ‘freshman 15’

Julie Ramos // September 3, 2014
Upperclassman discuss if the freshman 15 is real, and give advice to first-years.
Two editors embrace during the launch party for the spring 2014 edition of Chico States literary magazine Watershed Review at 1078 Gallery. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Watershed Review re-invigorates literary legacy

Veronica Hodur // May 13, 2014
Watershed Review, Chico State's literary magazine, held a launch party Monday night at 1078 Gallery, commemorating the magazine's return.
A break dancer backflips to victory at PETEs annual prom night while the audience watches. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Chico State students boogie at PETE prom night

Veronica Hodur // May 10, 2014
Chico State's Physical Education Teaching Education program gave students a roaring good time during its annual prom night.
Ashley Penning, winner of the Deans Award, at the 59th annual juried exhibition. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Student arts explores human condition

Veronica Hodur // May 2, 2014
The 59th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition shows a wide range of artwork that seems to stem from the place where it relates to the human soul.
Jeffrey Fox founded the quickly-growing production company Get Foxy Productions, helping students promote their events. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

New production company spotlights student events

Veronica Hodur // April 26, 2014
Get Foxy Productions, a new student-run video production company, is helping students publicize their events.

‘Cheesy Love Songs’ make audience sway

Veronica Hodur // April 20, 2014
Morgan Wenter performed a collection of Burt Bacharach favorites with Jiving Board for his music education recital on Thursday.
John Reischman and The Jaybirds. Photo Courtesy of Mike Melnyk.

Bluegrass band chirps for children

Veronica Hodur // March 30, 2014
John Reischman and The Jaybirds are flying in to perform for a benefit concert April 4.
Maria Phillips, owner of Avenue 9 gallery, will display her collection of various media and artists on the Treasures of a Collection tour. Photo Courtesy of Tehama Group Communications.

Art home tour puts Chico on display

Veronica Hodur // March 24, 2014
The Treasures of a Collection tour, hosted by the Chico Art Center, shows a variety of art from four major community members.
Angles and Planes: Janet Turner and the Built Environment is on display at the Janet Turner Print Museum. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Campus museum celebrates Janet Turner’s 100th birthday

Veronica Hodur // March 12, 2014
It's Janet Turner's 100th birthday and the print museum created a collection of her amazing work.
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