Friday, May 19, 2017

And the Winners Are...

The Orion editors announced their end-of-semester awards Wednesday night at Woodstock's Pizza in downtown Chico.

Best of...

Sports: Chris Hendrickson
Opinon: Sophia Robledo
Arts & Entertainment: Anisha Brady
Breaking News: Jackie Morales-Ramirez 
Enterprise News: Karen Limones
Copy Editing: Christy Levine
Photography: Cortneanne Campbell
Videography: Carlos Gonzales
Design: Alán Ramirez
PR: Unique Torres
Best Editor: Kayla Fitzgerald

Sunshine Award: Miguel Orozco
Rookie  of the Year: Crystal Jinkens
The Orion Award: Jordan Rodrigues

Congratulations to the award winners and to the rest of this semester's Orion staff!

Monday, May 1, 2017

Strong spring traffic gets even stronger

Spring 2016/2017 traffic for
Traffic for continued its exponential growth in April with 137,107 pageviews, more than doubling traffic for the same month a year ago.

Other April numbers:
• 40,578 unique users
• bounce rate (visitors who viewed only one page on a visit) dropped to 13.47 percent
• average pages per session inched up to 2.9

April 2017 traffic for The Orion app
The Orion mobile app also had one of its best months ever, with more than 9,000 page views. Downloads were 1,864 as of today.