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Reasons why lying is great

Prin Mayowa

February 3, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Lying is great. It's one of those things people do just because it's easier to live with. Everyone loves easy living and being dishonest can help. Think about it, lying can improve one’s quality of life and here's how: 1....

How to enjoy the Superbowl without your team

Matt Murphy

February 1, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

On the eve of the biggest sporting event in the country, it's likely that you may be waking up knowing your favorite team isn't playing. I am also a passenger on this boat as my beloved 49ers came up short two weeks ago. Here's how ...

An ode to women’s studies

Valerie Teegardin

January 31, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

If one wants to seize life by the horns and actually do something worthwhile, then one should take women’s studies . To debunk some ridiculous presumptions right off the bat, no, not all women who take women’s st...

How to tell a good roommate from a bad one

Veronica De La Cruz

January 31, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

It's about that time again — time to look for a place to live and new roommates to live with. I've had my fair share of bad roommates so I know how difficult it is to live with someone you can't get along with. Despite any...

Unisex bathrooms provide privacy for all

Julianna Eveland

January 31, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

When I first heard about the recent changes Chico State made to accommodate transgender students by adding unisex bathrooms in the Bell Memorial Union I was taken aback. I was unfamiliar with this concept and although I have no i...

Why fitting in can sometimes be okay

Prin Mayowa

January 31, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

The weird thing about fitting in is that it there are three kinds of people. There’s always that one person who sets the tone for what’s cool or interesting — the trendsetter. These people’s views on th...

It’s a boy! It’s a girl! It should be raised the same.

Kristina Martinez

January 30, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

There is no such thing as a perfect parent. Part of being a parent means making mistakes. Even as times change, it seems that most parents usually raise their kids how they were raised while also trying to do a better job than th...

Slower speech for the sake of smart.

Zachary Phillips

January 30, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

When I think of my generation, I think of fear. The fear of awkward silences is what comes to mind, specifically. It paralyzes today’s youth from making phone calls, forcing them to resort to text messaging. It makes th...

Making new friends in class

Valerie Teegardin

January 29, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Remember how easy it was to make friends in elementary school? If a classmate shared one of their Sour Patch Kids with you at recess, you were instantly best friends and life was good. Fast-forward to college. No matter if you'...

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