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Avoiding the sugar rush

Veronica De La Cruz

March 7, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With the high cost of tuition, students often find inventive and sometimes morally grey solutions to pay for school. Dating a sugar daddy is one of the options for women. Money is tight for most students. Going on a date in exch...

Contemplating the correlation between lax police, leisurely drinking

Julianna Eveland

February 26, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

College: The open gate to the world of parties and drinking. The emerging freedom from sheltered wings of the family home. The only thing that could get in the way of that freedom is the police, right?The weekday parties, crazy “...

Beefing up the argument against beef processing

Yessenia Funes

February 25, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When parents walk into a supermarket thinking about tonight's meal, they aren't debating whether that steak or ground beef is safe. Unfortunately, they should be. Rancho Feeding Corp., located 168 miles away from Chico,...

Navigating the circus of cross-cultural conversation

Zachary Phillips

February 24, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A friend once asked me, "So, are you... like... actively gay?" I'm still not quite sure who was more ignorant in that exchange: them, for asking such a strange question, or me, for sarcastically pulling out a pen and paper and writing down m...

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