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Loud roommate? Study quietly in these spots

Allison Weeks

August 31, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Life can be a lot harder when you have a roommate who wants to party all the time. Those of you going through this, have no fear. There are places outside your bedroom that will allow you to articulate your thoughts out loud...

Columnists assess Labor Day booze ban: Students should be able to drink

Tara Miller

August 31, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Throughout the years, Labor Day weekend has always been considered a pretty big alcohol-related event, primarily because of the Labor Day float. However, after the death of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student Brett Olson last year,...

Columnists assess Labor Day booze ban on river: Sober Labor Day float is remedy Chico needs

Paul Smeltzer

August 31, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you decide to participate in holiday floats, keep in mind a little alcohol-free fun won’t kill anyone. Counties around the Sacramento River have finally wised up and banned alcohol during holiday floats, a deadly tradition...

Hometown friendships dwindle as time passes

Amanda Irons

August 31, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Each summer it seems as if I go through a friendship gauntlet. Perhaps this accompanies the lifestyle of those who come out of high school with an amoeba friendship group — a lot of little groups of friends joining forces and...

Pathway courses cause confusion for students from other universities

Nick Sestanovich

August 31, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you haven’t already guessed by my presence on The Orion, I’m studying to become a journalist. So far, I’ve been very impressed with Chico State’s journalism program and the variety of courses offered. But while planning...

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