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SMH: A conversation with Mitchell Kret

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December 20, 2019

For our final SMH of the semester, co-host Mitchell Kret reminisced on his time at Chico State. Both positive and negative. A big congratulation to Mitchell Kret on graduating from Chico State class of...

Students need time for finals, rather than assignments

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December 12, 2018

After returning from the Camp Fire, the first few days seemed intense. All you could hear was the constant chatter between individuals talking about the mass destruction of flames that terrorized Paradise...

Students need more than just money

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December 5, 2018

Now that all this money has been raised for Wildcats Rise Fire Recovery Fund, where will it all go?According to the campus website for assistance one, who qualifies, may simply apply for assistance from...

Gratitude should be practiced year-round

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November 28, 2018

Thanksgiving may have come and gone, along with all the leftovers of mashed potatoes and apple pies but that doesn’t give us a free pass to stop being thankful.In this world, we are owed nothing....

Naked bodies and no sex

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November 27, 2018

We all start our journey into this world absent of clothing, wailing and writhing. The nakedness we experienced then is not unlike the nakedness we experience after a shower.The naked form has been socially...

Gender reveals: harmful or celebratory?

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November 16, 2018

A concept: popping confetti to celebrate the genitalia of an undeveloped tiny human. Sounds weird to me, yet this is the new fad of our culture.We’ve all seen the Facebook videos. Family and friends...

Catcalling: it’s inexcusable

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November 13, 2018

If you have a female or feminine body, you already know. It’s terrifying no matter where you are or who you’re with.It can happen anywhere. Walking home from class, walking into the grocery...

Ethnic backgrounds are not a joke

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November 7, 2018

As you enter Chico State, you may be intrigued by the beauty of the school's nature and by the diversity of students you meet. However, it is becoming an issue for minorities to feel safe and welcomed...

Off the Record: catcalling and porn

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November 4, 2018

This week, reporter Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin talk about this week's O-Face topic on porn and catcalling.0:08 - Porn1:57- Catcalling3:41- ClosingKaren Limones can be reached at [email protected]

Chico State students can feel intimidated by faculty

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October 31, 2018

Have you ever heard of the phrase you must respect your elders? Growing up, this is the common ideology most young adults learn. Young students often have to give their elders respect even when this respect...

Extenders, vibrators and rings: oh my

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October 31, 2018

Piercings have been a part of human nature for centuries, genital piercings are no different. Whether for pleasure, looks or function, they are an undeniable part of subculture.Genital piercings are more...

Bad news: Greasy food will make your hangover worse

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October 29, 2018

You’ve woken up with a headache, nausea and are somehow more tired than before you went to sleep. This isn’t a case of the flu or common cold, but rather a side effect of a few too many margaritas...

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