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Horoscope for Dec. 6-13

Horoscope for Dec. 6-13

December 6, 2015


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Aries- Much is in store for you this week, so be ready. Fun and exciting additions will come into your life so welcome them with open arms. Be ready to say goodbye to anything holding you back, as this week will have you feeling like a new person.Taurus- With the holidays in full swing you will start to fee...

The best way to confront a fear is to conquer it

The best way to confront a fear is to conquer it

December 5, 2015


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There comes a time in every person’s sexual career when they must finally face a fear. Depending on the person, each fear can be wildly different and unique. When I say “fear,” I’m referring to those big, scary “imagine if” scenarios that we discuss with our friends w...

Soup in 3 easy steps

Soup in 3 easy steps

December 4, 2015


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It's soup season, and if you're not already craving a warm bowl of the stuff, it's only a matter of time before you do. But before you open up a can of sad, thin soup, consider making soup from scratch. It takes only three steps, a couple of cheap ingredients and will yield a bounty of leftovers. Follow th...

Finish the semester strong with good study habits

Finish the semester strong with good study habits

December 4, 2015


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With final exams approaching, study habits can make or break how the semester ends. Rather than pulling all-nighters before finals, Chico State students should start studying now, using tried and tested study techniques. Stop Procrastinating, a not-for-profit research productivity website, has found the most useful and...

One-night stands: The good, the bad, the ugly

One-night stands: The good, the bad, the ugly

December 3, 2015


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One-night stands: The awkward, thrilling, scandalous story of many college students’ lives. The majority of people I know experience one-night stands on their nights out and I think it’s becoming a major staple in our sexual culture today.The thing about one-night stands is you have to accept them for what they are...

Superfood Salad

Superfood Salad

December 2, 2015


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Clean eating during the holiday season doesn’t have to mean giving up sweet treats and festive cocktails. This is for holiday parties and leftover pie for breakfast, and if you're not taking some time to indulge, I'm shedding a tear for you. However, to keep your body from feeling heavy and grogg...

Campus myths, legends unmasked by tour guides

December 2, 2015


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Imagine you are walking through Ayres Hall. Night has fallen and you can feel the darkness from outside creeping into the building. It is cold outside and you feel a chill run down your spine as if something, or someone, is following you. When you look behind you while trying to rush to the safe haven of...

Anatomy students find their way through cadaver lab

Anatomy students find their way through cadaver lab

November 30, 2015


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It smells a bit like a seventh grade science class doing a frog dissection in the cadaver lab on the second floor of Holt Hall. But on this table is a fraction of a human body, and four Chico State students are huddled around it, working. Gary Lechner, biological sciences professor, is on dec...

Now entering the land of exclusivity

Now entering the land of exclusivity

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

November 17, 2015


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In my opinion, both the best and worst part of hooking up with someone is the point where you both decide to quit the game and claim each other once and for all. Not many couples make it to this point, but the few that do must face the scary questions that come up when a hookup turns serious. After sharing intima...

Porn stars are people too

Porn stars are people too

Cheyanne Burens

November 17, 2015


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Bobby Lombardi laid on his stomach tied onto a glass case as his co-star implanted an inch-long metal catheter into the tip of his penis.As she increased the level of electricity surging into him, he withheld from yelling his safe word and survived the most intense pain of his life until the director ...

All you need is rice

All you need is rice

Grace Kerfoot

November 16, 2015


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If you can boil water, you can make rice and make it well. Rice is an incredibly versatile, accessible and nutritious grain. Available at just about any grocery store in bags, bulk or boxes, rice can cost less than $1 per pound and cooks up to twice its dried volume. Although there are many different varietie...

Unique class project creates real-world skills for students

Unique class project creates real-world skills for students

Sabrina Grislis

November 16, 2015


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Group projects are either dreaded by Chico State students or seen as a safe haven to avoid individual work. But a group project with almost 40 other students opens up a whole new can of worms, especially when it needs to be completed in exactly two weeks. But for Project Management 444 students, a who...

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