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Podcast: Kegels, being a vegan student and having pets in college

Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk, and Karen Limones

September 11, 2018


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This week Rayanne Painter and Rachael Bayuk talk about Kegels, what it's like being a vegan student and having pets in college. Rayanne Painter and Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

College students and pets don’t mix

College students and pets don’t mix

Rayanne Painter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

With cute pet videos constantly going viral over Facebook and Twitter, it’s safe to say that animals of all form are pretty adorable. They’re quirky, sometimes fluffy and often times can be a best friend. What’s not to love? But, being an adult in college brings a lot of responsibilities. Homework,...

The friend zone: myth or fact?

The friend zone: myth or fact?

Rayanne Painter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns

We’ve all been there.We think somebody might have a romantic interest until something doesn’t feel right, we get bored or simply find somebody else. It’s awkward, feelings get hurt, but maybe we can stay friends?Talk to anybody who has been on the other side of this conversation and...

How to live the life of luxury as a college student

How to live the life of luxury as a college student

Brooke Martin

September 10, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion

Budgeting is not fun. It’s probably one of the least fun things to do because who doesn’t like spending money? Especially, when Gucci belts and Kylie Jenner lip kits are calling out your credit card’s name. The struggle of splurging while saving is even harder for college students....

Can we count on the Wildcat Pantry to keep starving students nourished?

Can we count on the Wildcat Pantry to keep starving students nourished?

Karen Limones

May 16, 2018


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The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry staff has just come to show how much of an importance keeping students well-nourished does not matter when they decide to keep expired labels out for grabs. The goal is to provide food for students who can’t afford to purchase groceries or a meal. Yet, the free groceries...

Keep your mind active this summer

Keep your mind active this summer

Danielle Cortes

May 15, 2018


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It is almost officially summertime, meaning no more classes, homework assignments or group projects.But it is not a time to lose your brain activity because of lack of daily school work. Why not read a book or two, just to add to your list of summer accomplishments?According to Business Insider, “Science ha...

Roar against wildcat statue has my vote for student involvement

Roar against wildcat statue has my vote for student involvement

Karen Limones

May 14, 2018


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If you’re thinking “another article about the Wildcat Statue?,” I know, me too. But I’ve been thinking about all those times I’m in the elevator or walking alongside the Bell Memorial Union when I hear people comment on the statue. It’s still a ruckus and students st...

Five first dates in five days

Five first dates in five days

Piper Loring

May 13, 2018


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People typically imagine themselves meeting a romantic partner organically, through serendipity or within a professional field. But times are changing. It's increasingly difficult to meet someone without the shield of technology screens. Busy schedules filled with school, work and extracurriculars...

Don’t forget about transfer students

Don’t forget about transfer students

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

May 13, 2018


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Universities have put a lot of their focus on ethnic diverse groups. While this is important, the transfer student population brings its own diverse group of people in terms of age, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and educational background. Because transfer students are coming from different...

Letters to: Parents Back Home

Letters to: Parents Back Home

Danielle Cortes

May 10, 2018


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Dear Mom and Dad,Hey folks, guess what? The semester is coming to an end and you know what that means… I am moving back for the summer!I wish I could stay here, to be honest. Don't take it personally, I miss being back home but at the same time I'm going to miss my freedom and independence even...

Four reasons to stop social media stalking

Four reasons to stop social media stalking

Karen Limones

May 8, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

If you ever found yourself clicking on the @ mentions on a social media platform or browsing through a person’s Facebook to get to know them a little better, you may be stalking without even realizing it. Nowadays, the internet has become the biggest form of stalkers to track you, follow you, and researc...

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