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Keep your mind active this summer

Keep your mind active this summer

Danielle Cortes

May 15, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

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


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

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


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

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...

Blacking out is no joke

Blacking out is no joke

Danielle Cortes

May 7, 2018


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

Have you ever heard about or experienced a blackout? According to Duke University in a survey, almost 40 percent of students have blacked out. However, just because you go to Chico State with a reputation that everybody loves to get drunk on the weekends and weekdays, doesn't mean you should be part...

Why you should attend a music festival this summer

Why you should attend a music festival this summer

Nicte Hernandez

May 7, 2018


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Music festivals bring hundreds of people together around music, art or popular food. There are a few things about festivals that keeps bringing people back though: the artists, the vibe and the people. Surrounded by other people that love and relate to the same music, all crowding around a stage to se...

Foster youth program is one of many underrepresented groups on campus

Foster youth program is one of many underrepresented groups on campus

Nicte Hernandez

May 7, 2018


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

There are many minorities on campus that seem forgotten at times. Whether it is due to lack of awareness, size of the group or complications with the systems in place meant to help them smoothly integrate into society. Numerous groups on campus have expressed frustrations as not enough diverse resources...

The morning-after pill probably won’t kill you

The morning-after pill probably won’t kill you

Nicole Henson

May 6, 2018


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

What happens inside the body when taking Plan B, an alternative contraceptive to birth control, sounds a lot riskier than it actually is. Plan B, with its painfully un-ironic brand name, is a pill that can be consumed up to 72 hours after having unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy. It’s known to many...

A quick and delicious chili dog

A quick and delicious chili dog

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Hot dogs topped with chili and cheddar cheese are worth enjoying. They're perfect for those barbecue summer days that are ahead of us. And the best part? They do not take a lot of time to make. Items needed: Hot dog buns Wieners Can of chili Bag of shredded cheese Butter Olive...

Ghosting shows how mature people can’t be

Ghosting shows how mature people can’t be

Karen Limones

May 3, 2018


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

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re exchanging messages with someone and it comes to the point where you find yourself enjoying their company, but they suddenly fall off the face of the earth? It’s not your typical they “left me on read” scene. It means no phone ca...

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