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Opposition to politically correct language makes no sense

Opposition to politically correct language makes no sense

Nicte Hernandez

April 23, 2018


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Times are always evolving as the next generation starts to enter the workforce. Norms have changed as well as language. Politically correct language is one of those new changes we are now seeing. The term “politically correct” has been around since 1793 when the U.S Supreme Court made a decision regarding the bound...

Letters to: Someone who ghosted me

Letters to: Someone who ghosted me

Danielle Cortes

April 23, 2018


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Dear Someone who has ghosted me,Hey, there stranger, it’s me. I want to start my letter by telling you that, surprisingly, I do not hate you.But that doesn't mean I am going to talk to you, like ever.To be honest, what you did was pretty savage. It hurts to know that in your mind, you did not thin...

Getting hit on at the bars in Chico from a woman’s perspective

Getting hit on at the bars in Chico from a woman’s perspective

Nicte Hernandez

April 22, 2018


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It's Friday night, you're ready to get drunk off of the $10 in your bag. Riley’s is the place you know you will at least be able to mingle since you will somehow be connected or know a majority of the other students there. You have been getting ready for the past two hours and are finally at your destination,...

Ask Wildcats: Is the Earth flat?

Ask Wildcats: Is the Earth flat?

Danielle Cortes

April 22, 2018


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Danielle Cortes can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news.

Marches effective to initiate change, other steps must follow

Marches effective to initiate change, other steps must follow

Nicte Hernandez

April 20, 2018


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With what seems like endless incidents of gun violence, we have seen numerous marches in the form of protests against gun violence. Students, leaders and community members have recently taken to the streets to express their anger and overall hurt with legislators and their lack of action to reduce gu...

Letter to the Editor: A call to students from Chico State’s Political Science Society

Letter to the Editor: A call to students from Chico State’s Political Science Society

Chico State Political Science Society

April 18, 2018


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Attention Chico State Students, This letter is not propaganda attempting to persuade you to either vote for or against the proposed fee increase, but rather a call to action for students at Chico State. Civic engagement is necessary to ensure that a democratic community or institution makes decisions...

We are part of the problem

We are part of the problem

Kendall George

April 18, 2018


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The start of a solution is understanding that the U.S. is part of the problem. Chico State students are part of the problem. Anyone who has a social media account has that one friend who won't stop posting pictures of the melting ice caps, sad Koala Bears with their habitats cut down and beach pictu...

Off the Record: Sexual harassment, guns, military and California

Off the Record: Sexual harassment, guns, military and California

Karen Limones, Guillermo Felix-Alvor, and Grant Schmieding

April 17, 2018


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Grant Schmieding can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news. Karen Limones can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news. Guillermo Felix-Alvor can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news....

College stress never ends

College stress never ends

Nicte Hernandez

April 17, 2018


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Many Wildcats are coming to the end of an incomparable time in their lives. The undergraduate experience is different for everyone but there is no doubt that these are years we will forever cherish and look back to when we move to the start of our careers.The college experience is unique in the fact ...

Bear Hole: Formerly a hidden gem, now a Chico favorite

Bear Hole: Formerly a hidden gem, now a Chico favorite

Courtney Chapman

April 17, 2018


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You hear rushing water but all you see are fields around you. There are some strange jagged rock formations and as you approach them, you see a large drop leading down to the rushing river below.This is Bear Hole.Located in Upper Bidwell Park roughly 10 minutes outside of downtown Chico, Bear Hole is a f...

Graffiti counts as a visual art form

Graffiti counts as a visual art form

Karen Limones

April 15, 2018


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I hear people complain that graffiti artists are vandalizing our community with scribbles, but I consider them artists. When people talk about graffiti, it's usually thought of with negative connotations, but "art is in the eye of the beholder."It's unfortunate that people don’t see graffiti as art becaus...

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