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Chico State students give advice on studying before finals week

Chico State students give advice on studying before finals week

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

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

Blacking out is no joke

Blacking out is no joke

Danielle Cortes

May 7, 2018


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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


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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...

Billed to the very end

Billed to the very end

Kendall George

May 2, 2018


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This time of year brings a lot of celebration. whether it be graduation, a superior grade in a hard class or just relief over the end of semester classes, most people have something to be excited for. However, at the end of spring semester, especially for graduating seniors, this season of celebratio...

Letters to: People freaking out about finals

Letters to: People freaking out about finals

Danielle Cortes

May 2, 2018


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Dear Wildcats, We are two weeks away from the most dreaded week of the semester: Finals week. Good news, that means the year is almost over and summer is just around the corner. But it also means you have to finally start getting ready for finals. Be proactive about preparing for your exams,...

Off the Record: Getting hit on at the bars, political correctness and flat Earth theories

Off the Record: Getting hit on at the bars, political correctness and flat Earth theories

Danielle Cortes, Guillermo Felix-Alvor, and Nicte Hernandez

May 1, 2018


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Nicte Hernandez can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news. Guillermo Felix-Avor can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news. Danielle Cortes can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news....

Consuming slow entertainment in a fast-information age

Consuming slow entertainment in a fast-information age

Grant Schmieding

May 1, 2018


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After a full day of school, it’s time to sleep. Lying in bed, my eyes locked on the dim laptop screen in front of me. My nightly melatonin creeps up as my attention flat lines and I drift off into a peaceful, numb sleep. The next morning, my eyes lazily open. I grab my laptop, still open from last...

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