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Period Sex; don’t knock it till you try it

Period Sex; don’t knock it till you try it

Rayanne Painter

September 4, 2018


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

Sex is bound to get messy. Bodily fluids, lube and sweat are all mixed up in heavy breathing, tangled hair and hey- maybe you break some furniture once in a while. This is no surprise as sex brings back a primal instinct that mostly all humans have. Except for those who don’t like sex, which is cool...

Taking fashion risks builds self-confidence

Taking fashion risks builds self-confidence

Rachael Bayuk

September 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Self-confidence can be compared to a light bulb. It is not always on, sometimes it dims and eventually you’ll have to change it out. It is perfectly normal to not always feel a hundred percent. Don’t feel bad and wish you could be like –insert ones favorite icon here—because I guarantee you,...

Letter to: transfer students

Letter to: transfer students

Rachael Bayuk

August 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Dear Transfer Students, First off, let me say welcome to the family; you have just started the rest of your life. At Chico State you can be whoever you want to be. Your past doesn’t have to define you if you don’t want it to. Transferring offers you a unique opportunity to redefine yourself ...

College students lack sufficient mental health resources

College students lack sufficient mental health resources

Rayanne Painter

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Everybody deals with their own personal lows during college. Many students may find themselves devastated over failing a difficult exam, or heartbroken over falling out with friends or partners. For anybody who’s experienced these things, they know that it can often make life harder than it needs to...

Social media consent becomes the new get-out-of-jail free card

Social media consent becomes the new get-out-of-jail free card

Brooke Martin

August 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

When talking about “social media consent” you have to wonder if consent even exists anymore. If anyone else has access to certain content, then the original owner’s ability to give consent for the content going public has been lost. When consent is lost, unfortunate repercussions can take place. This...

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


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

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


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


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

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...

The importance of traveling

The importance of traveling

Nicte Hernandez

May 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Traveling is seen as a leisure and can seem a bit unattainable though that does not always have to be the case. With thorough planning, traveling in your twenties is not impossible and we should all take advantage of this time in our lives, a time when we don't have as many responsibilities holding us...

Letters to: Parents Back Home

Letters to: Parents Back Home

Danielle Cortes

May 10, 2018


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

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...

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