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Selfies are self-confidence boosters

Selfies are self-confidence boosters

Brooke Martin

September 12, 2018

Filters and Snapchat selfies should be celebrated, not looked down on.How many times have you asked someone to take a photo of you and it doesn’t look the way you want it? This is a problem I am all too familiar with. The only time I can count on a photo to look just the way I want it to is whe...

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

Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk, and Karen Limones

September 11, 2018

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....

The friend zone: myth or fact?

The friend zone: myth or fact?

Rayanne Painter

September 10, 2018

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...

Kegels are the next best thing to better sex

Kegels are the next best thing to better sex

Brooke Martin

September 10, 2018

It’s no secret that lots of men are attracted to virgins.If a girl hasn’t had her “cherry popped” yet, then having sex with her will feel different, right? Wrong.Some men (and women) are still under the impression that all virgins have intact hymens, which makes their vagina fee...

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

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....

Podcast: Tinder U and taking fashion risks

Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin

September 9, 2018

This week reporters Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin hit topics on Tinder University and taking fashion risks in life. Brooke Martin and Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Swipe left on Tinder U

Swipe left on Tinder U

Brooke Martin

September 9, 2018

Almost every college student is aware of Tinder, the most popular dating app. While there are many dating apps out there, Tinder continues to dominate the field. This is especially true for college students. Recently, Tinder released a new app feature called ‘Tinder U’. Tinder claims it wi...

Vegan student on a budget; tips and tricks

Vegan student on a budget; tips and tricks

Rayanne Painter

September 6, 2018

With many college students struggling with issues such as housing or food insecurity, or just struggling to pay for tuition and textbooks, it’s reasonable when college students eat what they can to get by. There are many students whose main reason for not trying out a vegan diet is because of the cos...

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

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

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

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

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...

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