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The morning-after pill probably won’t kill you

The morning-after pill probably won’t kill you

Nicole Henson

May 6, 2018


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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


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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


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

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,...

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...

What to do when required classes are full

What to do when required classes are full

Karen Limones

April 24, 2018


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Every Chico State student must fulfill graduation requirements by earning enough units. Taking specific classes and making sure our homework gets done but as you close in on graduation, time is of the essence. Imagine, you’re at the pinpoint of graduating and you’re enrolling in classes and you find...

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


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

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,...

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...

We are part of the problem

We are part of the problem

Kendall George

April 18, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

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...

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