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How to flirt like a pro, build confidence

How to flirt like a pro, build confidence

Danielle Cortes

March 11, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Flirting can be a fun little game or, for some, it always just seems to be nothing more than a deathly embarrassing scenario. Unfortunately, you can't just go "accidentally" drop a stack of books in front of your crush and as they are helping you pick them up you brush each other's hands and magically...

Rain or shine, Chico has something for you this spring break

Rain or shine, Chico has something for you this spring break

Karen Limones

March 9, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Let’s say you were planning to go home for Spring Break and something came up. Change of plans, you’re staying in Chico and so are those other residents who need to stay or live here.One of the best things about Chico is the beauty of the nature that surrounds it. If you haven’t taken advant...

Letters to: My past self

Letters to: My past self

Grant Schmieding

March 8, 2018


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

Dear past self, You are not thriving yet. The ride down memory lane feels more spastic in emotion than Billy Pilgrim in time. Better crack a beer for your own sanity because things are about to get a wee bit cynical—Oh wait, forget that last part. Just keep sipping that ginger ale. I always...

Say not anymore to Not Anymore

Say not anymore to Not Anymore

Kendall George

March 7, 2018


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

Since we were kids, there has been little to no education about sexual assault and now that we are in college, a one-hour video is supposed to give us all the answers? Not Anymore is not enough. Not Anymore is an online program aimed at college students to educate them on sexual assault. What is ...

Bacteria prevention is in, crop tops are out at the WREC

Bacteria prevention is in, crop tops are out at the WREC

Karen Limones

March 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

Crop tops now are banned at the Wildcat Recreation Center and for a good reason. Even though members of the WREC are frequently cleaning the equipment, they also expect students to clean it after they’re done using it. However, this isn’t always the case and because of that, the WREC is introducing...

High school relationships help build a foundation

High school relationships help build a foundation

Grant Schmieding

March 5, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Anyone who says they truly understand how to maneuver the dating pool, with guaranteed success, is full of it, according to Viren Swami, professor of social psychology at Anglia Ruskin University. In high school, college or otherwise, we all have our own confusing and frustrating experiences. When it co...

How to deal with illness in college

How to deal with illness in college

Danielle Cortes

March 5, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

In college, health should always be your number one priority because it affects many things like our mood, productivity and overall well-being. According to an article published by EverydayHealth, "Living in a closed environment like a college dormitory introduces a whole set of college health issues that college-age kids do not have to deal with at home," said Guy Na...

Arming teachers won’t stop mass shootings

Arming teachers won’t stop mass shootings

Nicte Hernandez

March 3, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

In the wake of another mass shooting, politicians are conflicted on what policies to pass. They are committed to organizations but they also have voters pulling them another in another direction. At a recent press conference, President Trump said that he feels teachers should be armed and that we need ...

Off The Record: Teachers with guns, school motivation and being sick in college

Off The Record: Teachers with guns, school motivation and being sick in college

Danielle Cortez and Kendall George

March 2, 2018


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

  Danielle Cortez can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news Kendall George can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @kendallmgeorge...

School walk-out is a protest opportunity students should participate in

School walk-out is a protest opportunity students should participate in

Kendall George

February 28, 2018


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

On March 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., a nation-wide school walk-out will take place at elementary to college campuses and it is our duty to walk out as well. In the light of all the school shootings that have been happening over the past three years and especially in 2018, young students and feminists...

Start the day off right with this crispy, gold breakfast mash

Start the day off right with this crispy, gold breakfast mash

Grant Schmieding

February 27, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely.” Without breakfast, my head feels fogged up and I can’t concentrate over the appalling and embarrassing sounds of my own stomach. I like to do myself a favor each morning and start the day off with...

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