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Chávez weekend proves Chico hasn’t changed

Chávez weekend proves Chico hasn’t changed

Natalie Hanson and Rachael Bayuk

April 4, 2019


Filed under Cesar Chavez, Editorials, Opinion

What happened, Chico? More importantly, why does this keep happening?César Chávez weekend has, unfortunately, grown infamous for its reputation as a long party weekend for many college students, emboldened by being given an extra day off from school to binge drink.And many take advantage. Th...

O face: Drunk sex kills orgasms

Janette Estrada

April 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Spring is here and as the trees and flowers are blooming, so to are the birds and the bees.Congrats on attending one of the biggest party schools in California, where alcohol penetrates livers in a rallying call for a good time.Part of the college experience is to have as much fun as possible and fo...

Ticket scalping: A plague in the concert industry

Ticket scalping: A plague in the concert industry

Angel Ortega

April 2, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Going to a concert can be the most surreal experience some may ever have. Whether it’s an intimate, small venue or a big arena, sharing the same room with one of your favorite artists and seeing your favorite songs performed live is a euphoric experience. However, one problem that is plaguing the ...

Stop judging other women’s harassment experiences

Stop judging other women’s harassment experiences

Natalie Hanson

March 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Women's History Month FeatureWhen his hands touched me, I could have screamed. I could have cursed him. I could have ripped his hand from my body, could have knocked him to the floor. I could have done something, anything, to defend myself -to make him know he was the lowest human being on the pl...

Chico State: enough is enough

Chico State: enough is enough

Janette Estrada

March 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Twitter is a social networking site that allows users to interact with others through “tweets”. What it should not be is the primary way students are warned of suspicious on-campus activity. Chico State students were in distress following the alarming warnings of a suspicious male at the Me...

Online games: A toxic toll on my soul

Online games: A toxic toll on my soul

Reed Mccoy

March 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Online games, from my own experience, are among the most rewarding types of games to play. Being able to immerse yourself in a fictional world full of real players is a truly awesome experience, especially if you have friends to play with. However, there is a dark side to the fun that comes with online ga...

Celebrity opinions can be harmful

Celebrity opinions can be harmful

Reed Mccoy

March 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Celebrity worship is something that many of us have been guilty of, myself included. Celebrities seem infallible, because they are larger than life people, people who we become slightly or all the way obsessed with. From musical artists, to social media influencers, we often look to them for guidance an...

Conversationals: Eating Vegan

Conversationals: Eating Vegan

Reed McCoy, Opinion Columnist

March 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Video

Reed McCoy can be reached at [email protected] or @ReedMcCoy6 on Twitter.

Trump isn’t the worst dog from the White House

Trump isn’t the worst dog from the White House

Reed Mccoy

March 21, 2019


Filed under Editorials

What do you mean Trump isn't the worst President ever? Have you gone insane?Truthfully, no; while Trump may have a terrible presidential reputation in many social and political circles, it takes more than just a few years to adequately judge the legacy that a person has left behind. History passes judgment...

Smear campaign in Associated Students elections

Smear campaign in Associated Students elections

Gage Northcutt

March 20, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Mudslinging campaigns found their way into the 2018 AS elections. The Associated Students elections often bring out the best that Chico State has to offer. But in one particular instance, the election brought out some of the worst in Chico that I have ever seen. This was a campaign to not only undermine a candidate, but to publicly demoralize her.This was the smear c...

R. Kelly’s interview and the danger of entertainment news

R. Kelly’s interview and the danger of entertainment news

Gage Northcutt

March 20, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Keep your eyes sharp, ears keen, and your skepticism at healthy levels while partaking in entertainment “news.”Let me make things clear: this is not a defense for R. Kelly, it is a defense for journalism and truth. That is why the performance of CBS and other media outlets alike is shameless ...

Reporting on the stories of dreamers with respect

Reporting on the stories of dreamers with respect

Natalie Hanson

March 12, 2019


Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: Women's History MonthThe idea of UndocuWeek, as a campus event, may mean very little to the average American passing through the average American campus. It may also mean everything to any student who has ever considered themselves a “dreamer” at an American college.This can als...

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