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Wildcat on the Street: Chicoween

Wildcat on the Street: Chicoween

Karen Limones

October 24, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

With Halloween right around the corner, reporter Brooke Martin went around campus asking students their thoughts on Chicoween. Brooke Martin can be reached at [email protected] or @bmartin471 on Twitter....

Halloween doesn’t have to be scary

Halloween doesn’t have to be scary

Rachael Bayuk

October 24, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Halloween in Chico has a deep tradition of being a time for partying. While I have no bone to pick with celebrating, I do have a few tips for staying safe while doing it.Sex is great, but it can be dangerous to get caught up in an exciting hookup. There will be an influx of “out-of-towners” into our ...

Start living in the now

Start living in the now

Brooke Martin

October 23, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

College students are planning for the future, but might be forgetting about the now.Midterms, grades, internships and careers weigh heavily on college students’ minds. Under all of this stress, it’s easy to forget that we are in college, supposedly the best years of your life. Make these years count.College students face an enormous amount of worry. We a...

The scary part of people visiting for Chicoween

The scary part of people visiting for Chicoween

Brooke Martin

October 22, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Chicoween has become a Chico State tradition, that is well known by more than just students. Every Halloween, many out of towners come up to celebrate. While this can be great, it also escalates the risks of going out. The scary part isn’t the witches or ghosts, it’s the people out of to...

Coming out isn’t always rainbows

Coming out isn’t always rainbows

Rachael Bayuk

October 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Being proud doesn't always mean you have to be loud.Coming out is the removal of a societal mask. The shedding of a false skin. But, dropping these walls isn’t all rainbows and butterflies.We still live in a world where people are murdered and arrested for being themselves. Please do not let the...

We all are responsible for reversing climate change

We all are responsible for reversing climate change

Rayanne Painter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

The Earth as we know it is disappearing at an alarmingly fast rate. I know it, you know it and we need to stop ignoring it.Over the past decade, there’s been no secret about the fact that our climate is rapidly changing and becoming too hot for the earth to remain sustainable. Coral reefs once full of vib...

Off the Record: coming out, nipple licking and meninism

Karen Limones

October 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk and guest Alex Grant talk about coming out, trying new things in the bedroom and meninism.Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk and Alex Grant can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Wildcat on the Street: Plastic can cause gain-weight

Karen Limones

October 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Reporter Brook Martin went around campus to ask students if they knew that plastic can be a leading cause to health issues and their opinion on some alternatives students can use.Brooke Martin can be reached at [email protected] or @bmartin471 on Twitter....

Blood donors wanted: unless you’re gay

Blood donors wanted: unless you’re gay

Rayanne Painter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

When entering the American Red Cross website, a red banner pops up on the top of the screen: Critical Need for Blood and Platelets.Unfortunately for the Red Cross and those who benefit from their donations, less than 38 percent of people in the U.S. are eligible to give blood. This gives urgency to finding eligible donors, but surprisingly enough, they will turn down potential do...

Plastic is making you fat

Plastic is making you fat

Brooke Martin

October 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

All of the hard work we put into looking good may be going to waste by just one simple thing - plastic.At the gym, in class or simply on the streets, you will see people chugging water from plastic bottles. Besides needing water to live, people drink water to stay healthy and, sometimes, to curve appeti...

Feminists respond to meninism

Feminists respond to meninism

Rachael Bayuk

October 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Do we even have to?Meninism started as a joke. It should end as one too.To suggest that the Meninist "movement" is a legitimate and positive thing is ridiculous. They are not revolting against a power structure designed against them. There are not healthcare issues they must fight for. No laws that go...

Men should not be left out of the equality fight

Men should not be left out of the equality fight

Brooke Martin

October 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Meninism: myth or fact?President Donald Trump was recently quoted saying, “It is a very scary time for young men in America…” He has since faced much backlash for this comment, but it has brought up the question: Do men face gender inequality too?Feminism is a term and social movement promot...

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