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Streaking will expose you more than what you think

Streaking will expose you more than what you think

Gage Northcutt

April 18, 2019

If you want to be funny, tell a joke. Don't take your clothes off and sprint down the sidewalk and streets.On a personal level, most sensible people wouldn’t want to expose their naked bodies to others in a public setting. If those dreams where you’re in school and somehow lose your pant...

Anti-Vaxxers are accomplices to murder

Anti-Vaxxers are accomplices to murder

Gage Northcutt

April 17, 2019

Due to the surge in parents refusing to vaccinate their children, a measles outbreak has spread across the Pacific Northwest. Not only has this reached Butte County, but specifically the measles outbreak has reached a student at Chico State.The anti-vaccination movement believes getting exposed to a dangerous and possibly fatal illness is a good thing. This ideology is a treasure tro...

To be or not to be, financially stable

Janette Estrada

April 16, 2019

Dear financial aid,I am writing a hate letter to you today.I am writing this letter because for the past three years I have been denied my qualifications. Not to say I am desperate, but I have bit my tongue for too long. It is time I confess my sincere acrimony towards you, financial aid.For some, a ...

First Impressions Podcast: The Elder Scrolls, Planned Parenthood and more

Rachael Bayuk and Alex Coba

April 15, 2019

What's your first thought? A new podcast from the minds of the Arts and Opinion section editors, Alex Coba and Rachael Bayuk. Discussing the Elder Scrolls Franchise and Planned Parenthood, on a first impression basis. ...

History is neglected in American public schools

History is neglected in American public schools

Reed Mccoy

April 13, 2019

History is an exciting thing if you take a college course about it.Understanding and learning history is one of the core tenants of the American public school system. However, it is also one of the most reviled school subjects, along with math.Most people don't like history until college. Understandabl...

A defense of college parties

A defense of college parties

Gage Northcutt

April 13, 2019

If you want to stay home on a Friday or Saturday night that's your business, but don't you think for a second that you are better than others because of that.Let's face it. A lot of people in college want to go to house parties, bars or raves (or sometimes even all of the above). These young people ar...

College relationships? Don’t do it.

College relationships? Don’t do it.

Janette Estrada

April 11, 2019

Do not do it.Do not fall in love in college.Do not let your “friends” convince you to go out on a Tuesday night for cheap alcohol and introduce you to a “cute friend.”Not to say love is non-existent, but in college? Please.At the peak of alcohol-induced bravery, it's likely they will...

Purge the Binging: It’s not good for you

Purge the Binging: It’s not good for you

Reed Mccoy

April 10, 2019

Alcohol is easily the best and worst invention that humanity has come up with. To some people, it induces great feelings for short periods of time and for others, if too much is consumed, bad feelings.I enjoy alcohol as much as the next person, but I don't think I should drink it, really. I have a we...

The everyday struggles of a casual gamer

The everyday struggles of a casual gamer

Christina Cahill

April 7, 2019

I know I'm awful, but at least I have fun.I see the guard at Suramar City and he sees me. I know if I make too big of a scene, if I’m not quick on my feet, I’ll be caught and swarmed by him and his buddies. I go to steal the item I’m questing for, and my disguise is dropped. A guar...

The mess that is the new Article 13 world

The mess that is the new Article 13 world

Gage Northcutt

April 7, 2019

Article 13 (reformed into Article 17) is a section of the European Union Council’s new initiative to slow down the creation of new content in the digital age.According to the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (try saying that three times fast), Arti...

STIs: It could be you.

STIs: It could be you.

Janette Estrada

April 7, 2019

Let’s talk about sex. The good, the bad and the gossip.Over the past year, California and Butte County have experienced an alarming increase in STI rates. Chlamydia is the most reported in Butte County.According to a report by the California Department of Public Health, “In 2017, the rate of...

GMOs are not as scary as they seem

GMOs are not as scary as they seem

Reed Mccoy

April 7, 2019

The population of earth will balloon to about 20 billion people by at least 2050, if not sooner. This realization has people concerned about our ability to produce enough food. Well, there is an answer to the possibility of food storage; GMOs.What is an easier way to make more crops, without having to...

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