The Orion

Immigration: do not fear the “other”

Immigration: do not fear the “other”

Rachael Bayuk

October 7, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Immigrants are part of the lifeblood of the United States. Since the beginning, the integration of new ideas has launched our great nation forward into the ever-expanding future.A lot of born citizens, including the president, have a tendency to discredit immigrants. To lump them all into a group and...

Wildcat on the Street: Packing up early before a lecture is dismissed

Wildcat on the Street: Packing up early before a lecture is dismissed

Rachael Bayuk

October 7, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

This week, I asked students and staff around campus how they feel when it comes to packing up early a few minutes before class.Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected] or @BayukRachael on Twitter...

Off the Record: sex workers and sensitive language

Off the Record: sex workers and sensitive language

Karen Limones, Brooke Martin, and Rayanne Painter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion

This week, reporters Rayanne Painter and Brooke Martin shared their opinions on sex workers and sensitive language that students use.Rayanne Painter and Brooke Martin can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Packing up premature is immature

Packing up premature is immature

Brooke Martin

October 6, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

We have all been there, myself included. When we have to sit through a lecture that is not to our liking, we feel like we're going to die before the class is over. You slowly start to zip up your backpack hoping not to make too much noise. All while looking at your professor, pretending that you’re pa...

Off the Record: What sex is not and party life in Chico

Off the Record: What sex is not and party life in Chico

Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk, and Karen Limones

October 5, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

This week Rayanne Painter and Rachael Bayuk with guest speaker Karen Limones discuss topics about sex and the party life in Chico.Rachael Bayuk, Rayanne Painter and Karen Limones can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

College partying isn’t a problem

College partying isn’t a problem

Rachael Bayuk

October 3, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

As college students we feel an immense amount of pressure. Pressure to do well in our classes. Pressure to be perfect. Pressure to represent our families. But no one ever talks about our solution to the pressure. The release valve we so desperately need. We tell people we are okay and then dream of ...

Bikini barista coffee: Stop objectifying women’s bodies

Bikini barista coffee: Stop objectifying women’s bodies

Natalie Hanson

October 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Why “breastaurants” are a dying business model For the last month, the newest coffee chain to come to Chico has been generating a lot of buzz. Bottoms Up Espresso began to garner criticism from residents before it officially opened, and since its location’s unveiling last week, it’s clear t...

Dear Board of Trustees, please stop approving raises for administrators

Dear Board of Trustees, please stop approving raises for administrators

Rayanne Painter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Only so much can be taken from us until we have nothing left. We are students, most of us with a full-time class load. Many of us have a job, maybe two or even three of them. We have families at home who might need our financial help or are unable to help us out when we are struggling. Rent takes...

CSU administrator pay raises ignore student needs

CSU administrator pay raises ignore student needs

Karen Limones

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The California State University Board of Trustees keeps teaching students that their voices nor their health matter. While the board voted in favor of an executive compensation policy that gave CSU presidents a 3 percent salary raise, students continue to dig for loose change in their jean pockets to afford their education and to simply pay for food.Being a student c...

Brotherhood and bashing cars: How many frat guys does it take to destroy a car?

Brotherhood and bashing cars: How many frat guys does it take to destroy a car?

Brooke Martin

October 2, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Every year students rush fraternities and sororities hoping to become a new member of Greek life. While there are many recruitment events that take place, one stands out. It involves sledgehammers, lots of testosterone and an old PT Cruiser (this semester’s victim).Chico State’s Sigma Nu fraternity has a long-standing tradit...

Maintain relationships far from home

Maintain relationships far from home

Brooke Martin

October 2, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Dear best friend from high school, It's been a while since we've spoken. Being an adult takes up a lot of time, especially since I attend school, work, and try to maintain a social life. I know this is no excuse. I miss you. I promise that I really miss you. I miss our long car drives, our late-night...

Social norms shouldn’t control how you have sex

Social norms shouldn’t control how you have sex

Rayanne Painter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

It’s hard to argue that western culture isn’t completely obsessed with sex, even when references are normalized in children's movies. Sex is everywhere we look. It’s in nearly every Netflix show, mainstream music, social media trends and even some restaurant chains that capitalize off sexu...

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
Opinion