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Letter to the Editor: The Ten Commandments for the modern atheist

Letter to the Editor: The Ten Commandments for the modern atheist

Paraic King

April 27, 2018


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For a 21 century person living in a world that values reason, modern technology and science, do the Ten Commandments still hold wisdom that is relevant, especially for the non-believer?  The latter five commandments regarding murder, adultery, theft, lying and coveting, for the most part, prove to be non-controversial with just about everyone ...

Off the Record: Graduation, hook-up culture and more

Off the Record: Graduation, hook-up culture and more

Grant Schmieding, Nicte Hernandez, and Guillermo Felix-Alvor

April 26, 2018


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Nicte Hernandez can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news. Guillermo Felix-Avor should be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news. Grant Schmieding can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news....

Wildcat statue doesn’t reflect student needs

Wildcat statue doesn’t reflect student needs

Alex Grant

April 25, 2018


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Last Thursday, a new $145,000 Wildcat statue was unveiled on campus. The bronze statue was entirely supported by outside donations mainly from a campus funding pool of money called “Campus Beautification.” The statue adds another photo opportunity for cute graduation pictures but how will this h...

What to do when required classes are full

What to do when required classes are full

Karen Limones

April 24, 2018


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Every Chico State student must fulfill graduation requirements by earning enough units. Taking specific classes and making sure our homework gets done but as you close in on graduation, time is of the essence. Imagine, you’re at the pinpoint of graduating and you’re enrolling in classes and you find...

Opposition to politically correct language makes no sense

Opposition to politically correct language makes no sense

Nicte Hernandez

April 23, 2018


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Times are always evolving as the next generation starts to enter the workforce. Norms have changed as well as language. Politically correct language is one of those new changes we are now seeing. The term “politically correct” has been around since 1793 when the U.S Supreme Court made a decision regarding the bound...

Letters to: Someone who ghosted me

Letters to: Someone who ghosted me

Danielle Cortes

April 23, 2018


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Dear Someone who has ghosted me,Hey, there stranger, it’s me. I want to start my letter by telling you that, surprisingly, I do not hate you.But that doesn't mean I am going to talk to you, like ever.To be honest, what you did was pretty savage. It hurts to know that in your mind, you did not thin...

Getting hit on at the bars in Chico from a woman’s perspective

Getting hit on at the bars in Chico from a woman’s perspective

Nicte Hernandez

April 22, 2018


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It's Friday night, you're ready to get drunk off of the $10 in your bag. Riley’s is the place you know you will at least be able to mingle since you will somehow be connected or know a majority of the other students there. You have been getting ready for the past two hours and are finally at your destination,...

Ask Wildcats: Is the Earth flat?

Ask Wildcats: Is the Earth flat?

Danielle Cortes

April 22, 2018


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Danielle Cortes can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news.

Marches effective to initiate change, other steps must follow

Marches effective to initiate change, other steps must follow

Nicte Hernandez

April 20, 2018


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With what seems like endless incidents of gun violence, we have seen numerous marches in the form of protests against gun violence. Students, leaders and community members have recently taken to the streets to express their anger and overall hurt with legislators and their lack of action to reduce gu...

Letters to: Past high school teachers

Letters to: Past high school teachers

Danielle Cortes

April 20, 2018


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Dear High School Teacher of my past, Hello, it's me! I just wanted to let you know that you are absolutely right when you said, “high school is nothing like college, kids.” Late work is never accepted past the due date, except under very few circumstances. Also, attendance in most classes...

Smoking before class on 4/20: To toke or not to toke

Smoking before class on 4/20: To toke or not to toke

Kendall George

April 20, 2018


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April 20 is an infamous day for college students, "sparking" the annual great debate: Whether or not to go to class high. Although it might seem fun at the moment, getting lit before geometry is probably not the best idea. Here's why.1. MoneyEvery class you attend costs money and wasting that money in a ...

How to make chicken tacos

How to make chicken tacos

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

April 19, 2018


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It's grilling season and there is nothing better than easy, healthy grilled chicken tacos. These tacos are simple, delicious and inexpensive to make. Below are the items you will need and how to make.How to make:First, preheat grill to 300° to 350° (medium) heat.Cut oranges and use them to ...

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