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    The Rawbar reinvented: classy and oceanic

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    Chico State’s annual Time Capsule Ceremony to take place on April 23

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    Chico State’s hazing history: pledge deaths, alcohol poisoning and more

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‘Welcome to the real world’: On collegiate envy

Maricarmen Becerra-Gonzalez, Reporter // September 1, 2023

“Welcome to the real world.” This is a common phrase used when talking to young adults entering the workforce, or even just adults coming into their independence. It’s a phrase I’ve heard...

Dear Future Orionites: How I found my way through pen and paper

Dear Future Orionites: How I found my way through pen and paper

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // April 26, 2022

It doesn’t matter if it’s pen and paper or on a laptop — writing has forever changed my life. To be frankly honest with everyone, I had no clue what I would do after high school, until I found my...

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Schools skip valuable lessons

Julie Ramos // March 26, 2016
Schools should include courses that teach more practical life skills.
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Real World: Adulting

Megan Mann // August 31, 2015
Having to be an adult may seem like a far away nightmare, but it's a lot closer than we think.

Millennials transcend their entitled reputation

Miles Inserra // January 18, 2015
Most students at Chico State belong to Generation Y — millennials. Past generations continue to doubt them and fail to acknowledge their potential.

Family will always stay number one

Julianna Eveland // October 23, 2014
As I get older it becomes easier to drift away from siblings and parents, but savoring these relationships is well worth it.

Commitment scares me to death

Matt Murphy // October 20, 2014
Getting married young used to be common, but it's not my cup of tea.

Coping with adulthood is difficult

Matt Murphy // September 11, 2014
Life is just chores, and I've never been good at those.
Julianna Eveland

Age marks milestones, not maturity

Julianna Eveland // April 1, 2014
The metamorphosis of a young person to grown-up isn’t going to magically come when the clock strikes twelve.
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