The Orion

Adulting and figuring it all out

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Sophia Robledo-Borowy

February 15, 2017

After successfully completing 18 years of existence since emerging from the womb, you are now a legally an adult.You can legally get married, vote, get a tattoo and make various other life-changing decisions all by yourself. Abandoning all familiarities from the comfort of your childhood bedroom and immersing i...

Millennials find it harder to Adult

Evan Roberts

August 19, 2016

Last week I failed to be an adult in several ways. On Tuesday I spent all day in my pajamas and watched the entire season of Stranger Things. On several nights of the week I had a bowl of cereal for dinner, and I still have a load of laundry sitting in the dryer. When did becoming an adult get so di...

Workshop helps students learn to be adults

Graphic by Elizabeth Castillo and Yoselin Calderon

Yoselin Calderon

February 18, 2016

Chico State’s Alumni Association, Career Center, and Student Life and Leadership are teaming up to host its first ever Adulting 101 workshops in BMU 220 from Feb. 18 to April 21. These workshops vary from learning basic finances, understanding your personal style, negotiating large life purchases...

Real World: Adulting

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Megan Mann

August 31, 2015

My hands are cold and clammy. My heart's racing I'm pretty sure I'm on the brink of having a panic attack. I click on the online link and meticulously scan the article, devouring every word as my hair starts to fall out from the anxiety. It seems like I can't breathe until I get to the end, at which ...

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