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Russ Hanson (right) gives a presentation discussing the process of grief. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Paradise victims learn to cope with grief

Julian Mendoza // February 21, 2019

A support session was held for those struggling with handling grief from the Camp Fire. The event, Wildcats Rise- Managing Through Grief and Loss, focused on what to expect after a tragedy like the Camp...

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Keep your mind active this summer

Danielle Cortes // May 15, 2018

It is almost officially summertime, meaning no more classes, homework assignments or group projects.But it is not a time to lose your brain activity because of lack of daily school work. Why not read a...

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Don’t forget about transfer students

Guillermo Felix-Alvor // May 13, 2018

Universities have put a lot of their focus on ethnic diverse groups. While this is important, the transfer student population brings its own diverse group of people in terms of age, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic...

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How to graduate from Chico State without a hitch

Karen Limones // April 19, 2018

Graduating is a very exciting time for seniors but can be nerve-wracking. As students are preparing for this, they must manage to complete their last semester and apply for graduation. This can result...

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Solutions to common problems students face in college

Karen Limones // April 17, 2018

College is the time where we create memories and experiences, but at the same time, we are learning how to manage lifestyle tasks. It’s common for students to face an obstacle sometime during their...

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Learn to live your best life with ‘The Four Agreements’

Danielle Cortes // March 24, 2018

Finally, warm weather is here and a lot of free time will be spent under the sun. With the bright weather and school starting up again after spring break, why not pick up a book and learn about your...

Pets are cute but they might not be worth the time and money in college. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Owning a pet in college can create more harm than good

Nicte Hernandez // March 12, 2018

According to The American Institute of Stress, eight out of 10 college students experience stress frequently or on a day-to-day basis. College can get lonely and stressful at times, miles away from your...

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How to flirt like a pro, build confidence

Danielle Cortes // March 11, 2018

Flirting can be a fun little game or, for some, it always just seems to be nothing more than a deathly embarrassing scenario. Unfortunately, you can't just go "accidentally" drop a stack of books in...

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Rain or shine, Chico has something for you this spring break

Karen Limones // March 9, 2018

Let’s say you were planning to go home for Spring Break and something came up. Change of plans, you’re staying in Chico and so are those other residents who need to stay or live here.One of...

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How to deal with illness in college

Danielle Cortes // March 5, 2018

In college, health should always be your number one priority because it affects many things like our mood, productivity and overall well-being. According to an article published by EverydayHealth, "Living...

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‘How is life?’

Kendall George // November 28, 2017

Thanksgiving gave just a glimpse of home-life away from college, surrounded by childhood friends and far-away family. Whether or not you enjoy going home for the holidays, it has come time to face relatives,...

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How to be a good roommate

Kendall George // October 3, 2017

Are you a bad roommate? Sometimes it's hard to tell. There are plenty of characteristics that can label someone as a "good" or "bad" housemate, but there are gray areas as well. A "bad" roommate usually...

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