The Orion

WREC’s new slacklining event tests balance over water

Third-year student Malin Eiremo falls into Wildcat Recreation Center's pool as she attempts to walk across the slackline. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Alex Grant

February 28, 2018

A new weekly slacklining program kicked off at the Wildcat Recreation Center last Friday.Slack or Swim combines the skills of balancing on a slackline, a tightrope-like line, with swimming. Participants walk across a flat two-inch wide cable, that’s placed four feet above the WREC's pool. The line is 25...

How to get through college successfully

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Allison Galbreath

April 26, 2015

As my time in college comes to a close, I've been thinking about my years at Chico State. And the time has come for me to pass on what I've learned to other students about the rest of their college careers. Obviously my experience and thoughts dictate my views and opinions, so take everything with a ...

Love and friendships: A balancing act

Love and friendships: A balancing act

Sophia Xepoleas

April 6, 2015

I was head over heels in love. It was finally here, the moment I had been waiting for and never believed would arrive. I was completely enamored with this boy I could now call my own, and nothing else mattered. I spent every spare moment in his presence, and although we fought more than we got al...

Bringing balance to the war on stress

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Miles Inserra

March 26, 2015

Stress can be a student’s sword or kryptonite.Any student fighting to succeed at the collegiate level must learn to channel this potentially lethal energy into productivity.The daily stressors the average student copes with can be overcome. With extra time management, most can tame their stress a...

The perks of dessert

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Miles Inserra

March 9, 2015

Stop feeling guilty for eating that girl-scout cookie!Whether a home-cooked meal, fine dining or Sutter dining, everyone should eat a little unhealthy each day because it’s good for you.I’ve always been a motivated athlete and dedicated student, so my life habits have always been physicall...

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