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College can be a culture shock

College can be a culture shock

Brittany Mcclintock

April 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

One would think that coming from the Bay Area, nothing would surprise me at this point. And yet when I came to Chico State three years ago, I was in a total culture shock. I could have sworn I’d seen it all. With San Francisco being my backyard and the country being only a 40-minute drive, I t...

Chill on the slang in the workplace

Chill on the slang in the workplace

Miles Inserra

March 16, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

As dope as slang may sound in casual conversation, slang is just that — casual. As students transition from backpack to briefcase, they need to leave slang where they found it — on the playground. Slang is a language of its own. A language of words abbreviated and combined or made up altoge...

Long commutes don’t deter faculty

Long commutes don’t deter faculty

Christine Lee

May 6, 2014


Filed under News

Chico State English professor Geoffrey Baker spends about two hours and 40 minutes driving back home to Oakland every weekend, a commute that doesn’t affect his teaching. "I know it seems if we're commuting that distance, we're not working on the days that we're not here but I guarantee you we a...

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