The Orion

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Californian submerged in Southern culture

Grant Schmieding // April 1, 2018

“Thanks, y'all, I appreciate yah,” a phrase my waitress uttered at least five times during my first experience at a southern diner. Famished after almost a full day of travel, I didn’t mind the excessive...

Digital age reveals horrors of parenthood

Alyssa Dunning // October 30, 2014

Babies are adorable, but only when I can hand them back when they start to cry.I'm a married woman, about to be a college graduate. It is time to start thinking about my next steps in life. For a while...

Coping with adulthood is difficult

Matt Murphy // September 11, 2014

I dislike responsibility. Traditionally, I have done my best to shirk it wherever I can. It's scary and I've concluded that I would be much better off without it. It's quite unfortunate for me to report...

Dancing in the Italian rain

March 28, 2014

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Studying the Art of War: Virginia 1863 June

March 28, 2014

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March 28, 2014

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Etruscan chocolate layers

March 28, 2014

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Slaughter Pen: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 1863 July

March 28, 2014

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Why men hate ‘The Bachelor’

Matt Murphy // March 26, 2014

Ah, hear that? It's the sound me yelling in celebration that yet another season of "The Bachelor" is over and I won't have to hear or see a commercial about it for months. Men almost universally cannot...

Breaking the mid-semester slump

Matt Murphy // March 9, 2014

In college, trap games don't just apply to sports. The weeks leading up to spring break are easy to overlook with the promise of a week off hovering on the horizon. I'm a chief offender. It's hard not...

Complaints about short winter break are easily solvable

Matt Murphy // March 2, 2014

Spring break is fast approaching and in the spirit of the season, I've been in touch with various friends who don't go to Chico about plans for everyone's week off. There's just one problem: no one has...

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