The Orion

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White isn’t always right

Brittany Mcclintock // May 18, 2016

First thing I want to say is if you’re white and sensitive, hit that back button. This is not an article you'll want to read. Now with that being said, I’m going to be talking about how I dislike...

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14 going on 25

Brittany Mcclintock // May 11, 2016

People are always making fun of Tyga and Kylie Jenner dating since they have an age difference of seven years. Then he got caught up in a 14-year-old’s DMs. But when the pictures of the 14-year-old...

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Be civil in Facebook political debates

Brittany Mcclintock // May 3, 2016

Social media is all about sharing personal things or random cat videos. Facebook is the biggest platform to post articles about things that a person typically cares about. And more often than not, people...

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The language of gender

Brittany Mcclintock // April 27, 2016

When someone says they’re bilingual, they typically mean they speak two languages. Like in America, it’s most common for someone to speak both Spanish and English. That way, it’s easier...

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Stop ignoring low-income neighborhoods

Brittany Mcclintock // April 19, 2016

The rich keep on getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. It is unfair for schools and neighborhoods in nice areas to get all the funding while low-income areas get nothing. I had this debate with...

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College can be a culture shock

Brittany Mcclintock // April 13, 2016

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...

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Best roommates forever

Brittany Mcclintock // April 5, 2016

Picking a roommate is always a tough decision. You want to live with someone who meets the same ideas as you: how messy you are, privacy, smoking, pets, etc. You also have to decide whether you want to...

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End the cycle of bullying

Brittany Mcclintock // March 25, 2016

Hurt people, hurt people. That is neither a reason nor excuse to be disrespectful. Just because you were wronged in the past, doesn’t mean you get to wrong somebody else. You know how much it hurts,...

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Don’t live in your sibling’s shadow

Brittany Mcclintock // March 15, 2016

It seems dark and cold. It’ll feel like no one is around to help you. You almost can’t help yourself. Seems like everything you’ve done doesn’t even matter. You’re in your sibling’s shadow. Being...

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Big boobs, big problems

Brittany Mcclintock // March 7, 2016

Somehow society taught women that having big boobs will be the greatest thing that has ever happened to them. Nearly 300,000 women in America had surgery to enlarge their breasts in 2014. Bigger boobs...

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Money talks, just not in front of the kids

Brittany Mcclintock // March 1, 2016

Money can be a stressful thing to talk about. Whether you have a lot of money or not much at all, it can be the main topic of concern. When you’re getting paid, paying bills, buying things for the...

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Pets are the best therapy

Brittany Mcclintock // February 23, 2016

Dogs, and animals in general, bring this bundle of happiness that people just can’t deny. When you’re stressed which would you rather see, a litter of puppies or a baby? I bet it would be the...

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