The Orion

Technology shouldn’t equal laziness

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Jeff Guzman

November 11, 2016

Technology has seeped into every part of our lives but the one place that technology seems to be discouraged is in the classroom. With technology constantly advancing and becoming more common, it’s time schools embrace the technological revolution. PowerPoint presentations and online homework are a...

New building aesthetic generates mixed feelings

The Facewall. This piece contains over 1000 faces from around the campus and community. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Thomas Staaden and Sean Martens

August 27, 2016

After three years of construction, costing around $42 million, the new Arts and Humanities building is now open. The new 91,000 square foot building contains a recital hall, five lecture halls and plenty of classrooms. Yet, the most common thing noticed by students is the different style. Senior Marian Becker said s...

Online classes equal less learning

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Alex Horne

April 15, 2016

Not leaving home, sitting on the couch and class time whenever: all enticing facets of online classes. But is it all worth it? Online classes are an easy way to avoid the stress of creating a cohesive class schedule and getting to campus. It can seem like a miracle when searching for a class and an ...

Faculty members should stop co-opting personal student stories

Illustration by Trevor Moore

Joseph Rogers

April 29, 2015

I don’t know how the topic really came up at the smoking area between Butte and Plumas halls, but there was consensus among the three of us who were discussing it: Faculty members are not entitled to the personal stories of their students. One gentleman, a veteran of Afghanistan, shared that...

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