The Orion

Purge the Binging: It’s not good for you

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Reed Mccoy

April 10, 2019

Alcohol is easily the best and worst invention that humanity has come up with. To some people, it induces great feelings for short periods of time and for others, if too much is consumed, bad feelings.I enjoy alcohol as much as the next person, but I don't think I should drink it, really. I have a we...

It’s a Jungle Out There

It's a Jungle Out There

Lorinda Sasan and Dongyoung Won

September 9, 2016

Have you ever watched an Animal Planet documentary? One where the film crew is somewhere deep in the African Serengeti following a pack of Hyenas as they hunt. There’s usually a tight shot of a gazelle, minding their own business and completely unaware of the ascending predators and the swell of suspenseful...

Chico’s couch ordinance is for the best

Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Alex Horne

May 19, 2016

Walking down the street on the way to class or a friend’s house is usually met by constant porch-to-sidewalk greetings. These days, it feels like this happens less and less. This could be due to Chico’s couch ordinance. The city has begun issuing citations for breaking the ordinance and so have property management companies. Although I t...

Real World: Adulting

Illustration by Nicole Jackson Photo credit: Nicole Jackson

Megan Mann

August 31, 2015

My hands are cold and clammy. My heart's racing I'm pretty sure I'm on the brink of having a panic attack. I click on the online link and meticulously scan the article, devouring every word as my hair starts to fall out from the anxiety. It seems like I can't breathe until I get to the end, at which ...

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