The Orion

Clothing doesn’t define a woman

Clothing doesn’t define a woman

Kristina Martinez

October 15, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The clothing a woman wears has always been judged, pulled apart and discussed by other women and men. No matter where a woman is, whether it be in class, at work or even at the club, there is someone who has something to say about it. Shows like "Fashion Police" on E! Network primarily discuss what ce...

Senioritis plagues students approaching graduation

Senioritis plagues students approaching graduation

Megan Mann

September 5, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When I was a senior in high school, my life was like the song "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades" by Timbuk3. I got accepted into my dream school, I knew exactly what I wanted to major in and I was pretty sure I knew what I wanted to do with my life.I had dreams and goals and I knew how to...

Major in passion

Major in passion

Miles Inserra

April 20, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Back in the days of school bells and passing periods, brown paper bags and recess, college was a growing concern. If it was not a concern for high school upperclassmen then it was for their parents.I want students to ignore the realistic dreams of theirs or their parents to pursue far-fetched aspirati...

Bringing balance to the war on stress

Bringing balance to the war on stress

Miles Inserra

March 26, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Stress can be a student’s sword or kryptonite.Any student fighting to succeed at the collegiate level must learn to channel this potentially lethal energy into productivity.The daily stressors the average student copes with can be overcome. With extra time management, most can tame their stress a...

College soccer needs to adapt to remain relevant

College soccer needs to adapt to remain relevant

Dariush Azmoudeh

February 28, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

I grew up watching soccer throughout my life. I always thought the rules were simple. I knew that NCAA rules were usually different from the professional league — like in basketball and football — but when I came to Chico, I realized how weird the rules for soccer were. The main NCAA soccer rule that tic...

Tinder ignites casual sex, burns down thrill of chase

Tinder ignites casual sex, burns down thrill of chase

Miles Inserra

February 23, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Our world today is gravitating more and more toward a technology-driven society.With recent technological advances resulting in devices like the iPad Air 2, the iMac and the iPhone 6, children now toy with gadgets that past generations would have received as graduation gifts. Thus, it should come as no su...

Staying single in college: Benefits of flying solo

Staying single in college: Benefits of flying solo

Sophia Xepoleas

February 2, 2015


Filed under Features

You sense an alarming stare burning into the core of your soul from across the bar. Glancing over at your significant other, you realize that this accusatory stare is due to the rather extended and intimate conversation that you’ve been having with another member of the opposite sex. You gl...

Working Wildcat: Transitioning from college to career

Working Wildcat: Transitioning from college to career

Ariel Hernandez

May 8, 2014


Filed under Features

With the looming uncertainty of what to expect after graduation, life post-college can be overwhelming. As you transition from textbooks and buck nights into long workdays and financial obligations, keep these tips in mind to help ease you into the next phase of your life. 1. Don’t feel entitled ...

‘Ugly confidence’ shows hidden strength

‘Ugly confidence’ shows hidden strength

Prin Mayowa

April 3, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It all started with a joke.I wasn’t sure if I was going to pull it off. This guy was standing across from me at a party. I thought he was really cute, and I wasn’t sure if he felt the same. But why would he? I’m not exactly a ten, and he totally was. By this point in the night I had deve...

Pathways put student priorities in peril

Pathways put student priorities in peril

Matt Murphy

March 30, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The ideology that general education is built on is solid: a well-rounded education creates well-rounded individuals who will become well-rounded members of society. This is why everyone has to take a history class.But that wasn't enough for the administrators of the California State University sy...

Online classes offer opportunities, obstacles

Online classes offer opportunities, obstacles

Valerie Teegardin

March 24, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

As the last half of the semester draws near, enrollment for classes next fall looms overhead. Before signing up for online courses, consider why getting an education over the web may cost you a lot more than the enrollment fees. High failure rate Having taken a math course online through C...

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