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...

Stop ignoring low-income neighborhoods

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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 my boyfriend’s uncle, that under-privileged schools need the funding and the resources to h...

Chico having first ever Hacker’s Convention

NorCon flyer for upcoming event.
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Kayla Fitzgerald

March 18, 2016

The first ever hacking convention is taking place in Chico. NorCon is putting on the event for technology enthusiasts and people who want to pursue a career in that field. There will be nine speakers, including experts in hacking medical devices, and other areas. There will also be a demonstration...

A.S. computers gone bad

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Joseph Rogers

May 2, 2015

The Bell Memorial Union on Chico State’s campus features a basement computer lab for students – computers with a lot of issues. I had run down to the lab to do a quick and final glance of an assignment before printing it out and running to class. That didn’t turn out quite the way I&#...

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