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College students should be conscious consumers

Sam Rios // January 24, 2018

The consumption habits of current college students play an important role in the future of our society. College students need to find the vigor within themselves to become consumers that think critically...

The next Adulting 101 workshop will be held on April 14. Illustration by Madison Holmes.

Reporter helps students negotiate large purchases

Yoselin Calderon // April 2, 2016

In the sixth installment of Adulting 101, the Career Center, Student Life and Leadership, and the Chico State Alumni Association brought alumnus and consumer reporter Michael Finney, who currently works...

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

Tampons: Both a necessity, a burden

Madison Holmes // December 2, 2014

I have done everything in my power to avoid buying tampons since the red wave hit my sophomore year of high school. Instead of being a normal woman who could buy her own feminine hygiene products,...

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

People place too much value in possessions

Matt Murphy // September 16, 2014

I have to get the new iPhone. I don't technically need to get it. My current iPhone is less than a year old and still functions perfectly. There is no logical reason for me to get a new phone. Yet...

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