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Campus protester doesn’t speak for all Christians

Evan Roberts // November 11, 2016

Editors note: This opinion article is a response to Students protest campus preacher A preacher from Consuming Fire Ministries visited Chico State Nov. 7 to preach at Trinity Commons on campus. The...

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Porn is damaging the nation

Evan Roberts and Dongyoung Won // November 8, 2016

In 2013, 70 percent of men and 30 percent of women viewed porn. In the same year, 30 percent of the data sent across the internet was from porn websites. Those same websites garnered more monthly users...

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Brick and mortar stores can not compete

Evan Roberts and Briana Mcdaniel // November 2, 2016

Certain products and technologies throughout history have completely revolutionized the market. The printing press vastly changed the process of dissemination of information, the marine chronometer greatly...

Roughhousing toughens up soft kids

Roughhousing toughens up soft kids

Evan Roberts and Dongyoung Won // October 11, 2016

Between everyone being a winner, physical contact games being banned at schools and a lot of child's play being all but banned, it seems like a lot of kids are being taught how to be softies. The emotional...

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Censoring conservative voices

Evan Roberts and Briana Mcdaniel // October 3, 2016

Freedom of speech has been a cornerstone of American life for centuries and is a seminal piece of who we are as people. The idea of conveying an idea despite being controversial or unpopular is what has...

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Being forced to vote for Donald Trump

Evan Roberts and Briana Mcdaniel // September 28, 2016

No matter what news channel you tune in to, you’ve likely heard the current presidential election is filled with two choices that not many people want. If you are Liberal you likely wanted Bernie...

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Changes to housing benefit first-years

Evan Roberts and Dongyoung Won // September 17, 2016

Living in the residence halls has always been a mixed bag for those who have experienced it. Some love it, some hate it and most are excited to live off campus at the end of the year. In past years, there's...

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Artificial intelligence might be on its way

Evan Roberts and David Molina // September 10, 2016

Siri was first introduced in 2011 on the iPhone 4S. When it was first introduced it was fun to play with and receive cute responses from, but it was not too useful. Since then, Siri and its competitors...

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Technology: deteriorating the family

Evan Roberts // September 9, 2016

On a weary Wednesday afternoon, a family rests together in their home. A high-school senior sits cross-legged, focused intently on the latest match of Overwatch he’s been playing on the living room TV....

Millennials find it harder to Adult

Evan Roberts // August 19, 2016

Last week I failed to be an adult in several ways. On Tuesday I spent all day in my pajamas and watched the entire season of Stranger Things. On several nights of the week I had a bowl of cereal for dinner,...

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