The Orion

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Being a first-generation college student

Danielle Cortes // April 9, 2018

What does it mean to me to be a First Gen student?In middle school, I thought I had the capability to attend Harvard University, without any idea of how nearly impossible that was.I just did not understand...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Part time worker, full time student

Daisy Dardon // January 29, 2015

My first year in college I struggled financially and it was very stressful. My parents would try to help as much as they could but sometimes it just wasn’t possible. My father even got a second...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Chico State's independent student newspaper
first generation