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The morning-after pill probably won’t kill you

The morning-after pill probably won’t kill you

Nicole Henson

May 6, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Uncategorized

What happens inside the body when taking Plan B, an alternative contraceptive to birth control, sounds a lot riskier than it actually is. Plan B, with its painfully un-ironic brand name, is a pill that can be consumed up to 72 hours after having unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy. It’s known to many...

Students share mixed emotions over proposed fee increases

Students share mixed emotions over proposed fee increases

Grayson Boyer and Alex Grant

March 12, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Chico State’s proposed fee increases have sparked an intense debate in the student body, manifesting itself most visibly in the open forums that took place during the first two weeks of March. On Feb. 16, administrators sent an email to the student body announcing proposed fee increases to the He...

Advantages of being a student

Advantages of being a student

Steven Black

February 20, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every student will complain about tuition and the trek to class, but there are plenty of advantages to being a Chico State student. 1. Student Health Center – Besides checking for STI's and writing the convenient notes to get students out of class once in a while, the Student Health Center provides ex...

The O Face: Testing, testing STI’s

The O Face: Testing, testing STI’s

Nicole Henson

February 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

According to the Student Health Center, 1 in 2 sexually active college students either has or will have a sexually transmitted infection before the age of 25. Although this may be unsettling, the numbers should come at no surprise. How someone acquired genital warts over the weekend isn't a conve...

Chico State diagnosed with frugality

Chico State diagnosed with frugality

May 16, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Orion editorial is a collaborative effort of the entire Ed Board.

Students dissatisfied with health center

Students dissatisfied with health center

Michael Catelli

March 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Students are not pleased with the wait time to be treated at the Student Health Center and sometimes would rather save the inconvenience by not going at all. In a recent Orion survey, Wildcats were asked basic questions about their experience with the Student Health Center.The survey of 68 student responses co...

Meat bees attack Plumas Hall bridge

Meat bees attack Plumas Hall bridge

Jenice Tupolo

November 4, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

The Chico State campus was attacked by a swarm of yellow jackets this Wednesday afternoon. Pest control arrived within 10 minutes of the attack and directed students to stay away from the heavily concentrated bushes of yellow jackets, also known as meat bees. The Plumas Hall bridge has been ...

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