The Orion

School of Social Work declares intent to change admissions status

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Jacqueline Morales

February 7, 2017

Chico State's School of Social Work is in process of changing admissions status to impacted.If approved by the Chancellor's Office, impaction will be effective starting the 2018-2019 academic year for first-year applicants."...the BSW Program will prioritize applicants who are from Northern California a...

Chico’s isolation has benefits

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Alex Horne and Helen Suh

April 20, 2016

Have you ever felt when you're in Chico like you're stuck out in the middle of nowhere? Sometimes I feel this way, but I have come to realize it isn't necessarily a downside as I once thought it was.Most who attend Chico State come from California and compared to most of California, Chico is relativel...

College becoming too competitive

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Jeff Guzman

April 15, 2016

I read online that for the generation before us, in order for them to go to college they had to achieve good grades, maintain a minimum wage job and possibly pull out a small amount of student loans. Then they compared this to today where you need great grades, work full time at a minimum wage job ju...

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