The Orion

Remember your Chico State pride

Remember your Chico State pride

Julie Ramos

March 5, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As a senior in college, it’s weird to think that just a few years ago I was a senior in high school. When I think back to the most nerve-racking yet exciting time, I remember being in high school and applying to prospective colleges.I remember sitting with my mom and anxiously filling out appli...

Justice fails Kesha

Justice fails Kesha

Julie Ramos

March 2, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A well-known female singer and songwriter has recently flooded social media and caught the attention of people and celebrities across the world. You probably recognize the blond, glitter loving, party girl from her hit single, “Tik Tok.” That’s right, we're talking about Kesha.Kesha has made headlines for ...

Slow and steady super senior route

Slow and steady super senior route

Julie Ramos

February 21, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Freshman, sophomore, junior, senior: that’s how college is ideally supposed to go. Four years. In four years students are expected to go from freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, to graduated alumni. Well that’s not always the case. My path will read freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, su...

TV series reexamines O.J. Simpson trial

TV series reexamines O.J. Simpson trial

Julie Ramos

February 14, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Rewind to 22 years ago. It is June 17, 1994, a significant day in American history. Arnold Palmer is playing his last round of golf in the U.S. Open in Pennsylvania. The FIFA World Cup just kicked off in Chicago. The New York Rangers are parading through Broadway in celebration of their Stanley Cup...

Relationships: less social media, more sincerity

Relationships: less social media, more sincerity

Julie Ramos

February 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

They say that the No. 1 killer of relationships is cheating. Wrong. I say that the No. 1 killer of relationships is technology. Back in the day, relationships were more simple. Before technology and Tinder came around, relationships were more sincere. You would meet someone in person, maybe at the movies or scho...

How to make a college budget last

How to make a college budget last

Julie Ramos

September 7, 2014


Filed under Features

It's finally the weekend. Classmates are getting the rest of their school supplies, friends want to go shopping and later they are going out to the bars. There are so many things to do but the bank account is saying otherwise. College students often find themselves having a difficult time buying their ...

Explore myth of ‘freshman 15’

Explore myth of ‘freshman 15’

Julie Ramos

September 3, 2014


Filed under Features

Some say it’s a fact, others say it’s a myth, and whether you believe it or not, the idea of the "freshman 15" circulates around college campuses. The freshman 15 are the 15 pounds students are expected to gain during their first year.College can be a difficult transition because of dorm rooms, roo...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Julie Ramos

August 23, 2014


Filed under Features, Humans of Chico State

If you could fix any problem in the world, would you?"I would completely get rid of cancer." -Kelsie Hinders, senior psychology majorQ: What is the most significant thing that has ever happened to you?A: "I went to Guatemala on a two week mission trip. It opened up my eyes and changed my views on lif...

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