The Orion

Graduating on time is hard

Graduating on time is hard

Carson Predovich and Briana Mcdaniel

November 23, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In 2013, only 59 percent of Chico State students graduated within six years. The four-year graduation rate was likely even lower.Schools don't do enough to help students graduate in four years. In fact, the university directly inhibits students from graduating on time in some cases.Chico State curre...

Focusing on the right majors

Focusing on the right majors

Jeff Guzman and David Molina

November 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The stigma against math extends far beyond the realm of high school nightmares and exams. One in three Americans feels anxiety when faced with solving a math equation, according to a study by the organization Change the Equation. Despite the fear most Americans reported, STEM occupations are growing at 17 pe...

Undeclared students shouldn’t sweat missing major perks

Valerie Teegardin

April 26, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

It’s no surprise that with the high cost of tuition and other various academic fees, students are rushing to get through college as quickly as they can. However, it’s that pressure to get in and out in four years that may be pushing some students to declare majors they aren’t fully c...

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