The Orion

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Constant “Crack!” of explosives has students on edge

Miles Inserra // February 9, 2015

I'm lying on the carpet of my bedroom, face down, hands covering my head, knees glued to the ground. I was so quiet in the aftermath that my first real breath in minutes startled me. It was only...

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Some parents need vaccination education

Miles Inserra // February 2, 2015

Too many parents across the country still refuse to get their children vaccinated.This issue is evident from the recurrence of diseases thought to have been largely eliminated, like the measles outbreak...

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Sellouts are the modern hustlers

Miles Inserra // February 2, 2015

Sellouts are generally condemned in our society for misrepresenting themselves.The act of going against one’s own beliefs or values for capital gain, and actually succeeding, can undermine the reputation...

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Mixed heritage diversifies student body

Miles Inserra // January 30, 2015

The percentage of the world population that comes from mixed heritage is increasing with the birth of each new generation. Unless native to America, the founders immigrated from one of six other...

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A reputation ravers can’t shake

Miles Inserra // January 26, 2015

Ravers do not have the greatest reputation. The Los Angeles Times ran an article in February 2013 titled “A fatal toll on concert goers as raves boost cities’ income.” Rolling Stone ran...

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Miles Inserra // January 19, 2015

As the students of Chico State return for spring semester, it's hard not to feel nostalgic towards home. Perhaps some finally feel at home here in Chico. I have a hunch, however, that most can't...

Millennials transcend their entitled reputation

Miles Inserra // January 18, 2015

Millennials have been coined as the generation of entitlement, who take luxuries for granted and expect rather than appreciate. In their younger years this may be true, but come adulthood, millennials...

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