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I tried some coffee shops so you wouldn’t have to

I tried some coffee shops so you wouldn’t have to

Mina Marjanovic and Dongyoung Won

November 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Coffee is no joke to me. When I first decided to attend Chico State my initial fear was that I wouldn't find a coffee shop that met my expectations. Back in San Diego I have two coffee shops I became obsessed with once my caffeine adiction really kicked in. I go to coffee shops mainly to socialize...

A guide to prepping for chicoween

A guide to prepping for chicoween

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel

October 27, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Halloween is one of the most celebrated holidays at Chico. There's plenty of treats to go around, but there's also a few important tricks to master. Although Halloween falls on a Monday this year, do not be fooled, the party will go on. Here at Chico State, we are known for dedicating an entire we...

Candlelight vigil lights the way

Candlelight vigil lights the way

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel

October 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

On Sept. 28, the Chico State Black Student Union held a candlelight vigil in light of the recent events in Charlotte, North Carolina.I believe that through simply coming together and standing up against police brutality, we were taking a step in the right direction that night.When I think of protests ...

Celebrities get better treatment

Celebrities get better treatment

Mina Marjanovic and David Molina

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

“I’ll buy the neighbor’s house if they complain about the noise,” said Drake in one of his features for Future, called “Where Ya At."According to Trulia, a real estate website, last week Drake decided to live up to his lyrics. Drake dropped about $3 million for his neighbor's 4...

Hair styles and cultural appropriation

Hair styles and cultural appropriation

Mina Marjanovic

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

My parents keep a picture of me on a beautiful beach in Turkey pinned to our refrigerator back home. It used to be one of my favorite pictures because it reminded me of the summer I was able to convince my mother to spend a whole 50 Euros in order for me to get my blonde head braided. I never thought...

Rave Festival 411

Rave Festival 411

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel

September 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As music blasted from every angle, I could feel the earth beneath my feet begin to dance. All around me people roamed in funky costumes, smiling and absorbing the positive festival vibes. The sun set slowly behind Wolf's Den (the main stage), creating a beautiful pink sky. The party was just getting started, and I was alre...

Basic tattoos take over the student body

Basic tattoos take over the student body

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel

September 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Infinity signs, dream catchers, compasses and baby elephants are just some of the very basic tattoos that unfortunately have taken over the student body. Perhaps originality is no longer a valued quality when it comes to committing to tattoos. In fact, most people chose their tattoos based on pictur...

School Year vs Summer: Which is more fun?

School Year vs Summer: Which is more fun?

Mina Marjanovic

August 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Just a few months ago Chico State campus was swarming with antsy students waiting to get out. Summer vacation was the topic of every discussion. Whether you were laying out by the pool trying to get a head start on that summer tan, inside the library studying for those last few finals or at the gym st...

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