The Orion

Chico gives outsiders an opportunity to grasp new perspectives

Chico gives outsiders an opportunity to grasp new perspectives

Alex Grant

October 24, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

*Note the following claims are personally-based from my own views and not from interviews or research.* It’s Saturday afternoon. My roommate and I walk out of Great Northern Coffee, otherwise known as “train-car-cafe,” and take a sip of iced coffee. We unlock our bikes and pedal past the frat...

We need to be held accountable for the language we use

We need to be held accountable for the language we use

Rayanne Painter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Here, in the United States, we have a protected right to say essentially whatever we want within reason. But should we really speak without any regard?In recent years, especially during and after the 2016 election, we have been in this kind of tug-of-war with what language is okay to use. This concept o...

Wildcat on the Street: Coffee alternatives

Wildcat on the Street: Coffee alternatives

Rayanne Painter and Karen Limones

September 28, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Multimedia, Opinion

This week, Rayanne Painter asked students around campus how much coffee they consume and some alternatives they can find to reduce drinking coffee. Rayanne Painter can be reached at [email protected] or @rayphenomenon on Twitter....

Our future is dependent on informed voting

Our future is dependent on informed voting

Rachael Bayuk

September 27, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion, Showcase

As young people we are the future of this country. What we do will alter the way of the world. However, we will not be effective in our actions if we are not educated on how things in our government work. We must research and then research again. If we don't, we risk allowing certain people into our...

Sugaring can be both sweet and sour

Sugaring can be both sweet and sour

Rayanne Painter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion, Tweet Talks

Money is tight for those of us in college, or for other adults trying to make their business or career goals workout. Wouldn’t it be great to have some help through the struggles?It’s no secret that sugaring is a hot topic on social media, nowadays for this upcoming generation. For those...

A ‘lovebite’ is an affectionate sign of love, embrace it

A ‘lovebite’ is an affectionate sign of love, embrace it

Brooke Martin

September 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion, Tweet Talks

Sucking a neck isn’t just for the vampires in "Twilight." Look in my closet and you will see several long, dark blue turtlenecks. These are mainly from my younger days when I didn’t want my parents or classmates to see the mark my high school boyfriend left on my neck. As I’ve gotten older,...

Wildcat on the Street: Parking

Wildcat on the Street: Parking

Brooke Martin and Karen Limones

September 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion

Reporter Brook Martin went around campus to ask students for their opinions on the Chico State's parking issues on and off campus.Brooke Martin can be reached at [email protected] or @bmartin471 on Twitter....

Can we count on the Wildcat Pantry to keep starving students nourished?

Can we count on the Wildcat Pantry to keep starving students nourished?

Karen Limones

May 16, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry staff has just come to show how much of an importance keeping students well-nourished does not matter when they decide to keep expired labels out for grabs. The goal is to provide food for students who can’t afford to purchase groceries or a meal. Yet, the free groceries...

Keep your mind active this summer

Keep your mind active this summer

Danielle Cortes

May 15, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

It is almost officially summertime, meaning no more classes, homework assignments or group projects.But it is not a time to lose your brain activity because of lack of daily school work. Why not read a book or two, just to add to your list of summer accomplishments?According to Business Insider, “Science ha...

Roar against wildcat statue has my vote for student involvement

Roar against wildcat statue has my vote for student involvement

Karen Limones

May 14, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

If you’re thinking “another article about the Wildcat Statue?,” I know, me too. But I’ve been thinking about all those times I’m in the elevator or walking alongside the Bell Memorial Union when I hear people comment on the statue. It’s still a ruckus and students st...

Five first dates in five days

Five first dates in five days

Piper Loring

May 13, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

People typically imagine themselves meeting a romantic partner organically, through serendipity or within a professional field. But times are changing. It's increasingly difficult to meet someone without the shield of technology screens. Busy schedules filled with school, work and extracurriculars...

Don’t forget about transfer students

Don’t forget about transfer students

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

May 13, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Universities have put a lot of their focus on ethnic diverse groups. While this is important, the transfer student population brings its own diverse group of people in terms of age, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and educational background. Because transfer students are coming from different...

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