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Letters to: Someone who ghosted me

Letters to: Someone who ghosted me

Danielle Cortes

April 23, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Dear Someone who has ghosted me,Hey, there stranger, it’s me. I want to start my letter by telling you that, surprisingly, I do not hate you.But that doesn't mean I am going to talk to you, like ever.To be honest, what you did was pretty savage. It hurts to know that in your mind, you did not thin...

Getting hit on at the bars in Chico from a woman’s perspective

Getting hit on at the bars in Chico from a woman’s perspective

Nicte Hernandez

April 22, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

It's Friday night, you're ready to get drunk off of the $10 in your bag. Riley’s is the place you know you will at least be able to mingle since you will somehow be connected or know a majority of the other students there. You have been getting ready for the past two hours and are finally at your destination,...

Marches effective to initiate change, other steps must follow

Marches effective to initiate change, other steps must follow

Nicte Hernandez

April 20, 2018


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With what seems like endless incidents of gun violence, we have seen numerous marches in the form of protests against gun violence. Students, leaders and community members have recently taken to the streets to express their anger and overall hurt with legislators and their lack of action to reduce gu...

Letters to: Past high school teachers

Letters to: Past high school teachers

Danielle Cortes

April 20, 2018


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Dear High School Teacher of my past, Hello, it's me! I just wanted to let you know that you are absolutely right when you said, “high school is nothing like college, kids.” Late work is never accepted past the due date, except under very few circumstances. Also, attendance in most classes...

Smoking before class on 4/20: To toke or not to toke

Smoking before class on 4/20: To toke or not to toke

Kendall George

April 19, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Editorials, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

April 20 is an infamous day for college students, "sparking" the annual great debate: Whether or not to go to class high. Although it might seem fun at the moment, getting lit before geometry is probably not the best idea. Here's why.1. MoneyEvery class you attend costs money and wasting that money in a ...

How to graduate from Chico State without a hitch

How to graduate from Chico State without a hitch

Karen Limones

April 19, 2018


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Graduating is a very exciting time for seniors but can be nerve-wracking. As students are preparing for this, they must manage to complete their last semester and apply for graduation. This can result in students being overwhelmed with so many responsibilities to take care of.Seniors are not only stre...

How to make chicken tacos

How to make chicken tacos

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

April 19, 2018


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It's grilling season and there is nothing better than easy, healthy grilled chicken tacos. These tacos are simple, delicious and inexpensive to make. Below are the items you will need and how to make.How to make:First, preheat grill to 300° to 350° (medium) heat.Cut oranges and use them to ...

We are part of the problem

We are part of the problem

Kendall George

April 18, 2018


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The start of a solution is understanding that the U.S. is part of the problem. Chico State students are part of the problem. Anyone who has a social media account has that one friend who won't stop posting pictures of the melting ice caps, sad Koala Bears with their habitats cut down and beach pictu...

Solutions to common problems students face in college

Solutions to common problems students face in college

Karen Limones

April 17, 2018


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College is the time where we create memories and experiences, but at the same time, we are learning how to manage lifestyle tasks. It’s common for students to face an obstacle sometime during their time in school and when we are caught in the mist of these situations; some of us are not aware of...

Associated Students elections are coming, it’s time to vote

Associated Students elections are coming, it’s time to vote

Danielle Cortes

April 16, 2018


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It's that time of year. Associated Students elections are on Wednesday and it's time to figure out who to vote for.A.S. Government Affairs at Chico State run an annual election that includes student officials who are elected by the students.The main purpose of this association is so students are abl...

Pesto toast makes a great snack

Pesto toast makes a great snack

Grant Schmieding

April 16, 2018


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Everyone loves a person who shows up to social occasions bearing snacks. Quick, easy and cheap to make — pesto toast works great as a quick snack or an appetizer to share. Follow these five simple steps for a finger food that will disappear in a crowd faster than Hannibal Lecter at the end of “The...

College students should embrace hookup culture

College students should embrace hookup culture

Nicte Hernandez

April 15, 2018


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Living in a college town is definitely unique. Students not only see each other every day at school but run into one another while shopping, eating out and during the weekends at bars and house parties.When you have such a prevalent drinking culture at Chico State, or at any college campus, the hooku...

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