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Ask Wildcats: How safe do you feel at Chico State?

Ask Wildcats: How safe do you feel at Chico State?

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

April 5, 2018


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Guillermo Felix-Alvor can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news.

Free speech trumps trigger warnings

Free speech trumps trigger warnings

Kendall George

April 4, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Editorials, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Freedom of speech, although it might not seem like it, is a touchy subject. Especially in college, when a lot of contrasting viewpoints come up, freedom of speech can be jeopardized. When conversations arise that are uncomfortable, debate-orientated or controversial, emotion-based arguments on silenc...

Trump limits transgender troops from serving in the military

Trump limits transgender troops from serving in the military

Karen Limones

April 3, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

It seems that every time we are given a specific opportunity, a new policy is created for a different opportunity to get taken away. Among those, President Donald Trump announced a new memo that reaffirms a policy against transgender troops services. According to Newsweek, Trump decided transgender people were a disruption and left the military “burdened with the tremendous m...

Feeling welcomed at Chico State

Feeling welcomed at Chico State

Karen Limones

April 3, 2018


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We have all been there at some point, trying to socialize within a certain group leaves us feeling uneasy or being unable to find something on campus to our liking. Sometimes this leads up to students getting homesick, depressed or even stressed. According to College Parent Central, several studies have shown that students who are active in campus activities are more engaged in the ca...

Taquitos make great quick, delicious meal

Taquitos make great quick, delicious meal

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Chicken taquitos is a great dish to make when you don't have a lot of time to prep, but need something tasty and easy to make. Here is what you need and instructions on how to make these taquitos. Instructions: 1. First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Then in a bowl, debone the chicken and...

Californian submerged in Southern culture

Californian submerged in Southern culture

Grant Schmieding

April 1, 2018


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“Thanks, y'all, I appreciate yah,” a phrase my waitress uttered at least five times during my first experience at a southern diner. Famished after almost a full day of travel, I didn’t mind the excessive butter on almost all of my food and grits coming whether I liked it or not. I spent my spring...

Party culture does not condone sexual assault micro-aggressions

Party culture does not condone sexual assault micro-aggressions

Danielle Cortes

April 1, 2018


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Sexual assault is an ongoing issue prevalent on college campuses. The risks that increase these intolerable behaviors include drugs, alcohol and overall poor decisions. However, it should never be the victim's fault. No one asks to be taken advantage of, no matter what she is wearing. What bothers...

Cesar Chavez Day versus Chico State party culture

Cesar Chavez Day versus Chico State party culture

Kendall George

March 28, 2018


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There is (probably) not one person on the Chico State campus who is upset about school being out of session on Friday. This three day weekend will be filled with sunshine, late nights and good friends. Cesar Chavez Day is a very popular day among university students to go out, wear sombreros and drink...

The money you should be fighting for

The money you should be fighting for

Karen Limones

March 26, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

It’s going around campus like gossip, that students can fight a tuition increase from happening. If you haven’t heard by now, then maybe it’s time you get more involved on your own campus. Our tuition is increasing by $228 and that’s a lot of money coming out from some student’s wallets. According...

Learn to live your best life with ‘The Four Agreements’

Learn to live your best life with ‘The Four Agreements’

Danielle Cortes

March 24, 2018


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Finally, warm weather is here and a lot of free time will be spent under the sun. With the bright weather and school starting up again after spring break, why not pick up a book and learn about your inner happiness? The season of spring is a time of change from the gloomy skies to sunshine and the...

Letter to the Editor: Finding common ground on conflicting beliefs will create harmony among disagreement

Letter to the Editor: Finding common ground on conflicting beliefs will create harmony among disagreement

Paraic King

March 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Letters to the Editor, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

In the context of an evermore polarizing world exacerbated by social media echo chambers singing to their own tunes, what can we do to find harmony with our fellow humans?  First, we need to decide if singing together is indeed a goal worth striving for.  Maybe you think some people are just too ...

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