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Letters to: Past high school teachers

Letters to: Past high school teachers

Danielle Cortes

April 20, 2018

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

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 make chicken tacos

How to make chicken tacos

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

April 19, 2018

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 ...

How to graduate from Chico State without a hitch

How to graduate from Chico State without a hitch

Karen Limones

April 19, 2018

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...

We are part of the problem

We are part of the problem

Kendall George

April 18, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Graffiti counts as a visual art form

Graffiti counts as a visual art form

Karen Limones

April 15, 2018

I hear people complain that graffiti artists are vandalizing our community with scribbles, but I consider them artists. When people talk about graffiti, it's usually thought of with negative connotations, but "art is in the eye of the beholder."It's unfortunate that people don’t see graffiti as art becaus...

Social media leads to mental health issues, too much information

Social media leads to mental health issues, too much information

Nicte Hernandez

April 13, 2018

For a lot of us, social media is part of our everyday lives. Whether we are waking up to direct messages, snaps or if we use Twitter or Facebook as a way to get our news. Social media is prevalent in everyday activities, despite studies showing that excessive social media use can lead to social isolation, depression and is addictive.Even though social media does connect us with the global c...

Right to vote comes with an obligation

Right to vote comes with an obligation

Kendall George

April 11, 2018

With the Associated Students' election coming up, it's important to understand the complexity and necessity of voting, whether it be in a Chico State election or national election.As young adults, students and millennials, it might not be our first priority to vote, especially in A.S. elections that don'...

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