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Wisecat: 3 ways to break up a failed friendship

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-04-24T06:00:00Z"/> opinion opinion/columnists Marty Salgado<em>Dear Wisecat,</em> <em>I no longer have anything in common with a person, and I don’t get along with them anymore. How do you break up with a friend?</em> <em>— Ruby, 21</em>...

Transfer students forgotten

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-04-05T17:52:00Z"/> opinion August Walsh Transferring to Chico State was the highlight of my college career. Too bad the university doesn't care as much as I do, because transfer students are the forgotten stepchild of the college experience. Deciding to attend a junior college before...

Hint of racism lingers in many parents

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-11-12T18:46:00Z"/> opinion Dani AguianoWe live in a post-racial era. At least that’s what we like to think. I previously thought racists hid behind computer screens and white hoods, but after hearing my friend’s father talk politics, I learned that things weren’t quite th...

Age doesn’t dictate relationship needs

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-11-16T16:29:00Z"/> opinion Serena CervantesThere is an aesthetic eeriness in the movie "Elegy," starring Ben Kingsley and Penelope Cruz, where a professor falls in love with one of his students. When I first saw the movie, it was like a reflection of my own dating experience...

THUMBS >> March 28

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-03-27T18:21:00Z"/> opinion <p class="p1"><strong>Thumbs Up</strong> to spring. Flowers are blooming.</p> <p class="p1"><strong>Thumbs Down</strong> to spring. Our allergies are back.</p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1"><...

Unflattering stereotypes brought to life

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-02-15T19:09:00Z"/> opinion August Walsh If I were to have one wish come true, I would wish for the ability to turn the city of Chico into a human being. This way, I could show this town how it really comes accross, and perhaps become best friends along the way. If Chico were a m...

Thumbs up, thumbs down

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-10-05T16:59:00Z"/> opinion <strong>Thumbs Up</strong> to English grammar. Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo. Google it. <strong>Thumbs Down</strong> to txt spk. [email protected] n e 1 undrstnd u? Duz it sav tim3 4 [email protected]? <strong>...

Elections, voting call attention to America’s faults and virtues

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-11-07T13:51:00Z"/> opinion Kevin CrittendenElection day is a beautiful example of what is wrong and what is right about our country. We host a media circus of misinformation fueled by billions of dollars spent on campaigning that comes to a frenzied climax on Nov. 6. There is an a...

Weekly Top Five: Reasons friendships rarely work after relationships

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-09-27T15:46:00Z"/> opinion Tara MillerLet’s just be friends. Most of us have been there before. A relationship starts and ends, and the decision of whether or not to endure a friendship begins. Let’s be realistic — how often does friendship with an ex work out? My expe...

Combating the filth found in drinking water

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-03-12T17:23:00Z"/> opinion opinion/columnists Kevin CrittendenCrises that go ignored grow into catastrophes. Right now we use water like we breathe air; we don’t really think about it. But within our lifetimes clean water will become ever more scarce. As the population bl...

Accepting same-sex relationships, Proposition 8 unconstitutional

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-02-12T22:07:00Z"/> opinion Sam KellyIn public I can hold her hand without hesitation, touch her without taunts, show my affection without aggravation and have no problems publicly expressing the love and adoration I hold for my girlfriend. Although I am an adamant opponent of indulgent pu...

Foreign Exchange

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-02-07T09:46:00Z"/> opinion Ben HamesI was raised in an educational system different from most at Chico State, but that is expected when you attend school in another country. Since I have come to study in America, I have noticed many differences in our schools. What would I im...

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