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Kim K talks Boston

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-05-07T19:35:00Z"/> opinion Liz Coffee Trusted media lose credibility, capture gossip ...

Social freedom found without Greek life

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-09-17T13:06:00Z"/> opinion Ian Scerri-Martin As I stood in line at the Wildcat Store, I overheard a couple of freshmen talking about rushing. Two seconds later, one of them turned around and asked me, “Are you in a fraternity?” I immediately looked back, thinking that there was no ...

Red, blue battle causes voters to struggle to color opinions

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-10-29T10:53:00Z"/> opinion Dani AnguianoYour vote is worthless unless you educate yourself first. Despite the numerous campaigns every four years that tell the public its only responsibility is to vote, the electoral process is greater than that. One cannot simply stop by t...

EDITORIAL >> Communication key to catching pepper spray attacker

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-10-04T18:44:00Z"/> opinion When a group of people saw a pepper spray victim run away from her attacker screaming, they turned around and walked inside. The second of the pepper spray attacks occurred on Sept. 25, but it took the Chico Police Department four days to publish a press ...

Anxiety weighs heavy on student shoulders

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-02-08T19:39:00Z"/> opinion Serena Cervantes I don't mean to sound like a commercial, but if you have anxiety, you're not alone. This past week marked a serious turning point in recognizing that I can't deal with anxiety anymore. I mean, it's not that I won't deal with it - it ju...

Opposite sex friends not the same

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-05-03T19:57:00Z"/> opinion August Walsh Men and women can't be friends. There, I said it. When my male friends and I interact, the bulk of what we talk about is sex, video games, cartoons, food and more sex. Sound slightly stereotypical? That's because it's true. What do women ...

Casual use of ‘rape’ offensive, insensitive

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-09-11T12:30:00Z"/> opinion Dani AnguianoRape should be the most unambiguous word in our language. I don’t need to pull out my Oxford English Dictionary to tell you that rape does not refer to success, high achievements or winning. The word “rape” has recently been used t...

Foreign Exchange: Homesickness

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-05-15T15:06:00Z"/> opinion Ben HamesSome students at Chico State may not have been home or seen their loved ones in a few days, weeks or even months. In the nine months I have spent in the U.S. away from my parents, I haven’t exactly become a changed man, but I have learned...

Blame immaturity, not Four Lokos

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-11-02T16:27:00Z"/> opinion Alexander SeymourAn energy drink and malt liquor - what a synergy. This is a beverage combination that has been growing in popularity ever since I arrived in Chico four years ago. The newest of this beverage class - the Four Loko - is legendary for...

Believers purchase salvation with narcissism

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-01-25T21:14:00Z"/> opinion Earl Parsons The universe is random and indifferent to suffering, but here's the good news - we're all going to die, no matter what happens, so we can stop lying to ourselves about it. Americans spend millions of dollars every year listening to peopl...

Media ‘unoccupied’ with protests

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-10-18T19:18:00Z"/> opinion Jake BuffenbargerProtesters all over the country have risen up in noble effort to bring attention to the financial inequality that plagues this great nation. The Protesters of the Occupy Wall Street movement are standing up to our corrupt financial ins...

Entry-level jobs provide paychecks, perserverence

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-04-08T13:02:00Z"/> opinion Katie AkesonI suffer from pomfretphobia, the fear of monkeys, because of many hours trapped inside an oversized monkey suit. Young people seem to be given the most humiliating grunt work rejected by the rest of society. Beginning as the bottom link of...

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