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Stay at home ‘baby daddies’

Brooke Martin // October 31, 2018

When calling him ‘daddy’ turns literal.There’s always been a stigma that men are the providers, the ‘breadwinners’. They are in charge of providing financially, while women...

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Money talks, just not in front of the kids

Brittany Mcclintock // March 1, 2016

Money can be a stressful thing to talk about. Whether you have a lot of money or not much at all, it can be the main topic of concern. When you’re getting paid, paying bills, buying things for the...

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Parental guidance no longer needed for gift-giving

December 4, 2015

The season of giving can be particularly difficult for money-strapped college students— especially when it comes to buying a gift for parents. After all, what could possibly be enough for the people...

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Owning your student debt

Kristina Martinez // October 10, 2015

Loans. I've had a number of conversations on this topic. Whether it's with peers, parents, the financial aid office or professors, somehow loans always enter the conversation when college is brought up.A...

Convincing parents to choose Chico

Julianna Eveland // March 6, 2014

Party School: “A school known more for its party-loving students than its academics,” as defined by Urban Dictionary. Chico State has done a fine job in parting with this title but we all...

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Keeping in touch with family during college

Veronica De La Cruz // February 6, 2014

Moving away from home doesn't mean the relationships we have with our parents should vanish.Communication between parents and students should be open when expressing viewpoints, but should demonstrate...

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