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Letter To: My Parents

Letter To: My Parents

Rachel Reyes

October 30, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Dear Parents, There’s a vivid memory I have from high school that replays in my head every time I get homesick. I got in a fight with mom about who knows what, but all I could clearly remember was crying in my room and telling myself that I can’t wait until I can leave and go to college. You know,...

Parents billed for children’s jail time

Parents billed for children’s jail time

Rachel Reyes

March 18, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Although going to jail as a child seems like a harsh punishment, the actual burden is being placed on the parents who are forced to pay a bill for the incarceration. Parents must pay a nightly rate for the detention, as bills run up to $1,000 a month in places like Philadelphia, according to the Wa...

Parents are people too

Parents are people too

Whitney Urmann

August 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Moms and daughters fight. As young women try to find themselves a lot of resentment comes to surface as they grow into the women that raised them. My mother and I were no different. We argued, we slammed doors and we said things we regretted. This summer I spent 31 days traveling Europe with her...

Don’t shy away from asking parents for help

Don’t shy away from asking parents for help

Daisy Dardon

March 24, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the two years that I've been at Chico State, I've noticed that not many people are close to their parents. I'm fortunate to say that I am. I can tell my parents anything — even about the times that I do stuff that I'm not suppose to. My mom and I text almost every day. She either remi...

Keeping in touch with family during college

Keeping in touch with family during college

Veronica De La Cruz

February 6, 2014


Filed under Opinion

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 a mutual respect for privacy at the same time.I am originally from Torrance, Calif., and being more th...

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