The Orion

University rankings don’t measure success

University rankings don’t measure success

Rachel Reyes and David Molina

October 23, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

When deciding which college to attend, high school graduates and transfer students consider aspects such as the location of the college, the prices of tuition and most importantly, the school’s reputation. The most prestigious schools are becoming more and more competitive, according to The Washington Post. The acceptance rates are only getting lower, which is why many students should reconsider the many different aspects that CSU campu...

The O Face: Drinking to mingle

The O Face: Drinking to mingle

Rachel Reyes

October 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Some people drink to have fun with friends, some to suppress emotions, some to fit in and some most importantly to have sex. It’s portrayed in films, TV shows, social media and commercials. Sex and alcohol go hand-in-hand in today’s younger generation. When referring to hookup culture, it’s...

Technical difficulties

Technical difficulties

Rachel Reyes and Dongyoung Won

October 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

People can’t seem to put their phones away.A majority of students are always facing downward at a small lit screen. Most conversations take place via text messages or social media nowadays, which is probably the reason why people are growing up without social skills.Social media is the reason wh...

The O Face: Virginity, an outdated concept

The O Face: Virginity, an outdated concept

Rachel Reyes and Dongyoung Won

October 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If you’re anything like me, watching a lot of TV shows and movies from the 80s and 90s can create this idea that losing your virginity before marriage, or at all, is the deadliest sin in the world. Wrong. Losing your virginity is not a big deal; at least not anymore.As a Chico State student, i...

Fun in the Aves

Fun in the Aves

Rachel Reyes and Dongyoung Won

September 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It’s 5 p.m. on a Friday and the streets of Chico are quiet but not for long. Students often rushing home to get things done and still be able to make it to the pregame they just got a text about.One question that always comes to mind before going out is: Where am I going tonight?If you’re lik...

The O Face: Verbal foreplay

The O Face: Verbal foreplay

Rachel Reyes and David Molina

September 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Sex isn’t the time or place to chat. Believe me, as someone who often mingles constantly with so many people throughout the day — conversations fall flat in the bedroom.I get it, people often mistake verbal foreplay in the bedroom as something that can spice things up behind closed doors. Bu...

Distance makes the heart break

Distance makes the heart break

Rachel Reyes and Briana Mcdaniel

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

So you fell in love with your summer fling or high school sweetheart and now you’ve decided that you’re going to spend the next four years at a college over 100 miles from where you live. You start to wonder should I be a smart human being and break off the relationship or should I pretend...

When orgasms are hard to come by

When orgasms are hard to come by

Rachel Reyes and Dongyoung Won

August 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In every girlfriend group, you can find five individuals (so to speak) who are all going through many different situations in their lives but what they share most often is the bond between their sex lives. Yes, as a friend who comes from a girl group of five, I could say nothing goes better with coffee...

Don’t settle for monogamy

Don’t settle for monogamy

Rachel Reyes

August 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Last weekend, my friend and I were having our morning coffee at Starbucks and started discussing the animosity we had towards those who frown upon casual dating.Our loud voices seemed to have triggered the lady sitting right behind us because she turned around and began scolding us about how we should...

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