The Orion

Pros and cons to living in a dorm vs an apartment

Dorms vs Apartments Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Danielle Cortes

August 27, 2017

If you're beginning your second year at Chico State, you're most likely experiencing the big move to your first apartment. Most of the time you're living with your closest friends whom you have met last year.It's a huge relief to finally live without strict rules, annoying RA’s and unnecessary...

Students adjust to dorm life without RAs

Photo credit: Jenny Salazar

Nicole Henson

March 14, 2017

“No RAs, let’s have a kegger!” Reads a resident dorm sign in Whitney hall. The floor is filled with signs like these, celebrating significantly less supervision in the dorms. Last week 20 resident advisers were fired for attending a party where underage drinking occurred. University Housing...

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