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Graphic by Jolie Asuncion.

Learning how to cope with an eating disorder over the holidays

Jolie Asuncion, Opinion and Multimedia Editor // November 15, 2022

The holidays are fast approaching, and with them come gatherings, feasts and turkey dinners. For many, the thought of these festivities generates feelings of warmth and excitement as the holiday season...

Graphic by Jolie Asuncion.

My silent struggle: a letter to my brain, body and aching hunger

Jolie Asuncion, Multimedia Editor // April 15, 2022

Last year, I relapsed. I was battling with my body, a silent struggle that defined my eating disorder. Since high school, I've fought with an eating disorder. For me, it came in waves. I'd have phases...

Texas conundrum old hat to Californians

Texas conundrum old hat to Californians

Shae Pastrana, Opinion Columnist // March 5, 2021

Aside from human responsibility, I think our solidarity with Texas comes from shared experience. Anyone who’s questioning reasons to support a state whose leaders mocked us should remember similar struggles...

Many vendors sold handmade jewelry, indoor and outdoor decorations and clothing. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Gold Nugget Days proves strength of community

Rayanne Painter // May 4, 2019

Paradise Gold Nugget Days and craft fair persisted into its 41st year on Saturday, despite the Camp Fire and displacement of residents.In the years before the fire, Gold Nugget Days brought thousands into...

Trisha Seastrom. Photo courtesy of Chico State

CADEC hosts forums to help students with substance abuse

Madison Holmes // December 17, 2014

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center has started hosting a recovery peer talk for students to explore topics related to substance abuse recovery, said Trisha Seastrom, the program director. "Substance...

Addiction bends good friends

Kevin Crittenden // May 11, 2014

There's nothing worse than watching, in slow motion, the wasting away of a close friend.People tend to choose company whose values closely match their own, but when a friend succumbs to the throes of addiction,...

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