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Four reasons to stop social media stalking

Four reasons to stop social media stalking

Karen Limones

May 8, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

If you ever found yourself clicking on the @ mentions on a social media platform or browsing through a person’s Facebook to get to know them a little better, you may be stalking without even realizing it. Nowadays, the internet has become the biggest form of stalkers to track you, follow you, and researc...

Reliance on technology takes meaning away from real dating

Reliance on technology takes meaning away from real dating

Danielle Cortes

April 2, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

What does dating mean for our generation? I rarely even hear that word in a culture where hooking up is the norm. Dating is very complicated. These days, everybody seems to skip the whole cute dating part, which is upsetting. This is when real efforts are made through special moments like an evening...

How to cope with long distance relationships

How to cope with long distance relationships

Grant Schmieding

March 26, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Long distance relationships are about as much fun as just about every Ramsay Bolton scene in Game of Thrones. After my own long distance relationship, I would rather go shopping for my own coffin than start another one. Unfortunately, after a year, I consider myself to be a bit of an expert. Just...

How to flirt like a pro, build confidence

How to flirt like a pro, build confidence

Danielle Cortes

March 11, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Flirting can be a fun little game or, for some, it always just seems to be nothing more than a deathly embarrassing scenario. Unfortunately, you can't just go "accidentally" drop a stack of books in front of your crush and as they are helping you pick them up you brush each other's hands and magically...

High school relationships help build a foundation

High school relationships help build a foundation

Grant Schmieding

March 5, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Anyone who says they truly understand how to maneuver the dating pool, with guaranteed success, is full of it, according to Viren Swami, professor of social psychology at Anglia Ruskin University. In high school, college or otherwise, we all have our own confusing and frustrating experiences. When it co...

Long distance relationships don’t work in college

Long distance relationships don’t work in college

Danielle Cortes

August 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Long distance relationships are difficult. Short distance relationships are difficult. All relationships are difficult. Even though there are those few rare couples who make it work, you are creating your own journey by moving away to college. Creating your own journey will force you to make some hard decisio...

Graduation breaks up students

Graduation breaks up students

Marrion Charissa Cruz

May 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With graduation approaching for Chico State seniors, figuring out whether to break up or stay together after college is the tough decision couples need to make. Most people choose not to stay in Chico to return back home or find a steady job somewhere else. This can create conflict if a person's partner...

Millenials too broke to break up

Millenials too broke to break up

Susan Whaley

April 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The cost of living is beyond reach for many millennials. People who are falling behind on their monthly budget might end up leeching off their relationships or being stuck with a person for financial reasons. No one wants to admit to using their significant other for financial assistance. It’s...

Dominant personalities struggle with relationships

Dominant personalities struggle with relationships

Kyra Stemplinger

February 14, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Chivalry to most guys these days equates to oppression in the minds of women. Men feel they can't do anything right. Women feel they have no voice. Besides the messy hookup culture of our generation, a new epidemic is spreading through modern romance, the fight for the dominant position in the rel...

Healthy relationships week comes to Chico State

Healthy relationships week comes to Chico State

Alejandra Fraga

February 13, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Safe Place and other associates present healthy relationships week through Feb. 13-17 at Chico State. "Healthy relationships week is more than a feel-good activity" said Alex Brown, Safe Place Advocate and Administrator. This is Safe Place's first time taking the lead on an event like this, they hop...

The death of chivalry in relationships

The death of chivalry in relationships

Rachel Reyes and Dongyoung Won

November 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In a culture where double-tapping a photo or sending direct messages is a form of showing romantic interest, it’s clear the idea of a knight in shining armor has come to an end.Chivalry is dead and it should remain that way.I think social media is the reason why certain people have such high expecta...

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