The Orion

Better ways to cope with a ‘hellish’ schedule

Man stressed on an overloaded schedule. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Rachael Bayuk

September 13, 2018

It is only the third week of classes, yet many students are feeling overwhelmed. Student rates of stress, anxiety and depression are only increasing with every year. It is a fact that college students have more pressure put on them to perform better than ever. Just last week, I cried in a busy restaurant...

Rainy weather may make students sad

Illustration by Dongyoung Won.

January 26, 2016

Students avoiding the outdoor world, or feeling unexplained sorrow, may be experiencing seasonal affective disorder, or depression with seasonal patterns. It is more commonly found in northern regions.Northern regions have less sunlight during winter months. This increases the likelihood of depressio...

Thoughts come and go, notes are forever

Julianna Eveland

September 4, 2014

There’s nothing more frustrating than having a brilliant idea leave my head as quickly as it came. It took me till my senior year to put an end to this frustration when I finally learned the importance of writing things down. One moment I have a great idea for a column, the next it’s gon...

Shorter winter break controversial

Ann Bykerk-Kauffman, a professor in the Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences at Chico State.

Madison Holmes

February 20, 2014

Chico State cut one week off winter break this year, giving less time for winter intersession studies and confusing students with their spring class schedules. Winter break is typically five weeks long. This year it was was four weeks long so that spring graduation wouldn't fall on the same weekend as Memo...

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