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‘Orbiting’ is the new ‘ghosting’ and single life has never been weirder

Brooke Martin // December 14, 2018

When you think about it, we meet so many new people each and every day. However, only a small percentage of these people end up staying in our lives.Friends, boyfriends, girlfriends, family, acquaintances...

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Cuffing Season: You’re Doing It Wrong

Rachel Reyes // December 5, 2017

The transition from summer to fall to winter is so obvious in Chico. You go from scorching, sweating heat to piercing cold winds surrounded by yellow, orange and red. If you wanted to find another way...

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Relationships during holiday season are overrated

December 10, 2015

Around winter time, single people everywhere begin to feel lonely. With no one to cuddle with, the idea of being single seems less exciting. Come November, cuddle and holiday season is in full effect. Holiday...

Illustration by Adriana Macias. Photo credit: Adriana Macias

Single, been ready to mingle

Megan Mann // September 21, 2015

I never thought I'd be here. Three years ago, I was that girl who was still with her high school boyfriend in the dorms.Oh yes, I was the one who annoyed her roommate and friends because I'd drop everything...

Kiara Rickson, first year pre-nursing major, is spending her first Valentines Day single in five years. Rickson said she is excited to explore the holiday without the limitations of a relationship. Photo credit: George Johnston

Students embrace solo Valentine’s Day

Alisa Thorsen // February 11, 2015

Many students dread the thought of being single on Valentine's Day, but there are many ways to make this holiday a blast without being in a relationship.Single Chico State students provided four different...

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Stop the stigma surrounding staying single

Allison Galbreath // February 8, 2015

With Valentine’s Day approaching, there’s a lot of pressure to find that special someone. Nagging reminders pop up constantly, from all the pink and red that’s slathered everywhere to...

Illustration by J.Q. Hammer

Staying single in college: Benefits of flying solo

Sophia Xepoleas // February 2, 2015

You sense an alarming stare burning into the core of your soul from across the bar. Glancing over at your significant other, you realize that this accusatory stare is due to the rather extended and...

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