Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

‘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...

Illustration by Katherine Kurz Photo credit: Katherine Kurz

Relationships during holiday season are overrated

December 10, 2015
Being single for the holidays is a blessing in disguise.
Illustration by Adriana Macias. Photo credit: Adriana Macias

Single, been ready to mingle

Megan Mann // September 21, 2015
It's fun to be single after a breakup, but there's a point when you start to miss being in a relationship.
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
Single Chico State students highlighted some of the perks of being single on the big day of love.
Illustration by Darian Maroney

Stop the stigma surrounding staying single

Allison Galbreath // February 8, 2015
Being without a significant other is not an ailment or condition that needs to be fixed. It can actually be a good thing.
Illustration by J.Q. Hammer

Staying single in college: Benefits of flying solo

Sophia Xepoleas // February 2, 2015
Not being in a relationship in college has its pros and cons, but it will definitely make for better stories down the road.
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