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It doesn’t make sense to blame society

It doesn’t make sense to blame society

William Rein

May 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The first way to talk about society is by clarifying that society never does anything. Society doesn’t objectify people or oppress them. Society doesn’t create norms. Neither does society enforce prejudices or stigmatize alternative ways of living. People and groups of people do all these th...

Undeclared or confused about your major? It gets better

Undeclared or confused about your major? It gets better

William Rein

April 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I came to Chico State as a criminal justice major. That’s right, America, another white guy ready to join the ranks of the police. It’s a particularly controversial time to be affiliated with law enforcement, but I think I speak for all the declarees here when I say our first aim is to he...

Life is scripted

Life is scripted

Alex Horne

February 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

You may not know it, but you have been playing the game your whole life. This, of course, is the game of getting ahead. As American society is becoming more and more competitive, we find ourselves pushed harder and harder to do better than the person next to us. Our culture has decided what is necess...

Getting used gets ugly

Getting used gets ugly

Prin Mayowa

March 25, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I've always been the type of girl who never assumed boys liked her. I never thought I was attractive and I found myself questioning it. During my first semester of college, I met a guy who made me feel as though I was funny, intelligent and most importantly — pretty. Little did I know, I ...

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