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Undocuweek redefines what it means to be successful from the ‘hood’

Undocuweek redefines what it means to be successful from the ‘hood’

Julian Mendoza, Olyvia Simpson, and Ricardo Tovar

February 28, 2019

Literacy, Colonial history and Tupac Shakur were topics brought up by East Oakland native Josh Duncan-Andrade in his presentation "Unconditional Love for the Hood: Redefining Success in Our Communities" at the Bell Memorial Union in room 203 on Tuesday. The event was made possible by Chico State's clu...

Don’t live in your sibling’s shadow

Don’t live in your sibling’s shadow

Brittany Mcclintock

March 15, 2016

It seems dark and cold. It’ll feel like no one is around to help you. You almost can’t help yourself. Seems like everything you’ve done doesn’t even matter. You’re in your sibling’s shadow. Being the younger sibling could seem great. There’s no real experiment with parenting, your parents...

Fall semester secret to success

Julianna Eveland

September 15, 2014

Fall semester has never been one of my finest moments academically. My studies have suffered in the fall ever since I was a first-year, and I think I've finally figured out why. At first I thought it was just my personality. I'm not sure if I believe in all that astrology stuff, but I'm an Aries; born in the spri...

Reaching different levels of success

Reaching different levels of success

Veronica De La Cruz

April 21, 2014

Too often, people find themselves thinking that success is only achieved through wealth and power.While those things may sound appealing to most, the road is challenging and some people feel like failures if they don't make millions right away.The journey of getting to a place where one feels as though they've accomplished certai...

‘Ugly confidence’ shows hidden strength

‘Ugly confidence’ shows hidden strength

Prin Mayowa

April 3, 2014

It all started with a joke.I wasn’t sure if I was going to pull it off. This guy was standing across from me at a party. I thought he was really cute, and I wasn’t sure if he felt the same. But why would he? I’m not exactly a ten, and he totally was. By this point in the night I had deve...

Fighting temptation to speed towards success.

Zachary Phillips

February 27, 2014

Everyone has that one Facebook friend that applies for their dream job the day after graduation. With young ambition, a diamond-studded resume and the proper star alignment on their side, they manage to land the perfect gig before last night's celebratory hangover has even worn off. Even the most grounded of...

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