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Kegels are the next best thing to better sex

Kegels are the next best thing to better sex

Brooke Martin

September 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Tweet Talks

It’s no secret that lots of men are attracted to virgins.If a girl hasn’t had her “cherry popped” yet, then having sex with her will feel different, right? Wrong.Some men (and women) are still under the impression that all virgins have intact hymens, which makes their vagina fee...

The Orion named best large college newspaper in California

The Orion named best large college newspaper in California

Kayla Fitzgerald

March 7, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State’s independent student news source, The Orion won best newspaper in California from the California College Media Association, beating UCLA, USC and UC Berkeley. At the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter National College Journalism Convention, other top awards were earned by The Orion staff. The Orio...

A guide to prepping for chicoween

A guide to prepping for chicoween

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel

October 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Halloween is one of the most celebrated holidays at Chico. There's plenty of treats to go around, but there's also a few important tricks to master. Although Halloween falls on a Monday this year, do not be fooled, the party will go on. Here at Chico State, we are known for dedicating an entire we...

The O Face: College relationships are bound to fail

The O Face: College relationships are bound to fail

Mina Marjanovic

October 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It was not until I had moved in with my college boyfriend that I realized I wanted out. Not just out of the house, but out of the relationship. This experience made me realize that most college relationships are doomed. Being a college student is stressful enough. Students attend classes, participate...

Chico State journalism student dies

Chico State journalism student dies

George Johnston

February 8, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Robert McClanahan, a Chico State student, died of natural causes Feb 7. in San Francisco. Born in Mombasa, Kenya, McClanahan moved with his family to California to further his education. He attended Chico State and was pursuing a degree in public relations and journalism. "Robert was a gentle giant...

Bike Cart keeps students moving

Bike Cart keeps students moving

Jason Spies

March 10, 2015


Filed under Features

It's a startling sight to behold, but it's hard to look away. Two dirt bike tires, a frame the size of a BMX bike, a tube seat, and crazy-high handlebars. It's been dubbed the "Frankenstein Bike" by the student workers of the Associated Students Bike Cart program, which offers maintenance, repair service and bike ...

Classic Greek tragedy ‘Antigone’ promises drama

Classic Greek tragedy ‘Antigone’ promises drama

Greta Gordon

February 25, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Morality, gender and power. These are all themes in the dramatic 2,500-year-old play "Antigone," to be performed by Chico State's music and theatre department in early March. Professor William Johnson is directing, and he adapted his version of "Antigone" from the English translation by Dudley Fitts and Robert...

DIY: Newspaper roses

DIY: Newspaper roses

Taylor Sinclair

February 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Newspaper roses are a fun and easy way to give out Valentines without the expense of real roses. Here are seven easy steps to making your own paper flowers. Materials needed: Old newspaper Hot glue gun Scissors Pencil Step 1: With an old newspaper, trace out long petal shaped piece...

Chico State students share New Year’s resolutions

Chico State students share New Year’s resolutions

Jason Spies

January 27, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Not everyone makes New Year's resolutions each year. Some people do, and some like to speculate on what others will try to change for a whole year. New Year’s resolutions come in all shapes and sizes. They can be something as little as going to bed an hour earlier, but can also be as extreme a...

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