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Chico State volleyball team in Acker Gym about to face off against Humboldt State. Oct. 5, 2019 Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Video: Chico State Volleyball v.s. Humboldt State

Melissa Herrera and Karina Cope // October 6, 2019

Reporter Karina Cope interviews outside hitter Grace Shepherd and middle hitter Makaela Keeve about the team's victory over Humboldt State on Saturday night. Karina Cope can be reached at [email protected]

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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...

Man and woman getting intimate. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Porn is more than just Playboy magazines

Brooke Martin // November 6, 2018

When thinking of the word ‘porn,’ you may picture videos depicting extremely graphic sex or old Playboy magazines. While this porn exists, there are other types too.Growing up, parents and...

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The ‘pink tax’ is making me pink in the face

Brooke Martin // November 4, 2018

College kids hate taxes. Income taxes, grocery taxes, any tax - you name it we hate it. It makes sense why most taxes exist, but the ‘pink tax’, however, does not.Women and men, for the most...

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Stay at home ‘baby daddies’

Brooke Martin // October 31, 2018

When calling him ‘daddy’ turns literal.There’s always been a stigma that men are the providers, the ‘breadwinners’. They are in charge of providing financially, while women...

Student sits calmly alone. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

‘Loners’ aren’t always lonely

Brooke Martin // October 30, 2018

There’s a difference between being a ‘loner’ and being lonely.You’re at a restaurant with your friends. You see a girl sitting in the corner booth, mindlessly eating her sandwich...

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Men should not be left out of the equality fight

Brooke Martin // October 17, 2018

Meninism: myth or fact?President Donald Trump was recently quoted saying, “It is a very scary time for young men in America…” He has since faced much backlash for this comment, but it...

Our future is dependent on informed voting

Our future is dependent on informed voting

Rachael Bayuk // September 27, 2018

As young people we are the future of this country. What we do will alter the way of the world. However, we will not be effective in our actions if we are not educated on how things in our government work. We...

Example of a kegel exercise people can do to strengthen muscles for better sex. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Kegels are the next best thing to better sex

Brooke Martin // September 10, 2018

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)...

The Orion took home seven awards at the Associated Collegiate Press Convention. Photo credit: Mark Plenke

The Orion named best large college newspaper in California

Kayla Fitzgerald // March 7, 2017

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...

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A guide to prepping for chicoween

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel // October 27, 2016

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...

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