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Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Elena Rose Vera was the first speaker at the fifth annual trans conference. She spoke on the rich history of trans people. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

April 15, 2018

The theme of the fifth annual Trans Conference, "Existence is Resistance," was reflected by a variety of speakers Saturday on campus. The conference took place in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium from 10 a.m until 4 p.m. A tabling event was held for an hour while people signed in, with community an...

Harriet Tubman to be first female featured on $20 bill

Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill in 2020. Concept art courtesy of

Bridget Comito

May 10, 2016

Harriet Tubman will be the first female and African-American to be featured on U.S. currency. She will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the new $20 bill. The change will be available by the year 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote...

New president gains support from community

Gayle Hutchinson met and greeted Chico State faculty and students on March 30. Photo credit: George Johnston

Michelle Zhu

April 4, 2016

After the search committee appointed Gayle Hutchinson to succeed President Paul Zingg, the community expressed optimism for Chico State's first female president, who happens to be a familiar face. President-select Hutchinson is a former professor of the kinesiology department at Chico State from 1990 to 2007....

Students raise money for woman whose jaw was broken in assault

Raelynn Vincent, a senior communication studies major, was punched in the jaw by an unknown assailant on March 7. Photo courtesy of Raelynn Vincent.

Michael Mcclurg

March 31, 2015

The local and campus communities are raising money to support the recovery of Raelynn Vincent, a student who was assaulted by an unknown assailant and suffered a broken jaw early on the morning of March 7. On March 24, the Gender and Sexuality Equity Center tabled near Bell Memorial Union, where th...

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