The Orion

Former student charged with rape, sodomy

Daniel Deluna Martinez, 27, from Hamilton City. Photo courtesy of the Butte County District Attorney's office.

Madison Holmes

August 26, 2015

Former Chico State student Daniel Deluna Martinez has been arrested for sodomy, rape, digital penetration, and oral copulation of unconscious persons, according to a press release from the Butte County District Attorney's office.Martinez was a criminal justice major who attended Chico State from 2007...

Few male students report sexual assaults

Madison Holmes

May 13, 2014

After being severely beaten and nearly sodomized with a broomstick, a Chico State student found himself tied up on a bathroom floor by the man who had charmed him months before. In October of 2012, the student, who prefers to remain anonymous, was attacked and sexually assaulted by three men incl...

Male violence goes overlooked

Julianna Eveland

May 13, 2014

The act of admitting assault can come at a high price to a male's masculinity. We focus much of our attention on the safety of women, the prevention of rape and other such issues of violence toward women. But this is not the only problem that should be a focus at Chico State. Violence against...

Victims reveal sexual assaults online

The Chico College Confessions Facebook page has 9,004 likes and receives several confessions a day.

Madison Holmes

April 21, 2014

When Alberto Chavez started Chico College Confessions in February 2013, he never expected sexual assault victims would use the website to share their ordeals with fellow students. Within the past few weeks, several anonymous students confessing about sexual assault have posted on the Facebook page. Confession 3363 ...

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