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Government Affairs Committee approves white supremacy and hate speech resolution

The GAC focuses on respectfully listening to each other's opinions. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Kimberly Morales

December 7, 2019

Two weeks since the Chico State community witnessed campus-wide political tension and lost some of its sense of safety, the Government Affairs Committee approved a resolution to denounce white supremacy and hate speech.This makes the campus the second CSU to pass a resolution of this kind, following...

Government Affairs considers protest of Zionist speaker, criticism of Associated Students

On Thursday Associated Student Government Affairs Committee were introduced two added agenda items including the event hosted by Chico Hillel and a proposition to officially denounce White Supremacy. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

November 20, 2019

A week after Israeli speaker Neil Lazarus was invited to campus, two added agenda items were brought to the Associated Students Government Affairs committee meeting Thursday.Government Affairs considered a resolution to formally denounce white supremacy and examined last week's event hosted by Chico ...

Charlottesville: The Wake of Racism

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Rachel Reyes

August 22, 2017

The violent attacks in Charlottesville were considered just another incident that sparked the ongoing feud between "alt-right" supremacists and liberal protesters within the United States.20-year-old James Alex Fields JR was charged with second-degree murder of Heather Hayes, a civil rights activist and lawyer, after plow...

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