The Orion

Aruna 5k brings awareness to human trafficking

Participants team up at the 2014 Aruna 5k. Photo credit: Hannah Suzuki

Hannah Suzuki

February 25, 2015

Many in the Chico community are looking forward to running or walking in the Aruna 5k, a race that raises awarenes and money for those who are being trafficked in different parts of Asia. The race will take place at 8 a.m. on Saturday at Lower Bidwell Park by the softball fields. Those who are interested can sig...

Students host charity run to stop sex trade

Ashlley Martinez, a junior communication sciences and disorders major and president of Stop Trafficking of Persons, sports her STOP club shirt.Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Dominique Diaz

March 1, 2014

One campus organization believes that slavery still isn't abolished.Millions of women and children are trafficked for sex each year, according to the Aruna 5K website. The Aruna organization is an initiative in South Asia to bring freedom to those enslaved or sold into the trade and to end slavery altogether. One campus organization believes that slavery s...

Chico State's independent student newspaper
Aruna 5K