The Orion

Gender inclusive restrooms; we all can do better

Getty Images photo by Mark Makela.

Rayanne Painter

October 24, 2018

If you’re reading this, I’m going to make the assumption that you are human. You eat, you drink and if you do both of these things, you will have to dispose of bodily waste.Whether the urge to use the bathroom is at home or in public, most of us don’t have trouble finding a place t...

Bathroom buddies need to clean up their acts

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Miles Inserra

March 23, 2015

The last place I care to bathe in Chico is in the bathroom of any student’s home but my own. And stepping foot in my own can be risky. Sophomore year my roommate returned from the WREC one night to supplement his growing body with protein powder. After gulping down two shakes he indulged in ...

Unisex bathrooms provide privacy for all

Julianna Eveland

January 31, 2014

When I first heard about the recent changes Chico State made to accommodate transgender students by adding unisex bathrooms in the Bell Memorial Union I was taken aback. I was unfamiliar with this concept and although I have no ill feelings towards people who identify with being transgender, I found ...

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