The Orion

Pro-life, pro-choice opinions clash on campus

Kimberly Morales // October 27, 2019

The debate on abortion hit closer to home for Chico State on Friday when the Women’s Resource Clinic held their nearly sold-out annual benefit banquet fundraiser at the BMU.The Women’s Resource...

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Male contraceptives coming soon

Nicole Henson // January 27, 2017

Daily use of birth control is the norm for many women’s lives. Although pregnancy prevention falls on both genders, women have always had more options for birth control, while men are reliant on...

Women will now be able to buy birth control from a pharmacist without a prescription. Photo credit: Amelia Storm

Pharmacies stall implementation of birth control law

Amelia Storm // April 14, 2016

A California law passed in 2013 has determined that residents can now acquire birth control directly from a pharmacist without a prescription. The law was supposed to go into effect April 8, but has hit...

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Babysitting is the best form of birth control

Elizabeth Ernster // September 6, 2015

“Mind your manners and make sure to listen while we are gone,” says every parent ever leaving their child with a babysitter. Children always smile back and say the sweet words they know will...

Men, imagine the burden of birth control

Megan Mann // October 31, 2014

"Johnathan Monroe? Dr. Gordon will see you now," a nurse announced. He stood up, palms sweating as he followed the nurse into one of the offices. This was his first visit to the gynecologist. His girlfriend...

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