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Campus protester doesn’t speak for all Christians

Campus protester doesn’t speak for all Christians

Evan Roberts

November 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Editors note: This opinion article is a response to Students protest campus preacher A preacher from Consuming Fire Ministries visited Chico State Nov. 7 to preach at Trinity Commons on campus. The impression given from The Orion news story and from my friends who heard the man on campus was th...

Christian privilege leads to exclusion of other beliefs

Christian privilege leads to exclusion of other beliefs

Joseph Rogers

March 7, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Some declarations of identity come with reduced status: identity with the LGBTQ community, a mental illness, a stigmatized physical illness or kinkiness in sexuality. Some declarations grant increased status. Like doctors, professors, lawyers, marriage with kids and being Christian. It's the latter, the Christia...

Give me something to believe in

Give me something to believe in

Daisy Dardon

February 19, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I'm agnostic. This is surprising to some because I've been going to a Christian church for years. They don't understand how I could be unsure about the existence of God when I've been so involved in church. I used to be in choir and band. I used to be a youth leader. I was the first one t...

Religiosity strangles generosity

Zachary Phillips

April 8, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the 1987 film "Wall Street," stock market cutthroat Gordon Gekko states that, "Greed, for lack of a better word, is good." After witnessing an army of evangelical Christians tear apart their own nonprofit charity, I'd argue that Gekko's words were a tad meek. Greed is God. For those wh...

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