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At the end of the day, you are your own person and don’t let anyone stop you from being the safe and sexy hoe that you truly are. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

O-Face: Getting real about safe casual sex

Melissa Joseph // September 3, 2019

Going back to school can mean a lot of things to the average college student, like getting new classes, making new friends and having more sex. It’s no secret that college involves parties every...

Sexual assault survivor, public speaker and activist Brittany Piper brought conversations about consent, rape culture and bystander intervention to Chico State. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Sexual assault survivor brings awareness to Chico State

Rayanne Painter // April 21, 2019

The room was silent as the request was posed: “I’d like you to stand if you know of someone close to you who has experienced sexual assault.”The students in the room looked around at...

Off the Record: Chicoween

This week on Off the Record, Rachael Bayuk, Rayanne Painter and Brooke Martin talk about the importance of cultural appropriation, consent and out-of-towners during Chicoween. 0:01- Introduction0:07- Topics0:15-...

Letter to: My fellow ‘good’ men

Alex Grant // October 10, 2018
I identify as a male, thus this piece is directed toward men. However all genders commit and are affected by sexual assault in a variety of ways.
Wildcat on the Street: Social media consent

Wildcat on the Street: Social media consent

August 28, 2018

We asked students around Chico State their opinion about social media consent and what it means to them. Karen Limones can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter.

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

BDSM 101

Kendall George // December 5, 2017

First, let's learn what the term of BDSM actually means. BDSM stands for bondage and discipline, domination and submission, sadism and masochism. Although a perhaps scary term, most people who are sexually...

Chico State student reported a sexual assault crime. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Rape reported at Whitney Hall

Christian Solis // September 28, 2017

A sexual assault incident was reported on campus, Tuesday, to the University Police Department, involving a Chico State student. The rape was reported by the victim and allegedly occurred Saturday at...

Photo credit: Bobbie Rae Jones

Yes, I consent … but to what?

Joann Chevaillier // March 27, 2016
Playing with dominance and submission and the role of consent.
Illustration by Miles Huffman

Consent can still be sexy

Joseph Rogers // March 29, 2015
Obtaining consent should be taken seriously, but that doesn't mean it has to be obtained in a clunky, mood-killing way.

Students chalk down their feelings about rape

May 12, 2014
Students and Chico community members gathered Saturday at the the bike bath through campus often nick-named the "rape trail" to change the perception of widely used bike bath. People used chalk to write messages about consent and spread awareness on sexual assaults.
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