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‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

Rayanne Painter

February 18, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

There are few shows presented at Chico State that begin with cast members encouraging the audience to shout synonyms of “vagina” at the start of each performance.The Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition and local acting talent hosted their annual performance of Eve Ensler’s “Th...

Gender fluidity on the rise

Yaritza Ayon

February 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

We all know that gender fluidity in pop culture is nothing new per se, especially with icons like Prince and David Bowie pushing their generations’ boundaries.What is new, however, is seeing gender fluidity in a whole different music genre; latin trap music.Music legends continue to inspire self-...

BMU hosts interactive, insightful art gallery

BMU hosts interactive, insightful art gallery

Mitchell Kret and Angel Ortega

February 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

The third floor of The Bell Memorial Union is currently filled with collages and plexiglass prints focusing on women's empowerment and conversations about American sexism. The "Resist, Persist & Rise" gallery by Kelli Marie S. Lavin and Christine M. Ponce has been hosted in the BMU since Jan. 22...

Playlist: 15 essential songs by legendary female singer-songwriters

Playlist: 15 essential songs by legendary female singer-songwriters

Natalie Hanson

October 1, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Visuals

The world of music would never be the same without the female musicians who made waves over the years in a male-dominated industry. Whether they were setting the bar or blazing their own trail, these female singer-songwriters often made music history with their powerful voices and songwriting. Here are...

3 feminist blogs you have to check out

3 feminist blogs you have to check out

Anisha Brady

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

In light of recent election results, many people have been questioning the fate of the country and what a Donald Trump presidency may mean for disadvantaged peoples. Women are especially in need of empowerment during this seemingly dark and confusing period. Throughout history, women have found successful pl...

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