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Shattering the glass ceiling: Women’s Month at Chico State

Carrington Power, Reporter // March 30, 2022

On a campus where half of the student body identifies as women, Chico State recognizes and facilitates events to celebrate women and their experiences, including programs that connect women and provide...

Graphic made by Jolie Asuncion

Black players dominate the NFL; but it’s not the same for Black head coaches

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // February 24, 2022

Only 6% of the head coaches in the National Football League are Black, while 70% of the players are Black — I’m not a mathematician but these numbers don’t add up.  There are 32 teams in...

A painting of President Donald Trump on display at the Womans March 2018 at the Downtown Plaza in Chico. Photo credit: Hannah Yeager

Women on Reproductive Defense stand against inequality

Hannah Yeager // January 27, 2018

The Women’s March this year had an impressive turn out, with a couple hundred supporters moving in and out of Chico throughout the day.One sign, in particular, was very popular. This sign has a painting...

Start of the Womens March on Chico at E. Fifth Street.

Women stride for equal rights

January 20, 2018

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Affirmative action may be legalized

Affirmative action may be legalized

Enrique Raymundo // March 11, 2014

A proposed constitutional amendment legalizing affirmative action for California universities could make it to the November ballot if it passes the state Assembly. The amendment, which passed the...

Veronica De La Cruz

Mutual respect should bridge generational gaps

Veronica De La Cruz // March 10, 2014

Respect should not be defined by how much life experience a young adult has. It should be something that everyone is entitled to, unless their actions prove that they don't deserve it. Transitioning...

All Gender Restroom

January 28, 2014

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