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Sierra Diamond, junior fine arts major, set up a screaming workshop in an effort to allow students to release stress.

Students scream to become stress-free

December 15, 2015

When approaching the Student Services Center on an early Monday morning, one may be exposed to bloodcurdling screams. The screaming is the product of a new resource for students called The Screaming Workshop. With...

Living with a virus comes with a negative stigma

December 10, 2015

  Kate Cahill spoke at a panel Dec. 1, World AIDS Day. The event focused on raising awareness and educating people about the HIV virus. Cahill spoke about the importance of not judging...

Cheryl Ordorica (left), RISE recruiter, and her sister Cristina Ordorica (right), nutrition and food sciences major, are just some students on campus who constantly check prices when on a budget. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Students won’t budge(t) when it comes to spending money

December 6, 2015

  With the new year approaching, some students reflect on their spending habits and want to enter 2016 with better budgeting habits. Plenty of students face similar problems when trying...

CalFresh aims to diminish the negative stereotype of food stamps by offering government assistance to students for food. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Food stamp stigma prevents students from seeking government assistance

Eva Gonzalez // November 16, 2015

  When many people hear the words "food stamps" they may associate them with poverty. However, the CalFresh program aims to boost the economy and help those in need. ‚ÄúPeople seem to not...

Whitney Hall, Chico State's tallest building, has posed some safety concerns for students. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Whitney Hall vandalism sparks building safety concern

Eva Gonzalez // October 10, 2015

  First-year students recently experienced a safety hazard when a ceiling grid collapsed on the eighth floor in Whitney Hall. Although this event was an act of vandalism, it has raised questions...

Tara Monson, sophomore psychology major, is happy there is a source to learn self-defense because she feels scared at times walking in Chico. Photo credit: Eva Gonzalez

Protecting against sexual assault

Eva Gonzalez // September 30, 2015

According to the National Sexual Violence Research Center, one in five women and one in 71 men will be raped in their lifetime. 91 percent of these victims are female while 9 percent are male. One might...

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