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The Stonewall timeline and exhibit included some photos from the Stonewall riots in 1969 Photo credit: Danielle Kessler

The legacy of the Stonewall riots

Danielle Kessler // October 14, 2019

A new exhibit at Chico State celebrates the importance of the Stonewall riots to the LGBTQ+ rights movement. Accompanying the Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition's Queer Week, this exhibit showcases...

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Day against homophobia absent at Chico State

Amelia Storm // May 17, 2016

On May 17, over 130 countries around the world celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. This event was created in 2004 with the main purpose of drawing attention to...

Photo credit: William French

Hellfire and heart-shaped hand grenades fuel rally

Eric Mcguire // April 19, 2016

We’ve got a serious problem here in the U.S. of A. The problem is that “we the people” are no longer “we.” More and more we’re becoming “us” and “them.”...

New Chico State persident Gayle Hutchinson meeting and greeting with people who gathered to see her on Wednesday Photo credit: George Johnston

First openly gay CSU president ‘a step in the right direction’

Amelia Storm // March 30, 2016

After making history as Chico State’s first female president, Dr. Gayle Hutchinson is breaking down even more boundaries. The former Cal State Channel Islands provost is now the first openly gay college...

NCAA should wield clout to pressure Indiana on religious freedom law

NCAA should wield clout to pressure Indiana on religious freedom law

Kevin Lucena // April 13, 2015

No more Final Four, no more Cinderella stories and no more cutting-down-the-net ceremony. No, I don’t mean canceling the NCAA Tournament altogether. Just don’t hold any more of the events in...

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