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Womens History Month graphic: female gender symbol

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...

Photo credit: courtesy of GSEC

Second Annual Chico State Drag Show

Matthew Manfredi // October 3, 2016

Student, local and professional drag performers from all over Northern California will be taking a stroll across a t-shaped catwalk in the BMU Auditorium on Oct. 13 for the Second Annual Chico State Drag...

Emilee Hunt, womens program coordinator at the Gender & Equity Sexuality Center. Photo credit: Michaela Sundholm

GSEC films videos with focus on consent

Michaela Sundholm // November 14, 2014
The Gender & Sexuality Equity Center's new video series starts the conversation about consent.
The Gender & Sexuality Equity Center interns Hyleen Renteria, left, and Erin Griffey run the table the first week. Photo credit: Michaela Sundholm

GSEC starts weekly Feminist Fridays event

Michaela Sundholm // October 18, 2014
A new event on campus is designed for activists to gather and discuss common issues that affect students.
Emilee Hunt, Rachel Ward and Alex Dooley pose with a National Coming Out Day frame. Photo credit: Emily Conroy

Students discuss coming out

Amanda Rhine // October 11, 2014
Students celebrate Queer Week and National Coming Out Day with stories of their experiences.
Finding my pansexual identity

Finding my pansexual identity

Jessica Candela // August 24, 2014
The sex columnist speaks about finding her identity and voice at Chico State.
Ashlley Martinez, a junior communication sciences and disorders major and president of Stop Trafficking of Persons, sports her STOP club shirt.Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Students host charity run to stop sex trade

Dominique Diaz // March 1, 2014
Campus organizations are hosting a 5,000-meter run in Bidwell Park to end slavery.
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