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We all are responsible for reversing climate change

Getty Images photo by MHJ.
October 21, 2018

The Earth as we know it is disappearing at an alarmingly fast rate. I know it, you know it and we need to stop ignoring it.Over the past decade, there’s been no secret about the fact that our climate...

Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez speaks at the BMU

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez signed copies of his new book
April 17, 2018

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez stepped up to the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium stage and immediately started rapping. The rap lasted under two minutes but incorporated three languages and the overarching message...

Global warning

Photo credit: Chase Falk
February 7, 2017

The theory that humans have created climate change was once considered a hippie ideology with no scientific evidence to offer support.Today the thought is less than radical. It is supported by undeniable...

I won’t be voting for Trump

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won
March 17, 2016

At Chico State, the notion of supporting Donald Trump is practically unheard of. Praises of Bernie Sanders echo throughout the halls. Our little liberal campus is a haven for Trump haters, and I too am...

El Nino brings warmer weather to Chico

El Nino's warmer currents shift eastward in the Pacific Ocean causing changes in temperature across the United States. Photo credit: Christine Zuniga
March 2, 2016

Although March is only beginning, students around Chico State are already sporting shorts and sunglasses with the prospect of continued warm weather, thanks to El Nino. The hype behind El Nino seems to...

Citizens protest climate engineering

Chico native, Brian Samson, holds a protest sign at today's protest. Photo credit: Whitney Urmann
April 25, 2015

Community members protested in downtown Chico today in efforts to raise awareness to chemtrails left behind by geo-engineering aircrafts. According to a pamphlet handed out at the protest, chemtrails are...

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