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Students walk out of class to protest gun violence

Students make their way from the City Plaza to the Trinity United Methodist Church.

Natalie Hanson

March 14, 2018

Students from all over Butte County left their campuses for the national Walkout March against gun violence in downtown Chico Wednesday morning. Students from nearby schools Chico High School, Inspire School of Arts and Sciences, Bidwell Junior High, Butte College and other campuses joined Chico State...

Local students organize Walkout protest

Kailyn Erb stands next to a section of the planned march route on Broadway Street. Photo credit: Lizzie Helmer

Lizzie Helmer

March 12, 2018

After 17 people were killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, student survivors called for a national walkout and protest to happen. Two local students are taking action to ensure students in Chico are standing in solidarity. Chico State sophomore Kailyn Erb and Inspire...

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