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College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts largest annual Student Research Symposium

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts largest annual Student Research Symposium

Josh Cozine

April 26, 2018


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The opioid epidemic, gun violence and gun control, and sexual assault on campus were just a few of the topics covered by student presenters Wednesday at the 17th annual Student Research Symposium. Held in Bell Memorial Union’s auditorium on the second floor, the symposium started around 5:30 p.m....

Off the Record: Sexual harassment, guns, military and California

Off the Record: Sexual harassment, guns, military and California

Karen Limones, Guillermo Felix-Alvor, and Grant Schmieding

April 17, 2018


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Grant Schmieding can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news. Karen Limones can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news. Guillermo Felix-Alvor can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news....

White privilege present even in advocacy movements

White privilege present even in advocacy movements

Nicte Hernandez

April 10, 2018


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Advocates for stricter gun regulations have been around for years. However, it is not until recently when a group of high school students decided to take matters into their own hands, that the “March For Our Lives” was planned in over 800 cities across the nation. Survivors of the Florida...

Ask Wildcats: How safe do you feel at Chico State?

Ask Wildcats: How safe do you feel at Chico State?

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

April 5, 2018


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Guillermo Felix-Alvor can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @theorion_news.

Chico College Republicans invites students to debate gun ownership

Chico College Republicans invites students to debate gun ownership

Josh Cozine

April 3, 2018


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Second amendment rights and an open exchange of information about gun control was the topic of conversation and debate Monday, at a tabling event hosted by members of the Chico College Republicans.Michael Curry, executive director, of the group said he got the idea from a YouTuber, Steven Crowder, who ma...

Chico State students, faculty speak out on gun control issue

Chico State students, faculty speak out on gun control issue

Nicte Hernandez

March 28, 2018


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Kayla Tarrant Q: What is your opinion on stricter gun regulations? A: I believe we definitely need stricter gun regulations like extensive background checks, domestic violence history, drug or alcohol abuse or checks to see if people are just more prone to being aggressive when they’re not i...

Chico locals, students weigh in on national gun control debate

Chico locals, students weigh in on national gun control debate

Roberto Fonseca

March 23, 2018


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Guns and gun regulation is a never-ending discussion, especially after recent incidents like the Parkland school shooting. The Chico Rod and Gun Club held their annual Big Chico Gun show at the Masonic Family Center last weekend. This year's gun show was held on Saturday and Sunday. Numerous booths showcased self defense classes along ...

Letter to the Editor: Finding common ground on conflicting beliefs will create harmony among disagreement

Letter to the Editor: Finding common ground on conflicting beliefs will create harmony among disagreement

Paraic King

March 21, 2018


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In the context of an evermore polarizing world exacerbated by social media echo chambers singing to their own tunes, what can we do to find harmony with our fellow humans?  First, we need to decide if singing together is indeed a goal worth striving for.  Maybe you think some people are just too ...

Student activists protest mass shootings, spark change

Student activists protest mass shootings, spark change

Nicte Hernandez

February 27, 2018


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Mass shootings, violence and terrorism almost seem to be the norm recently. Headlines continue to show the number of casualties and the number of wounded individuals that have been reported. The latest mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is something different becau...

Schools need security attention

Ryan Tubbs

October 15, 2015


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For reasons beyond my comprehension, the mass shooting of unarmed, innocent civilians has become a common news story. From the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 that killed 26 people— 20 of which were children— to the recent school shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community ...

Is Chico State prepared for tragedy?

October 5, 2015


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The United States has officially become a place where people say, “oh no, not another shooting” when a mass shooting takes place. The shooting at Umpqua Community College is the 296th mass shooting since 2013 and the 75th school shooting since Sandy Hook Elementary school. People live in this...

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