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Training Exercise: Active Shooter by Presidio of Monterey: DLIFLC & USAG

University Police trained to subdue active shooters

Melvin Bui, Reporter // May 13, 2021

In the wake of national gun violence, people have become more weary and paranoid about shootings. California is known for its strict gun laws, however counties with less than 200,000 population allow...

Rookie debaters test their skills in tournament

Justin Jackson // December 11, 2018

In a day of civil discourse, Saturday, the Chico State Speech and Debate Team hosted a rookie speech and debate tournament on campus. From the nervous to the persistent, many students who participated...

Films from students of Visual Anthropology at Chico State presented films on the second story of Bell Memorial Union. Harrison Hunter (left) directed a film about deaf culture and cochlear implants. Julia Bellon (right) made a film highlighting some of the historical problems of Greek life and culture on college campuses. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

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

Josh Cozine // April 26, 2018

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...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

White privilege present even in advocacy movements

Nicte Hernandez // April 10, 2018

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...

Michael Curry, executive director of the Chico College Republicans, shown right of Meagan Ross, the groups event coordinator shortly after setting up for the day of discussion. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Chico College Republicans invites students to debate gun ownership

Josh Cozine // April 3, 2018

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...

Chico State students, faculty speak out on gun control issue

Nicte Hernandez // March 28, 2018

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...

Various guns, gun parts and gun attachments were displayed at the Big Chico Gun show Sunday. Photo Credit: Roberto Fonseca

Chico locals, students weigh in on national gun control debate

Roberto Fonseca // March 23, 2018

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...

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Student activists protest mass shootings, spark change

Nicte Hernandez // February 27, 2018

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...

Schools need security attention

Ryan Tubbs // October 15, 2015
Gun control is indeed an important and obviously popular topic, so why has the issue of school security never been scrutinized?

Is Chico State prepared for tragedy?

October 5, 2015
The unsigned Orion editorial is the collaborative opinion of the editorial board.
Illustration by Trevor Moore Photo credit: Trevor Moore

Gun control from a different angle

Nick Bragg // August 31, 2015
California is constantly making new regulations for gun control, but they are forgetting the most important part— stopping the mentally ill from obtaining weapons.
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