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    Meriam Library third floor is back in business

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Ted Lidie showing his students what a shoulder halter looks like. Photo credit: Angelina Mendez

Free concealed carry class offered to women

Angelina Mendez // December 9, 2019

On Thursday evening from 5-9 p.m., the company Legal Heat and Chico’s Sportsman’s Warehouse hosted a free women’s concealed carry permit class. The class, rated highly online and described...

Maj Tourje presenting. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

‘Black Guns Matter’ talks gun safety

Julian Mendoza // November 26, 2019

A rapper and political advocate came to Chico State to discuss the importance of the Second Amendment and taught uneducated gun users how to aim a gun using a fake one.Young Americans for Liberty invited...

Police Blotter: Indecent exposure, fraud and burglary

Police Blotter: Indecent exposure, fraud and burglary

Gordy Papalias // February 6, 2019

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Wednesday, Jan. 23, 3:19 p.m., Aymer Jay Hamilton Hall on Arcadian Avenue. Reporting party stated that a woman in a pink sweater beat her up two weeks...

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...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Arming teachers won’t stop mass shootings

Nicte Hernandez // March 3, 2018

In the wake of another mass shooting, politicians are conflicted on what policies to pass. They are committed to organizations but they also have voters pulling them another in another direction. At a...

Photo credit: Liz Coffee

Gun laws need to change before students can feel safe

Kendall George // February 20, 2018

According to Business Insider, 30 mass shootings have occurred in 2018. CNN reports that eight of these have been school shootings. Washington Post states that, on average, two dozen children are shot...

Photo credit: David Molina

The resurgence of rednecks

Whitney Urmann and David Molina // September 16, 2016

There was a photo on my Instagram feed the other day of one of my high school classmates holding a can of chew with a Confederate-themed manicure. Roughly four photos after that, other former peers...

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.
Donald E.J. Kilmer Jr., a San Jose attorney who practices civil rights cases, speaks at a gun control debate on campus March 4. Photo credit: Salahadin Albutti

Campus gun policy unlawful, potentially

Tj Carter // April 1, 2014
Chico State's student code of conduct may be in direct conflict with California law if a concealed-carry weapons permit holder is punished for having a legal firearm on campus, said a San Jose attorney.

Guns still not allowed on campus

Tj Carter // February 26, 2014
It is legal to carry a small firearm if you have a concealed carry weapon permit, but people are still not allowed to carry weapons on campus.
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