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A woman with her back to the camera wears a black hijab, beige clothing and sunglasses rest on her head.

Iranian blackouts: losing internet or morality?

Ariana Powell, Reporter // September 29, 2022

Growing up, my parents emphasized the phrase, “Be aware of your surroundings, and always act like there is a potential for danger,” because they knew the kind of world I would have to traverse as...

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Equality Act ignites opposing ideals

Ian Hilton, Reporter // March 4, 2021

The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act on Feb. 25, expanding the language of the Civil Rights Act to extend federal protections against LGBTQ+ discrimination by a vote of 224-206. Some...

Dance company Nefertiti’s Dozen, performed on stage pre-march and rang in the end of it with just as much energy. Women’s March on Chico Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.

Women’s March draws thousands with call for change

Natalie Hanson, Alex Grant, and Kendall George // January 24, 2018

Thousands gathered and marched in downtown Chico Saturday in the 2018 Women’s March. This march was one of many across the world. One year after the first Women’s March drew hundreds of thousands...

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The O Face: Sex work not such a risky business

Lorinda Sasan // November 16, 2016

It’s been called the oldest profession in the world. It is estimated that over one million people living in the U.S. are sex workers. With the exception of Nevada, sex work is currently illegal, making...

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Land of the free has a grim future under Trump

Whitney Urmann and Briana Mcdaniel // November 15, 2016

Editors note: This article is a response to President Trump will be good for Americans Come Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be president of the United States. Yikes. Though there is nothing anyone...

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Unity found in Trump protests

Lorinda Sasan // November 12, 2016

Editors Note: This article is a response to Campus reacts to Trump election. There have been a lot of mixed reactions to the results of Tuesday’s election. For those who voted for Hillary, feelings...

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Biphobia a real problem

Lorinda Sasan and Dongyoung Won // October 27, 2016

The United States has come a long way with LGBTQ rights. Over a year ago the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. LGBTQ people see more representation in the media with active...

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