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Illustration by Madison Holmes

Homeowners victims of party-regret

Amanda Rhine // February 9, 2015
Owning a home has reformed my party-hard ways.

Halloween costumes offend cultures

Madison Holmes // October 31, 2014
Guest Opinion Columnist Madison Holmes and her readers debate offensive Halloween costumes.
Dave and Sandra Chesterman mourn the loss of their daughter, Kristinia, one year after her death. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Candlelight vigil held for deceased student

September 23, 2014
Friends and family gathered Monday to honor deceased student Kristina Chesterman who died after a hit-and-run while riding her bicycle on Nord Avenue last year.
Nandi Crosby, a professor in the sociology department, voluntarily gives trigger warnings to her students before broaching sensitive topics. Photo courtesy Chico State

Teachers object to required trigger warnings

Madison Holmes // September 21, 2014
The Chico State administration supports academic freedom, but has not decided on requiring professors to give warnings to students about sensitive topics and materials shown in class.
Shoji Kameda throat sings, Masato Baba hits the taiko and Eien Hunter plays the drums in On Ensemble. The group entertained Chico residents at the 21st annual Chico World Music Festival. Photo credit: John Domogma

Chico World Music Festival delivers stellar performances

Jake Hutchison // September 14, 2014
Chico Performances' 21st annual Chico World Music Festival featured incredible international acts, children's crafts and giant sawmill puppets.
Ashley Carlton, a fifth-year student double majoring in psychology and exercise physiology, said she is accustomed to men seeing her as an object instead of a human being. Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Catcalling, misogyny apparent on campus

Madison Holmes // September 9, 2014
The objectification of women remains a part of Chico State and society, according to members of the campus community.

Bookstore terminates loyalty point system

Madison Holmes // August 31, 2014
The Follett-owned Wildcat Store, with its own sales system and website, will honor the remaining points students have until Sept. 15.
Trisha Seastrom, program manager for the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center. Courtesy of Chico State.

Course drops alcohol-related charges

Madison Holmes // August 31, 2014
A developing program will allow those with alcohol-related offenses to take diversion courses and community service to drop their fines. The program may extend to Chico State students in the future.
Chico State is one of four universities in California audited in a sexual assault report. The Orion file photo.

Mixed results in sexual assault audit

Madison Holmes // August 27, 2014
The results from Chico State's Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence audit reveal gaps in response and education.
Infographic by: Monica Fitch

Female turnout low in math and science majors

Madison Holmes // May 7, 2014
Women find themselves as minorities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors.
Infographic by: Monica Fitch

Males low in female-dominated majors

Madison Holmes // May 7, 2014
A study reveals a lack of male students in certain majors, including liberal studies, social work and child development.
SeekingArrangement is a website where older wealthy singles hook up with younger people. The site is used by some college students looking to pay off college debt.

Students seek sugar daddies to pay tuition

Madison Holmes // April 29, 2014
Students seek alternative ways to pay for school through a website that matches wealthy older men and woman with young college students.
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