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M.E.Ch.A marches through Chico on Cesar Chavez Day

M.E.Ch.A marches through Chico on Cesar Chavez Day

Josh Cozine

April 1, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Cesar Chavez, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Students took to Chico streets Saturday, chanting to both celebrate the life of César Chávez and remind their fellow students that cultural appropriation is not okay. “When I say viva, you say Chávez!” Marchers gathered in Trinity Commons at 2 p.m. and were led by Chico State’s M.E.Ch...

M.E.Ch.A. meetings kick off with plans for the semester

M.E.Ch.A. meetings kick off with plans for the semester

Josh Cozine

February 15, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Chico State’s chapter of M.E.Ch.A. announced plans for events celebrating heritage in their first meeting of the year Wednesday.The Chico chapter of this organization, which stands for the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán, has been around since 1969. It exists as a platform to help t...

Letter to the editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

On 5 April 2017, The Orion published an article about César Chávez Day, which commemorates the notable American labor leader and civil rights activist, César Chávez. The article, “Students volunteer, party for Chávez Weekend,” portrays this holiday as another day that Chico State students can...

Chavez Remembered

Chavez Remembered

Julia Maldonado

March 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Sombreros, fake mustaches and binge-drinking are three things that come to mind on “Chico Chavez.” Unfortunately, few think about the work that Cesar Chavez did for workers’ rights, civil rights and farming. Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán de Chico State will be hostin...

Dia de los Muertos educates Chico community

Dia de los Muertos educates Chico community

Bianca Quilantan

November 6, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

If Jim Pedraza died tomorrow he would want tamales de dulce or sweet tamales on his altar. Specifically, the kind his mom would make. But the most important thing to him is that he does not want to be forgotten. Chico State celebrated All Saints Day, or Dia de los Muertos. Festivities lasted from...

Students march in support of faculty strike

Students march in support of faculty strike

Elizabeth Helmer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Students marched in support of the upcoming faculty strike at 2:20 p.m. on Monday. Students from MECHA, Students for Quality Education, Chico State Marxists, Chico State Democrats and Men of Honor were among the protesters. Marcos Serbita, a recent sociology graduate from Chico, was among the proteste...

Day of the Dead brings life to campus

Ernesto Rivera

November 4, 2013


Filed under Features

Spirits of the dead were brought back to life and celebrated Friday for Chico State’s fourth annual celebration of “Día de los Muertos,” which means Day of the Dead in Spanish. The 12-hour celebration was put on by a slew of multicultural organizations that each celebrated loved ones who have died. The event was put on by...

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