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Jayme Rodriguez a third-year theater major Photo credit: Floritzel Salvador

What is American Culture?

Susan Whaley // March 21, 2017

Being American is often associated with having no culture, or is grouped into one large categorized group.There is no easy way to define a specific culture, but Chico State professor and Chair of Department...

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.
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.
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