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What is American Culture?

What is American Culture?

Susan Whaley

March 21, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

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 of Sociology Nandi Crosby said it is an important part of a person's identity."It's a shared sense o...

Teachers object to required trigger warnings

Teachers object to required trigger warnings

Madison Holmes

September 21, 2014


Filed under News

A plea has come to all U.S. universities to require professors to give trigger warnings to students before showing sensitive classroom material.A trigger warning is something professors give to students before discussing sensitive material that may offend or offset a post-traumatic stress disorder response.Requiring...

Catcalling, misogyny apparent on campus

Catcalling, misogyny apparent on campus

Madison Holmes

September 9, 2014


Filed under News

"To be honest, I have catcalled women," said Brandon Lee, a second-year business major. "It's almost like a man's second nature; an uncontrollable feeling of hormones gets bestowed upon you."Some faculty and students believe that acts of misogyny, or hatred of women, is a common occurrence on campus. Examples of misogyny can be seen through th...

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