The Orion

Honoring the legacy of Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez bettered the lives of many farm workers in California by leading peaceful protests and boycotts for equal rights. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

Alisa Thorsen

March 31, 2015

As they picked grapes underneath the scorching California sun, the migrant farm workers of 50 years ago were only given one cup of water to last the whole day. They shared this cup with the other workers and had to pay a fee to fill it up with water. This was just one of the many abuses farm workers in the United States had t...

Chico State's independent student newspaper
Nick Cunningham