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Human traffickers look for vulnerable people

Human traffickers look for vulnerable people

Nicte Hernandez and Briana Mcdaniel

November 23, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every 30 seconds a person falls enslaved into human trafficking. Today, it's most commonly known as modern-day slavery, according to Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century.Traffickers look for individuals with certain personalities that are easy to manipulate or individuals who happen to be in challenging situations.Ma...

The Insignificance of the ‘Free the Nipple’ movement

The Insignificance of the ‘Free the Nipple’ movement

Nicte Hernandez

October 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Multiple protests have taken place throughout the world to show their support for gender equality through going topless in public. Free the Nipple movement has been in the media increasingly since Lina Esco directed the "Free the Nipple" film which started the whole movement back in 2014. My question here is, are there not bigger issues to suppor...

Basic Drinking In America

Basic Drinking In America

Nicte Hernandez and Briana Mcdaniel

September 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

She walks into Riley's, screaming, "Buy me a shot!" Figuratively though, since she is about the hundredth girl to walk in on her 21st birthday with that infamous pink sash. In my opinion, this is the most overrated way to celebrate ones day of freedom. Instead of creatively planning for this day tha...

Sugar Daddies: Friend or Foe?

Sugar Daddies: Friend or Foe?

Nicte Hernandez

September 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With tuition and cost of living on the rise students are starting to quit extracurricular activities and are applying for jobs in order to keep their student debt to a minimum. It is more common for students to start at a community college then transfer over to the school of their choice in order...

Peaceful Protests Bring More Criticism

Peaceful Protests Bring More Criticism

Nicte Hernandez

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When we think of protests we immediately picture hundreds of people crossing a freeway, looting or the SWAT team pushing back on the protesters. Destruction is usually the word we associate with when a protest is taking place. Never do we picture silent sit-ins, despite the numerous non-violent protests...

Summer in a college ghost town

Summer in a college ghost town

Nicte Hernandez and Briana Mcdaniel

August 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Many refer to Chico as a ghost town once all the students return to their permanent homes for the summer. This can be said to be true due to all the free parking, less traffic and lack of red solo cups everywhere. When I told my friends I would be staying in Chico for the summer I always got the same ...

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