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Battling the opioid crisis with Naloxone

Kimberly Morales, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

Training hosted by the Northern Valley Harm Reduction Coalition extended the conversation of preventing and surviving an opioid overdose on Monday, inside Blackbird Cafe.  The training opened Chico residents to the opportunity to learn how to identify the symptoms of an opioid overdose as well as te...

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts largest annual Student Research Symposium

Films from students of Visual Anthropology at Chico State presented films on the second story of Bell Memorial Union. Harrison Hunter (left) directed a film about deaf culture and cochlear implants. Julia Bellon (right) made a film highlighting some of the historical problems of Greek life and culture on college campuses. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

April 26, 2018

The opioid epidemic, gun violence and gun control, and sexual assault on campus were just a few of the topics covered by student presenters Wednesday at the 17th annual Student Research Symposium. Held in Bell Memorial Union’s auditorium on the second floor, the symposium started around 5:30 p.m....

Let them spark it up

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Carlos Islas

April 17, 2017

Medical marijuana has become less of a taboo and more of an alternative choice for medication; even though it's just in 28 states. While there are benefits, there is still a fuss when it comes to an athlete using it for injuries. Athletes should be allowed to use medical ...

Prescription drugs harm more than help

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Sean Daly

May 3, 2016

"In 2014, more than 14,000 died from overdoses involving prescription opioids," according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Statistics show that prevalence of prescription drugs like Percocet, Xanax and others in America is taking people's lives at an increasing rate. Why are more an...

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