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I fixed the monument to the Martyred Children of Gaza.

Children are not martyrs

Ari Sorokin, Reporter // May 12, 2024

A few weeks ago, I saw a Palestinian monument to the martyred children of Gaza. So I decided to flip it and replace the sign with the words “Down with Hamas,” “Hamas are Child Abusers,” “End...

Modified Hamas Flag draped with red instead of green.

Palestinian ‘resistance’ uses sexual assault

Ari Sorokin, Reporter // May 11, 2024

This year is the 23rd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. While Take Back the Night impressed me, I was disappointed by Chico State’s and our Jewish community's silence about the sexual violence...

Pro-Palestine banners put up on Butte Hall by Students for Justice in Palestine. Photo taken May 1, 2024. Photo taken May 1, 2024 by Molly Myers.

Ceasefire campaign launches on campus, President Perez sends email on protests 

Molly Myers and Grace Stark // May 2, 2024

UPDATE: Chico State is aware of Students for Justice in Palestine's demands, but said the student organization did not directly contacted them as of 12:18 p.m. today, Friday, May 3. "No members of Cabinet...

A Nov. 19, 2023 Palestine Walkout attendee holds a sign that reads “Stop Genocide Free! Palestine.” Taken on Nov. 19, 2023

Chico State Associated Students ceasefire resolution announced Saturday

Grace Stark, News Editor // March 2, 2024

Chico State’s Associated Students ceasefire resolution, the second one in the California State University System, was announced on Saturday. The announcement was posted via Instagram  by Chico State’s...

AS GAC ending their biweekly meeting on Oct. 20

AS Government Affairs speaks on the Israel-Hamas conflict

Milca Elvira Chacon, Reporter // November 8, 2023

Associated Students’ Government Affairs Committee released a message regarding the Israel-Hamas conflict. The statement recognized and empathized with those affected by the ongoing conflict, provided...

Protestors urge for cease-fire in Gaza

Molly Myers, Milca Elvira Chacon, and Callum Standish // November 8, 2023

Protesters gathered at Chico’s Square Plaza on Saturday in support of Palestine. Protest organizer Shaheera Abbasi said the idea of a protest in Chico originated through a Reddit post. It took the...

Deyaadeen Ammar, speaking at the In Solidarity with Palestine vigil. Photo taken Nov. 3 by Molly Myers.

Over $1000 raised for victims in Gaza at Palestine vigil 

Molly Myers, Managing Editor // November 4, 2023

Community members showed up in droves to the “In Solidarity With Palestine” vigil on Friday.    The event organizers were surprised to see many people show up, an estimated 150 attendees....

Neil Lazarus visited Chico State, invited by Chico Hillel, a Jewish organization on campus. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Members of Students for Quality Education protest Zionist speaker

Kimberly Morales // November 7, 2019

On Tuesday, students from the Comparative Religion and Humanities department announced the visit of leading middle-eastern keynote speaker, Neil Lazarus. While Lazarus arrived at Chico to discuss the...

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