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GSEC’s upcoming Period Week: Breaking ‘stigma-taboo surrounding periods’

Ariana Powell, City Editor // March 2, 2023

Chico State’s Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition wants to hold open a conversation between vagina-owning members of society and those who don’t know what a period is like through Period Week, from...

Ingrid Keriotis Poetry Reading

Ingrid Keriotis Poetry Reading

Abram Melendez // December 13, 2019

Ingrid Keriotis read some of her poetry from her debut collection titled "It Started with the Wild Horses" at the Writer’s Voice in Zingg Recital Hall. Her readings ranged from poetry about rain...

Cassandra Arechiga singing one of her original songs and showing off her amazing vocals. Photo credit: Danielle Kessler

“Soul Corner” lets students share their stories

Danielle Kessler // October 1, 2019

The Associated Students hosted an open mic event in the BMU called “Soul Corner” on Wednesday night. Encouraging all forms of spoken word, the event created a safe space for students and artists...

Remembering the Ridge allows people to attach items to memorialize what was lost in the Camp Fire. Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

Remembering the Ridge represents unwavering strength in the community

Mitchell Kret // April 10, 2019

The Remembering the Ridge memorial event was held in the breezeway of Meriam Library April 8. The event featured guest speakers, poetry, music and an introduction to the interactive art exhibit that will...

C.A.F.E. members, David Cruz and Rose Merry Blanco, stand next to the welcome sign as students enter the event. C.A.F.E. put together their first event of the semester, Friday, Mar. 8, 2019, in Chico, CA. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Latinx students share their stories at open mic night

Rayanne Painter // March 11, 2019

Chico State’s chapter of Central Americans for Empowerment (C.A.F.E.) hosted their first event on Friday in Sylvester's Cafe. Colorful picado banners hung from the ceiling and the smell of freshly...

Mai Der Vangs Afterland has been recognized for several awards since being published in 2017. Photo credit: Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

Poetry reading shines light on refugee experiences

Rayanne Painter // March 11, 2019
Award-winning poet, Mai Der Vang, discusses her book, "Afterland."
They’re walking up on this protected boardwalk, but others are not too fortunate to have those types of protections, said Crawford. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

“Broken Open” gallery highlights Chico artists

Rayanne Painter // February 5, 2019

"Broken Open," an art exhibition focusing on sound, words and objects, is open at 1078 Gallery on Park Ave. in Chico. Featuring Chico artists, the gallery collaborates between three different art forms....

Healing through the arts

Rachael Bayuk // October 25, 2018
Don't let the arts get stamped out.
Nathaniel Nevels writes rhymes as he enjoys the sunshine at Chico State on Thursday. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Photo of the Day

Carly Maxstone // February 23, 2018

Nathaniel Nevels writes rhymes as he enjoys the sunshine at Chico State on Thursday.

The museum, located in the Arts & Humanities building, serves to preserve the art of printmaking. Photo credit:  Yoshio Kusaba

Relocated Turner Museum launches first Print and Poetry exhibition

Katia Berg // September 4, 2016

The Janet Turner Print Museum opened its first exhibition last Monday; it is titled Visual Metrics: Print and Poetry. It will stay open until Oct. 1. Print and Poetry is a collaboration between visual...

Photo credit: Bobbie Rae Jones

Refining the art of sexting

Joann Chevaillier // May 8, 2016
Seduction with more than a dick pic.
Illustration by Miles Huffman

The depressing trend toward desensitization

William Rein // April 17, 2015
Why is it getting easier to stare directly into tragedy and pain and feel nothing?
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