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Chico protestors gather downtown to picket for peace in Venezuela

Chico protestors gather downtown to picket for peace in Venezuela

Gordy Papalias

March 5, 2019


Filed under Community, News

Car horns rang through the streets of downtown Chico Saturday afternoon as passers-by honked in support of protestors demonstrating for peace in Venezuela. Many of the protestors were members of the Chico Peace and Justice Center. They have been protesting on Third and Main every Saturday from 1...

California Homeless Union protest at Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

California Homeless Union protest at Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Julian Mendoza

January 30, 2019


Filed under Community, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Visuals

On Monday, the California Homeless Union, along with locals in support, protested in front of the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico in response to the shelter closing on Jan. 31. "We actually had an agreement with some of the Red Cross officials so we could have access and they we reneged on that...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Dominique Wood

October 9, 2018


Filed under Photo Stories, Visuals

Protestors, in support of pro-choice, stand outside the Bell Memorial Union during the Women's Resource Center on Friday. Check out the article about the protest on the Orion.

Protestors speak on women clinics

Protestors speak on women clinics

Rachael Bayuk

October 8, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Outside of the Bell Memorial Union I asked protesters and supporters of the Women's Resource Clinic about their opinions on the legitimacy of the clinic. Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected] or @BayukRachael on Twitter  ...

Organizers protest the Women’s Resource Clinic, call for reproductive rights

Organizers protest the Women’s Resource Clinic, call for reproductive rights

Natalie Hanson

October 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

Passing cars honked and cheered as protesters, holding signs with phrases like "choice matters," and "keep your rosaries off my ovaries," stood in front of the Wildcat statue, Friday evening.The protesters were from Women on Reproduction Defense (WORD), and they had come to protest an event taking pl...

The money you should be fighting for

The money you should be fighting for

Karen Limones

March 26, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

It’s going around campus like gossip, that students can fight a tuition increase from happening. If you haven’t heard by now, then maybe it’s time you get more involved on your own campus. Our tuition is increasing by $228 and that’s a lot of money coming out from some student’s wallets. According...

Students organize March for Our Lives in Chico

Students organize March for Our Lives in Chico

Josh Cozine

March 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Visuals

Roads were blocked off through much of downtown Chico Saturday as students and community members streamed into the city plaza to protest gun violence. They were participating in the #MarchForOurLives national movement. The march and gathering for the Chico area was almost entirely organized by hi...

Students to march for gun law reform, protest campus shootings

Students to march for gun law reform, protest campus shootings

Natalie Hanson

March 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Uncategorized

In response to the recent mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, a march in downtown Chico has been planned for next week on March 14. Students from Chico High School, Inspire School of Arts & Sciences, and Chico State plan to walk out of their classrooms and march from their campuses...

Women on Reproductive Defense stand against inequality

Women on Reproductive Defense stand against inequality

Hannah Yeager

January 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

The Women’s March this year had an impressive turn out, with a couple hundred supporters moving in and out of Chico throughout the day.One sign, in particular, was very popular. This sign has a painting of President Donald Trump with devil horns.This painting was an attempt to heal wounds caus...

LaMalfa speaks against gas tax, attracts protesters

LaMalfa speaks against gas tax, attracts protesters

Josh Cozine

January 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Representative Doug LaMalfa came to Chico to endorse a petition for repealing a gas tax Friday.The petition signing event took place at the Sinclair gas station on the block of Forest Avenue from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.LaMalfa (R) was joined by California Senator Jim Nielsen (R) to speak in favor of the ...

Death of the American protest

Death of the American protest

Grayson Boyer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Editorials, Opinion

2017 is one of the most politicized years in recent history, yet protest, one of the quintessential forms of American political participation, has shown to be utterly ineffective. Obviously, this wasn’t always the case. Children are raised in the United States with stories of the Boston Tea Party...

Trump rescinds DACA; students protest at Chico State

Trump rescinds DACA;
students protest at Chico State

Luke Dennison and Guillermo Felix-Alvor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was put to an end under the Trump administration, affecting many students nationwide.Students gathered outside of the Bell Memorial Union on campus expressing their thoughts over the decision, Tuesday morning. Elizabeth Alaniz, a Chico State Faculty Member and DREAM Assistant D...

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