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Chico protestors say, ‘No war with Iran’

Kimberly Morales // January 30, 2020

On Saturday, members of the city of Chico became participants in the global, ‘No War with Iran,’ anti-war campaign.  Worldwide, the size of participation in the anti-war campaign saw an increase...

Protestors gather around the fence by the Young Republicans booth outside of Glenn Hall. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Third day of protest against Young Republicans sees a more peaceful assembly

Ricardo Tovar // November 23, 2019

Over the past week, tensions have been running high among the liberal and conservative students on Chico State’s campus. From Tuesday to Thursday, many students have used their right to peacefully assemble...

Chico State responding to the Chico State Young Republicans and protest on Wednesday. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Young Republicans and protestors clash, three criminal charges filed

Danielle Kessler , Melissa Joseph, and Ricardo Tovar // November 20, 2019

On Wednesday, tensions rose to an all-time high as students began protesting outside the Chico State College Republicans table following a physical altercation that happened on Tuesday in front of Butte...

Volunteers displayed 86 tombstones for 86 lives lost last year from wildfires. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Climate change demonstration offends Camp Fire victims

Kimberly Morales and Melissa Herrera // November 2, 2019

On Thursday, Sunrise Movement Chico displayed 86 tombstones for 86 lives lost last year from what they claimed to be due to “the negligence of PG&E.”With tombstones laid out on campus,...

Pro-life, pro-choice opinions clash on campus

Kimberly Morales // October 27, 2019

The debate on abortion hit closer to home for Chico State on Friday when the Women’s Resource Clinic held their nearly sold-out annual benefit banquet fundraiser at the BMU.The Women’s Resource...

Sunrise Movement protesters gather in the Meriam Library breezeway Thursday. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Sunrise Movement protests at Meriam Library

Julian Mendoza // September 28, 2019

Students protested Thursday outside Meriam Library - using buckets as drums, smoke masks and their voices - to raise awareness about climate change.Starting at around Noon, students from the Sunrise Movement...

As the protest continues more of Chico Peace Vigil's members show up. They grab a sign and stand on various parts of the sidewalk to show passing cars their signs, Saturday, Mar. 2, 2019, in Chico, CA. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Chico protestors gather downtown to picket for peace in Venezuela

Gordy Papalias // March 5, 2019

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...

Anthony D Prince, General Counsel Attorney of the California Homeless Union, leads the rally and protest on Monday. Prince organized the rally to protest the county's decision to terminate the lease with Red Cross that would continue to provide housing and aid to the homeless and Camp Fire refugees. Photo credit: Christian Solis

California Homeless Union protest at Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Julian Mendoza // January 30, 2019

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...

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. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

Photo of the day

Dominique Wood // October 9, 2018

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 made signs on woman's rights that were being using outside of the Bell Memorial Union. Photo credit: Rachael Bayuk

Protestors speak on women clinics

Rachael Bayuk // October 8, 2018

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]

Protestors ranging from women to men come together in front of the Bell Memorial Union. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

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

Natalie Hanson // October 6, 2018

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...

Illustration by Jaime Munoz.

The money you should be fighting for

Karen Limones // March 26, 2018

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...

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