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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, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

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...

Evangelist preacher comes to campus and meets humorous backlash

Evangelist preacher comes to campus and meets humorous backlash

Jacqueline Morales and Sophia Robledo-Borowy

April 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

An evangelist preached about "sexual misconduct" among students Thursday afternoon, sparking protests in return. Students from the Gender and Sexuality Equity Center came out to oppose the evangelist preacher who was saying students were "sinful." "We are out here to proclaim the gospel of Jesus...

Protests against immigration ban erupt in Chico

Protests against immigration ban erupt in Chico

Jafet Serrato

January 29, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Around 70 to 100 people peacefully protested in opposition of the executive orders made by President Donald Trump, regarding an immigration ban on seven countries.The protests were located at the intersection of Cohasset Road and East Ave. from 1 to 3 p.m., near the Pour House restaurant. On the first we...

Students protest possible tuition hike

Students protest possible tuition hike

Molly Sullivan

November 14, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

Students from 23 CSU campuses are protesting the proposed tuition hike at the Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach, California. The CSU Chancellor recently proposed raising tuition by 5 percent to partially make up for a shortfall in the budget. “Students should not have to worry about pa...

Campus reacts to Trump election

Campus reacts to Trump election

George Johnston

November 10, 2016


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

Protest against Trump at the BMU @theorion_news pic.twitter.com/bY2Z7g8ifm — Jenice Tupolo (@JayTupolo) November 10, 2016 Protesters gathered at the Bell Memorial Union steps to share stories and emotions toward newly president-elect Trump. Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson also commented on the election. In a campus wide ema...

Candlelight vigil lights the way

Candlelight vigil lights the way

Mina Marjanovic and Briana Mcdaniel

October 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

On Sept. 28, the Chico State Black Student Union held a candlelight vigil in light of the recent events in Charlotte, North Carolina.I believe that through simply coming together and standing up against police brutality, we were taking a step in the right direction that night.When I think of protests ...

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