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Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

Josh Cozine and Natalie Hanson

May 8, 2018


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

Nearly 50 students gathered outside Kendall Hall Monday to protest the recently approved student fee increases. Student participants began the protest with speeches and a rally at about 11 a.m. Brigitte Dahrouj, who helped organize the event, was one of many expressing her frustration with the inc...

Marches effective to initiate change, other steps must follow

Marches effective to initiate change, other steps must follow

Nicte Hernandez

April 20, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

With what seems like endless incidents of gun violence, we have seen numerous marches in the form of protests against gun violence. Students, leaders and community members have recently taken to the streets to express their anger and overall hurt with legislators and their lack of action to reduce gu...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update, April 6

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update, April 6

Natalie Hanson

April 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports in the Butte County area, from March 26-30. Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached at [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

America needs to stand up against the wall

America needs to stand up against the wall

Marrion Charissa Cruz

March 14, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the first week that President Donald Trump took office, there were speeches and protests about the resistance to the physical division between the United States and Latin America. The outbursts are the result of problems that have been rooted more directly toward the racial division in the US. The n...

Protestors only succeed through boycotting

Kyra Stemplinger

February 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Picket signs and marches are not enough to protest President Donald Trump. Attacking him on Twitter and with facts seem to roll off of him because with every mistake his followers continue to back him up.The only way to be truly effective is to cut off the problem at the source. Stepping up the protests to influence businesses and industries through boycotts are the only way to get a clea...

Liberals promote fascism

Liberals promote fascism

Roberto Fonseca

February 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It's been a long three weeks since Donald Trump was inaugurated, and I've never seen a country so angry. The things people are saying and doing are things that are entirely new to the political sphere. The media's coverage of Trump and the explosion of social media in the last five years has great...

Trending protests debase freedoms

Kenta Mcafee

February 7, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Protesting unjust events in society is beyond the aspect of an obligation. For college students, it is a civic duty. If we aren’t using the knowledge we received from sitting through hours of Political Science lectures, then there isn’t a point in attending a university. Standing up for a ...

Chico State talks diversity, but does it walk it?

Chico State talks diversity, but does it walk it?

December 15, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

As Chico State amplifies its commitment to diversity and inclusion like universities nationwide, some members of the campus community are pushing back by exercising their right to free speech. In a Nov. 16 email to students, staff and faculty, President Paul Zingg addressed the issue explaining how “...

Citizens protest climate engineering

Citizens protest climate engineering

Whitney Urmann

April 25, 2015


Filed under Community, News

Community members protested in downtown Chico today in efforts to raise awareness to chemtrails left behind by geo-engineering aircrafts. According to a pamphlet handed out at the protest, chemtrails are "low-altitude, sub-stratospheric aerosol geo-engineering spray trails sprayed from unmarked aircraft...

Social media doesn’t make change

Social media doesn’t make change

Joseph Rogers

March 21, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Social media is a wonderful way to spread the word around social issues but social change takes more than butts in seats – it takes feet on the streets. The world has seen the power of social media as a way to organize protesters in the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. However, clicking ‘like’ ...

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