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Students and community rally for the Chico Green New Deal

Students and community members rallied together with other Sunrise Movements across California. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

November 3, 2019

On Friday, at the edges of Chico State's campus, Sunrise Movement Chico rallied with other Sunrise Movement locations across the state demanding a change to save California from their state of emergency.Sunrise Movement made note of the importance of standing with communities in Los Angeles and Sonom...

Women’s March draws thousands with call for change

Dance company Nefertiti’s Dozen, performed on stage pre-march and rang in the end of it with just as much energy. Women’s March on Chico Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.

Natalie Hanson, Alex Grant, and Kendall George

January 24, 2018

Thousands gathered and marched in downtown Chico Saturday in the 2018 Women’s March. This march was one of many across the world. One year after the first Women’s March drew hundreds of thousands of participants nationwide in response to the presidential inauguration. According to a Faceb...

Antifa is disgraceful

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Rachel Reyes

September 4, 2017

Antifa has been violent and dangerous. They are merely the less intense left-wing version of neo-Nazis. Violence is violence, regardless if there are casualties or not. Antifa believes their actions are just; which only makes them even more threatening.Last Sunday in Berkeley, thousands of protester...

Christian advocate sparks rally with name calling

Morgan Gray, junior recreation and communication major, reacts to Ron's condemnation of homosexuality. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Eric Mcguire

April 13, 2016

An advocate of the Christian faith caused waves on campus Wednesday as he sermonized in the free speech area. His words sparked an emotionally-charged crowd to gather carrying hand made signs in protest of his message. Signs read "He doesn't even go here," "all you need is love," and "we're here,...

Faculty rally demands change

Rally members protest for change in front of Kendall Hall. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Michael Catelli

September 20, 2015

Chico State faculty members of the CSU Employees Union and the California Faculty Association rallied together on Friday to protest poor working conditions. Issues addressed were low salary increases, lack of transparency and abusive conduct in the workplace. “Our goal today was to keep the pre...

Students stand at California’s anti-fracking rally

Chico State student Kevin Killion, of AS Sustainability, joins thousands of environmental activists in protesting in front of the state Capitol. Photo credit: Emily Teague

Gary Nelson

March 26, 2014

One issue brought together students, Buddhist monks, grandmothers, authors, farmers and brewers from all over California. Fracking is happening in California, and they want it to stop. Nearly 60 Chico activists boarded a bus bound for the state Capitol early on March 15 to demand a ban on fracking, or hydraulic fracturing for fossil fuels, in California. The grou...

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