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Equality Act ignites opposing ideals

Ian Hilton, Reporter // March 4, 2021

The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act on Feb. 25, expanding the language of the Civil Rights Act to extend federal protections against LGBTQ+ discrimination by a vote of 224-206. Some...

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Reviewing life: It’s meaningless, but that’s okay

Ricardo Tovar // January 10, 2020

Philosophers, religious folks, scientists and every day Joe’s have tried to come up with the meaning for life. Is there one? Why are we here? Nobody knows. Even if they think they do, there is no...

Protestors made signs on womans 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]

Tova Love, president of RDA, embraces religious tolerance and wraps her hair in a tichel full time to better understand its impact. Photo courtesy of Tova Love

Students advance religious diversity on campus

Molly Sullivan // February 9, 2016

The Religious Diversity Association, the only interfaith organization at Chico State, will be rekindled this semester following the increasingly polarized climate of religious relations in the national...

Illustration by Trevor Moore

People shouldn’t be attacked for religious beliefs

Megan Mann // March 27, 2015

My mom loves "19 Kids and Counting," so I always keep my eye out for news stories about the Duggar family. Normally I find news about one of the kids getting married or having children of their...

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Give me something to believe in

Daisy Dardon // February 19, 2015

I'm agnostic. This is surprising to some because I've been going to a Christian church for years. They don't understand how I could be unsure about the existence of God when I've been so involved...

Illustration by Zach Phillips

Pamphlet protesters pushy, don’t persuade

Alyssa Dunning // November 3, 2014

It's the age old story: girl meets boy, boy hands girl pamphlet, girl changes entire belief because of it. This must be how religious groups, companies and causes view their literature. Why else...

Aroosa Khan, junior criminal justice major, likes to mix contemporary fashion with her headscarf. Photo credit: Michaela Sundholm

Muslim students don hijab fashionably

Michaela Sundholm // September 23, 2014

Hijab is the clothing worn by girls and women of the Muslim faith. It is characterized by long loose clothing showing only the hands and face with a scarf covering their hair. There are many women on campus...

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