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Chico Speaks survey reveals on-campus sexual assault statistics

Chico Speaks survey reveals on-campus sexual assault statistics

Kimberly Morales

November 16, 2019

After surveying students last spring, Chico State released a report regarding the incidents of sexual violence students reported.While the information compiled from the survey was extensive, requiring months of collection and analysis, the data reveals the culture surrounding sexual assault on campus...

Students rarely report sexual assaults to university police

Students rarely report sexual assaults to university police

Kimberly Morales

October 21, 2019

With several school-led attempts to educate students on consent and sexual misconduct through required programs such as "Not Anymore," students are advised to reach out to school-supported assets to report offenses -- but few actually do so.While students are required to fulfill alcohol and consent trai...

Sexual assault survivor brings awareness to Chico State

Sexual assault survivor brings awareness to Chico State

Rayanne Painter

April 21, 2019

The room was silent as the request was posed: “I’d like you to stand if you know of someone close to you who has experienced sexual assault.”The students in the room looked around at each other in horror as most of them stood up.“Now, I want you to stay standing if you know that...

Title IX changes give more rights to people accused of ‘sexual misconduct’

Title IX changes give more rights to people accused of ‘sexual misconduct’

Kendall George

April 9, 2019

Two Chico State students recall their experiences with false rape accusations Chico State and many other schools across California are revising their sexual assault protocol after a state appellate court ruled that students arraigned of sexual misconduct have new rights to protect them against false...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Rachael Bayuk

May 13, 2018

Members of Chico State's Psi Chi, a local chapter of the international Psychology honor society, wade in the water to catch the winning ducks from their Ducky Derby on Friday. Psi Chi will be donating half of their proceeds ($290) to Safe Place. For this fundraiser both Chico State's Psi Chi and the Bu...

Take back the night: A place for survivors to tell their story

Take back the night: A place for survivors to tell their story

Kelsi Sibert

April 22, 2018

Since the 1970s, Chico State's Gender and Sexuality Equality Center, formerly known as the Women's Center, has put on an event called "Take Back the Night." Each year a different theme surrounding sexual violence awareness is chosen; this year's theme is "reach out, speak out." GSEC Women's Program Coo...

Chico State’s ‘Clothesline Project’ provides artistic outlet for sexual assault awareness

Chico State’s ‘Clothesline Project’ provides artistic outlet for sexual assault awareness

Alex Grant

April 16, 2018

Safe Place, Chico State's confidential sexual violence prevention and intervention center, is organizing an artistic project to call attention to sexual assault issues in Chico. Students are invited to decorate t-shirts Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in BMU 203 to show support for...

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Josh Cozine

April 15, 2018

The theme of the fifth annual Trans Conference, "Existence is Resistance," was reflected by a variety of speakers Saturday on campus. The conference took place in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium from 10 a.m until 4 p.m. A tabling event was held for an hour while people signed in, with community ...

Chico State’s Safe Place celebrates sexual assault awareness month

Chico State’s Safe Place celebrates sexual assault awareness month

Carly Campbell

April 5, 2017

April is national sexual assault awareness month. Chico State's Safe Place will be hosting a number of events to support this movement. The events that will be held are as follows: April 6: Survivor Support Social, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Safe Place Backyard, 633 Brice Ave. April 1...

Healthy relationships week comes to Chico State

Healthy relationships week comes to Chico State

Alejandra Fraga

February 13, 2017

Safe Place and other associates present healthy relationships week through Feb. 13-17 at Chico State. "Healthy relationships week is more than a feel-good activity" said Alex Brown, Safe Place Advocate and Administrator. This is Safe Place's first time taking the lead on an event like this, they hop...

Safe Place launches ‘Prevention is Possible’ campaign

Safe Place launches ‘Prevention is Possible’ campaign

Eric Mcguire

April 9, 2016

This month, Safe Place takes a new approach to preventing sexual assault. April is the month dedicated to raising awareness about sexual assault. Most years the emphasis is on survivors and ways to avoid sexual assault situations. This year, Safe Place, Chico State's support program and advocate for ...

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