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Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Rachael Bayuk

May 13, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Photo of the Day

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 23, 2018


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

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 17, 2018


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

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


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

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


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

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


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, Community, News

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 ...

CSU requires rape victim advocate

CSU requires rape victim advocate

Madison Holmes

September 30, 2014


Filed under Administration, News

The Chancellor's office announced that it will support the state-wide Survivor Outreach and Support Campus Act which requires all CSU's to have an independent sexual assault advocate. The CSU system proactively adopted the state-wide bill, which was introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer in July, requir...

‘Yes Means Yes’ bill defines consent

‘Yes Means Yes’ bill defines consent

Madison Holmes

September 4, 2014


Filed under Administration, News

The slogan "No Means No" and the concept behind it regarding sexual assault is changing to "Yes Means Yes." California state lawmakers passed the Affirmative Consent Standard that would define when consent is given when investigating sexual assaults on college campuses. Sexual assault victim...

Few male students report sexual assaults

Madison Holmes

May 13, 2014


Filed under News

After being severely beaten and nearly sodomized with a broomstick, a Chico State student found himself tied up on a bathroom floor by the man who had charmed him months before. In October of 2012, the student, who prefers to remain anonymous, was attacked and sexually assaulted by three men incl...

Victims reveal sexual assaults online

Victims reveal sexual assaults online

Madison Holmes

April 21, 2014


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When Alberto Chavez started Chico College Confessions in February 2013, he never expected sexual assault victims would use the website to share their ordeals with fellow students. Within the past few weeks, several anonymous students confessing about sexual assault have posted on the Facebook page. Confession 3363 ...

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