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Local Women in Government Panel to Honor the 19th Amendment

Local Women in Government Panel to Honor the 19th Amendment

Angelina Mendez, Staff Writer // March 5, 2020

On Feb. 26 four women with active roles in Butte County’s government and Chico State’s student government sat at a panel to honor the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. The...

#MarchforScience still had its problems

#MarchforScience still had its problems

Roberto Fonseca // April 28, 2017

The March for Science did a great job in showcasing the importance of current scientific issues and triumphs to Americans, but there were still some problems.Conversations about climate change are what...

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won

The death of chivalry in relationships

Rachel Reyes and Dongyoung Won // November 8, 2016

In a culture where double-tapping a photo or sending direct messages is a form of showing romantic interest, it’s clear the idea of a knight in shining armor has come to an end.Chivalry is dead and...

Illustration by Katherine Kurz Photo credit: Katherine Kurz

Women play sports too

Brittany Mcclintock // October 3, 2015

Women, rejoice. You can now play soccer in the digital world. FIFA '16 announced in May that female players would be included in the game, and it received positive feedback— for the most part. Three...

Feminism ruins everything

Alyssa Dunning // November 30, 2014

I've always considered myself a feminist, but it wasn't until my women's history class at Chico State that I really understood what that meant.Feminism taught me to think critically and scrutinize everything...

Stop calling strong women ‘bossy’

Julianna Eveland // November 10, 2014

When I was a little girl, I loved to be the leader. I always felt I was the head of my group of friends; the one to call the shots when it came time to play house or choreograph the dances we'd put on...

Illustration by Rachel Dugo.

Geek culture is a stronghold for sexism

Megan Mann // October 17, 2014

Ah, the "Nerd World." A social universe filled with comics, cosplay, video games and sexism. The sexism portion may be surprising to some, but it is by no means a secret in the geek and nerd community....

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

Men shouldn’t suffer over sins of forefathers

Matt Murphy // October 14, 2014

Men are in trouble. Serious trouble. To riff on a bit by the great Jerry Seinfeld, our organization has seen better days. Ever since Adam went rogue and ate that dumb piece of fruit, we've been...

Infographic by: Monica Fitch

Female turnout low in math and science majors

Madison Holmes // May 7, 2014

Women at Chico State are widely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.Few female students have graduated with degrees in computer science, computer engineering...

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