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Student reportedly sexually assaulted on campus

Brianne Mcevoy

May 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A female Chico State student reported being sexually assaulted early Sunday morning according to a press release. The victim was near the intersection of College Drive and the Stadium Lot at 2:10 a.m., when a man she did not recognize raped her. Police said the victim saw her attacker run south...

GSEC hosts Take Back the Night week

GSEC hosts Take Back the Night week

Madeline Merlic

April 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

The Gender and Sexuality Center is putting on Take Back the Night Week to bring awareness to sexual assault, victims and what can be done to stop the violence.In the past GSEC has hosted Take Back the Night as a single night of slam poetry, breakout sessions and a candlelit march around Chico.This semeste...

Chico man arrested for sexually explicit messages to 11-year-old

Chico man arrested for sexually explicit messages to 11-year-old

Hannah Suzuki

February 11, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Reginald Ealy Jr., a Chico resident, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sending sexually explicit photos and messages to an 11-year-old girl via Facebook. The inappropriate messages and photos were discovered by the 11-year-old girl's older sister, who called the police to report the situation. P...

Final changes made to federal Clery Act

Final changes made to federal Clery Act

Madison Holmes

October 22, 2014


Filed under News

New rules created by the U.S. Department of Education will make it easier for colleges to track crimes occurring on campuses across the U.S. The final rule implementing changes made to the Clery Act was announced by the Obama administration on Friday, according to a media release from the U.S. Departmen...

Criminal Youtubers must be punished

Megan Mann

October 16, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Groping girl's butts, trying to force kisses out of them and even more types of sexual harassment, all filmed without a consent form prior to the events. Sounds like some great entertainment, right? Wrong. These are the types of videos that are featured on Sam Pepper's YouTube channel. He and his fr...

Sexual assault report reveals lack of exams

Sexual assault report reveals lack of exams

Madison Holmes

October 9, 2014


Filed under News

Enloe Medical Center's Sexual assault reports by Agency | Create Infographics   In 2013, 65 exams were conducted at Enloe Medical Center for victims of sexual assault, according to an annual report from the Butte County Sexual Assault Response Team released Oct. 1. If every victim of sex...

‘Yes Means Yes’ is full of holes

‘Yes Means Yes’ is full of holes

Veronica De La Cruz

October 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Tweet Talks

[View the story "Dissecting the new "Yes Means Yes" bill" on Storify] Leave comments or suggestions to keep the conversation going. Veronica De La Cruz can be reached at [email protected] or @Veronica_dlc on Twitter....

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...

Mixed results in sexual assault audit

Mixed results in sexual assault audit

Madison Holmes

August 27, 2014


Filed under News

Chico State excels in support for sexual violence and harassment victims but is flawed in several other aspects when handling sexual violence or harassment reports, according to the results of a federal audit. The audit results, which came out in June, found the university lacking in several areas...

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


Filed under News

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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