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Update: 2 Chico State police officers at center of Oroville Police sexual misconduct lawsuit put on leave

Update: 2 Chico State police officers at center of Oroville Police sexual misconduct lawsuit put on leave

Ava Norgrove and Melvin Bui // March 24, 2022

Chico State University Police Sgt. Joseph Deal and officer Raymond Stott have been accused of inappropriate sexual and police misconduct during their tenure at the Oroville Police Department, according...

Meriam Library at Chico State.

Police, students respond to sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Angelina Mendez // February 26, 2020

The University Police Department is currently requesting charges and building a case against the suspect that was allegedly involved in a sexual harassment incident that occured on Feb. 14 at the Meriam...

Meriam Library at Chico State.

Student reports sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Angelina Mendez // February 20, 2020

Meriam Library contacted the University Police Department reporting a sexual harassment incident involving a female student and a male adult on Feb. 14 at approximately 10:30 a.m. The student reported...

CollgeGlen apartments are the sight where the alleged molestation and burglary crime involving Martin Morales took place. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Martin Morales case at standstill due to lack of information

Ricardo Tovar // September 11, 2019

In what has been an ongoing investigation into the background of Martin Morales, a former Chico State student charged with molestation and burglary, The Orion has been in search of anyone who may know...

Battling a culture of Harvey Weinsteins

Natalie Hanson // October 26, 2017

The #Metoo campaign exploded on social media recently in response to the sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein. As more and more actresses and well-known women come forward against Weinstein,...

Kendall Hall Photo credit: Ronnie Bolser

CSU launches sexual misconduct awareness program

Bianca Quilantan // October 11, 2016

Student lack of awareness of sexual misconduct—not anymore.In an attempt to expand sexual misconduct awareness, Chico State is making “Not Anymore” mandatory for all students by requiring...

Chico State is one of four universities in California audited in a sexual assault report. The Orion file photo.

Mixed results in sexual assault audit

Madison Holmes // August 27, 2014

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...

University undergoes discrimination audit

Bill Hall // November 26, 2013

Chico State is one of two schools in the California State University system that will be audited on the handling of sexual harassment and sexual violence incidents.The audit will also include San Diego...

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