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The $890 black balaclava sweater has been taken off the market by Gucci. Image courtesy of NBC News.

Gucci, catch me outside.

Janette Estrada // February 14, 2019

Not a week into Black History Month and fashion retailer Gucci is already sending out an apology. The controversial item is a women’s black-wool sweater retailing for $890. The sweater was in collaboration...

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Gender reveals: harmful or celebratory?

Rayanne Painter // November 16, 2018

A concept: popping confetti to celebrate the genitalia of an undeveloped tiny human. Sounds weird to me, yet this is the new fad of our culture.We’ve all seen the Facebook videos. Family and friends...

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It doesn’t make sense to blame society

William Rein // May 9, 2016

The first way to talk about society is by clarifying that society never does anything. Society doesn’t objectify people or oppress them. Society doesn’t create norms. Neither does society enforce...

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Undeclared or confused about your major? It gets better

William Rein // April 9, 2016

I came to Chico State as a criminal justice major. That’s right, America, another white guy ready to join the ranks of the police. It’s a particularly controversial time to be affiliated with...

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Life is scripted

Alex Horne // February 25, 2016

You may not know it, but you have been playing the game your whole life. This, of course, is the game of getting ahead. As American society is becoming more and more competitive, we find ourselves pushed...

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Getting used gets ugly

Prin Mayowa // March 25, 2014

I've always been the type of girl who never assumed boys liked her. I never thought I was attractive and I found myself questioning it. During my first semester of college, I met a guy who made...

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