The Orion

International recognition for Chico State professor and publishing company

International recognition for Chico State professor and publishing company

Rylee Pedotti

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

Throughout her life, Dr. Sara Cooper has held countless titles, including lifelong literary connoisseur and associate professor of Spanish and multicultural and gender studies at Chico State. Now, Cooper finds herself serving as co-founder and editor-in-chief of Cubanabooks-- an award-winning, avant-garde publisher of literary works authored by Cuban women.Cu...

The language of gender

The language of gender

Brittany Mcclintock

April 27, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When someone says they’re bilingual, they typically mean they speak two languages. Like in America, it’s most common for someone to speak both Spanish and English. That way, it’s easier for that person to communicate with someone whose first language is different than what is normal...

Ask before assuming about someone’s ethnicity

Ask before assuming about someone’s ethnicity

Daisy Dardon

January 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion

I can't count the number of times that people have assumed that I’m Mexican. Whether it’s because of the color of my skin or my accent, it’s always been assumed that I'm Mexican, as if Mexico were the only country in the world with Spanish-speaking or brown-skinned people. When it is revealed t...

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