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Chico State hosts Take Back the Night

A student reads a personal poem about sexual abuse at the Take Back the Night event on Thursday. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Josiah Nicholl

April 27, 2018

Take Back the Night, an event meant to raise awareness of sexual abuse, took place Thursday from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Bell Memorial Union (BMU).The event marked the end of Take Back the Night week, which started on Monday and brought awareness to issues with sexual abuse, rape, substance abuse, an...

Students seeking recovery program brought to campus

Statistics regarding substance abuse among college students Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

Alejandra Fraga

March 25, 2017

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center will be bringing on a weekly student support group. "This is an open, confidential, facilitated group for any student seeking a safe, non-judgmental forum in which to explore issues related to their substance use or the substance use of a loved one," accor...

Finding my way: The Orion

Lars Gustafson interviews professional wakeboarder Harley Clifford at the Pro Wake Tour in Lathrop. Photo courtesy of Lars Gustafson.

December 15, 2015

Within a year of finding out I would never step foot upon a football field again with pins placed in my shoulder, my mom died from liver cancer during my senior year of high school. Let's fast forward a few months and spare the details. I got a late acceptance letter to Chico State and decided to...

CADEC hosts forums to help students with substance abuse

Trisha Seastrom. Photo courtesy of Chico State

Madison Holmes

December 17, 2014

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center has started hosting a recovery peer talk for students to explore topics related to substance abuse recovery, said Trisha Seastrom, the program director. "Substance abuse is not uncommon," Seastrom said. "These programs can help students with their abuse and t...

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