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Sex, incest and menstruation: cultural censorship

Ariana Powell, Reporter // September 20, 2022

Language is our greatest tool. It’s how we communicate and express ourselves, but yet, we falter when we have to listen to or say sex, menstruation, incest, masturbation, vagina, penis and other similar...

Artists Guerra and Sue share their taboos through self expression

Anisha Brady // November 27, 2016

Every artist searches for a meaningful message to send out into the world. Joel Guerra and Helen Sue have found theirs and are ready to spread it. "Taboo" is the BMU’s newest gallery exhibit, created...

Students and faculty discuss the meaning of death at a Death Cafe on campus. Photo credit: Molly Sullivan

Death Cafe makes its campus debut

Molly Sullivan // March 29, 2016

Death was in the air amidst the beautiful spring weather at Chico State's first Death Cafe on March 23. Death Cafe is an international movement devoted to allaying fear and anxiety of death and increasing...

Sex in society: Stigmas and realities

Sex in society: Stigmas and realities

Sophia Xepoleas // April 19, 2015
We are a society of hypocrites when it comes to sex, and many are quick to point fingers at others for how they choose to go about it.
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