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“Are We Great Yet?” panelists say no

“Are We Great Yet?” panelists say no

Daniel Wright

April 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Pi Sigma Alpha and the Council of Graduate Students hosted a panel discussing the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency. The panel named “Are We Great Yet?” hosted five Chico State Professors from diverse fields. · Diana Dwyre: Congressional Politics · Darin Haerle: Criminal Justic...

Trump should go green

Trump should go green

Roberto Fonseca

April 21, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Get your medical cards because Trump is aiming his focus at recreational marijuana, according to his press secretary Sean Spicer in his Feb. 24 speech. Trump has been staunch on his disapproval of the use of recreational marijuana and wants law enforcement to agents to enforce federal marijuana laws ...

Trump missile strikes create more conflict

Trump missile strikes create more conflict

Roberto Fonseca

April 8, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When hardcore Trump supporters like Richard Spencer and Ann Coulter are angry at Trump, something is wrong. On April 7, President Trump ordered air strikes on a Syrian airbase in response to the chemical attacks by Bashar Al-Assad that happened on April 4. The chemical attack had gone viral on social media an...

Trump’s budget strikes concern

Trump’s budget strikes concern

Roberto Fonseca

April 4, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

"Putting Americans first" doesn't seem to apply to our schools, environment and the those living in poverty according to President Donald Trump's preliminary budget proposal for 2018.Trump wants to cut spending for the Environmental Protection Agency by 39 percent. He said climate change is a "hoax" and a c...

Chico group to protest Trump for next four years

Chico group to protest Trump for next four years

George Johnston

March 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Jan Andrews has been protesting since the late 60s. Andrews and her group gathered on the corner of Broadway Street to being protesting the Trump administration and its policies March 23.The group started gathering in front of Bidwell Presbyterian Church at 1:00 p.m. They began marching through the Chico...

Protestors only succeed through boycotting

Kyra Stemplinger

February 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Picket signs and marches are not enough to protest President Donald Trump. Attacking him on Twitter and with facts seem to roll off of him because with every mistake his followers continue to back him up.The only way to be truly effective is to cut off the problem at the source. Stepping up the protests to influence businesses and industries through boycotts are the only way to get a clea...

Twitter is the new political weapon of choice

Twitter is the new political weapon of choice

Rachel Reyes

February 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Social media seems to have become the preeminent medium shaping political agendas across the nation today. These messages are being rapidly exchanged 140 characters at a time. The ability for one single tweet to influence open-ended political discussions and drive media coverage has become substantial. Times...

Sports in Trump’s America

Marc Wilson

February 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

For those who love to experience the thrills and disappointments of a game, where we watch it from is a temple. The couch serves as a temporary escape from problems outside the game. It is one of the few places where people of all nationalities, races and religions come together. The election of Pre...

Chico United protesters march against Trump policies

Chico United protesters march against Trump policies

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 14, 2017


Filed under Community, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Video

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Trending protests debase freedoms

Kenta Mcafee

February 7, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Protesting unjust events in society is beyond the aspect of an obligation. For college students, it is a civic duty. If we aren’t using the knowledge we received from sitting through hours of Political Science lectures, then there isn’t a point in attending a university. Standing up for a ...

Election Expression promotes activism

Election Expression promotes activism

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

January 31, 2017


Filed under Columns, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

Many people attending Chico State still felt powerful shockwaves from the recent presidential election. With an uncertain future for many of us, it was comforting to come together as a community at the Election Expressions event. During this time of political disbelief for minorities across the nation,...

#WomensMarch was disappointing

Roberto Fonseca

January 25, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The premise of the march is something that everyone should agree with. Women and men are equal. Women's reproductive rights will be under attack under President Trump, and there is a rational fear about what this new administration will do. But the point ends there. This entire march was used ...

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