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‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

Cast Members of the Vigina Monologues sitting down while on stage. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Rayanne Painter

February 18, 2019

There are few shows presented at Chico State that begin with cast members encouraging the audience to shout synonyms of “vagina” at the start of each performance.The Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition and local acting talent hosted their annual performance of Eve Ensler’s “Th...

No more vexed vaginas: Pap smears shouldn’t cause worry

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Ashiah Scharaga

March 11, 2015

Few things in life are as comforting as an annual Pap smear. Take the chilling metal "duck lip" device, spread-eagle stirrups and your doc's little latex pinky finger, and it's better than curling up with a wool blanket, hot chocolate and the latest Nicholas Sparks novel. I was expecting m...

Local Chico actresses perform in ‘Vagina Monologues’

Vagina Monologues  were held last weekend.

Salahadin Albutti

February 20, 2015

Local actresses perform "The Vagina Monologues," a play celebrating women's sexuality and strength. Aurora Evans can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

‘Vagina Monologues’ celebrates freedom, beauty

Veronica Hodur

February 15, 2014

"Hoo-ha," "down there," "pussy" and vagina. All words for a part of a woman that nobody talks about — until now. The Associated Students Gender & Sexuality Equity Center and students of Chico State helped bring vaginas into the light of day with "The Vagina Monologues," performed Friday nigh...

A guy’s guide to experiencing “The Vagina Monologues.”

Zachary Phillips

February 13, 2014

February 14 can be a hectic day for men, and not because of everyone’s favorite love-struck holiday. No, it isn’t the burden of having to buy their significant other heart-shaped boxes of chocolates that has men dreading February. It’s vaginas. Since they were first written in 199...

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