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Hey, did you know I’m vegan?

Thomas Stremfel, Opinion Editor // October 29, 2021

To this day, few things give me more joy than derailing conversations to remind people of my veganism. It’s easy to poke fun at myself, but there are few subjects that genuinely fascinate me as much...

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Dispelling arguments against veganism

Nicole Henson // March 1, 2017

The stereotype of vegans is heavy and for good reason. No one enjoys PETA videos of baby calves being murdered on their social media pages or being scrutinized in restaurants because they asked for extra...

A vegetarian meal offered at the BMU featuring shredded carrots, cucumbers, daikon sprouts and avocado. Photo credit: Sophia Robledo-Borowy

BMU dining offers healthier options

Sophia Robledo-Borowy // January 30, 2017

Chico State students might be looking for healthier options after surviving last semester on a steady diet of energy drinks and Cup Noodles. The Marketplace Cafe in the BMU offers vegan options for students...

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Vegetarians: Follow the golden rule

Sam Rios and Dongyoung Won // April 21, 2016

So you’ve made the decision to become a vegetarian?One minute you’re feeling high and mighty, the next you catch yourself in a Red Lobster reciting "Finding Nemo" in your head. “Fish...

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Veggie lovers’ toolbox

Carly Plemons // April 5, 2016

For most people who take on a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, the first reaction most people have is “What do you even eat?” The truth is, there is actually so much to eat. Even when going out...

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Vegetarians are less ethical than omnivores

William Rein // February 25, 2016

Eating meat is a choice humans can make. My only real opinion, about anything, is that no one should make a choice for someone else, being a believer in the preservation of human dignity concerning voluntary...

The advantages of giving up meat

Veronica De La Cruz // April 2, 2014

Students who choose to eliminate meat products could experience more than just health benefits. I recently underwent a surgery to remove my gallbladder. Since then I’ve been forced to completely...

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