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Catcalling: it’s inexcusable

Catcalling: it’s inexcusable

Rayanne Painter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

If you have a female or feminine body, you already know. It’s terrifying no matter where you are or who you’re with.It can happen anywhere. Walking home from class, walking into the grocery store or just in public: “Hey baby, why don’t you give me a smile and come on over here...

The ‘pink tax’ is making me pink in the face

The ‘pink tax’ is making me pink in the face

Brooke Martin

November 4, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

College kids hate taxes. Income taxes, grocery taxes, any tax - you name it we hate it. It makes sense why most taxes exist, but the ‘pink tax’, however, does not.Women and men, for the most part, require the same things to live. We all need food, water and shelter. We all use certain things...

Off the Record: catcalling and porn

Off the Record: catcalling and porn

Karen Limones

November 4, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

This week, reporter Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin talk about this week's O-Face topic on porn and catcalling.0:08 - Porn1:57- Catcalling3:41- ClosingKaren Limones can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Off the Record: gender neutral bathrooms and men who can’t donate blood

Off the Record: gender neutral bathrooms and men who can’t donate blood

Karen Limones, Rayanne Painter, Brooke Martin, and Rachael Bayuk

October 27, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

This week on Off the Record, Rachael Bayuk, Rayanne Painter and Brooke Martin talk about the necessity of general neutral bathrooms needed on campus and the men who can't donate blood during the blood drive. 0:01- Introduction0:10- Topics 0:18- Gay men can't donate blood3:20- Gender neutral bathrooms6:45- ClosingKaren Limones can be reached at opi...

America’s conversation about sexual assault is disgusting

America’s conversation about sexual assault is disgusting

Rachael Bayuk

October 12, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Don't be persuaded, this is unacceptable behavior.Kevin Jackson, Brett Kavanaugh and Donald Trump have many things in common. But, the most disgustingly profound thing is their recent treatment of survivors. It takes immense strength to stand in front of anyone, let alone the world and tell your story. Then to be laughed at and called “skanks” by men in powe...

Place those hands where we can see them

Place those hands where we can see them

Karen Limones

October 10, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Since we were kids, there has always been a lack of knowledge on the topic of sexual assault. But without a doubt, it is generally assumed it is done by a man. Given our prevalent cultural understanding of society and how common perpetrators of sexual violence are men, it is understanding. And now that off...

Protestors speak on women clinics

Protestors speak on women clinics

Rachael Bayuk

October 8, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Outside of the Bell Memorial Union I asked protesters and supporters of the Women's Resource Clinic about their opinions on the legitimacy of the clinic. Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected] or @BayukRachael on Twitter  ...

Playlist: 15 essential songs by legendary female singer-songwriters

Playlist: 15 essential songs by legendary female singer-songwriters

Natalie Hanson

October 1, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia

The world of music would never be the same without the female musicians who made waves over the years in a male-dominated industry. Whether they were setting the bar or blazing their own trail, these female singer-songwriters often made music history with their powerful voices and songwriting. Here are...

Group of women encounter assault in Downtown Chico

Group of women encounter assault in Downtown Chico

Jacqueline Morales

October 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A man pulled out a knife at a group of ladies in Downtown Chico Tuesday midnight. The incident happened on East 4th Street near the City of Chico Council Chambers. A group of ladies walking down the street towards their vehicles after leaving work were approached by Michael Bures, 31, who according t...

The Insignificance of the ‘Free the Nipple’ movement

The Insignificance of the ‘Free the Nipple’ movement

Nicte Hernandez

October 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Multiple protests have taken place throughout the world to show their support for gender equality through going topless in public. Free the Nipple movement has been in the media increasingly since Lina Esco directed the "Free the Nipple" film which started the whole movement back in 2014. My question here is, are there not bigger issues to suppor...

When orgasms are hard to come by

When orgasms are hard to come by

Rachel Reyes and Dongyoung Won

August 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In every girlfriend group, you can find five individuals (so to speak) who are all going through many different situations in their lives but what they share most often is the bond between their sex lives. Yes, as a friend who comes from a girl group of five, I could say nothing goes better with coffee...

Hillary doesn’t hinder hope as a woman

Hillary doesn’t hinder hope as a woman

Whitney Urmann

August 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I am voting for Hillary Clinton because she is a woman. I am voting for Clinton because I am a woman and representation matters. I also support the majority of her platform and have educated myself on her campaign but I disagree with people who say we should leave gender out of the conversation. In...

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