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Girls get smegma too: Things I wish I learned in sex ed

Molly Myers, News Editor // September 17, 2022

At age 20, I found out pee does not come out of the clitoris. I am a woman with a vagina. Needless to say, the sex education I received in high school was comically brief. Outside of school, my parents...

Mikaela Mikie Wiedman, GSEC womens program coordinator, is organizing the Lets Talk About Periods event at Chico State. Photo credit: Kelsi Sibert

GSEC hosts Let’s Talk About Periods, brings focus to women’s health

Kelsi Sibert // March 6, 2018

For the past three years, Chico State's Gender and Sexuality Equality Center has hosted an event focusing on menstruation and women's health. This year it's called Let's Talk About Periods. Let's Talk...

Maria Martinez, administrative support assistant at the Student Health Center, enrolls students in FamilyPACT, a program that assists students with covering medical expenses.Photo credit: Christine Lee

Family planning program cuts benefits

Christine Lee // February 17, 2014

FamilyPACT is changing how mammograms and pregnancy tests are billed to Chico State students. Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment is a Medi-Cal program that assists men and women of childbearing...

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