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Voter apathy must end

Voter apathy is plaguing American River College. In April the Associated Student Body elections had the lowest voter turnout in the 67-year history of the…


Brown budget or bust

If you have planned on attending a California State University in 2013, your education is in jeopardy. Gov. Jerry Brown’s new Schools and Local Public…


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Preventable tragedies

The war on a soldier’s mind is getting too gruesome to ignore. As news from the March 11 killing spree of a U.S. Army sargeant…


Not so black-and-white

Are we really considering getting rid of affirmative action? On March 17, the John Roberts-led Supreme Court decided that they would hear a case on…


Our civil rights movement

The California court has spoken: marriage is no longer defined as a union between one man and one woman. Proposition 8, a much debated initiative…


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The kids are alright

Lazy, non-contributing, entitled, shameless: all adjectives used to describe the current batch (and every batch since Aristotle) of 18-25 year olds. In light of the…


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How consumerism stole Christmas

Let’s get straight to the facts; America is suffering from the “Big C.” No, not cancer–consumerism, and with the current state of the economy and…



The necessity of Occupying Wall Street

It has to be done. This is the new American Revolution. Since its inception on Sept. 17, Occupy Wall Street has been a grass-roots demonstration…