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Pastor Arthur Jenkins III gets passionate as he talks about the church’s role in the Black Lives Matter era, during the Faith Covenant Community Church’s panel at American River College on Sunday. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Church panel discusses importance of ministry in the Black Lives Matter era

Jordan Schauberger October 18, 2016

The story of Linda Marie Anderson finds a Sacramento woman bloodied and beaten by police, unaware of why she was assaulted and arrested. It echoes eerily similar to the stories of many black Americans...

Attendees pack the North Gym at Sacramento City College to hear Hillary Clinton speak at her rally in Sacramento on Sunday.
(Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Supporters stand through 100 degree heat to hear Hillary Clinton speak

Jordan Schauberger June 5, 2016

The blistering heat didn’t stop the line of hundreds of Hillary Clinton supporters as they waited to waited for the Democratic front runner to speak in Sacramento on Sunday. The line started forming...

Author Luis Alberto Urrea speaks the the crowd at American River College during his keynote speech at SummerWords.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

SummerWords welcomes Urrea for keynote speech

Jordan Schauberger June 5, 2016

Bestselling author Luis Alberto Urrea gave the keynote speech at American River College’s SummerWords creative writing festival last Saturday, sharing anecdotes from his life before reciting a story...

Protester Evan Sandlin shouts at Donald Trump supporters as they file into the presidential hopefuls rally in Sacramento.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

The expected clash between protesters and supporters took place at Trump’s Sacramento rally

Jordan Schauberger June 2, 2016

As has become the norm at Donald Trump rallies, protesters made their presence felt outside of the rally in Sacramento. Signs of “deport Trump” and “Trump is racist, sexist and bigoted” were...

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump points to members of the audience during his rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Trump lays out key points during his speech in Sacramento

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen June 2, 2016

By Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen With the blazing sun in the eyes of the crowd, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump stepped off his plane Wednesday to give a speech to a...

A Donald Trump supporter holds up a sign reading Latinos 4 Trump in line to hear the presidential hopeful speak.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Supporters line up in the heat to hear Tump speak

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen June 2, 2016

By Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen Thousands of Donald Trump supporters waited in the heat to hear the presumptive Republican presidential nominee speak at his rally in Sacramento on Wednesday. The...

Actor and former ARC student Christian Brian Hirtzel (standing right) rehearsing for ARCs production of Young Frankenstein. Hirtzel was found guilty on four counts relating to sexual extortion and will be sentenced on August 2. (File Photo)

DA will not file rape charge in sextortion case

Jordan Schauberger May 24, 2016

The Sacramento County District Attorney’s office will not file a rape charge against former ARC student Christian Brian Hirtzel. During Hirtzel’s last court appearance, James Wax, deputy district...

A high school student at puts the finishing touches on his solar car at SMUD solar  car competition on May 6.

SMUD partners with ARC for solar car race

Jordan Schauberger May 11, 2016

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) hosted its twelfth annual solar car race for local high school students at American River College on Friday. The event is a partnership between SMUD,...

American River College students Omar Mahmi (left) and Tulaib Zafir (right) hold up a Muslims for Bernie sign at the Bernie Sanders in Sacramento. Zafir said, Bernie is our only hope.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

An ARC student attended Bernie Sanders rally with ‘Muslims for Bernie’ group

Jordan Schauberger May 9, 2016

This election cycle, apparent Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has made numerous headlines for his proposed ban on Muslims from the United States. “Muslims for Bernie,” a group made up...

One of the many signs brought to the Sacramento Bernie Sanders rally hangs along a fence in front of the line forming at Bonney Field in Cal Expo. The line started forming around 8 a.m. and the doors open at 5 p.m. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Supporters line up early for Sanders’s rally

Jordan Schauberger May 9, 2016

A previous version of the photo caption incorrectly labeled Bonney Field as Bonnie Field. The caption has been updated to reflect the correct spelling. By Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen A “not...

Review: ‘Civil War’ sets bar for the new generation of superhero films

Jordan Schauberger May 5, 2016

The best hero is the one we can see in the mirror. That’s what the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been able to understand and its newest iteration, “Captain America: Civil War,” encompasses...

Edna Simbi stands with her friend Juan Pablo Celis Garcia at the United Nations. Simbi, a former ARC student, came to the U.S. on asylum in 2010. (Photo courtesy of Edna Simbi)

Finding asylum: Kenyan refugee opens up about her journey from Africa to the US

Jordan Schauberger May 3, 2016

In 2007, Edna Simbi was running for her life.  Now, almost nine years later, the former American River College student remembers the journey that took her from escaping cultural practices in Kenya, such...

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