Articles by Solange Echeverria

Undocumented and Unafraid

American River College student Anna came here from the Pacific Islands with her mother when she was 6 years old. Anna, who asked not to…


The angry black woman myth

The American River College UNITE sponsored  “The Myth of the Angry Black Woman as part of its ‘Women of Color Dialogue Series” on April 20….



Muslim travel ban instills fear for U.S. immigrants

Although two federal judges temporarily blocked President Trump’s latest travel ban preventing travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, a sense…




Empowering victims to empower themselves

The Los Rios Community College District  and Women Escaping Assault and Violent Environments have partnered together to bring a WEAVE Confidential Advocate to each of…



Author uses hip-hop to engage learning

UNITE hosted Dr. Chris Emdin, bestselling author and public speaker who uses the art of hip-hop to keep students, especially students of color, engaged in…


UNITE kicks of Black Lives Matter Brave Space series

American River College’s Universal eNgaging Inclusive Transformative Education (U.N.I.T.E.) program is spearheading a series of events that address the Black Lives Matter movement and the…


Going for the gold to cure childhood cancer

Every Tuesday for the last month, American River College student Reneé Marie has been on campus encouraging folks to “glow gold,” the official color to…


Aztec dancers perform at Kaneko Gallery

Aztec dancers perform at Kaneko GalleryAmerican River College hosted a reception on Thursday to showcase the artwork of Mexican artist Alfredo Abraham Endoqui Guerrero. The…