A self declared “Preacher of God” protests and holds a protest sign that reads “Jesus Saves From Hell” in front of the Student Center at American River College on Jan. 30, 2019. ARC's Public Information Officer Scott Crow addressed the situation in an email. "As a public institution, American River College has a responsibility to provide a space for constitutionally protected free speech, irrespective of the beliefs expressed in that speech," he wrote. "We also have an obligation to encourage a civil dialogue about controversial issues." Crow advised anyone who is negatively impacted to the reach out to the Counseling Center or the HUB for support. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)
Hameed Zargry is a second semester staff writer with the Current. He is studying to receive a communications major with a minor in computer science. He is transferring to California State University, Sacramento in the fall semester to get his bachelor’s degree.