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

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)

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 across the country. Four years later, Anderson’s search for a way to tell her story and facilitate ...

Supporters stand through 100 degree heat to hear Hillary Clinton speak

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)

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 around 7:45 a.m. with some attendees driving over six hours to see the former first lady. Amon...

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

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

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 up close to the long line of those trying to see Trump speak. American River College student Len...

Faculty readings kick off the first day of SummerWords

(Left to right) American River College English professors Cathy Arellano, Christian Kiefer and Lois Ann Abraham answer question after their readings at the first day of SummerWords. The creative writing festival is a four-day event that ends on Sunday. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger and Hannah Darden

May 27, 2016

By Hannah Darden and Jordan Schauberger The annual SummerWords creative writing festival kicked off its fifth year with featured faculty writers Christian Kiefer, Lois Ann Abraham and Cathy Arellano reading from their published or upcoming work at American River College on Thursday. The festiv...

DA will not file rape charge in sextortion case

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

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 attorney in the cyber crimes unit, said that an additional accuser came forward between court dates ...

Supporters line up early for Sanders’s rally

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)

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 for sale” chant could be heard amongst the hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters lining up at Cal E...

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

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 this idea perfectly. During the “golden age” of comic books, the United States was in the midst of W...

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

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)

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 as wife inheritance and female genital mutilation, to working in the office of the attorney gene...

SummerWords to bring creativity to ARC

Renowned poet Carolyn Forche recites her poetry during her keynote speech at SummerWords in 2015. This year's event will take place from May 26 through May 29 and the keynote speaker will be best-selling author Luis Alberto Urrea. (File photo)

Jordan Schauberger

April 30, 2016

From May 26 through May 29, the American River College creative writing department will be hosting its fifth SummerWords at ARC, a community-based creative writing event featuring workshops, panel discussions and readings with award-winning, local and emerging writers. This year’s rendition of the event wi...

UC Davis chancellor placed on administrative leave

UC Davis chancellor Linda Katehi was placed on investigatory administrative leave following allegations that she violated several University of California policies. UCD provost Ralph Hexter will fill in as acting chancellor. (Screengrab from email sent to UCD faculty, students and staff)

Jordan Schauberger

April 28, 2016

The University of California Davis (UCD) chancellor was placed on investigatory administrative leave following allegations that she violated several University of California policies, including questionable compensation of some of her immediate family members, according to a statement from the office ...

A member of a Nobel Peace Prize winning panel came to ARC to discuss climate change

Steve Running, who earned his doctorate in forest ecophysiology, answers questions from students and faculty following a lecture on the effects on climate change and new developments in energy in Raef Hall at American River College on April 21, 2016. Running was part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Jordan Schauberger

April 22, 2016

“If we wreck the Earth we can’t simply off load to Mars. It will not work. So, we have to save this planet,” said Steve Running, who was a board member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) when it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with former Vice President Al Gore in 2007....

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

Jordan Schauberger

April 21, 2016

When he heard the news that iconic musician Prince had died, American River College music professor Dyne Eifertsen could only think of the impact that the ‘Purple Rain’ artist had had on his career as a musician “I was in middle school, the perfect age, when ‘Purple Rain’ came out,” Ei...

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