articles by Shiavon Chatman

Sri Lankan author speaks at ARC

Tuesday’s college hour commenced with Sri Lankan novelist Nayomi Munaweera reading from her second book, “What Lies Between Us.” “As a person of color I…


Michael Brown Sr. speaks at Sac State

“Close your eyes and imagine losing a child. Imagine they’ve been murdered. Now open your eyes. That’s my reality.” Michael Brown Sr., the father of…



Praying at American River College

Small trickles of sweat appear on the preacher’s brow, intensity in his eyes and his voice becoming sharp as he preaches. As he speaks in…


WEAVE explains consent at college hour

Women Escaping A Violent Environment (WEAVE) hosted this week’s college hour at American River College on Tuesday. Consent was the main topic the two WEAVE…


ARC hosts fundraiser performance of ‘Gumbo’

By Sharriyona Platt and Shiavon Chatman American River College’s theater program is hosting a performance of ‘Gumbo’ to help students raise money to fund travel…