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Poet hosts event on the importance of words

Rapper Aurellius the Saint lectures on the power of words in the Hub at American River College on April 17, 2018. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

April 25, 2018

On April 17, American River College hosted “Unite: Lyrics Matter” in the Hub. Aurellius the Saint, an artist from Washington Park, Illinois, hosted the event to speak on how words matter and the importance of the words people choose when they speak. Aurellius doesn’t consider himself a rapp...

‘Black Panther’ shines, expresses black excellence

(Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

Gabe Carlos

February 22, 2018

Marvel’s “Black Panther” franchise has it’s very first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and thankfully, it is one for the ages. The film has a predominately black cast with Chadwick Boseman as King T’Challa/ Black Panther, Michael B. Jordan as a U.S. black-ops soldier Erik “Killmon...

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...

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