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Students say who they want for U.S. President

American River College Associated Student Senate members David Hylton II and Jeremy Diefenbacher both said they support Bernie Sanders in the upcoming 2016 U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 15, 2016

The Presidential nominees are debating and campaigning around the country, and soon the U.S. will have a new commander in chief. There are still several candidates in the race, and while the ASB’s Clubs and Events Board and Student Senate does not endorse any particular candidate, many of the ...

Muslim student responds to anti-Islamic activists

American River College student Burak Kocal holds a sign encouraging people to hug him. Kocal, a practicing Muslim, was protesting against the negative images widely associated with people of his faith. (Photo by Mychael Jones)

Mychael Jones

December 1, 2015

By Mychael Jones and John Ferrannini An American River College student held a silent protest outside the Student Center on Nov. 24 in response to an anti-Muslim protest that took place one week earlier in the same location. Burak Kocal, the student who was protesting, said that the anti-Muslim activ...

Muslim student protests against anti-Islamic activists

American River College student Burak Kocal holds a sign encouraging people to hug him. Kocal, a practicing Muslim, was protesting against the negative images widely associated with people of his faith. (Photo by Mychael Jones)

Mychael Jones

November 28, 2015

An American River College student held a silent protest outside the Student Center on Tuesday in response to an anti-Muslim protest that took place Nov. 17. Burak Kocal, the student who was protesting, said that the anti-Muslim activists who erected a sign that read “Why Islam Kills” in front of the Student Center frightened him. “I remember after Tuesday I was properly scared to be in Ameri...

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