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ARC Professor shifts commemorating Columbus Day to celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Professor Caton introducing himself in Raef Hall on October 11th, 2016, presenting that Beyond Columbus is far way more than what we know.
October 11, 2016

‘Beyond Columbus,’ was presented by Professor Ricardo Caton which focused on the myths surrounding Christopher Columbus and his agenda at a college hour on Tuesday. Lately, many of the college...

Debate: How should Columbus Day be commemorated?

The marble sculpture 'Columbus' Last Appeal to Queen Isabella' sits under the rotunda of the California State Capitol. The sculpture was crafted by sculptor Larkin Goldsmith Mead at his studio near Florence, Italy and was donated to the capitol in 1883. (Photo by John Ferrannini)
October 12, 2015

By Joseph Daniels, John Ferrannini and Joe Padilla Nine cities in the past two months have joined several states and municipalities in ending their observances of Columbus Day, which celebrates the...

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