The American River Current

I’m not angry, that’s just my face

Current editors (from left to right) Alexis Warren, Hannah Yates, Jennah Booth and Imani Smith are unapologetic about being assertive in the newsroom. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Jennah Booth

May 8, 2019

“It’s cool that you can be mean to people and not care.” I’m not an unkind person, so a passing comment like this, despite its genuine intent, would typically send me into a confused panic just nine months ago. I would search through all of my social interactions, trying to find the exact...

STEM club encourages women in the field

Natasha Skidmore chemistry major and Women in STEM or science, technology, engineering and math, club president, poses in front of the Women in STEM banner in the STEM Center at American River College on Oct. 15, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Imani Smith

October 15, 2018

The smell of pizza and desserts filled the room as students and professors gathered in the American River College STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, building center for the first Women in STEM club meeting Sept. 28. According to chemistry major and club president, Natasha Skidmor...

ARC’s STEM club challenges the field as a male dominated norm

Students in the Women In STEM club during their 
bi-weekly meeting.

Imani Smith

October 11, 2018

The smell of pizza and desserts filled the room as students and professors gathered in the American River College STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, building center for the first Women in STEM club meeting Sept. 28. According to chemistry major and club president, Natasha Skidmor...

Women’s March brings thousands to the state capitol

A group of protesters hold up a

Luis Gael

January 24, 2018

Millions of protesters took to the streets of cities all across the country, including Sacramento,  to voice their support for the rights of marginalized populations in the United States on Saturday as part of a national demonstration of equality. While the march was officially called a “Women’s March,” p...

Thousands plan march on state capitol in support of women’s rights

A woman holds up a sign at “Women’s March on Sacramento,” a nationwide peaceful gathering to show support for all marginalized peoples in downtown Sacramento in 2017. This year's march is expected to draw 20,000 people into the streets of downtown. (File Photo)

Luis Gael

January 19, 2018

On Saturday Jan. 20, tens of thousands of people will flood the streets of Sacramento to participate in the 2018 Women’s March. The march will begin at Southside Park at 10 a.m. and protesters will walk a predetermined route all the way to the west steps of the California State Capitol. The ...

Opinion: With race, there’s no such thing as color blind

Some might think it's better to not see race, but this means not seeing racial realities. (Photo Illustration by Allante Morris)

Shiavon Chatman

April 4, 2016

When one claims that they are “color blind” when it comes to race, they believe they’re doing a great service to people of color, but claiming to be colorblind can mean not seeing someone’s identity and experience. When one says they are color blind, this means they fail to notice skin col...

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