The American River Current

Students combat controversial protestors on campus

Counter-protesters from American River College attempt to divert attention away from Chauncey Killens’ controversial message on May 13, 2019. (Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Thomas Cathey

May 20, 2019

After a number of protests involving homophobic language and other controversial messages on the American River College campus, as well as other California college campuses, this past academic year, Universal Engaging Inclusive Transformative Education (UNITE) staff members and some students are beginning to que...

A former ARC student has been linked to letters that read ‘execute all Muslims and Latinos’

The Beavers, ARC's student newspaper in the 80s, confirms in a story written by Jack Keaton that the White Student Union club, which was ran by Gregory Withrow had eliminated from ARC campus on Jan. 6, 1981. Withrow's name was on letters left in cars in a neighborhood in downtown Sacramento on May 3, 2016 that called for people to “execute all Muslims and Latinos.” (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Itzin Alpizar

May 9, 2016

Those parked in downtown Sacramento Tuesday morning found leaflets on the windshields of their cars that featured hateful speech against Muslims and Latinos. The letters were signed in the name of Gregory Withrow, co-founder and president of the Aryan Youth Movement-White Student Union and former...

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