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Art student released from ICE detainment after four months

Art student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda, pictured here front right, was released from Yuba County Jail in October, after being detained by ICE. (Photo courtesy of Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda)

Thomas Cathey

December 12, 2019

On Oct. 22, American River College art student and musician Miguel Gozalez-Miranda was released from the Yuba County Jail after being detained by the US Immagration and Customs Enforcements (ICE) in early June. Although he did not know when exactly he would be released, Gonazalez-Miranda said during h...

Art student and musician released from ICE detainment after four months

Art New Media student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda, pictured here standing next to his works at the James Kaneko art Gallery at American River College in 2014, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on June, 2019. (File Photo)

Thomas Cathey

December 11, 2019

On Oct. 22, American River College art student and musician Miguel Gozalez-Miranda was released from the Yuba County Jail after being detained by the US Immagration and Customs Enforcements (ICE) in early June. Although he did not know when exactly he would be released, Gonazalez-Miranda said during h...

ARC community urges district to cut ties with controversial food service vendor

Aramark’s contract as Los Rios Community College District's food service provider ends in 2020. Many people across campuses want to prevent the district from entering into a new contract with the company, who also provides meals to offer 500 prisons across the U.S., as well as allegedly with ICE detention centers. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Jennah Booth and Oden Taylor

November 20, 2019

By Oden Taylor & Jennah Booth In a move that could reshape each Los Rios Community College District campus’s food services offerings, students, clubs and faculty alike have banded together in an effort to advocate against the district’s contract with its current food service provider, Ara...

Pop media takes on immigration

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Bram Martinez

October 30, 2019

On Sept. 25, Comedy Central aired its first episode of the 23rd season of “South Park,” titled Mexican Joker. In this episode, Randy Marsh defends his ‘tegridy’ (the name of his farm) while Kyle Brofloski is in an immigration camp, where he convinced the ICE members that they are taking part in cr...

Art student detained by ICE

Art New Media student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda, pictured here standing next to his works at the James Kaneko art Gallery at American River College in 2014, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on June, 2019. (File Photo)

Jennah Booth

September 30, 2019

American River College art student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda’s portrait “Inner Puzzle” has sat in a narrow closet in the back of the James Kaneko Gallery since early spring. Intended to hang in a student art show in February, the glass-framed, mixed-media collage was too heavy to hang and needed...

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