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American River College Pride Center presents the 2020 Lavender Art Show

Ryan Sunzeri’s artwork hangs in the Pride Center at American River College after winning last year’s Lavender Art Show. The Lavender Art Show highlights art from ARC’s LGBTQ+ students and faculty and will be held on Feb. 24-26 in the Student Center. (Photo by Oden Taylor)

Oden Taylor

February 19, 2020

The Lavender Art Show, put on by the American River College Pride Center, will take place in the Student Center Feb. 24-26. A reception is scheduled for the last day from 12-2 p.m. to announce the winners as well as allow for students to come and speak with the artists about their pieces. The Lave...

ARC Pride Center hosts inclusive drag bingo event

Drag Queen, Madam Sass C. turns the wheel of the bingo cage during the Drag Bingo event at American River College on Sept. 3, 2019. (photo by Ariel Caspar)

Ariel Caspar

September 19, 2019

Walking into one of the club rooms on a recent afternoon in the Student Center, students are welcomed by bright colors and eye-catching prizes, like a Morphe brush kit and flamingo socks. Students share laughs and closely examine their bingo mats hoping to get five in a row. In the center of it all ...

Trans rights are not optional

A protester carries a transgender pride flag and wears angel wings during the #StillHere Capitol March & Rally for Trans Justice at the California State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. on Nov. 10, 2018. The wings symbolize the many transgender women who have been murdered. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Hannah Yates

December 12, 2018

In October, a note was released containing details of the Trump administration's plans regarding LGBTQ+ rights. In particular, the plan affects trans people's rights in schools, and could put thousands of students in danger. Currently, aspects of a guideline for public schools released during Obama's pres...

Reflection on the burial of Matthew Shepard

The burial of Matthew Shepard brings awareness and understanding to the existence of LGBTQ+ people of faith. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Christian Sutton

November 6, 2018

I am often confronted by those who believe I live a dichotomy as a gay Christian. But I believe the way I live my life is as a coexistence between the way I was born and the way I was raised. I am an openly gay Christian, who was raised Catholic and influenced by my Episcopal godmother. I am als...

Student Senate joins CAEB in support of pride center

Senate President David Hylton and Director of Activities Kevin Phan listen, during Thursday's Student Senate meeting, to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco as he tells the board that they need to get minutes from the previous four meetings posted online as soon as possible.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

November 13, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate voted Thursday to approve a resolution that offers support to a proposed LGBT pride center on campus, just as the Clubs and Events Board did on Tuesday. The resolution met less opposition in Senate than it did CAEB with the only two people voting against, one o...

CAEB votes to support LGBT pride center

CAEB Whip Laurie Jones discusses the wording of a resolution supporting a potential LGBT pride center Tuesday. CAEB voted to support the proposal. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

November 12, 2015

The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board voted Tuesday to approve a resolution that offers support to a proposed LGBT pride center on campus. The resolution, which was authored by CAEB Whip Laurie Jones, calls for “the ARC Senate to urge the ARC administration, in partnership with the...

Student Senate begins discussion on proposed LGBT pride center on campus

Sen. James Cortright discusses a resolution in support of a proposed LGBT pride center on campus at Thursday's meeting of the Student Senate (Photo by Jordan Schauberger).

Jordan Schauberger

November 6, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate entered discussion on supporting the potential creation of a pride center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) students on campus. The resolution, which was authored by Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones, calls for “the ARC Senate to...

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