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American River College students and staff visited the Pride Center on Jan. 31 to mark its reopening. David Austin, pride center coordinator; Mary Goodall, and UNITE Center Concierge, Corey Winfield pose for a photo. (Photo by Kaitlyn Riley)

Pride Center reopens for in-person activities

Kaitlyn Riley, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

The Pride Center reopened at American River College’s main campus in the UNITE Center on Jan. 31. The UNITE Center is home to many groups on campus and oftentimes those programs intersect with one...

Understanding that a person’s pronouns may change over time, or may be fluid, meaning they change regularly depending on the day, can help to ensure you treat everyone around you with the utmost respect and understanding. (Photo via Unsplash)

Understanding and respecting the pronouns of others is fundamental

Oden Taylor, Editor-In-Chief May 20, 2021

Respecting other people’s pronouns is fundamental for developing professional and personal relationships. Understanding that a person’s pronouns may change over time, or may be fluid, meaning they...

Third place queen of Season 13 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race, Gottmik also known as Kade Gottlieb, represents trans men in the finale with a beautiful statement gown inspired by queer icon Keith Haring. (Photo courtesy of World of Wonder)

Gottmik’s casting on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” offers exposure to unrepresented perspectives

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

As a trans man, never seeing myself represented in popular media has been an obstacle in the development of my gender identity and presentation. We in the community get to see our trans sisters represented...

ARC students who are members of the LGBTQIA+ community are encouraged to join the Los Rios Community College District-Wide Virtual Lavender Celebration. (Photo via the ARC Pride Center)

LRCCD hosts district wide virtual Lavender Graduation Celebration

Madison Duong, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District will hold a district-wide Lavender Graduation celebration for any students who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. This celebration is for those who are...

An altar, photographed on Nov. 19, 2019 was created by members of the American River College Pride Center, to honor members of the transgender community who have lost their lives due to gender-based violence and suicide. The altar was created for Trans Day of Remembrance which takes place annually on Nov. 20.  (Photo by Emily Mello)

ARC students honor fallen members of the trans community

Oden Taylor November 21, 2019

The air was thick with humidity, the sound of breaking glass and the screams of rioters with lipstick stained lips echoing “Pigs!” through the streets of New York City. In the early hours of June 28,...

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)

ARC Pride Center hosts inclusive drag bingo event

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...

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