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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 ...

Pi Day festival at ARC

Pi Day art at ARC's Pi Day event on March 14, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

Mychael Jones

March 16, 2017

On March 14, American River College hosted its annual “Pi Day” festival, which included pie eating contests, a reciting of the 3.14 numerical sequence, puzzles and a vote for the best art project. The date March 14 is associated with “Pi Day” because the irrational number pi has its first...

ARC scholarship deadline coming soon

ARC gives out scholarships each year. Apply for one before March 2. (Photo courtesy of Flickr user 401(k) 2012 https://www.flickr.com/photos/68751915@N05/6355351769 no changes were made.)

Jared Smith

March 1, 2017

The deadline for applying for online student scholarships is approaching fast: By 4 p.m. March 2, all applications must be turned in. Applying for a scholarship takes a maximum of 30 minutes. To qualify for the scholarship application students  must have a minimum GPA of at least 2.0. Students have to h...

Artists of Sacramento call for art

Artists of Sacramento are calling for art for First Fest, which will be held from May 6-7. All artwork is due by March 10. (Photo courtesy of First Festival's Facebook Event Page)

Jared Smith

February 22, 2017

Artists of Sacramento is hosting a call for art for First Festival, which takes place May 6 and 7. The Festival will be at Riverwalk Park in West Sacramento. The deadline for posting art, by email, is March 10. According to their event page, it will be a “grassroots, all local festival that ...

311 dials in an indecent performance

311 lead singer Nick Hexum reaches out to a sold-out crowd on March 7 but fails to connect.

Mark Lewis and Mark Lewis

March 15, 2012

The alternative funk rock band, 311 (pronounced three-eleven), played Sacramento’s Ace of Spades on March 7 to a sold-out crowd spending a mere 90 minutes performing a 23-song set that was an “ugly disaster,” to put it in terms that 311’s aging fan base can easily identify with. The five-member...

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