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Marijuana legal in California but not on campus

(Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes_Stone)

Luis Gael and Brienna Edwards

February 22, 2018

By Brienna Edwards & Luis Gael Jimenez Larissa Lopez rolls out of bed, eyes bleary and heavy-lidded. She is tired and she is stressed; her mind is running a mile a minute and won't slow down. She rubs her eyes, and stares at the floor for a long-moment. Her alarm still blares in the background as ...

Bera and Jones speak against legalization of marijuana

Democratic U.S. Rep. Ami Bera and his Republican challenger Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones participate in a debate for the highly competitive 7th Congressional District seat at the KVIE television studios in Natomas on Oct. 18. (Photo courtesy of the Sacramento Bee)

Robert Hansen

October 20, 2016

Congressman Ami Bera and Sheriff Scott Jones both said they do not support Proposition 64 during their debate on Tuesday at KVIE studio in Natomas. Proposition 64 would legalize recreational use of in Calif. for adults over the age of 21. “I absolutely do not support Proposition 64,” Jones said....

Up in smoke: the last days of the ban on marijuana

In spite of the fact that it is now possible for people to buy marijuana from a clinic, there are still some who rather get their product from the black market. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

May 9, 2016

Army veteran Nick House began smoking marijuana in high school with friends, then quit when he joined the military at age 21. After returning from the army, he quickly acquired a cannabis card. Weed dispensaries, both storefront and delivery, have established a strong presence since California voters...

Editorial: ARC student leaders lack leadership

Student Senate President David Hylton II speaks at a Club and Events board meeting with Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher at his side.  The two have shown poor leadership skills during their time with the ARC Associated Student Body. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

April 11, 2016

When will our student leaders start acting like actual leaders? As long as Student Senate President David Hylton and Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher remain in office, American River College may never receive an answer to that question. Within the last week Hylton has openly expressed a desire to bri...

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