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Former American River College student, Jorge Riley, was arrested after admitting on video that he was involved in the Jan. 6, 2021, storming of the U.S. Capitol. (Photo courtesy of CBS)

Former ARC student, Jorge Riley, arrested after storming capitol

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor January 29, 2021

On Jan. 6, former American River College student Jorge Riley joined thousands of Donald Trump’s supporters in storming the U.S. Capitol after Trump delivered a speech, in which many argue, he urged his...

Physical violence towards reporters and violations of press freedoms have increased during the months of Black Lives Matter protests following the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. President Trump has even described one attack on reporters as “a beautiful sight.” (Photo by Emily Mello)

The crisis of identity and ethics facing journalists today

Alexander Musa, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic reached a grim milestone in the United States this September, with over 200,000 Americans now confirmed to have died from the deadly virus. President Donald Trump has downplayed the...

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center and the Gender Health Center stationed themselves in the Center’s parking lot on 20th and J Street in downtown Sacramento to provide medical supplies for protesters, on June 2, 2020. Volunteers assembled care kits that contained medical supplies, snacks, and water to be distributed for the demonstrators while they marched against police brutality. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Sacramento community joins up to collect donations to help with the fight for change

Heather Amberson, Staff Writer June 16, 2020

On a hot afternoon in early June, in a parking lot near the Sacramento LGBT Community Center in downtown Sacramento, individuals set up a donation tent, with two tables underneath it, each one stocked...

Black Lives Matter Sacramento demonstrators hold their fists in the air as they march down Meadowview Road during the one year anniversary of Stephon Clark’s death in South Sacramento, Calif. on March 18, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Settlement reached in lawsuit on behalf of 84 arrested during Stephon Clark Demonstration

Sacramento officials reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit on behalf of 84 people who were arrested during a demonstration in East Sacramento on March 4, 2019, according to the Sacramento Bee.  The...

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