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Captain Chris Day from the Los Rios Police Department speaks to a protester in front of the Student Center on Oct. 31, 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Controversial protester in code violation on campus

Hannah Yates and Christian Sutton November 7, 2018

By Hannah Yates and Christian Sutton A protester made a direct campus code violation while preaching controversial messages on American River College’s campus on Oct. 31. The individual held a...

Peyton Wifley (#9)hands-off the ball to running back Ish Perez (#28) during a game against Laney College on Nov. 18. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Former ARC quarterback tries to make the jump to Division I

Jennah Booth February 14, 2018

Acts of the Apostles 9:5 reads, “Is it hard for thee to kick against the pricks.” The phrase originated from when farmers would herd cattle with metal pokers. The beasts would kick back against...

Embrace the necessity of constructive conflict on campus. (illustration by Lidiya Grib)

Opinion: Embrace the necessity of constructive conflict

Lidiya Grib February 7, 2017

Although most people prefer to avoid conflict, we must approach the semester with a different mindset in which we are willing to engage in constructive conflict with others, and especially ourselves. Conflict...

American River College student Burak Kocal holds a sign encouraging people to hug him. Kocal, a practicing Muslim, was protesting against the negative images widely associated with people of his faith. (Photo by Mychael Jones)

Muslim student responds to anti-Islamic activists

Mychael Jones December 1, 2015

By Mychael Jones and John Ferrannini An American River College student held a silent protest outside the Student Center on Nov. 24 in response to an anti-Muslim protest that took place one week earlier...

ARC student Nate Ihsan uses his phone to show a verse in the Quran denouncing killing to anti-Muslim activist Vincent Bradshaw, who erected a sign reading 'Why Islam Kills' in front of the Student Center on Tuesday. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Students debate with anti-Muslim activists on campus

John Ferrannini November 17, 2015

Anti-Muslim activists sparred with students Tuesday after they erected a booth and sign that said “Why Islam Kills” outside of the American River College Student Center. Coming on the heels of the...

Holocaust survivor Leon Malmed speaks at a college hour Tuesday. Malmed is the author of 'We Survived...At Last I Speak,' in which he recalls his experiences hiding in German-occupied France in the 1940s. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

Holocaust survivor pays tribute to the family that saved him

Jordan Schauberger November 12, 2015

Update, Nov. 24 at 12:59 p.m.: This article has been updated to include that Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver said in an email that he could not attend the college hour featuring Leon Malmed due...

Symbols for Atheist Society, Society of Friends, and the Luther Rose.

A spiritual happy medium

Jonathan H. Ellyson, Assistant Web Editor February 27, 2013

Atheists and theists can get along despite major differences  The other day, I was perusing through some news and found coverage of another one of the Westboro Baptist Church’s many pickets promoting...

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