The American River Current

Opinion: GUNited States of America

The shootings at Sacramento City College and Umpqua Community College should cause Americans to examine the relevance of the second amendment in the 21st century. (file photo)

Johnnie Heard

November 2, 2015

The September shooting at Sacramento City College and the recent Umpqua Community College have reminded us of a stark reality in the U.S. Someone gets angry, guns are everywhere, now someone is dead. Gun violence in this country is out of control and has been for a long time. There are more guns in thi...

Sac City shooting raises questions about District’s emergency procedure

Police cars block off the scene of the fatal shooting at Sacramento City College that left one student dead and two injured on Sept. 3, 2015. (Photo by Ashlynn Johnson)

John Ferrannini and Kameron Schmid

September 4, 2015

By Kameron Schmid and John Ferrannini When Sacramento City College student Darling Perry left her biology class at 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, she decided to ride her bike to the grocery store before going home. As she neared Freeport Boulevard, she saw police cars racing toward the school with their l...

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