The American River Current

Despite recent calls for it, a gun ban is not the answer

Photo Illustration by Brienna Edwards

Brienna Edwards

April 2, 2018

With gun violence on the rise and an increase of mass shootings being reported by the media, the discussion on gun control has been on the minds of everyone. Gun control isn't necessarily a bad thing, and has the potential to lead to increased safety —  which is something that everyone wants. ...

The expected clash between protesters and supporters took place at Trump’s Sacramento rally

Protester Evan Sandlin shouts at Donald Trump supporters as they file into the presidential hopeful's rally in Sacramento.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

June 2, 2016

As has become the norm at Donald Trump rallies, protesters made their presence felt outside of the rally in Sacramento. Signs of “deport Trump” and “Trump is racist, sexist and bigoted” were up close to the long line of those trying to see Trump speak. American River College student Len...

Trump lays out key points during his speech in Sacramento

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump points to members of the audience during his rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen

June 2, 2016

By Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen With the blazing sun in the eyes of the crowd, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump stepped off his plane Wednesday to give a speech to a crowd in Sacramento on his plans to “make America great again.” Trump didn’t venture far, la...

Supporters line up in the heat to hear Tump speak

A Donald Trump supporter holds up a sign reading

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen

June 2, 2016

By Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen Thousands of Donald Trump supporters waited in the heat to hear the presumptive Republican presidential nominee speak at his rally in Sacramento on Wednesday. The first attendees started lining up at 8:30 a.m. and Rico Jimenez, drove over seven hours from Orange County to...

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...

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