The American River Current

Editorial: Toxic Masculinity is a danger to society

Toxic masculinity can pressure men into hiding their emotions, to avoid being perceived as weak or unmasculine. (Photo illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
May 8, 2019

For decades, society has used terms like “macho,” or “red-blooded” to describe the kind of burly masculinity that men are, on some level, expected to adhere to. Today society has started to call...

From the other side of the glass: ‘Considerations Sanity in Surrender’

Artist Haleh Niazmand reveals her experiences as an activist, artist and mother of a child with Autism on a reception on the Gallery James Kaneko at the American River College on Sept. 25. The exhibit “Considerations Sanity In Surrender” is at the James Kaneko Gallery until October 18. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)
October 17, 2018

The new exhibit “Considerations Sanity In Surrender” at the James Kaneko Gallery is an individualistic journey into societal struggles in which artist Haleh Niazmand reveals her experiences as an activist,...

High school football star hits the stage as Gaston

Chris Sharpe (left) stands on stage with Jareth Ryford during a rehearsal for American River College's production of
October 19, 2017

The former high school offensive lineman has a slow but determined gait as he walks through the hallways of American River College. Chris Sharpe, the 6-foot-3-inch, 220 pound mountain of a man has...

Sacramento gets its own version of a late night talkshow

Mike Cella and Shahera Hyatt host the
October 18, 2017

Sacramento is home to its own late night talk show. The Latest Night Show is a monthly live variety show which features local musicians, comedians and other people of note. The show originally...

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