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 this by another name: toxic masculinity, and it affects everyone you know. In order to combat th...

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

Luis Gael

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 spent the last few months training. Training harder than he ever did during his time as a varsity football...

Sacramento gets its own version of a late night talkshow

Mike Cella and Shahera Hyatt host the

Luis Gael

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 began as the brainchild of comedian Mike Cella who had the idea of running a one-man talk show out of the Com...

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