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Female sports journalists have to work in a male-dominated world without protection. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Female journalists need to be protected from unwanted sexual attention

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 7, 2022

Ask any female journalist and she has her own horror stories of sexual mistreatment. I have my own.  As a journalist I have had to deal with this. My very first sporting event I covered was a water...

Edreece Arghandiwal and the rest of the Oakland Roots team are giving women’s sports the proper funding and recognition that they deserve. (Photo Illustration by Heather Amberson)

Edreece Arghandiwal’s mindset is vital to growing women’s sports

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2022

Women's sports have always been in the background and never seem to get the same attention or opportunities that men’s sports get. This leads to half of the world thinking they are less than or that...

Media treatment of female stars in the 2000s would be unacceptable by todays standards. Taking a close look at where they are now, reveals how negatively this affected them. (Photo illustration by Ariel Caspar)

Media treatment of women in the 2000s would be completely unacceptable now

Ariel Caspar, Current Contributor April 1, 2021

In the early 2000s, it was almost unheard of for celebrities to openly talk about their struggles with mental illness. Mental health awareness was extremely suppressed in an industry where public image...

In recent years, there has been an increase of women in ownership roles with professional sports teams. This is important, because it creates diversity and shows young girls and women that anything is possible. (Photo illustration by Heather Amberson)

Women’s ownership in sports is vital to growing the game

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

For a long time, the only people you saw in sports ownership roles were white males. That has started to change in recent years with people of all races and genders entering into an ownership role within...

There are many celebratory events in March where all students are encouraged to join for Women’s History Month. There will be events hosted virtually by CRC and events in Sacramento. (Photo via the ARC website)

CRC hosts events for all LRCCD students for Women’s History Month

Madison Duong, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

The month of March is dedicated to all women past, present and future. In honor of the history women went through, this month is about highlighting the achievements women have made and continue to make.  Although...

Asha Wilkerson, department chair of Legal Studies, and Sociology professor for the fall 2020 semester is co-teaching Introduction to Social Justice Studies (SJS 300) in a synchronous online course at American River College. The SJS 300 course is a required course for students majoring in social justice. (Photo by Ariel Caspar)

Social justice courses use history lessons to empower change

Ariel Caspar, Editor-In-Chief September 30, 2020

Over the last couple of years, the Los Rios Community College District has gone through an institutional redesign, with a commitment to the social justice and equity of all students who have experienced...

Current editors (from left to right) Alexis Warren, Hannah Yates, Jennah Booth and Imani Smith are unapologetic about being assertive in the newsroom. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

I’m not angry, that’s just my face

Jennah Booth May 8, 2019

“It’s cool that you can be mean to people and not care.” I’m not an unkind person, so a passing comment like this, despite its genuine intent, would typically send me into a confused panic just...

Benita Wilson, who served at Travis Air Force Base, volunteers to sing the national anthem and celebrate women in the military in the Student Center at American River College on Oct. 27, 2018. (Photo by Christian Sutton)

ARC acknowledges sacrifices of military women

Christian Sutton November 1, 2018

Flags wave in the air, the national anthem echoes through the halls and the color guard marches in as American River College honors military women. The Veterans Resource Center at ARC partnered with...

Brittney Goode prepares to volunteer for the Military Womens Appreciation Day at the Veterans Resource Center on Oct. 3rd (Photo by Christian Sutton)

American River College Veterans Resource Center hosts Military women appreciation

Christian Sutton October 3, 2018

They served us, now we serve them with a day to say ‘thank you’ to women who gave everything for our country. American River College Veterans Resource Center will partner with Veterans Affairs to...

Fashion major Crystal Barrett works on her garment at American River College on April 28, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Fashion designer shoots for Hollywood

Ashley Hayes-Stone May 2, 2018

It was the year 1935, the location Paramount Picture Studios, an unsuspecting scene for fashion history to be made. The studio was working on a comedy film called “The Jungle Princess” and asked Edith...

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