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The 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer

Activist Karen Duncanwood spoke of sheltering in a dilapidated house outside Jackson, Mississippi. As a 20-year-old San Francisco State freshman she volunteered to be a Freedom Rider the summer of 1964. In the Freedom House, she and a hand full

JFK Summer of Service Program collects donations; Program raises awareness about community concerns

The summer program at Kennedy collected more than $500 worth of money and donations Saturday, July 13 at their car wash, bake sale and donation drop. All proceeds collected from the event will be donated to Sacramento charities to support

Exhibits open at Sac State galleries

“Three Sisters Bound to the Elements” is the first of two free exhibits kicking off the Spring semester in Sacramento State’s Library galleries. The exhibit by Chinese-born sisters Hong, Bo and Ling Zhang displays works based on the three elements

Know your neighbor: Land Park resident invites everyone to learn more about “proud Americans”

Land Park resident Judie Fertig Panneton was born the child of immigrants. Her mother was from Poland and her father was from Holland. Both her parents were also Holocaust survivors. Growing up in Pennsylvania, all Panneton wanted was to be

FeNAM pays tribute to composer

SACRAMENTO – This year’s Festival of New American Music at Sacramento State begins with a Nov. 4 tribute to composer Arthur Jarvinen, who died Oct. 2. Jarvinen was to have been this year’s keynote speaker. Rand Steiger, professor of music

Sac State to host state senate forums Oct. 21, Oct. 27

Sacramento State will sponsor two state senatorial forums this month that will enable voters to compare the candidates’ respective positions on the issues and to make more informed choices on Nov 2. On Thursday, Oct. 21, incumbent Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento,

The Guy A. West Memorial Bridge: Sacramento’s own ‘Golden Gate Bridge’

Just about everyone in Sacramento is familiar with the orange/gold-colored suspension bridge that gracefully spans across the American River, near Sacramento State University. But not everyone knows the name of this structure or why it received this name. Built in

Students move in to Sac State on Aug. 27

Special to Valley Community Newspapers There will be considerable anticipation along with a few tearful goodbyes when Sacramento State’s newest students embark on their college journey at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27 during the University’s annual Move-In Day. About 1,600

Sacramento resident Ed Rivera discusses his lifelong passion for art

  Land Park resident Ed Rivera has had a lifelong love of art. At the lower right hand corner of a large mural that covers the majority of the exterior wall at the front of Sacramento State University’s Lassen Hall