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Without fear, without hate: On the path of the Sikh

The initial wave of Sikh immigrants from Jullundur and Hoshiarpur within the Punjab region of India arrived in North America around 1897, roughly ten years after the first Japanese immigrants. Similar to the Japanese and other Asiatic people, Sikhs found themselves as labourers on railroads. Like other Asians, the Sikhs were located in the Northwestern more »

The other Arboga

Caressed by sun-drenched archipelagos, storybook woodlands, and verdurous islands lush with greenery, Eastern Sweden is the heart of Summertime Scandinavia.  Blue skies and fair weather grace the festive season now that most of the ice and snow has melted away, revealing mushrooms and lavender stalks. Wooden lodges painted in warm colours hang close to the more »

Tapping Toes of Ballet Folklórico

The Calidanza Dance Company, a rising troupe of Mexican folk dancers, has been working to put themselves on the map of the arts for just over a year now. Yes, this dance company was only founded in 2013! Based in Sacramento, Calidanza has high hopes to be recognized as Sacramento’s first professional Mexican folk dance, more »

Tradition’s drum beat

At the second of the Yuba College public events series on February 15, I went in expecting to see enthusiastic performers and a wonderful show. I did not leave the theater disappointed whatsoever. The show opened with musicians Michiyo Koga and Alan Johnson playing an almost mesmerizing song with the koto and bamboo flute. Relaxing more »

Dressing the part: In the world of cosplay

I was on my way to the Sacramento Convention Center. I turned the corner and almost ran full on into a Spartan from Halo, posed for a picture with a Predator from the predator movies. Just a normal day at SacAnime. The convention’s halls were chalk full of people and, as it turned out, SacAnime more »

"A Full-Time Professor"

“A Full-Time Professor”

Coming to a theater arts department near you! Yuba College will have a full-time Theater Arts professor by the Fall 2015 semester, according to the college’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Dr. Jacques Whitfield. This is good news because it will have been a little over five years since Professor David Wheeler retired in May 2010 more »

From the south came a lazy breeze...

From the south came a lazy breeze…

Yuba College student writes 10th book at 18 years old The young-adult genre is an extremely polarized realm of crossover and fusion, taking inspiration from just about every other literary genre, but tailoring especially it for teenagers. At one end of the spectrum, young-adult authors pen tales of angst, urban fantasy, and young romance found more »

Día de los Muertos: We were born to die

Día de los Muertos: We were born to die

In one of the most recent Crossing Borders Building Bridges events held on Oct. 30, Professor José Ramón Muñoz gave a presentation about Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Titled “Keeping a Tradition Alive,” Professor Muñoz’s speech entailed the holiday’s ancient origin, time-honored practices, and how it became a part of California’s cultural more »

Cult Classics

Cult Classics

October has struck again. Halloween decorations fill the neighborhood, as the Summer has turned to Fall and leaves litter the streets. Folks attend such events as scarehouses and the like in an effort to feel closer to that feeling of horror. For many others though, those feelings of murder and mayhem are the norm; a more »

Soundtrack to your Halloween

Soundtrack to your Halloween

One of the funnest holidays of all time is right around the corner, but Halloween isn’t all about creepy costumes and sugary candy. Sometimes, there is a hidden side to Halloween that is even scarier than a haunted house. In honour of Halloween, here is some spooky music for the skeleton inside of you… 10. more »

Solution to Aaron's Epic Word Search Fall 2014

Aaron’s Epic Word Search Fall 2014 – Answers and corrections

Here is the solution to my word search.  Click to enlarge photo. I would like to note that there are two mistakes.  The first mistake is that Professor Edmunds’ last name is spelled wrong in the search but not in the list of words.  The mistake is highlighted in pink.  It should be found as more »

Enhancing Public Awareness:  Crossing Borders and Building Bridges

Enhancing Public Awareness: Crossing Borders and Building Bridges

  “Crossing Borders and Building Bridges” is an event series created to educate students and the community on a wide range of social and political topics. These are conducted in the form of directed-open-forums that allow in depth discussion of and education on topics such as, in the past, “Water Wars: America,” presented by Joshua more »

Without fear, without hate: On the path of the Sikh

Without fear, without hate: On the path of the Sikh

The initial wave of Sikh immigrants from Jullundur and Hoshiarpur within the Punjab region of India arrived in North America around 1897, roughly ten years after the first Japanese immigrants. Similar to the Japanese and other Asiatic people, Sikhs found themselves as labourers on railroads. Like other Asians, the Sikhs were located in the Northwestern more »

The other Arboga

The other Arboga

Caressed by sun-drenched archipelagos, storybook woodlands, and verdurous islands lush with greenery, Eastern Sweden is the heart of Summertime Scandinavia.  Blue skies and fair weather grace the festive season now that most of the ice and snow has melted away, revealing mushrooms and lavender stalks. Wooden lodges painted in warm colours hang close to the more »

courtesy Karen Sutton

The Fine Art of Karen Sutton

  Every so often, the Yuba College art program puts up special exhibits in the library to feature student art. For the first half of this semester, the fine art of Karen Sutton was on display. After practicing her craft for nearly 45 years, she has developed an extremely professional portfolio in all forms of more »

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