Coffee table book “HAIRitage: Celebrating the Legacy of the Barber Shop with Art, Poetry and Jazz” co-authors and co-creators of “HAIRitage: A Fine Art and Photo Exhibition” Marichal J. Brown and Gerald Otis Simpson (known by friends as GOS), together with friends and family, talk about their artistic collaborations, share childhood memories, and reflect on the gift of community built from inside the neighborhood barbershop.
City College revealed the art and photo exhibition in three events over a five-month period that began Oct. 21, 2013, reaching the Learning Resource Center Feb. 3, 2014, where it would remain on display through March 14.
Michael Wiggins makes the bold decision to give up calling the shots and start making them when he takes off his hat as Panthers basketball team assistant coach and instead puts on a team uniform to become a Panthers’ men’s basketball forward and City College journalism student.
Dec. 9, 2013
City College Freshmen football players Jordan Ares, Quarter Back and Ryan Lewis Defensive Back give back to their community by volunteering as mentor coaches for their old high school feeder team, Consumnes Oaks Jr. Wolfpack for youth football.
Oct. 8, 2013
City College sophomore Alex Chambers is a star wrestler with a disability that may have hindered most people. Chambers never saw himself as anything but normal and with the support of family and coaches, he has gone on to compete at a college level. To see the extended version of this story, check out the print version of the Express.
Oct. 8, 2013
Two City College students take their music to new heights and manage to find a break from urban life by hiding behind the lattice of branches and leaves.
Mary and Charlie Sand spend most of their free time suspended high above the ground on web-like structures inside trees. Charlie has built over a dozen rope tree houses in trees from Sacramento to San Francisco, and more and more local people are joining in to play music or just relax cocooned inside the canopy of some of the tallest trees within city limits, after all Sacramento is known as the “City of Trees”.
Sept. 10, 2013
Sac City Express staff photographer JD Villanueva interviewed several City College students and faculty in the Quad for their reactions to the public demonstration by Project Truth, a pro-life advocacy group.
The Project Truth demonstration featured signs depicting graphic and bloody images of human fetuses, which drew a variety of reactions from students and faculty.
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