Staff

Brienna Edwards : Co-Editor-In-Chief

Brienna Edwards

Co-Editor-In-Chief

Brienna Edwards is a first semester student with the Current where she serves as feature editor. She is currently majoring in journalism and photography and plans to transfer to Sac State Fall 2018.

Articles by Brienna Edwards

briennaedwards@gmail.com
Luis Gael Jimenez : Co-Editor-in-Chief

Luis Gael Jimenez

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Luis Gael Jimenez is an award-winning journalist and photojournalist. Jimenez is currently in his fourth semester on the American River Current, where he serves as co-editor-in-chief of the paper. He has acted as managing editor and arts and culture editor in the past. Jimenez has had articles and photographs published in the Sacramento News and Review as well as the American River Review.

Articles by Luis

luisgaeljimenez@gmail.com
Mack Ervin III : Co-Managing Editor/Social Media Editor

Mack Ervin III

Co-Managing Editor/Social Media Editor

Mack Ervin III is a fourth semester student for the Current where he serves as co-managing editor and social media editor. He has previously served as sports editor and multimedia editor. He also co-runs a Sacramento Kings specific Twitter account. He plans to transfer to California State University, Sacramento in Fall 2018.

Articles by Mack

me3current@gmail.com
Ashley Hayes-Stone : Co-Managing Editor/Multimedia Editor

Ashley Hayes-Stone

Co-Managing Editor/Multimedia Editor

Ashley Hayes-Stone is a photojournalist who has had her work published in The Sacramento Bee and the Sacramento News and Review. Hayes-Stone served as photo editor last semester and is now serving as co-managing and multimedia editor.  

Articles by Ashley

ashgstone@gmail.com
Hannah Yates : Arts & Culture Editor/Copy Editor

Hannah Yates

Arts & Culture Editor/Copy Editor

Hannah Yates is a returning writer for the Current and will be serving as copy editor for the spring semester. Yates is a third semester ARC student and has previous experience with student news.

Articles by Hannah

whut.hannah@gmail.com
Jennah Booth : Staff Writer

Jennah Booth

Staff Writer

Jennah Booth is a fourth-year student at American River College. She is a journalism major and plans on graduating with her associates degree in the spring of 2018. She will be transferring to San Jose State University to work on her bachelor’s degree. This is Jennah’s first semester writing for the Current.

Articles by Jennah

w1523160@apps.losrios.edu
Alondra Botello : Staff Writer

Alondra Botello

Staff Writer

Alondra Botello is a second-year student at American River College. This is her first semester writing for the Current. She is working on her associates degree in journalism. Outside of school she can be found singing or creating something new for her personal Instagram. She will be transferring to California State University, Sacramento in the fall.

Articles by Alondra

botelloalondra7@gmail.com
Gabe Carlos : Staff Writer

Gabe Carlos

Staff Writer

Gabe Carlos is a second-year student at American River College. This is his first semester writing for The Current. Gabe is a communications major, and plans on transferring after the fall semester. His goal is to work in the field of sports broadcasting.

Articles by Gabe

legitgmc@gmail.com
Cecilia Castillo Juarez : Staff Writer

Cecilia Castillo Juarez

Staff Writer

Cecilia Castillo Juarez is a continuing student at American River College. This is her first semester on The Current. She is a Journalism major, who is also getting an associates degree in Social Science and a Certificate in Literary Publishing this year. Her goal is to work in Marketing/ Publicity.

Articles by Cecilia

w137988@apps.losrios.edu
Tracy Holmes : Staff Writer

Tracy Holmes

Staff Writer

Tracy Holmes is a first-year student on the Current as a staff writer and a third year ARC student. Tracy is a journalism major. After finishing her AA/AS degree and certificate requirements, she plans to transfer to a California State University, Sacramento in the spring of 2019 to work on her bachelors of arts degree.

Articles by Tracy

tdholmes80@gmail.com
Alexus Hurtado : Staff Writer

Alexus Hurtado

Staff Writer

Alexus Hurtado is a third year student at American River College and this is her first semester on the Current as a staff writer. After finishing her general education and lower division major requirements this year, she will be taking her talents to Texas to finish out her education, obtain her degree, and start her career as a writer/journalist.

Articles by Alexus

alexush09@gmail.com
Michael Pacheco : Staff Writer

Michael Pacheco

Staff Writer

Michael Pacheco is a fourth-year student at American River College. This is his third semester writer for The Current. Pacheco is a Journalism major, with plans to transfer to Sacramento State University in the fall. A music coach, he plans on getting into education.

Articles by Michael

mfpach@gmail.com
Lily Rodriguez Drake : Staff Writer

Lily Rodriguez Drake

Staff Writer

Lily Rodriguez Drake is a second semester staff writer for the Current.She has a background in history and intensive research at universities including the College of William and Mary and Hawaii Pacific University. She is pursuing her major in Journalism while concurrently minoring in Anthroposophic studies.

Articles by Lily Rodriguez Drake

lilyrodriguezdrake@gmail.com
Alexis Warren : Staff Writer

Alexis Warren

Staff Writer

Alexis Warren is second year student at American River College. This is her first semester working on the Current as a staff writer. Warren is a journalism major and hopes to graduate from ARC with an associate degree, following a transfer to California State University, Sacramento to then get her bachelor's degree. She plans to start her career as a celebrity/entertainment broadcaster soon after she completes her education.

Articles by Alexis

alexis.warren81@gmail.com