Noor Abasi is currently in her first semester writing for the Current but is a fourth-semester student at American River College. She is studying broadcast journalism and hopes to be a news reporter in the future after transferring to Long Beach State.
Miranda Bolar is in her first semester with the Current, and is finishing her associate degree at American River College. She plans to transfer in the fall to San Francisco State University to finish her bachelor’s degree in photo journalism. She enjoys photography and music.
Nicholas Corey is in his first semester with the Current. He is a theater arts major and hopes to
transfer to a CSU after graduating from American River College. His main interests in journalism are
design and sports.
Joseph Daniels is news editor and is currently on his second semester writing for the Current. He is a journalism major, and is currently working on his goal of being able to survive off the words that he writes.
Helena Dobynes is in her fourth semester at American River College and her first semester with the Current. She is majoring in journalism and hopes to transfer to San Fransisco State University next year.
Cheyenne Drury is a first-semester staff writer for the Current. She is a descendant of the Native tribe Lakota Sioux and enjoys running, cycling, and swimming . She is also on staff at the American River Review, a literary magazine produced by American River College. She writes free-verse poetry as well as edits other’s.
Meredith is a journalism major and hopes to work in the editing/producing side of live broadcast news. She plans to transfer to Sacramento State in the fall.
John Ferrannini is the managing editor and a third-semester staffer on the Current. He plans to transfer to a university after completing his journalism degree at American River College.
Bryce Fraser is the multimedia editor on the American River Current. He has had experience as the photo editor and being a photographer during his time on the paper. He also has worked as a freelance photographer for the Union and as a full-time photographer at Linemen Win Games LLC.
Jose Garcia is scene editor and on his second semester in the Current. He is a journalism major who is also interested in the rap game.
Barbara Harvey is a third semester student with the journalism department. She is the former editor-in-chief of the Current, and is now serving as the editor-in-chief of Dam! magazine. She is finishing her associate’s degree in journalism and plans to transfer to a four-year college to pursue her bachelor’s degree.
Michael Jones is a first-semester student on the Current and a journalism major. He plans to transfer to a four-year institution after he graduates from American River College.
Lindsey Martin is the co-arts and culture editor and a second-semester member of the Current. She is also an avid blogger and audio engineer who is interested in fashion, hip-hop and sports.
This is the first time Mary-Ann will be working on the Current. She is an Art New Media student bound for a four-year college and is still undecided where she wants to transfer to. She is a back-to-school student fulfilling a dream for a higher education, but already has experience working in the graphic design, illustration and the photography world.
Brandon Nelson is a journalism major with a passion for reporting gaming news. This is his final semester on the Current and his first as co-scene editor. While not a big sports or politics fan, he is always ready to write on any subject he is challenged to do.
Alex Panasenko is a fifth-semester journalism student and third-semester paper staffer at The Current. Alex is 31 years old and lives in North Highlands, Calif.
Matthew is in his second semester with the Current, serving now as the co-sports editor. He hopes to earn an AA in journalism at American River College and transfer to a four-year college to pursue his ultimate goal of being in broadcast journalism.
Michael is a first-semester staff writer for the Current. He has taken many journalism classes at American River college and has an interest in photography and sports journalism.
Emily K. Rabasto is a fifth-semester Current staffer and has held the positions of photo editor, managing editor and editor-in-chief. She is currently the assistant magazine editor for DAM!, the newest student-run magazine at American River College, and web editor for the Current. Her career goals include becoming a conflict journalist and shooting for National Geographic.
Kameron Schmid is serving as editor-in-chief in this, his fourth semester on the Current. Kameron has previously served as sports editor, arts and culture editor, and assistant arts and culture editor. He plans on transferring to a CSU and entering the media field as a journalist or talk radio host.
Kevin is a co-editor for the sports section. This is his third semester writing for the Current and he hopes to transfer to Sac State when he is done at American River College.
Cameron Weaver is the opinion section editor and a second-semester member of the Current. He is also the Director of Public Relations for the American River College Student Senate. He is currently pursuing associate degrees in journalism and political science before transferring to a four-year institution with a focus on public administration.
Matthew Wilke is in his third semester at American River College and his second semester with The Current. He is currently the co-arts and culture editor where he hopes to learn the work skills needed to pursue a career as a journalist. Wilke is passionate in writing, photography, music, and conveying what should be important news.