Shedric Allen is a Sacramento native and journalism major. This is his first semester at The Current. One of Shedric’s goals is to become a successful ESPN news reporter/analyst.
Brittini Burns is a Sacramento native and Journalism major at American River College. This is her first semester at ARC, having previously attended Cosumnes River College.
This is Steven Condemarin’s fourth semester on The Current. In past semesters he designed page layout. In his free time, he designs for an e-zine he founded called Unplugged Magazine.
Jonathan H. Ellyson is majoring in journalism, has been at American River College for seven semesters and is in his second semester on The Current. He is an Eagle Scout, works as a media operator and sound engineer in Sacramento, and enjoys theater performances and film.
Kevin Ford is a first term staff member for The Current. His interests include many things such as watching, playing, and talking about sports, as well as discussing and listening to music. He hopes to enter the field of sports journalism.
J’Neil is in his first semester with the Current.
Ed Gebing is the Sports Editor and Distribution Manager for The Current. Prior to being editor he was a sports writer covering numerous beats. He enjoys all sports. Ed plans to transfer to Sacramento State when he finishes his studies at American River College.
Jeff Gonzales has been on the staff of The Current for three semesters. He has been a staff writer and editor for the news sections. This semester he is looking forward to working as Co-Editor-In-Chief.
Jorden Hales is News Editor at the Current this semester. He is studying journalism with the goal of becoming a magazine publisher. Outside of school, Jordan is a freelance writer currently working with Sacramento Republic FC.
Natasha is 23 years old and the Scene Editor for The American River Current, her major is Journalism and she plans to transfer to San Francisco State University. She writes poetry and short stories and loves meeting new people because she believes that everyone has a story to tell.
Melissa Hurtado is a second-year student at American River College. This is her first semester as a staff writer on The Current. She is pursuing political science and journalism degrees.
Walter Jones grew up in Sacramento. This is his first semester with The Current. He plans to transfer to Sacramento State after receiving his AA from ARC to complete his BA in broadcast communications.
This is Alisha Kirby’s third semester on The Current. Her first two were spent as a staff writer and editor of the A&C section. This semester she will be working as Co-Editor-in-Chief.
Korbl Klimecki is in his third semester on the paper. He is finishing up his Journalism AA, with an expected two semesters remaining, and awaiting his Culinary AA this semester.
Antionette Latrese is a 22-year-old journalism major and the Opinion Editor for the Current. This is her first semester being on the staff. She previously wrote for the Express newspaper at Sac City. Her interests include music, writing and blogging. She currently runs her own music site and has written for various music sites. Her ultimate goal is to be a music journalist.
Cintia Lopez is the managing editor on the Current. This is her fourth semester on the Current and second semester as an editor. In the previous semesters she was an Arts and Culture writer, then became editor of the section, and the Scene editor.
Jessica Maynard has written for The Current the past two years. She is currently the Public Relations and Social Media Director. She previously worked as the paper’s Sports Editor for a year and prior to becoming editor she was a sports writer. She models her career after her idol Jackie MacMullan. Jessica hopes to transfer to San Francisco State University to complete her bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications with a minor in Public Relations. She hopes to become a publicist in the future, while freelance writing.
Brandon is a journalism major with a passion for reporting gaming news. This is his first semester on The Current.
Michael Pacheco is a photographer in his second semester for the American River Current. A huge esports buff since 2006, he has played Counterstrike 1.6 and Starcraft: Brood War competitively. He is also a musician, playing brass and percussion for 7 years.
Brooke Sanders Purves is a first-semester staff member of The Current. She has a keen interest in public policy and issues concerning religion, health care, and bioethics. Brooke writes the column “Babbling Brooke” for the Parents of Multiples,Sacramento blog, and is presently working on Even Jesus Hates You, a memoir.
Emily Rabasto is on her second semester with The Current. Last semester, Emily held the position of Assistant Photo Editor and hopes to take her photography skills to the next level. She enjoys sports, traveling and spending winters snowboarding in Utah.
Adnan Ramic is not only a writer, but a designer and photographer that is passionate about a plethora of things. From sports, to technology, to gaming, he loves it all. He is also a cinephile, who likes watching television and uses music as an influence.
Kameron Schmid is in his fourth semester at ARC. He is the Secretary and CAEB representative for Improv Club, and a performing member at Blacktop Comedy in Roseville.
This is Sarah’s fifth semester at ARC and her third on staff at The Current. She is working towards her degree in math, and plans to transfer to a four-year university soon. She loves bagels, kayaking and looking at maps.
Zach Tierney is starting his third year in the Los Rios College District. He is a journalism major and this is his first year on The Current.
My name is Sam Urrea. I was born in the South American country of Colombia and moved to America at the age of 11. I attended Saint John Vianney in elementary and middle school and Rio Americano as well as River City in High School. I have been with the ARCurrent for one semester. My ultimate goal is to become a journalist and write about English soccer in Europe or any other country. I was my high school’s main co-writer,co- editor and co-photographer for four semesters. I have also written in Spanish for D’Primera Mano Magazine for one summer. In addition, I have volunteered at The West Sacramento Press and News-Ledger newspapers writing numerous articles in the process.