The American River Current

Editorial: Put away your wallet

Editorial: Put away your wallet

Current Editorial Board

April 24, 2015

At almost every level of higher education, students complain that tuition costs are too high, class materials cost too much and it is otherwise too costly to live while putting in the work to get that college degree. The bottom line is that spending money on tattoos, cigarettes and other luxuries...

Editorial: Lift the Smokescreen

Editorial: Lift the Smokescreen

Current Editorial Board

April 18, 2015

The United States is a very different place today than it was just 50 years ago. Smoking cigarettes in the office or while dining with significant others was not just considered normal, it was a show of class, prestige and even social standing. Those days have passed, and with countless scientific...

Letter to the editor: Apathy is a failure to recognize the need of consequences

Letter to the editor

April 14, 2015

Editor, the Current: RE: “Generation of Apathy” editorial in the March 25th issue:  I found your editorial on the proposals for free community college education contrasted with your analysis of students’ apparent “apathy”, insightful and right-on! There certainly is a morass of apathy amon...

Letter to the editor: Mean world syndrome has got to go

March 26, 2015

It's often said that a great struggle builds character, but I've often found that with insufficient self-awareness, struggles can also build bitterness and resent for the future. The March 25th editorial condemns the idea of free college as an entitlement, and glorifies the hard work and suffering pas...

Editorial: You are not entitled

Current Editorial Board

March 26, 2015

American River College is very diverse. On this campus, one can find students of every age, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic background. Unfortunately, ARC is representative of society in another way: there is a widespread culture of entitlement among our students. President...

Director of “Blues for Mr. Charlie” doesn’t need to apologize for anything

Current editorial board

March 8, 2015

We tend to want to look away from things that make us uncomfortable. Sometimes, however, something is so uncomfortable that we not only need to look, we shouldn’t be warned or mince words. American River College professor and theater director Sam Williams’ decision to provide a warning before...

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February 24, 2015

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Editorial: Put your money where your mouth is

Editorial: Put your money where your mouth is

Current Editorial Board

February 20, 2015

For the past several years American River College students, particularly members of student government, have been participating in the March in March, an annual protest and lobbying event downtown wherein community college students from around the state push for policies that would lessen their financial...

Editorial: Online forum on Current website allows students to buy, trade, and sell books

Current Editorial Board

February 12, 2015

Students need a place outside of the Beaver Bookstore to buy, sell, and trade textbooks with each other. The Beaver Bookstore, American River College’s student supply center, currently has a textbook buyback program in place for students to exchange their previously used textbooks for cash, but...

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February 10, 2015

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December 3, 2014

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Editorial: CAEB president has got to go

Editorial: CAEB president has got to go

Current editorial board

December 2, 2014

Within one month, Clubs and Events Board President Jeremy Diefenbacher has demonstrated such a lack of accountability and overwhelming disrespect for both the office he was elected to and the students that elected him that only one meaningful option remains: resignation. Diefenbacher’s recent behavior...

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