The American River Current

Award show committees continue to lack diversity

Award show committees often fail to acknowledge the talent black people showcase in the projects they put out. (Photo illustration by Alexis Warren)

Alexis Warren

December 2, 2019

I am a huge fan of watching award shows and the excitement I get when awards season approaches every year is pretty embarrassing, but it’s something that will never change.  During an award show, viewers often chime in on Twitter using a specific hashtag, with their opinions on the celebrities who w...

The on-going controversy over the n-word

The n-word has created an ongoing controversy about who should be allowed to say it. (Photo illustration by Alexis Warren)

Alexis Warren

November 26, 2019

It seems like I have the discussion of whether or not the n-word can be said by non-black people far too often. To be real, I’ve had this conversation one too many times and it’s frustrating, to say the least, with the ignorance people demonstrate when discussing this topic. If you have to questi...

ARC dominates Napa Valley in season opener

American River college starter Kaitlyn Janese (left) blocks a Napa Valley player in their first game of the season at ARC on Nov. 14, 2019. ARC won the opener 89 - 4. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Alexis Warren

November 25, 2019

The American River College women’s basketball team opened their 2019-20 season with a home game against Napa Valley College Storm on the night of Nov. 14. The Beavers washed the Storm out with an ending score of 89-44. The Napa Valley Storm consisted of only eight players total, giving them only t...

Kanye veers in a different direction with “Jesus Is King”

Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” recently dropped on Oct. 25. This is West's ninth consecutive No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart. (Courtesy of Good Music)

Alexis Warren

November 4, 2019

“We are not going to sleep until this album is out!” Kanye West tweeted on Oct. 24, one of the many nights “Jesus Is King” was supposed to be released. On Oct. 25, at around 9 a.m., Kanye’s ninth studio album, “Jesus Is King” finally dropped on all streaming platforms for eager fans t...

SB 206 allows college athletes to earn money

American River College alumni Tiffany Miras now plays soccer at Sacramento state as a NCAA athlete. (Photo courtesy of Tiffany Miras)

Alexis Warren

October 24, 2019

Calif. governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 206 alongside National Basketball Association player LeBron James and other athletes, including Diana Taurasi of the Women’s National Basketball Association, retired NBA and American Basketball Association player Ed O’Bannon and former University of Calif...

ASB finds new way to advertise

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met on Sept. 20 to discuss and eventually pass two bills beneficial to ARC students. (Photo by Alexis Warren)

Alexis Warren

September 20, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed two bills, F19 and F19-06, at a meeting on Sept. 20. Bill F19, the Student Giveaways Bill, which allocates up to $1,000 for ASB to purchase school-related items for students attending ARC starting this fall. These items would possibly include: ...

ASB appoints new Senate Legislative Analyst

Student Senate President Aesha Abduljabbar swears in Naomi Dasari as the board’s legislative analyst on Sept. 13, 2019 at American River College. (Photo by Alexis Warren)

Alexis Warren

September 19, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met Sept. 13 to swear in a new senate member, approve Bill F19-XX and confirm whether or not the spring Student Senate for California Community College (SSCCC) General Assembly should occur during the college spring break. In this meeting, the board appointed a new m...

CAPSS helps students ‘Suit Up’ with JCPenney

Engineering major Francisco Leon-Gomez tries on a suit during the first Suit Up Event, hosted by American River College's Career And Pathways Support Services on March 10, 2019. (File Photo)

Alexis Warren

September 17, 2019

Can you imagine what it’d feel like to show up to a job interview looking your absolute best? Well thanks to American River College Career and Pathways Support Services, you don’t have to imagine. On Sunday, Sept. 22, CAPSS will partner with JCPenney at Arden Fair Mall to host its second Suit ...

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