The American River Current

Alumna fights for trans rights in Sacramento

Activist Ebony Harper stands in front of the mural that she helped fund behind the Lavender Library in Sacramento, Calif. on Nov. 30, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Alexus Hurtado

December 12, 2018

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s threats against the transgender community, a call to action has been made for trans and cisgender people alike, to take a stand in solidarity. Former American River College student Ebony Harper is a black trans woman who says she had a troublesome experienc...

Beavers rally together for a 9-0 win over Sacramento City

Defender Josie Baca takes possession of the ball from Sacramento City College players.

Alexus Hurtado

October 10, 2018

The American River College women’s soccer team defeated Sacramento City College on Friday Oct. 5 in a highly competitive game that resulted in a score of 9-0. ARC began the first half with great ball movement and good passing, defender Josie Baca and midfielder Kistia Pelayo are two players who d...

“Zoo” shows up and shows out

“Zoo” shows up and shows out

Alexus Hurtado

October 3, 2018

The outspoken and confident Russ Vitale’s latest project “Zoo,” released last month, is absolutely his best to date. This is Vitale’s 12th album in total, adding to his large discography of over 300 songs. The self-made rapper, singer, writer and producer holds nothing back with “Zoo,...

Student Senate discusses budget leading up to ASB Special Elections

Student Senate discusses budget leading up to ASB Special Elections

Alexus Hurtado

September 14, 2018

In its second meeting of the new semester, American River College’s Associated Student Body Senate convened on Sept. 7 to discuss the budget for conferences and Club Day, and the ASB Special Elections coming up. Advisor Frankie Dotson-Johnson addressed the transitioning of the new senate members i...

Beavers lose in tight race to Butte

ARC and Butte head down the field.

Alexus Hurtado

September 6, 2018

  In the women’s soccer team’s home opener, the American River College Beavers lost 2-1 to the Butte Roadrunners on Aug. 31. During the first half of the game, both teams were communicating well on and off the field. Players on the sidelines from both teams encouraged their teammates. ...

How to have a successful semester

My laptop resting on with my textbooks and to-do list.

Alexus Hurtado

September 5, 2018

The start of a new semester can be stressful and overwhelming, but with organization, determination and focus, students can have a great semester and achieve their academic goals. Keeping procrastination and tardiness at bay is important during the semester. For many college students it’s second...

Softball team splits home finale

American River College pitcher Zinnia Thewlis pitches to a Cosumnes River College player on April 21. ARC won 10-2. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Alexus Hurtado

May 7, 2018

The American River College Beavers softball team defeated the Cosumnes River College Hawks in the first game of a double header 10-2 on April 21. In the first inning, the Hawks’ pitching and batting allowed the team to jump ahead by two runs. Both teams cheered and supported their teammates from ...

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