The American River Current

On stage romance sparks ‘Pride and Prejudice’

On stage romance sparks 'Pride and Prejudice'

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

April 24, 2012

There is no one more prejudiced than someone with pride. So says the story of “Pride and Prejudice,” the new play from American River College’s theater department that will run until April 29. Set in England in the early 1810s, “Pride and Prejudice” is the classic tale by Jane Austen...

Kony isn’t worth it

Kony isn't worth it

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

April 18, 2012

Recently, on April 5, the non-profit organization Invisible Children released another video about Joseph Kony. If you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard, Kony 2012 is a campaign to raise awareness about a Ugandan warlord, Kony, who captures children and forces them to be child soldiers...

Kony isn’t worth it

Kony isn't worth it

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

April 18, 2012

Recently, on April 5, the non-profit organization Invisible Children released another video about Joseph Kony. If you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard, Kony 2012 is a campaign to raise awareness about a Ugandan warlord, Kony, who captures children and forces them to be child soldiers...

Hit the books, hit the bank

Hit the books, hit the bank

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

March 21, 2012

Recently, GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum called President Obama a snob for wanting everyone to go to college.  Now, putting aside the fact Santorum has one more degree than Obama, the fact Obama only said everyone should have the chance, and the fact that I disagree with Santorum on the whole;...

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ gives new twist to story but lacks intensity

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

March 7, 2012

The n-word. A mysterious man who hasn’t left his house in a decade. The trial and conviction of an innocent black man. All just a normal day for the play “To Kill A Mockingbird,” based on the classic book by Harper Lee. The story is set in Maycomb, Alabama in 1935, right in the middle of...

Internet fame not unlike real fame

Internet fame not unlike real fame

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

March 7, 2012

So I’ve got a friend who is pretty famous on the Internet. I can’t tell you who it is, so you’ll just have to trust me on this one. You’ve most likely heard of her if you’re even tangentially steeped in popular Internet culture. Granted, you may not like her, but that’s a different story...

‘Wolf Gift’ devoid of any bite

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

March 7, 2012

Some books are a gift to read; while others are a gift you’d only give to your worst enemy. The new book “The Wolf Gift” by Anne Rice is the latter. It breaks away from Rice’s usual vampires and witches fare into the new territory of werewolves. It mainly centers on Rueben, a 23-year-old man...

The New York Giants may not even compare to some ‘Starcraft’ gamers

The New York Giants may not even compare to some 'Starcraft' gamers

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

February 22, 2012

The crowd cheering after a well-done play. Everyone rooting for his or her favorite team. Everyone going crazy for the winner. Am I talking about the recent Super Bowl XLVI? Nope, I'm talking about the other thing. The forbidden fruit of sports. I'm talking about e-sports. It's gotten quite a bad...

Download This

Download This

Dan Clark and Daniel Clark

February 8, 2012

There’s a joke that says musicians can make more money selling CDs out the back of their car than they can through the music industry. Is that true? It could very well be. According to HYPERLINK "http://Mashable.com/"Mashable.com, artists make, on average, $1 for every retail album sold and only...

Skyrim offers countless hours of satisfying exploration and customization options

Skyrim offers countless hours of satisfying exploration and customization options

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

November 30, 2011

“The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” is a game about invading dragons, civil war, and political intrigue. Or not. At its core, “Skyrim” is a game about choices. This role-playing game has you choose which race your character will be, what they say in conversations, and even if they do the main storyline...

Surviving the Z-Pocalypse

Surviving the Z-Pocalypse

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

October 26, 2011

Will you be prepared when the zombie apocalypse comes? What can you do to prepare for your roommate and loved ones trying to eat your brains? Luckily, there’s this list to help you survive the z-pocalypse when it comes. How to prepare for the coming apocalypse. “The Zombie Survival Guide” (Book,...

Math prof. writes about feuding family

American River College math professor Anthony Barcellos sits with his book

Daniel Clark and Daniel Clark

September 28, 2011

It began with a thought, which evolved into an idea, which became a book, titled “Land of Milk and Money,” written by Anthony Barcellos, an American River College math professor of 24 years. The book, which details his Portuguese family’s feud over who inherited the lucrative family milk farm in...

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