The American River Current

Walking with Grace

Grace Deyanna takes a break from hosting to recite her poem, “Newsworthy” at Tell it Tuesday in the Student Center on December 4, 2018. (Photo By Felix Oliveros)

Felix Oliveros

December 12, 2018

Be the change you want to see in the world. Some people may have heard this saying before, and for some, it’s taken to heart and applied daily. Some might take it and become an activist, or a vital part of a program that pushes diversity like Universal Engaging Inclusive Transformative Education (...

Model U.N. receives funds at CAEB meeting for annual conference

File photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone.

Felix Oliveros

December 12, 2018

On Dec. 4, Associated Student Body Club and Events Board members and representatives unanimously agreed to grant American River College’s Model United Nations Club $300 to fund its trip to the Model United Nations of the Far West Intercollegiate Annual Session event, a conference they attend every ...

Anderson .Paak brings it home with Oxnard

Photo courtesy of Aftermath Entertainment.

Felix Oliveros

December 4, 2018

It was just three years ago when Anderson .Paak made his unique voice and soulful presence felt in the rap game after being featured four times on Dr. Dre’s album “Compton”. After his status skyrocketed, the world was exposed to more appearances and all the talents .Paak brings to the table, incl...

Soccer captain leads team in goals

Savannah Tijerino-Santos, team captain and forward on the American River College women’s soccer team, takes a shot on Delta Colege’s goal on Oct. 19, 2018. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Felix Oliveros

November 27, 2018

The women’s soccer team at American River College has seen its fair share of players sidelined due to injuries this season. This list of inactive players kept growing as former captains also saw their seasons cut short. This left shoes to fill, and with the positions being vacated, the opportunity ...

Don’t change the station from Vince Staples’ “FM!”

Photo courtesy of Def Jam Recordings

Felix Oliveros

November 15, 2018

Since the release of his last album “Big Fish Theory,” it’s been a quiet year and some changes for Vince Staples. But after keeping his voice scarce, and appearances few, the north Long Beach rapper announced via his Instagram on Oct. 29 that he would be releasing a new project. “Big Fish T...

Dia De Los Muertos bloomed for Horticulture’s Sale

The American River College horticulture department celebrated Dia De Los Muertos on Nov. 1, 2018 with a themed flower sale in the Student Center.

Felix Oliveros

November 13, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 1, the horticulture department incorporated a Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) theme into its weekly flower sale in the Student Center. Dia De Los Muertos is a holiday that originated in Mexico; it celebrates deceased loved ones through different traditions, festivities and alta...

The caffeine love triangle

The Oak Cafe, Peet’s Coffee, and Starbucks are the three coffee shops at American River College and all have different strengths and weaknesses. (Photo illustration By Felix Oliveros)

Felix Oliveros

November 6, 2018

The Oak Cafe, Peet’s Coffee, and Starbucks — these are the three options for coffee at American River College. Each place offers something unique for those who need that extra bit of assistance before sitting in class, trying not to fall asleep. First is the culinary student-run Oak Cafe. The menu is minimal,...

Bigger roster, bigger goals for ARC men’s basketball

Sophomore L.J. Smith dunks at practice during warmups as the Beavers prepare for the new season at American River College on Oct. 30, 2018. (Photo By Felix Oliveros)

Felix Oliveros

November 5, 2018

Last season didn’t end on the highest of notes for the American River College men’s basketball team. Injuries plagued the Beavers as they saw their number of active players dwindle down to just six by the end of their 5-19-1 season. Nevertheless, last season remains in 2017, and this winter bring...

Current Style: ARC has sole

“The most I’ve ever done is woke up at 6 a.m. and stayed on the computer raffle for like three hours and I did get the shoe, it was worth it, it was my first pair of Yeezys.” - Lineker Carvalho | Sociology | Air Jordan 14 Retro Low “Laney” (Photo by Felix Oliveros)

Felix Oliveros

October 31, 2018

Everybody has a different sole, and around American River College that’s obvious on some students’ feet. With sneaker culture vast and wide, ARC boasts many students who have some of the freshest pairs of sneakers on the market. And, along with sneaker culture, “sneakerheads” have a variety of stories. From...

Do artists deserve a second chance?

Rapper and singer Chris Brown has been one of many artists in the spotlight for a number of years for domestic violence. (Photo illustration by Felix Oliveros)

Felix Oliveros

October 24, 2018

It happens time and time again, yet nothing changes as a consequence. A wide range of examples can be found, but still, the show is sold out. New charges of sexually related crimes pop up regularly, but the albums still reach number one on the charts and sell thousands of copies in their first w...

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