The American River Current

Not all fun in video games with sexism

Not all fun in video games with sexism

Jeff Gonzales and Garrit Rocha

November 25, 2012

Issues of harassment towards female gamers arise after rumors of lifetime bans in ‘Halo 4’ Death threats, crude remarks and thinking best reserved for the 50s. Women have been in the middle of some of the gaming industry’s biggest controversies in this past year. Feminist Anita Sarkeesian experien...

ASB moves forward with new constitution and committees

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

November 25, 2012

The Associated Student Body briskly moved through the agenda for the Thursday, Nov. 8 meeting. With minimal discussion, the pace allowed for a productive meeting where all agenda items were covered, marking a first for the semester. As the representatives of ASB Senate get used to the processes and...

Antonio Maldonado, Club and Events Board President, pursues his dream at ARC

Antonio Maldonado, Club and Events Board President, pursues his dream at ARC

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

November 8, 2012

The American River College campus is a sea of diversity. Coming from many different social, political and ethnic backgrounds, students have different priorities on many things. In order to represent the campus, the Associated Student Body also reflects this diversity. One such example is ASB Club...

The differences between CAEB, Student Senate and the other structures of ASB

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 24, 2012

The American River College Associated Student Body does a lot for the campus, from hosting events to speaking up for student needs. In order to be able to handle the many needs of students, the way ASB is structured very important. But many people on campus don't know about the ASB, let alone the...

ARC staff and faculty pay tribute to Bob Allegre with memorial outside of theater

ARC staff and faculty pay tribute to Bob Allegre with memorial outside of theater

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 24, 2012

The dedication of the new memorial for former Vice President for Administrative Services Robert Allegre Jr. took place. Allegre passed away in 2010 due to complications with cancer at 61-years-old after serving American River College for nearly 30 years. The memorial took place on Oct. 12 at 4 p.m....

HigerOne bank’s hidden fees

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 10, 2012

There are many things on the minds of American River College students. Common to all is money. Whether worried about books or class fees, many students are aware of every dollar. With all the concern about student loans and financial aid, it's important that students are aware of how that money gets...

Tensions grow between ASB and Campus Life, ASB discusses possible return of Bucky the Beaver

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 10, 2012

The game of politics has been called a full-contact sport. It seems to be no different in student government at American River College. For the past few weeks, observers have witnessed a certain level of discord between the Associated Student Body and Campus Life, an organization staffed by college employees ...

What TV show are you most looking forward to watching?

What TV show are you most looking forward to watching?

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 10, 2012

  Devon Duncan Major: Business “Sons of Anarchy” because it teaches a lot more about politics and about surviving in the life and what everybody goes through.     Charlesetta Hughes Major: Early Childhood Education “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.” I like to see that rich people have problems too. ...

BOG Waiver causes confusion for Associated Student Body

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

September 19, 2012

One-dollar ASB representation fee issue for March in March, other ARC campus events Chaos and confusion seemed to abound at the Associated Student Body meeting on Thursday, Sept. 13. While gearing up for the new semester and doing basic housekeeping for the ASB, Student Body President Quierra ...

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