The American River Current

Shutdown concerns push administration to refund parking passes

56% of parking permits are being refunded automatically to students to compensate for the remainder of the 2020 spring semester. (photo courtesy of clipart.email)

Josh Ghiorso

March 30, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19 causing the shutdown of all Los Rios Community College District campuses, students are no longer allowed on the premises. At the start of the 2020 spring semester, students bought parking passes in order to park on campus in the parking garage or lots surrounding the college...

The Oak Cafe opens its doors for the 2020 spring semester

The Oak Cafe is opening its doors this spring semester Wed. Feb. 12 . File Photo.

Josh Ghiorso

February 24, 2020

Already tired of the cafeteria food this spring semester? Then head over to the Oak Cafe,  where American River College’s student-run bakery and restaurant re-opened Wed. Feb 12.  “The Oak Café bakery and restaurant are key aspects of our culinary program, as they provide real world experi...

Parasite Review

Bong Joon Ho and Kwak Sin Ae pose with their awards at the Oscars. (Photo Courtesy of IMDB).

Josh Ghiorso

February 20, 2020

“Parasite” is about classism and the dichotomies of two worlds. The film is full of drama, crime and a little comedy as it follows the web of illusions spun by the characters.    The themes of classism and social inequality are displayed through the two families, the poor, sub-basement living ...

ARC Women’s Basketball lose in heartbreaker to Diablo College

Freshman Kaili Udoffia attempts to drive the ball into the defense in a home game versus diablo Valley College. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Josh Ghiorso

February 19, 2020

  The American River College women's basketball team was defeated by the second-ranked team in the state, Diablo Valley College, on Feb 13, 97-69 .  It was the final home game for ARC in the regular season and for a few of the players it was their last home game. To honor the players who w...

Beavers lose at home, 75-64

Sophomore Jashon Lewis works with teammate freshman David O’Looney to get a rebound in their game against Sacramento City College on Jan 24, 2020. (Photo by Josh Ghiorso)

Josh Ghiorso

January 30, 2020

The American River College men’s basketball team was defeated at home by one of its biggest rivals, Sacramento City College with a score of 75-64 on Jan. 24. The entire game was a fight. ARC scrapped for the ball up and down the court, each team fighting hard as the local rivalry between the tw...

Violence in media doesn’t perpetuate real life violence

(File photo)

Josh Ghiorso

December 12, 2019

Violence in the media has been a recent topic of discussion with the October release of the “Joker” movie. The worry was specifically if “Joker” will perpetuate mass shootings at theaters, like in the 2012 theater shooting during a screening of “Batman: The Dark Knight Rises”.  However t...

ARC volleyball team crushes Folsom Lake College

American River College volleyball teammates celebrate during the CCCAA Norcal Regional Championships on Nov. 30, ARC beat Folsom Lake College at home with a score of 3-1. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Josh Ghiorso

December 11, 2019

The American River College women's volleyball team will travel to Chula Vista for the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) state championship after defeating Folsom Lake College to win the CCCAA Norcal Regional Championships on Nov. 30.  It was an intense game as both teams were ra...

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