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LRCCD hopes for a diverse set of options for potential foodservice providers

LRCCD hopes for a diverse set of options for potential foodservice providers

Oden Taylor

March 23, 2020

Last semester, outrage about fair pricing, club fundraising, and quality of food, among other concerns, sparked among many students and faculty members of American River College regarding the Los Rios Community College District’s food service provider, Aramark.  Students and faculty held focus groups last ...

The caucus system fails to deliver

The caucus system fails to deliver

Oden Taylor

February 20, 2020

It’s that time again where the entire country scrambles to decide who will be our next president. There are currently five viable Democratic candidates, as well as the former mayor of New York, Micheal Bloomberg who is only viable because the Democratic National Committee changed its donor policy for hi...

American River College Pride Center presents the 2020 Lavender Art Show

American River College Pride Center presents the 2020 Lavender Art Show

Oden Taylor

February 19, 2020

The Lavender Art Show, put on by the American River College Pride Center, will take place in the Student Center Feb. 24-26. A reception is scheduled for the last day from 12-2 p.m. to announce the winners as well as allow for students to come and speak with the artists about their pieces. The Lave...

The Current’s Declassified School Survival Guide

The Current’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Oden Taylor

February 4, 2020

If you have no idea how you’re going to get through the next 15 weeks, don’t stress and instead try out this advice from our spring 2020 declassified school survival guide.   1. Get to School at Least 30 Minutes Early Everyday  The parking lot fills up fast and there can be many dist...

Ballin’ Beavers shooting for victory this season

Ballin’ Beavers shooting for victory this season

Oden Taylor

November 25, 2019

It’s that time of year again, as the American River College men’s basketball team gears up for another season. Mark Giorgi, ARC’s basketball coach for the last 21 years, said he is excited about the new season but the team has undergone many changes since the last.  “It’s an unsure feeling right now,” Gi...

ARC students honor fallen members of the trans community

ARC students honor fallen members of the trans community

Oden Taylor

November 21, 2019

The air was thick with humidity, the sound of breaking glass and the screams of rioters with lipstick stained lips echoing “Pigs!” through the streets of New York City. In the early hours of June 28, 1969, eight undercover police officers entered the Stonewall Inn. Their mission was simple; ident...

Outdated homophobic policies on donating blood still plague society

Outdated homophobic policies on donating blood still plague society

Oden Taylor

November 6, 2019

In the early ‘80s, rumors of a “gay disease” spread across America, completely misrepresenting Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) as something only gay people—specifically men—could contract. These rumors were perpetrated by what is now referred to as the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS...

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