The student voice of American River College since 1955

The American River Current

The student voice of American River College since 1955

The American River Current

The student voice of American River College since 1955

The American River Current

“Civil War” On the right, Jessie, played by Cailee Spaeny and on the left, Lee, played by Kristen Dunst are in the middle of the war trying to get a photo with bullets flying by. (Photo courtesy of A24)

Review: “Civil War” brings home the horrors of journalism

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 18, 2024

“Civil War” is the movie to watch if you want to see a brutal battle, but there is no side to pick.  The movie, released April 12, follows journalists traveling through a war-torn U.S. to hopefully...

Jesus Miranda (right) and Troy Bernard (left) prepare to make sourdough in Hospitality Management class 326 on April 4, 2024. (Photo by Jose Leon)

Take this class: Hospitality Management 326

Jose Leon, Staff Writer May 16, 2024

As the rich smell of malty sweetness fills your lungs, the sense of floating dreamily is cut by the quick and organized movements of student bakers gliding across the room. The hustle and bustle of the...

“Deadpool & Wolverine” starring Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman is one film that movie-goers have to look forward to this summer. (Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios)

This summer has a wide variety of movies hitting theaters

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor May 16, 2024

As summertime rolls around, so does some of the year’s best movie releases. Last summer, the cinema captivated the world in a way that hasn’t been seen in a very long time, mostly because of the “Barbenheimer”...

A patron of the Kaneko Gallery studies the art during the “Homosocial” exhibition on May 2, 2024. (Photo by Shy Bell)

Kaneko Gallery hosts “Homosocial” exhibition

Shy Bell, A&C Editor May 16, 2024

As the semester draws to a close, there is still an opportunity for American River College students to catch a glimpse of some art on campus before summer break. The Kaneko gallery’s “Homosocial”...

ARC music students form “Analogue Banana”

Will Forseth, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

Five music majors at American River College have come together to form a new band named “Analogue Banana.” On April 5, the band met in the ARC recording studio to record their first single “Runaway,”...

Naruto Uzumaki, from the anime “Naruto,” is ready to take on the adventure. (Photo courtesy of Studio Pierrot)

Five shows to get started in anime

Clifton L. Bullock, Staff Writer May 9, 2024

What is anime you may ask? According to the Nashville Film Institute, which is a platform that informs readers of the history of anime and how it came about, “Anime is a Japanese animation style. It...

The connection between man and machine has never been closer. (Photo via Unsplash)

I refuse to be afraid of AI

Will Forseth, Staff Writer May 9, 2024

My career choice of writing and journalism has required that I pay attention to current events. When it comes to a subject like artificial intelligence, there's been quite a bit of fear-mongering, with...

J. Cole released his fourth career mixtape, “Might Delete Later,” on April 5. (Photo courtesy of Interscope Records)

J. Cole’s “Might Delete Later” meets expectations

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor May 6, 2024

On April 5, J. Cole shocked rap fans across the world with his surprise release of “Might Delete Later,” his fourth career mixtape and first music release since 2021.  Cole doesn’t drop music...

Aang, played by Gordon Cormier, prepares for battle in the Netflix live-action adaptation of “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” (Photo courtesy of Nickelodeon Productions Rideback Albert Kim Pictures)

“Avatar: The Last Airbender” live-action adaptation has done more wrong than right

Jose Leon, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

Film and production, amid all forms of media and arts, is known as one of the hardest fields to succeed in. In the scope of film and production, the hardest task is trying to make a live-action interpretation...

A new Idles release came out on February 16, 2024, with the bands release of its fifth studio album, “Tangk.” (Photo courtesy of Partisan Records)

Idles’ “Tangk” is an unexpected pull upon the heartstrings

Will Forseth, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

This past February saw the release of “Tangk” by U.K. rock band Idles to significant acclaim. Whatever momentum the band has been riding from its four previous studio releases seems to have not lost...

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