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

Showing the variation of rent from different cities in the Sacramento area. (Photo Illustration by Lorraine Barron)

The mistreatment of the disadvantaged by slumlords is illegal

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 18, 2024

The horrific treatment by slumlords of the disadvantaged in their own home is a deplorable act that there are legal consequences for, but not enforced.  Slumlords are allowed to charge outrageous prices...

Whenever students want to transfer they come to the Counseling Transfer Center. (Photo by Clifton Bullock III)

Transferring to a four-year college isn’t always easy, but all students should have equal access

Clifton L. Bullock, Staff Writer May 16, 2024

Students can transfer from community colleges to a four year college or vice versa. People also transfer when they already have degrees, so transferring to different colleges is very common.  Over...

The task of trying to talk to a counselor can be a stressful one. (Photo Illustration by Shy Bell)

LRCCD should make counseling more accessible to students

The Current Staff May 16, 2024

Navigating the ins and outs of college can be difficult for anyone. This includes both students who are fresh out of high school and students returning to school after a hiatus. The criteria for transferring...

A supplemental form must be completed before signing up for summer courses. (Photo Illustration by Elisha Chandra)

Students should consider summer school classes

Elisha Chandra, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

Summer is coming up and students are anxiously awaiting the seasonal break. They are coming off a long school year from which they need a break. Breaks are necessary, but at the same time you should keep...

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...

As students go about selecting their classes through eServices, they have the option of selecting classes that are fully in-person, meet through zoom, asynchronous or a hybrid class that combines multiple formats. (Photo Illustration by Joseph Bianchini)

ARC should provide more consistency across class formats

The Current Staff May 6, 2024

What makes the community college route appealing for students is the flexibility it provides in terms of one’s schedule. However, the scheduling inconsistency from class to class makes a student’s...

The Sacramento Kings light the beam against The Oklahoma City Thunder on November 10, 2023. (Photo by Waheed Daud)

Kings Season Recap: Injury challenges and Playoff dreams crushed

Waheed Daud, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

The Sacramento Kings finished the regular season with a final record of 46-36 and were the 9th seed in the Western Conference. De’Aaron Fox averaged 26.6 points per game and led the NBA in steals per...

The Oakland Athletics are set to call Sutter Health Park home from 2025-2028. (Photo Illustration by Joseph Bianchini)

Sacramento shouldn’t allow A’s to move into town

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor April 23, 2024

The Oakland Athletics have been a stalwart in both the baseball and sports world for a very long time. However, with an abysmal roster and a move to Las Vegas in 2028 being almost certain, the team’s...

Class schedules in eServices list classes as asynchronous, with no scheduled meeting times. But when students look at the syllabus for the class it may show different, unexpected requirements. (Photo Illustration by Heather Amberson)

Online class schedules should be clearly defined

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2024

Many students have a full schedule between taking classes, work and any other responsibilities, so many choose to take asynchronous classes that can be done on their own time.  If a class is listed...

The Los Rios Community College District held a vote last October to decide if all students will pay for the Universal Transit Pass. Only 3% of the student body voted on it. (Photo via Pixabay)

District vote places undue financial burden on students with transit fee

The Current Staff March 4, 2024

As students of the Los Rios Community College District education system, many of us are on tight budgets. Students have to make important decisions on how they spend their funds. Due to a special election...

There are many instruments to pick up and learn, like guitars and piano. American River College has many to practice upon, including this one pictured in the music department on February 8, 2024. (Photo by Clifton Bullock III)

Music classes in college should be mandatory

Clifton L. Bullock, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

The majority of people love music as a form of relief, with it bringing life to the party and because of the melodies and lyrics. There are many genres such as K-pop, rap, classical, lofi, pop and many...

Kyle Kuzma, Tyus Jones, Matisse Thybulle and Jonathan Isaac are among the trade targets that make the most sense for the Sacramento Kings at the NBA trade deadline. (Photo Illustration by Joseph Bianchini)

The Sacramento Kings must make a move before the NBA trade deadline

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor February 7, 2024

While the Sacramento Kings stand firmly in the middle of the Western Conference playoff picture, it is imperative for their front office to make a move prior to the NBA’s Feb. 8 trade deadline. It...

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