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A hammer, a hatchet and a lifeless body

atashaBlood drips everywhere. Screams and sirens can be heard in the background. That describes the night Aaron Maldonado was bludgeoned to death by his wife,…


They found love in a foreign place

It’s probably the sweetest and most cliched romance that a couple could have experienced. Two American River College students, Cierra Barnes, 20, and Austin Ice,…



I’m not nervous, I’m anxious

Heart races, breathing becomes uneven and palms are sweaty. It’s not just nerves. A rush of emotions and memories surge through, and then everything becomes…


Racism within races

Racism is still alive, specifically in the African-American community, but it’s not coming from outside races, it is spilling inside with a division between light-skinned…


Beyond the EXP points

A dozen or so people are gathered in a room watching a livestream. Something big happens on screen, and everyone shouts with either excitement or…


Revenge porn

In the privacy of her bedroom, a girl takes picture after picture of herself. It wouldn’t be a big deal, except for the photos are…


Student Senate finishes tumultuous year

At its last meeting of the year, the Associated Student Body Student Senate heard presentations about the experiences of the Model United Nations and General…



Spring sports programs close out seasons

Many of the American River College spring sports teams are wrapping up their seasons with some making their way to the playoffs. Others are sadly…


Meet the next ARC president

Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King announced April 24 that he will be recommending Thomas Greene for the position of American River College…