Staff

Ariel Caspar : Editor-In-Chief

Ariel Caspar

Editor-In-Chief

Ariel Caspar is a third semester student with the Current at American River College. This is her first semester serving as Editor-In-Chief. Caspar is a journalism major and plans to graduate from ARC with an associate's degree in journalism and mass communication. She then plans to further her education at California State University, Sacramento to attain a bachelor’s degree.

Articles by Ariel

arielcaspar@gmail.com
Thomas Cathey : Managing & Feature Editor

Thomas Cathey

Managing & Feature Editor

Thomas Cathey is completing his fourth semester at American River College, and his third on the Current. Cathey is the former Sports Editor and this is his first semester serving as Managing and Feature Editor. As a journalism major, Cathey is working towards an associates degree and hopes to pursue a career as a professional news writer. 

Articles by Thomas

tcathey1196@gmail.com
Emily Mello : Photo Editor

Emily Mello

Photo Editor

Emily Mello is in her third semester with the Current and her second semester as Photo Editor. Mello is a recreation/journalism major and hopes to transfer to a four year college to finish her education back in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mello hopes to pursue a career in the sports area since she is a huge fan of soccer and sports in general.

 

Articles by Emily

emilycastellar97@gmail.com
Oden Taylor : News Editor

Oden Taylor

News Editor

Oden Taylor is a second semester student writing for the Current. This is Taylors first semester serving as the Current’s News Editor. Taylor is a journalism/communications major and hopes to obtain a bachelor's degree after transferring to University of California, Davis. Taylor aspires to one day work for Vice and also to become a documentary filmmaker. 

Articles by Oden

odenshawntaylor@gmail.com
Brandon Zamora : Sports Editor

Brandon Zamora

Sports Editor

Brandon Zamora is in his second semester working on the Current and his first semester serving as Sports Editor. He’s working to earn his associate’s degree in journalism and hopes to transfer to a four year university to study journalism. He works everyday to develop his skills and looks forward to the challenge of taking on an editor role for the first time.

Articles by Brandon

b14zamora@gmail.com
Bram Martinez : Co-Arts & Culture Editor

Bram Martinez

Co-Arts & Culture Editor

Bram Martinez has been attending American River College since 2013. Serving his second semester on the Current, he is very close to obtaining an associate’s degree in journalism. Martinez currently has an associate’s degree in social sciences. After he builds his credibility through political journalism, he hopes to be a video game journalist. 

Articles by Bram

bramster1@gmail.com
Joshua Ghiorso : Co-Arts & Culture Editor

Joshua Ghiorso

Co-Arts & Culture Editor

Joshua Ghiorso is a third year student at American River College, this is his second semester on the Current and his first year as an Arts and Culture Editor. He is a journalism major working to get an associate’s degree in journalism and is also currently majoring at California State University, Sacramento in journalism and communication.

Articles by Josh

Joshuaghiorso50@gmail.com
Colin Bartley : Opinion Editor

Colin Bartley

Opinion Editor

Colin Bartley is in his third semester at American River College and is serving as the Opinion Editor in his second semester on the Current. Bartley is a journalism major and is working towards an associate’s degree. Bartley’s primary focus is on politics and he hopes to develop a career as a freelance journalist.

Articles by Colin

colinbartley99@gmail.com
Marquala Brown : Social Media Editor

Marquala Brown

Social Media Editor

This is Marquala Brown’s second semester on the Current and her first as the Social Media Editor. Next semester, Brown hopes to graduate with an associate’s degree and transfer to a four year university.

Articles by Marquala

marqualab@gmail.com
Heather Amberson : Staff Writer

Heather Amberson

Staff Writer

Heather Amberson is a first year journalism major at American River College. This is her first semester on the Current. Amberson hopes to transfer to a four year university and become a sports broadcaster and journalist. 

heatheramberson2k16@gmail.com
Haven Bishop : Staff Writer

Haven Bishop

Staff Writer

Haven Bishop is a Sacramento native with a passion for photography and creating safe spaces to allow people to fully express themselves. This is his first semester on the Current. Bishop is a student leader in the Umoja Sakhu program at American River College and a future graduate of ARC and California State University, Sacramento. He is all about the experience of life and growing through it. 

therealhaven100@gmail.com
Clifton Bullock : Staff Writer

Clifton Bullock

Staff Writer

Clifton Bullock is in both his first semester at American River College and his first semester writing for the Current. He is a journalism major and hopes to obtain an associate degree from De Anza College before acquiring his bachelor's degree in political science/journalism from California State University, Sacramento. As a U.S. Navy veteran and a published author, Bullock aspires to join the Pew Research Center in Washington D.C. for the next leg of his career.

bullock.clb@gmail.com
Dylan Lillie : Staff Writer

Dylan Lillie

Staff Writer

Dylan Lillie is a second semester communications major at American River College. This is his first semester on the Current. Lillie aspires to continue his education at the University of California, Santa Barbara and become a sports broadcaster or sports journalist.

jimmert4@gmail.com
Alex Muegge : Staff Writer

Alex Muegge

Staff Writer

Alex Muegge is a second year journalism major at American River College. This is his first semester on the Current. After this semester, Muegge plans to transfer to California State University, Sacramento and ultimately work in public relations. He also enjoys performing and watching theater and has been in two shows in the Los Rios Community College District.

two.meg14@gmail.com