The American River Current

The on-going controversy over the n-word

The n-word has created an ongoing controversy about who should be allowed to say it. (Photo illustration by Alexis Warren)
November 26, 2019

It seems like I have the discussion of whether or not the n-word can be said by non-black people far too often. To be real, I’ve had this conversation one too many times and it’s frustrating, to say...

ARC dominates Napa Valley in season opener

American River college starter Kaitlyn Janese (left) blocks a Napa Valley player in their first game of the season at ARC on Nov. 14, 2019. ARC won the opener 89 - 4. (Photo by Jennah Booth)
November 25, 2019

The American River College women’s basketball team opened their 2019-20 season with a home game against Napa Valley College Storm on the night of Nov. 14. The Beavers washed the Storm out with an ending...

CAPSS helps students ‘Suit Up’ with JCPenney

Engineering major Francisco Leon-Gomez tries on a suit during the first Suit Up Event, hosted by American River College's Career And Pathways Support Services on March 10, 2019. (File Photo)
September 17, 2019

Can you imagine what it’d feel like to show up to a job interview looking your absolute best? Well thanks to American River College Career and Pathways Support Services, you don’t have to imagine. On...

ASB grants funds for Engineering Club

Secretary of the American River College Engineering Club, Jesbaam Sanchez advocates for a $2,500 grant at the Associated Student Body board meeting on behalf of the club on May 3, 2019.
May 8, 2019

As the end of the spring semester approaches, the American River College Associated Student Body held its second-to-last meeting on May 3. Discussions in this meeting included the urge for all Student...

Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ gives fans insight to Beychella

(Photo courtesy of IMDB)
May 5, 2019

Just as we thought Beyoncé couldn’t be more of an inspiration, the performer released a Netflix documentary ‘Homecoming’ on April 17, featuring an in-depth look at the behind the scenes of the making...

Pie your professor for Pi Day

The STEM Center will celebrate Pi Day with indoor and outdoor activities, including a “Pie Your Professor” fundraiser, put on by the Women in STEM Club on March 14, 2019. (Photo illustration by Alexis Warren)
March 13, 2019

Math geeks come together annually on March 14 in celebration of “Pi Day,” because of its significance in the mathematics community for being a never ending constant. The mathematical celebrations...

ASB discusses possible changes to meeting times

Director of Finance Dallas Vue adds notes to his agenda sheet at the Associated Student Body meeting at American River College on Feb. 22, 2019. (Photo by Alexis Warren)
February 26, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed two bills regarding Lobby Day expenses and office materials on Feb. 22. Student Senate passed the Lobby Day bill, presented as Bill S19-XX,...

Who I’m honoring this Black History Month

Social Media Editor Alexis Warren wears a Beyonce shirt to honor her as one of the black icons that Warren looks up to during Black History Month on Feb. 25, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
February 25, 2019

Black History Month takes place during the second month of each year. It is dedicated to honoring and shining light on past and present historical black figures. These are people who have paved the way...

Beavers drop close game to Santa Rosa, 57-53

American River Guard Deja Samuels attempts to shoot the ball against Santa Rosa College. ARC lost 57-53. (Photo by Emily Mello)
February 21, 2019

The American River College women’s basketball team lost a close game to Santa Rosa Junior College, 57-53, putting them on a two game losing streak, on Feb. 14. The first quarter started off fast-paced...

ARC wins second league game against CRC, 66-52

Miyah Williams, No. 3, gets ready to shoot a free throw. American River College beat Cosumnes River College 66-52 at ARC on Jan. 18. (Photo by Alexis Warren)
January 28, 2019

The American River College women’s basketball team defeated Cosumnes River College 66-52 on Jan. 18, despite struggling with team fouls. The Beavers led Cosumnes River in team steals (15-10), blocks...

Take This Class: Environmental Restoration (NATR 322)

Professor Christy Bowles teaches a hands-on Environmental Resoration class at American Riveer College, which is currently doing restoration around the Arcade Creek bridge. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
November 14, 2018

Earth day, held annually on April 22, is an event for everyone as a whole to contribute wellness to the environment by participating in various selfless acts to better the planet. Common activities...

Women’s soccer continues losing streak with loss to Delta College

American River College forward Ka'liyah Bayless races a San Joaquin Delta player down line towards ARC’s goal on Oct. 19, 2018. ARC lost the game, 2-0. (Photo by Jennah Booth)
October 24, 2018

On Oct. 19, American River College women’s soccer team was defeated by San Joaquin Delta College, putting them on a four-game losing streak after the team’s last 9-0 win against Sacramento City on...

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