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)

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 the least, with the ignorance people demonstrate when discussing this topic. If you have to questi...

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)

Alexis Warren

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 score of 89-44. The Napa Valley Storm consisted of only eight players total, giving them only t...

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)

Alexis Warren

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 Sunday, Sept. 22, CAPSS will partner with JCPenney at Arden Fair Mall to host its second Suit ...

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.

Alexis Warren

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 Senate officers to finish the semester strong, a $2,500 grant request from the Engineering Club and t...

Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ gives fans insight to Beychella

(Photo courtesy of IMDB)

Alexis Warren

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 of her 2018 Coachella performance. The film showcases the hard work, dedication and sacrifice it took to m...

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)

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 that happen on Pi Day often include simply eating pie, but this year American River College Scienc...

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)

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, which grants the board up to $500 for Lobby Day expenses. ASB will lobby at the California State Ca...

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)

Alexis Warren

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 for African-Americans today because of the bravery they unveiled while breaking down barriers for futu...

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)

Alexis Warren

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 on the Beavers’ end as guard Bailey Bowen-Seay shot and sank the first three of the game. ...

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)

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 (4-1), and assists (21-9). This win brought ARC to a 2-5 league record and an overall record of 9-9. ...

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)

Alexis Warren

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 linked to Earth Day include recycling, picking up trash or reducing the use of electricity, and al...

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)

Alexis Warren

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 Oct. 5. Fifteen games into the season, the team stands at 3-11-1. Delta College’s bench was very vocal from ...

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