articles by Ariel Caspar

SOARD stands up for students with disabilities

By Ariel Caspar & Jennah Booth Over multiple semesters, American River College’s Students of American River with Disabilities (SOARD) club has advocated for students like…


Thrifty art student dresses to express

Between the art buildings at American River College, Caitlin “Cat” Alfstad sits comfortably amongst the in-progress art projects created by other students. She is wearing…




ARC among top 150 community colleges in US

A recent analysis done by WalletHub, a personal finance website, of 710 American community colleges, determined that American River College placed 148th overall, and 22nd…



A guide to nailing the interview

Getting hired for a job is an exciting, nerve-wracking part of life that everyone will go through at some point. Whether you’re a student looking…


Riddle navigates the music industry

Sitting in the dim lighting of the small performance room in the music theater wing at American River College, one would expect just another ordinary…


Eilish creeps to No. 1 on Billboard 200

After releasing her debut studio album on March 29, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?,” 17-year-old Billie Eilish earned her first No….


A different approach to evangelism

When you’re on the receiving end, religious protesting can be a total spectacle. There are usually one or two individuals standing with a crowd circled…


Advancing technology makes ARC a safer campus

At American River College, a network of police officers, campus patrol, staff and faculty are taking advantage of continuously modernizing technology to make the campus…


Current walks away with 13 state awards

The American River Current staff enjoyed a successful weekend, bringing home 13 awards from the 2019 Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) State Convention at…