The American River Current

Walking with Grace

Grace Deyanna takes a break from hosting to recite her poem, “Newsworthy” at Tell it Tuesday in the Student Center on December 4, 2018. (Photo By Felix Oliveros)
December 12, 2018

Be the change you want to see in the world. Some people may have heard this saying before, and for some, it’s taken to heart and applied daily. Some might take it and become an activist, or a vital...

Don’t change the station from Vince Staples’ “FM!”

Photo courtesy of Def Jam Recordings
November 15, 2018

Since the release of his last album “Big Fish Theory,” it’s been a quiet year and some changes for Vince Staples. But after keeping his voice scarce, and appearances few, the north Long Beach rapper...

Dia De Los Muertos bloomed for Horticulture’s Sale

The American River College horticulture department celebrated Dia De Los Muertos on Nov. 1, 2018 with a themed flower sale in the Student Center.
November 13, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 1, the horticulture department incorporated a Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) theme into its weekly flower sale in the Student Center. Dia De Los Muertos is a holiday that originated...

Bigger roster, bigger goals for ARC men’s basketball

Sophomore L.J. Smith dunks at practice during warmups as the Beavers prepare for the new season at American River College on Oct. 30, 2018. (Photo By Felix Oliveros)
November 5, 2018

Last season didn’t end on the highest of notes for the American River College men’s basketball team. Injuries plagued the Beavers as they saw their number of active players dwindle down to just six...

Current Style: ARC has sole

“The most I’ve ever done is woke up at 6 a.m. and stayed on the computer raffle for like three hours and I did get the shoe, it was worth it, it was my first pair of Yeezys.” - Lineker Carvalho | Sociology | Air Jordan 14 Retro Low “Laney” (Photo by Felix Oliveros)
October 31, 2018

Everybody has a different sole, and around American River College that’s obvious on some students’ feet. With sneaker culture vast and wide, ARC boasts many students who have some of the freshest pairs...

Do artists deserve a second chance?

Rapper and singer Chris Brown has been one of many artists in the spotlight for a number of years for domestic violence. (Photo illustration by Felix Oliveros)
October 24, 2018

It happens time and time again, yet nothing changes as a consequence. A wide range of examples can be found, but still, the show is sold out. New charges of sexually related crimes pop up regularly,...

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