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The men's water polo team celebrates their win of the Big 8 Conference Championship on November 1, 2018, at American River College. (Photo courtesy of Daria Atraseva)

ARC water polo team wins Big 8 for first time

Itzin Alpizar December 14, 2018

The American River College men’s water polo team won the Big 8 Conference tournament for the first time in the team’s history, going undefeated in conference play and closing out a successful season...

Shania Villafan, a communications major, wears a mask at American River College to combat the unhealthy air from the Camp Fire in Butte County, on Nov. 14 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Update: Campus closures cause ripple effect across Los Rios

Itzin Alpizar, Jennah Booth, and Tracy Holmes December 13, 2018

American River College re-opened Nov. 26 after the Los Rios Community College District issued a week and a half closure due to the hazardous air quality conditions in Sacramento. Los Rios Community...

American River College player Santiago Moreno fights to trap the ball from a Folsom Lake College player at a home game on Nov. 6, 2018. ARC lost to FLC, 2-0.  (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Beavers drop final home game of the season to FLC, 2-0

Itzin Alpizar November 29, 2018

The American River College men’s soccer team lost against Folsom Lake College, 2-0, in a Big 8 Conference home game on Nov. 6 moving the team to 5-12-3 in the season. FLC’s offense dominated the...

President Donald Trump plans to challenge the 14th Amendment by signing an executive order to take away birthright citizenship. (Graphic illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Trump does not own your citizenship

Itzin Alpizar November 14, 2018

On Oct. 30, President Donald Trump created another wave of fear over the shoulders of the immigrant community when he said would sign an executive order to take away the birthright citizenship of people...

California leads the nation with cases of human trafficking in 2018. Everyone is at risk regardless of background, sex, age or race. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Human Trafficking: Modern slavery in California

Itzin Alpizar November 14, 2018

At 18 and 19 years old, a couple struggled to find work in Boston. One day they found a Craigslist ad for work in Sacramento. They called the number and a man offered them an opportunity they couldn't...

Registered voters can mail in their ballots by Oct. 30 or vote in person on Nov. 6, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

The Current’s ballot guide to the 2018 elections

Itzin Alpizar October 25, 2018

There are less than two weeks before the California general elections and American River College students have an opportunity to make a statement about important subjects, including what happens with taxes,...

Co-managing editors Alexus Hurtado and Hannah Yates work on articles in the Current’s newsroom on Sept. 25, 2018. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Student journalists are not the enemy

Itzin Alpizar October 17, 2018

The Current is the American River College’s student run publication that gives voice to the student’ concerns on topics of interest, news, events, and services on campus. The publication wouldn’t...

Artist Haleh Niazmand reveals her experiences as an activist, artist and mother of a child with Autism on a reception on the Gallery James Kaneko at the American River College on Sept. 25. The exhibit “Considerations Sanity In Surrender” is at the James Kaneko Gallery until October 18. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

From the other side of the glass: ‘Considerations Sanity in Surrender’

Itzin Alpizar October 17, 2018

The new exhibit “Considerations Sanity In Surrender” at the James Kaneko Gallery is an individualistic journey into societal struggles in which artist Haleh Niazmand reveals her experiences as an activist,...

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“West Side Story” opens fall production season

Itzin Alpizar October 12, 2018

Inspired by the story of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, the American River College Theater Department will open its first production of the 2018-2019 season with the award-winning musical “West...

The kitchen and back of the house of the Oak Cafe restaurant on opening day on Sept. 19, 2018. The Oak Cafe restaurant is located inside the culinary arts building at American River College and consists of dozens of students enrolled in the Dining Room and Management class and culinary arts classes who will have real-world experience running a restaurant (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Gourmet etiquette and happy wallets; Oak Cafe reopens

Itzin Alpizar October 4, 2018

With roasted salmon in rose butter and oven roasted peaches with honey lavender ice cream and almond crumbles, the American River College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program opened the doors...

Tyler Heines, theater major, practices walking a straight line before wearing drunk simulation goggles, in front of the library at American River College on Sept. 12, 2018. The Los Rios Police Department and California Highway Patrol brought the goggles and tricycles to campus to raise awareness about the dangers of drunk driving. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Goggles and tricycles for campus safety at ARC

Itzin Alpizar September 26, 2018

"How many zombies would Rob Zombie rob if Rob Zombie could rob zombies?" asked Officer Rosie Salazar of the Los Rios Police Department in front of the American River College Library on Sept. 12. “It...

The 19J Apartments under construction on Sept. 9, 2018. The apartments will offer over 173 residential units with a size range from 312 to 480-square feet, of which the smallest will cost less than $1,000 a month, according to Mohanna Development Co. The project is expected to be finish by December 2018. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

American River College students struggle to afford city’s rental prices

Itzin Alpizar September 19, 2018

As students at American River College struggle to meet the high prices of the city’s rental market, the Sacramento City Council and Mayor Darrell Steinberg held a public housing workshop on Sept. 4 to...

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