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Man arrested by campus police

Officer Frank Smith arrests a man outside of Business 123 around 1 pm on Monday Nov. 25.

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

November 25, 2013

Reporters for The Current observed campus police arresting a man outside of Business 123 early this afternoon. Officer F. Smith walked the handcuffed man to a patrol car after police looked through the four bags that were pulled out of the classroom along with the detainee. Police referred reporters...

Update: American River College Student President detained by police, not allowed back on campus

Update: American River College Student President detained by police, not allowed back on campus

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

November 12, 2013

Los Rios police officers would not allow American River College  Associated Student Body acting President Jorge Riley back onto campus without administration approval the day after he was detained and ticketed for public intoxication Wednesday. In a phone interview, Riley spoke with The Current about...

Acting ARC Student President detained by police, not allowed back on campus

Acting ARC Student President detained by police, not allowed back on campus

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

November 7, 2013

(Last update on Nov. 7 at 9:19 pm)   American River College acting Associated Student Body President Jorge Riley was detained by police and ticketed for public intoxication yesterday. In a phone interview, Riley spoke with The Current about the detainment, claiming the police were making...

Shaken and stirred

Shaken and stirred

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

November 7, 2013

Nibiru still hasn't struck us and the Reptilians have yet to pour from a hollow Earth to take over with Illuminati help. But don't be sad, conspiracy theorists. You were right about the whole, crazy Big Brother thing. As a kid I was a huge fan of James Bond. When I think of a spy, Sean Connery’s...

Professor on leave as a result of classroom incident that left student bleeding

Screen capture from a YouTube video in which former student

Jeff Gonzales, Jonathan H. Ellyson, Jonathan Ellyson, and Jeff Gonzales

October 28, 2013

By Jeff Gonzales and Jonathan H. Ellyson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qO_YQ8lGqAo A video showing an impromptu wrestling demonstration in professor Geoffrey Stockdale’s interpersonal communications speech class in Davies Hall has caused the professor to be put on leave. The video ends with...

What does the Fawkes say?

What does the Fawkes say?

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 24, 2013

I feel like I should wear my tinfoil hat before I start this column. It is, after all, one of my favorite hats to wear. My love of a good conspiracy is what first brought the "hacktivist" group Anonymous to my attention. Anonymous loves its “V for Vendetta"-inspired Guy Fawkes mask and, in line...

From the editors: Wrestling story sensationalized? You decide

From the editors: Wrestling story sensationalized? You decide

Jeff Gonzales, Alisha Kirby, Jonathan H. Ellyson, Jonathan Ellyson, Jeff Gonzales, and Alisha Kirby

October 18, 2013

Updated on 10/18/13 at 3:43 p.m. to correct times that the full audio will be available to the public. By Jeff Gonzales, Alisha Kirby and Jonathan H. Ellyson The interview The Current conducted with Geoffrey Stockdale is available here.   Letter from the Co-editors-in-chief, In a recent...

Update: Student in classroom wrestling match speaks

Professor Geoffrey Stockdale sits down with Tom DuHain of KCRA 3 to discuss the impromptu westling demonstration that occurred in his classroom the night of Oct. 14. (Photo by Alisha Kirby)

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 17, 2013

A student involved in the wrestling demonstration that took place in Professor Geoffrey Stockdale’s Interpersonal Communication classroom at American River College on Monday, spoke to The Current regarding his feelings on the situation. “There was no altercation,” Kevin Messing, the student p...

Professor watches as student spills blood during classroom altercation

A screen-grab of a video leaked to The Current showing the incident.

Jeff Gonzales, Jonathan H. Ellyson, Jonathan Ellyson, and Jeff Gonzales

October 17, 2013

By Jeff Gonzales and Jonathan H. Ellyson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qO_YQ8lGqAo A video showing an American River College student bleeding from his head after two students wrestled during a class in Davies Hall went online this week. The altercation took place in Professor Geoffrey Stockdale's...

The elephant in the room

The elephant in the room

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 17, 2013

Democrats and Republicans will always bicker. Compromises between the differing ideologies of both parties are supposed to ensure balance in our government. But issues such as the federal shutdown can happen in this system when neither side wants to talk. The latest standoff between the donkeys and...

ARC vice president makes career move

Pam Walker, vice president of Student Services at ARC, is a finalist for the position of president of Las Positas College in Livermore, Calif. (Photo by Jeff Gonzales)

Jeff Gonzales and Korbl Klimecki

October 11, 2013

College is a time for growth and opportunity. That growth is not limited to the students on campus. Vice President Pam Walker is a believer in growth not only for students and faculty, but for herself as well. On Sept. 27, The Independent, a publication in Livermore, Calif., reported that Walker was...

To Congress: Are you essential?

To Congress: Are you essential?

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 10, 2013

The government of the United States is closed, and the whimpering dog that is Congress with a 10 percent approval rating has closed it due to ideological differences. Conservative Republicans, because of far right influences, have chosen to take a stance on Obamacare, and in doing so have frozen the...

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