Articles by Josh Baumbach


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The current experience

Editor-in-Chief Josh Baumbach recounts his four semesters at The Current When I decided to go back to school after working full-time for a few years,…


President Dr. Viar leaving ARC

After eight years at American River College, ARC President Dr. David Viar has accepted the position of superintendent of the Glendale Community College District, effective…


BioShock Infinite leaves gamers on Cloud 9

When gamers were first introduced to “BioShock” in 2007, they were greeted with an instant classic. A failed underwater utopia with dark hallways and creepy…


Tomb Raider explores a new path

Lara Croft’s pain is our gain The “Tomb Raider” franchise has had a history of being an entertaining, yet shallow game series. Lara Croft was…


Damn, it feels good to be a gamer

On Feb. 20th, gamers were eagerly anticipating what was dubbed “The Future of Playstation” event. They were expecting an announcement that would usher in the…


A good day to end the Die Hard series?

Fifth installment of franchise feels like typical action flick Throughout the last 15 years, the “Die Hard” franchise has maintained an upper-echelon ranking in the…


Oscar predictions: take two

Oscar season is here for the 85th time, and it brings the usual criticism with it. Around this time each year, many people ask why…


Dear Kings, please stay

I want the Kings to stay in Sacramento. This may be an unpopular statement for some people who had written them off as soon as…




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Most hated Facebook habits: version 2.0

Social gamers, Instagram-ers and other annoying Facebook behaviors I previously wrote a list of the Facebook habits I hated most back in 2011.  Since then,…