The American River Current

There is no diversity in dining options on campus

American River College’s cafeteria doesn’t offer culinary choices for students with limited diets. (Photo by Lily Rodriguez Drake)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

December 7, 2017

Walking through the doors of the Student Center, a waft of conspicuous scents and sounds swirl about—the ever recognizable crackle of Subway sandwich wrappers, students chattering loudly over lunch, and a dissonant medley of fried foods. A salad bar, the “Garden Burger” and a sparse display of pla...

ARC tennis player wins prestigious Arthur Ashe Award

Tennis Player Cody Duong prepares for a practice session at American River College. (Photo by Lily Rodriguez Drake)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

December 6, 2017

Focused and undeterred by the incessant heat one October afternoon, tennis player Cody Duong sends the ball over the net with a resounding hit of his racket. Duong stands out amongst his teammates by his intensity and passion prominent throughout the practice. This year, Duong was chosen by ...

Obituary: Remembering Nathan Bauer

Current Staff Writer Nathan Bauer died on Oct. 22 from respiratory complications. Bauer was 33-years-old. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

November 16, 2017

Longtime American River College student Nathan Bauer, 33, died in his home from respiratory failure on Oct. 22. Bauer had attended classes at ARC for the past 10 years and had switched majors multiple times before finally deciding to pursue a journalism major in his final semester. Bauer was a staff ...

Faulty foundation leaves tennis courts unstable

A tennis ball sits on the cracked ground of the American River College tennis courts. The courts are so badly cracked that many of them are unusable. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

October 24, 2017

The shrill scratch of sneakers can be heard on the courts as the men’s tennis team practices in the late afternoon heat. The team is focused and determined, the consistent thwack of rackets reverberating throughout the courts. Although there are 12 courts in total at American River College, a quarter of t...

Suicide is not the answer, prevention is possible

September is mental health awareness  month. (File photo)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

September 30, 2017

September was National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which carried  a goal of informing and familiarizing the public about statistics, preventative care and how to conduct effective discussions regarding mental health. Ironically, September is merely the cusp at which most people experience depressiv...

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