The American River Current

Muslim travel ban instills fear for U.S. immigrants

American River College student Sarah Musawi is a Muslim who wears the traditional hijab. Musawi expressed concern regarding not knowing her rights and not knowing what protection ARC offers. The most recent ban would have included the countries  Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. (Photo by Solange Echverria)

Solange Echeverria

March 22, 2017

Although two federal judges temporarily blocked President Trump’s latest travel ban preventing travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, a sense of unease and uncertainty among Muslim students still permeates throughout the campus of American River College. T...

Beavers get slaughtered 10-2 against Sierra College

American River College infielder Trinity Norris prepares to bat during a game versus Sierra College on March 7, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

Solange Echeverria

March 15, 2017

The American River College’s women’s softball team struggled against Sierra College, losing with a final score of 10-2 on March 2. With several injured players compelling the team to rotate positions, the ARC Beavers were not able to catch up after their first score, lagging behind Sierra College f...

Opinion: From safe spaces to Brave Spaces

Brave spaces are a unique place that allow students to speak about issues currently bothering them. (Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock)

Solange Echeverria

March 6, 2017

It was the Wednesday just after last November’s Presidential election. The mood on campus was at best, subdued. Those of us who did not vote for Donald Trump and what his supporters stood for were swinging on the continuum between somberness and outright anger with a hefty dose of fear. I needed so...

Empowering victims to empower themselves

Confidential W.E.A.V.E. advocate comes to Los Rios to discuss dating violence; domestic violence, sexual assault and sex trafficking. (Illustration by Lidiya Grib)

Solange Echeverria

February 21, 2017

The Los Rios Community College District  and Women Escaping Assault and Violent Environments have partnered together to bring a WEAVE Confidential Advocate to each of its campuses one day per week. WEAVE is Sacramento’s primary provider of violence and crisis prevention services, offering resources...

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