The American River Current

The caucus system fails to deliver

The Iowa Caucuses, held on Feb. 3, 2020 didn't go as planned due to a new caucus app created by the company Shadow. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Oden Taylor

February 20, 2020

It’s that time again where the entire country scrambles to decide who will be our next president. There are currently five viable Democratic candidates, as well as the former mayor of New York, Micheal Bloomberg who is only viable because the Democratic National Committee changed its donor policy for hi...

Former ARC student runs for California State Senate

Phillip Kim, who is running for state senate, stands in front of the American River College sign on Sept. 27, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone and Jennah Booth

October 17, 2018

By Ashley Hayes-Stone and Jennah Booth People shuffle, one behind another, through narrow doors into the stuffy cafeteria of Yuba City High School, taking their seats on rickety black fold-out chairs. Tiny water bottles sat on the table awaiting the guests who would soon take their seats. A m...

Supporters stand through 100 degree heat to hear Hillary Clinton speak

Attendees pack the North Gym at Sacramento City College to hear Hillary Clinton speak at her rally in Sacramento on Sunday.
(Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Jordan Schauberger

June 5, 2016

The blistering heat didn’t stop the line of hundreds of Hillary Clinton supporters as they waited to waited for the Democratic front runner to speak in Sacramento on Sunday. The line started forming around 7:45 a.m. with some attendees driving over six hours to see the former first lady. Amon...

Sanders rallies invoke an age past

A member of the audience holds up a peace sign while waiting for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to begin his rally at Bonney Field in Sacramento, California on May 9, 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Justina Sharp

May 10, 2016

Thick anticipation swirled with an early summer heat last night at Bonney Field as 15,000 people waited for Bernie Sanders to take the stage at the first stop of his California tour. A crowd that had started lining up as early as 8 a.m. sang, laughed and chanted together, ignoring the blazing sun...

Presidential hopeful Sanders outlines his key issues to supporters in Sacramento

U.S. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses a crowd of supporters gathered at Booney Field at Cal Expo in Sacramento on Monday. Sanders outlined some of his key strategies to the nearly 15,000 people on hand for the rally. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

May 10, 2016

In a speech to a crowd of roughly 15,000 people, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders delivered his vision for the U.S. to a receptive and uproarious crowd at his campaign stop in Sacramento Monday. The campaign stopped in the state capital ahead of the June 7 democratic presidential ...

Young voters bring their parents to hear Sanders

Kevin Bell (left) and Brigid Bell (right) sit on Bonney field at Cal Expo waiting for Bernie Sanders to give his speech at his

Robert Hansen

May 10, 2016

In the crowd of thousands waiting in the bleachers and on the lawn for Bernie Sanders to speak at his rally in Sacramento on Monday, many young voters came out with their parents to hear the presidential candidate speak. This election season, some of the younger voters are getting older voters to “feel...

Sacramento ‘feels the Bern’ at Sanders rally

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during his rally at Bonney Field in Sacramento, California on May 9 2016. The rally drew a crowd of approximately 15,000. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

May 10, 2016

“Let the great state of California help me lead America into the political revolution,” said Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at his campaign stop in Sacramento Monday. Sanders spoke on income inequality, free education and student debt, universal health care, the importance of t...

High school band performs at Bernie Sanders Rally

The Love Defenders (from left to right, Jasmine Scrivner, Josephine Leclerc, Eloise Turner, Brian Latour, and Sitsa Latour), a local high school band, perform prior to the Bernie Sanders rally at Bonney Field in Sacramento, California on May 9, 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Shiavon Chatman

May 10, 2016

A previous version of this story falsely labeled Sitsa Latour as the band's drummer and Eloise Turner as lead guitarist. Sitsa Latour is the band's bass player and Eloise Turner is the band's drummer. A previous version of this photo caption misspelled keyboardist Jasmine Scrivner's name and incorrectly ord...

An ARC student attended Bernie Sanders rally with ‘Muslims for Bernie’ group

American River College students Omar Mahmi (left) and Tulaib Zafir (right) hold up a 'Muslims for Bernie' sign at the Bernie Sanders in Sacramento. Zafir said, 'Bernie is our only hope.'
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

May 9, 2016

This election cycle, apparent Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has made numerous headlines for his proposed ban on Muslims from the United States. “Muslims for Bernie,” a group made up of members of the Sacramento Muslim community, came out to the Bernie Sanders rally today to push bac...

Supporters line up early for Sanders’s rally

One of the many signs brought to the Sacramento Bernie Sanders rally hangs along a fence in front of the line forming at Bonney Field in Cal Expo. The line started forming around 8 a.m. and the doors open at 5 p.m. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Jordan Schauberger

May 9, 2016

A previous version of the photo caption incorrectly labeled Bonney Field as Bonnie Field. The caption has been updated to reflect the correct spelling. By Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen A “not for sale” chant could be heard amongst the hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters lining up at Cal E...

Students say who they want for U.S. President

American River College Associated Student Senate members David Hylton II and Jeremy Diefenbacher both said they support Bernie Sanders in the upcoming 2016 U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 15, 2016

The Presidential nominees are debating and campaigning around the country, and soon the U.S. will have a new commander in chief. There are still several candidates in the race, and while the ASB’s Clubs and Events Board and Student Senate does not endorse any particular candidate, many of the ...

Letter to the editor: For-profit colleges bad for students

The sign for the Heald College campus in Roseville has been torn down, but their slogan

October 12, 2015

To The Editor: It's too bad for the former Heald College students who have to start over with their education ("Former Heald students come to ARC," 9/30/15), but the closure of the private, for-profit trade school is probably for the better. Just like Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, which has been s...

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