The American River Current

Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ gives fans insight to Beychella

(Photo courtesy of IMDB)

Alexis Warren

May 5, 2019

Just as we thought Beyoncé couldn’t be more of an inspiration, the performer released a Netflix documentary ‘Homecoming’ on April 17, featuring an in-depth look at the behind the scenes of the making of her 2018 Coachella performance. The film showcases the hard work, dedication and sacrifice it took to m...

Who I’m honoring this Black History Month

Social Media Editor Alexis Warren wears a Beyonce shirt to honor her as one of the black icons that Warren looks up to during Black History Month on Feb. 25, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Alexis Warren

February 25, 2019

Black History Month takes place during the second month of each year. It is dedicated to honoring and shining light on past and present historical black figures. These are people who have paved the way for African-Americans today because of the bravery they unveiled while breaking down barriers for futu...

Last days of conference on race bring music, faculty voice

A crowd dances on stage during rapper Aisha Fukushima's performance at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education on June 2, 2016. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Hannah Darden

June 13, 2016

The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education was held in San Francisco May 31 to June 4, and the final three days of the conference gave American River College staff and faculty a voice through workshops and panels. June 2, the conference hosted more than 50 workshops, panels and...

NCORE welcomes students, faculty to annual conference on race

NCORE attendees watch from their seats in the ballroom as labor leader Dolores Huerta gives her keynote speech on June 1, 2016. Huerta spoke at the conference in San Francisco about the importance of education. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Hannah Darden

June 13, 2016

Star-studded keynote speeches, three-hour panel discussions, a concert and a seemingly endless schedule of workshops awaited attendees of this year’s National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, which took place in San Francisco last week. The first two days of the conference, May...

ARC painter shares her inspiration for new portfolio and opinion on feminist issues

Rachel Marthaler paints her new artwork she is working on for her sister at her house in Orangevale Ca on April 24.
(By Allante Morris)

Shiavon Chatman

April 28, 2016

An American River College student and artist, Rachel Marthaler started painting at the age of four when her father let her “be a wild child and have free range, painting with whatever (she) could get (her) hands on.” At the age of 14 she began branching out and taught herself to use oil paints...

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