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Keeping up with the news today is important, but it can be unhealthy

Our phones let us catch up on what we missed in the news, and be angry about it from the comfort of our bed sheets.
(Photo by Alexander Musa)

Alexander Musa, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

There’s a lot going on in the world right now, even with daily life ground to a near halt thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s getting to the point where I’ve experienced genuine mental exhaustion just trying to keep track of major news stories within the past month. I don’t think it’s really possible to ke...

ARC student arrested for allegedly flying drone over NFL game

(Left) Tracy Mapes' staff photo from his time on the AR Current in the spring of 2016. (File photo)

(Right) Tracy Mapes' mugshot at the Santa Clara Police Department on Nov. 26 after being arrested for allegedly dropping anti-media leaflets over Levi Stadium. (Photo courtesy of Santa Clara Police Department)

Luis Gael

November 28, 2017

[UPDATED] An American River College student was arrested on Sunday after allegedly dropping anti-media leaflets from a drone over Levi’s Stadium and Oakland-Alameda Stadium during two different NFL games.  Tracy Mapes, 55, attended ARC and served on the Current in the spring of 2016 before leaving the...

ASB members express support for Trustee ‘skeptical’ of the Holocaust

Students respond to Student Trustee Cameron Weaver's,(Left), Holocaust skepticism made in an interview with The Current Sept. 16.  Students share varying levels of support, outrage and ambiguity for Weaver's comments. (File Photo)

John Ferrannini, Barbara Harvey, and Jordan Schauberger

September 30, 2015

By John Ferrannini, Jordan Schauberger and Barbara Harvey Members of the Associated Student Body student government have expressed support for embattled Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver after he expressed doubt about historical accounts of the Holocaust, the Sept. 11 attacks and his opinions...

Board of Trustees: Holocaust comments ‘abhorrent’

Cameron Weaver protests at the annual March In March in downtown Sacramento last spring. Weaver was elected as Student Trustee last spring, a paid position on the Los Rios Community College District's Board of Trustees. (File photo)

John Ferrannini and John Ferrannini

September 19, 2015

The president of the Los Rios Board of Trustees denounced the comments of Student Trustee Cameron Weaver regarding the Holocaust Saturday, calling them “troubling, misguided and abhorrent.” Dustin Johnson said Weaver’s comments were “contrary to established historic and scientific facts,” and ...

Student trustee ‘skeptical’ about Holocaust

Cameron Weaver speaks at the candidate forums during the student elections of the spring 2015 semester. Weaver, who was elected as Los Rios student trustee, recently cast doubt on the historical account of the Holocaust and said that being a conspiracy theorist is

John Ferrannini and Barbara Harvey

September 18, 2015

By Barbara Harvey and John Ferrannini Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver cast doubt on the historical accounts of the Holocaust and the Sept. 11 attacks and discussed his views on antidepressants and high-profile shooters during a 55-minute sit down interview with The Current where he said t...

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