The American River Current

Social media has taken over our lives

Social media captures our attention for most of our days. Lets give it some time off. (Photo courtesy of Flickr)
May 1, 2017

It used to be that in order to hear what’s going on with someone, or how they’re doing you’d have to go find and talk to them. Nowadays we have mass information about others in the palm of our hands....

Opinion: ARC students discuss mental health stigmas in black community

Seeking assistance for mental health problems can start with something as simple as picking up a brochure at ARC's health clinic. (Photo by Shiavon Chatman)
October 6, 2016

There are a few taboo topics usually avoided at all costs in conversation, including sex, politics, religion, and mental health.   Especially in the black community, mental health is something that...

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