The American River Current

Student leaders look to console students concerned with the results of the election

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (File Photo)

Robert Hansen

November 14, 2016

In California, where Hillary Clinton won more than 60 percent of the vote, students at American River College voiced concerns following the election of President-elect Donald Trump. District leaders have spoken out in support of those students. At Thursday’s senate meeting, adviser Juan Blanco...

Opinion: Girl power – the women of ARC earned their positions

Student Senate President Valencia Scott (right) with Vice President Alejandra Hilbert (left) delivers her opening message at the September 29, 2016 meeting in the board room. (File Photo)

Hannah Darden

November 3, 2016

In various quiet spots around campus over the course of two days, I sat with four women and talked about intersectionality, the seeming impossibility of student involvement at ARC and the daunting nature of power. These conversations all had one thing in common - we were all women in high-ranking studen...

California raises legal smoking age to 21

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday raising the legal smoking age in California from 18 to 21. The bill will take effect on June 9. (File Photo)

Robert Hansen

May 7, 2016

By Robert Hansen and Claire Bathory Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Wednesday that will  raise the legal smoking age limit in California from 18 to 21. The bill also prohibits the sale or use of electronic cigarettes for anyone under 21 and will take effect on June 9. The legal age to buy med...

Update: Two sextortion accusers speak

Actor and former ARC student Christian Brian Hirtzel (standing right) rehearsing for ARC's production of Young Frankenstein. Hirtzel was found guilty on four counts relating to sexual extortion and will be sentenced on August 2. (File Photo)

Jordan Schauberger

March 15, 2016

Christian Brian Hirtzel, a former American River College theater student, was arrested Jan. 22 on on 18 counts of six different felonies stemming from sextortion allegations made in November 2014. Two accusers told their stories in separate interviews with the Current. In accordance with the Associated Press guid...

Proposed RT fare increases to be addressed next week

Students board a Sacramento Regional Transit bus directly in front of the American River College campus. RT released a plan to raise fares that would include eliminating the paratransit monthly pass, among other changes. (File Photo)

Jordan Schauberger

March 7, 2016

Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) has plans for drastic fare increases effective July 1. Although the proposed 20 percent increase to the regular $100 pass won’t affect current students, the discounted fare of $50 for senior, disabled and Los Rios students with three or fewer units will see increase...

Former ARC football player Antonio Perez dies

Former American River College football player Antonio Perez (54), seen airborne to the right attempting to block a kick during the 2014 season, died yesterday due to an unverified cause.
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Jordan Schauberger

February 26, 2016

An American River College football player, who was a part of the team that made it the State semifinals in 2014, died yesterday, according to ARC football coach Jon Osterhout. The cause of death was not immediately verified. Antonio Perez was a defensive lineman for the Beavers for one season in 2014 a...

Annual student rally March in March canceled due to lack of funding

Students gather for the March in March rally in spring of last year. The rally, this year, has been cancelled by the Student Senate for California Community Colleges due to lack of funding.
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Robert Hansen

February 17, 2016

In May 2008, the financial crisis had begun and students from across the state rallied at the Capitol in Sacramento advocating against then Gov. Schwarzenegger’s proposed education cuts. The event, known as March in March, is organized to support community college student leaders, by engaging in...

ARC baseball ready for opening day, upcoming season

American River College catcher Matt Elliot hits the ball in last seasons game against West Valley College at American River College on Jan.29, 2016. ARC will start the new season against West Valley College on Thursday. (File Photo)

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Nobert

January 28, 2016

By Matthew Peirson and Matthew Nobert American River College’s baseball team will look to take the next step and reach the playoffs this season after falling just short in 2015, as the team starts the new season with an opening day matchup against West Valley College. ARC also squared off with ...

Students respond to Weaver’s Holocaust skepticism

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)

Jordan Schauberger

October 13, 2015

In response to the recent remarks by Student Trustee Cameron Weaver in a Sept. 16 interview with the Current casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually took place, students at American River College have expressed varying levels of support, outrage and ambiguity. Associated Student Body Sen....

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