The American River Current

Opinion: Financial aid is a privilege, not a right

Some students might feel like financial aid is a right, but they don't always live up to the responsibilities of the opportunity.  (Photo Illustration by Allante Morris)
April 25, 2016

[email protected] A popular slogan for community colleges is “start here, go anywhere” ‒ but at American River College, it’s more like start here and abuse financial aid. California...

Opinion: Swipe right for romance

With the rising popularity of online dating, the possible matches are endless. This might not necessarily be a good thing. (Illustration by Allante Morris)
April 20, 2016

[email protected] When social media technologies are introduced into the world, human behavior adapts. Romantic relationships are no exception. With the touch of a screen, we can deliver...

Opinion: ARC is more LGBTQ friendly than it used to be

American River College hasn't had the best history with LGBTQ issues, but it's become a more progressive and inclusive campus with time. (Illustration by Allante Morris)
April 12, 2016

American River College has come a long way since 2008, when the student government endorsed the ‘Yes’ vote on Prop 8. Prop 8 was a ban on same-sex marriage that was approved by California voters...

Opinion: Strengthening your body strengthens your brain

Some college students might feel like they don't have time for the gym, but they might perform better in the classroom if they took some time to regularly exercise. (Illustration by Allante Morris)
April 11, 2016

Exercise is one of the most beneficial things that you can do to stimulate and strengthen your brain. For college students, these benefits can carry over to the classroom, but the number of college students...

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