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“Civil War” On the right, Jessie, played by Cailee Spaeny and on the left, Lee, played by Kristen Dunst are in the middle of the war trying to get a photo with bullets flying by. (Photo courtesy of A24)

Review: “Civil War” brings home the horrors of journalism

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 18, 2024

“Civil War” is the movie to watch if you want to see a brutal battle, but there is no side to pick.  The movie, released April 12, follows journalists traveling through a war-torn U.S. to hopefully...

At this year’s Journalism Association of Community Colleges NorCal Regional Conference, The Current earned an Online General Excellence award for the second straight year. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

The Current puts up another strong showing at JACC conference

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor November 16, 2023

American River College’s Current staff attended the annual Journalism Association of Community Colleges NorCal Regional Conference at San Francisco State University on Oct. 14, where similar to last...

Enjoy a “madcap romp” through “Every Christmas Story Ever Told” at Theatre in the Heights; Citrus Heights, that is. (Photo courtesy of Theatre in the Heights)

There’s plenty to see and do this holiday in Sactown

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful, and since we’ve no place to go…” wait. Stop the presses. No place to go? Are you kidding? Maybe the “Let it Snow '' songwriter,...

All in a day’s work: Michelle Whitehead, an athletic trainer with the American River College Kinesiology & Athletics department, wraps a football player’s ankle on Nov. 15. (Photo by Gina Gangursky)

Trainer Michelle Whitehead helps ARC athletes perform at their best

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer December 10, 2022

Enter the athletic training department at American River College at any given time, and you are bound to see multiple athletes roaming in and around the station where the competitors have their injuries...

American River College students Angelina Dunn-Byrom and Ejley McKenry take a break in the cafeteria. (Photo by Gina Gangursky)

American River College has limited food options and availability for campus patrons

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

“Food, glorious food, hot sausage and mustard…” so the song from the famous musical “Oliver!” goes. The current number of food options on the American River College campus might not cause students...

The American River Current staff won multiple awards at the 2022 Journalism Association of Community College’s conference with Heather Amberson, Jaqueline Ruvalcaba and Lorraine Barron leading the way. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

ARC’s Current staff win multiple awards at JACC conference

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

The American River College Current staff members won multiple awards at the 2022 Journalism Association of Community College’s Regional Conference for its excellence in journalism coverage and editing...

Studying at home can be hard. Coffee shops like World Traveler, pictured here, in Sacramento, California, can be a great place for students to study for their classes. (Photo by Jasmine Eisenberg)

Six best coffee shops for studying in Sacramento

Jasmine Eisenberg, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

As we are still in the throes of the pandemic, we continue to face plenty of shutdowns. However,  there have finally been some businesses reopening, including coffee shops that are putting down their...

“Little Shop of Horrors” made in 1986, is a horror, comedy and musical all rolled into one. (Photo courtesy of The Geffen Company)

Ten ‘not-so-scary’ movies to get you in the Halloween spirit

Jasmine Eisenberg, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

  “Little Shop of Horrors” (1986)  “Little Shop of Horrors” is a horror, comedy, and musical all rolled into one. This spooky classic is about a sad little flower shop on Skid Row...

My 1967 Chevy Nova is essentially my first child, and I have loved every minute working on, writing about and taking pictures of this car. (Photo by Collin Andrews)

Finding my path, from baseball to photography

Collin Andrews, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

We all have challenges finding a passion. The path to finding passion may lead to discomfort, maybe even pain, especially in this weird phase in life that college brings us where we have to decide what...

Physical violence towards reporters and violations of press freedoms have increased during the months of Black Lives Matter protests following the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. President Trump has even described one attack on reporters as “a beautiful sight.” (Photo by Emily Mello)

The crisis of identity and ethics facing journalists today

Alexander Musa, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic reached a grim milestone in the United States this September, with over 200,000 Americans now confirmed to have died from the deadly virus. President Donald Trump has downplayed the...

Following frustrating interactions with American River College faculty members and staff, journalism students remind readers that journalism is an unbiased system of checks and balances.  (Photo Illustration by Oden Taylor)

The Current aims to promote ethical journalism

February 25, 2020

We live in a world where it seems like everyone is afraid of fake news, bad publicity or “gotcha” journalism. This epidemic has been drastically aggravated in part by the 45th president of the United...

Sacramento State campus newspaper the State Hornet transitions to an entirely digital platform, raising the question as to if the American River College Current will reflect the same industry standards. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Sac State Hornet declares print dead; Is the Current next to go?

Irene Jacobs May 8, 2019

On April 29, California State University, Sacramento’s newspaper the State Hornet published its 70th anniversary and final print edition. The Hornet has been preparing this year to transition to...

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