The American River Current

A historic pandemic like COVID-19 is leading the world into a new era

Certain events in history have shifted the American people into new ways of living. The effects of COVID-19 are pushing Americans and other parts of the world to make drastic lifestyle changes that may be in place for decades to come. (Photo courtesy of Engin Akyurt)

Haven Bishop, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

There have been a lot of changes since COVID-19 shut down America. The National Basketball Association has canceled the league's season. Local bars across California are no longer serving the public, even grocery stores are closing earlier than usual. The spread of COVID-19 has created a life of minimalis...

Opinion: Community college doesn’t mean losing your social life

There's a multitude of social experiences available to community college students - including a good conversation on the lawn. (File photo)

Justina Sharp

October 6, 2016

You can make new friends anywhere - a grocery store, the library, a party. There’s no real reason “school” can’t be on that list, just because “school” is a community college. It’s a bigger pond, to be sure, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other fish, or that they aren’t a...

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)

Justina Sharp

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 food to our doorstep or beckon for a ride to the airport. It’s wasn’t a leap for relationships to begin...

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