The American River Current

Creative Connections highlights the struggles of Native Americans

Cherrie Moraga reads from her book, 'This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color' during the Creative Connections event. The book highlighted the experiences of women who belong to minority groups and called for greater attention to race-related subjects within the feminist community. (Photo by Karen Reay)

Kevin Sheridan

November 19, 2015

Tanaya Winder compared writing to someone performing open heart surgery on themselves at American River College’s Creative Connections event Tuesday. “When I was done I was like ‘oh s—,’ ” said Winder. “It’s still scary to write about these things.” Winder, a motivational speaker from the Southe...

Active shooter drill trains ARC students, staff

Officer Chuck Mabanag displays the non-lethal blank ammunition and starter pistol used during the active shooter drill in the Student Center on Friday. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

John Ferrannini and Michael Pacheco

October 16, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Michael Pacheco An earlier version of this story falsely reported that the participants had to decide whether to run, hide or flee. In fact, they had to decide whether to run, hide or fight. The Los Rios Police Department held an active shooter drill in the Student Center on...

ASB President on resignation: “They do not care about us”

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger

October 2, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger Former Associated Student Body Student Senate President Garrett Kegel sent an email to the Current Friday in which he made serious allegations against the American River College administration and ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco while discussing the reasons for...

Dialogue in Student Center addresses campus violence

Sen. Laurie Jones, left, speaks during the Brave Space Dialogue regarding campus violence in the community rooms Wednesday as Dean of Student Development Manuel Perez and ARC student Nilo Nabavian look on. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)

John Ferrannini

October 1, 2015

Students joined together in the community rooms of the Student Center Wednesday to dialogue about violence on campuses. The Deconstructing Violence Brave Space dialogue, called in response to the Sept. 3 shooting at Sacramento City College, attracted a dozen students and was moderated by Manuel Perez,...

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