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As students go about selecting their classes through eServices, they have the option of selecting classes that are fully in-person, meet through zoom, asynchronous or a hybrid class that combines multiple formats. (Photo Illustration by Joseph Bianchini)

ARC should provide more consistency across class formats

The Current Staff May 6, 2024

What makes the community college route appealing for students is the flexibility it provides in terms of one’s schedule. However, the scheduling inconsistency from class to class makes a student’s...

“Try That In a Small Town,” by Jason Aldean does no justice for country music. (Photo courtesy of BBR Music Group)

“Try That In a Small Town” is a cryptic condescension towards Black people

Shy Bell, A&C Editor December 14, 2023

Not too long ago, I was returning from the store down the street from my house. I was walking through my middle-class suburban neighborhood in Sacramento, California, when I peered to the left and something...

Based on the renderings made available, Railyards Stadium is set to hold 12,000 people and become a new hub for sports and entertainment within Sacramento. (Photo Illustration courtesy of Sacramento Republic Football Club)

Proposed Sac Republic stadium will only benefit Sacramento

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor October 17, 2023

Back in June, according to a press release, Sacramento Republic Football Club came out and said that they were to announce the plans for a new soccer stadium. It’s now October, and we are still awaiting...

The Los Rios Community College District offers students the Promise Program, a way to get your tuition and enrollment fees waived. Issues arise when applying for the program though, and students often end up in the Financial Aid Office to solve them. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

The Los Rios Promise Program is more difficult than it should be

Joseph Bianchini, Staff Writer September 24, 2023

The Los Rios Promise Program allows students to attend their first two years of community college without having to pay tuition or enrollment fees. This process is made out to be easy, but incoming students...

Unchecked thinking can lead to mental and emotional overload. (Photo Illustration by Gina Gangursky)

Mental quietude can give us the answers we seek

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

Knowledge is, and always has been, the coin of the realm. We send children to school with the hope that, with care and attention, we will see them graduate. We lean on experts to help us solve society’s...

Female sports journalists have to work in a male-dominated world without protection. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Female journalists need to be protected from unwanted sexual attention

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 7, 2022

Ask any female journalist and she has her own horror stories of sexual mistreatment. I have my own.  As a journalist I have had to deal with this. My very first sporting event I covered was a water...

Oracle Park in San Francisco, the stadium where Barry Bonds broke the single-season home run record in 2001. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

Aaron Judge makes history but Barry Bonds should still be considered the home run king

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

Aaron Judge hit his 62 home run of the year on Oct. 4 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX. The home run broke an American League record that stood for 61 years when Roger Maris did it, which many consider...

American River College’s Associated Student Body is violating the Brown Act by not making its meetings easily accessible to everyone in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC’s ASB violates the Brown Act

Rayan Ali, Staff Writer May 23, 2022

In an age of COVID and Zoom meetings, many things have become difficult. But as we progress and grow accustomed to this new age, school organizations must also cater to these changes. American River...

 Whether it be television or social media, propaganda is found everywhere during times of war. (Photo by Pinho via Unsplash)

Propaganda can change a nation’s path—the Russian attack of Ukraine exemplifies this fight

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

Nationalism has made war and propaganda inescapably related and technology has made it even more complicated. In countries like Russia and North Korea, pro-government propaganda is weaved into every widely...

American River College will likely be opening its campus back up in the fall of 2022. With more students back on campus, the school and departments should be promoting themselves campus wide to generate more interest in events. (Photo by Sam Berg)

ARC should promote more on-campus activities

Samuel Berg, News Editor May 2, 2022

American River College has yet to fully open up the campus for in-person learning. Still, significant strides have been made and it appears the fall 2022 semester will be more like the school experience...

Major League Baseball imposed a lockout to get a new Collective Bargaining Agreement made. But the lockout ended up delaying the regular season, angering players, and turning fans away from the game in favor of other sports. (Photo Illustration by Sam Berg)

MLB Lockout has permanently scarred baseball

Samuel Berg, News Editor March 20, 2022

After the Atlanta Braves won the World Series, the Major League Baseball offseason began. Free agents signed new contracts with new teams and baseball fans across the country were excited for the new season,...

Oli London, a British influencer and singer who is white paid thousands of dollars on cosmetic surgeries in an attempt to look like Korean pop star Jimin from BTS. London claims to be Korean and deceives the media and their followers by pretending to be someone they’re not. (Photo illustration by Madison Duong)

Asianfishing needs to stop

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor November 19, 2021

Asianfishing is the act of a non-Asian person altering their appearance to look Asian. This can be done with the use of makeup, photo editing and pretending to be Asian online. Asianfishing needs to...

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