The American River Current

Reflection on the burial of Matthew Shepard

The burial of Matthew Shepard brings awareness and understanding to the existence of LGBTQ+ people of faith. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Christian Sutton

November 6, 2018

I am often confronted by those who believe I live a dichotomy as a gay Christian. But I believe the way I live my life is as a coexistence between the way I was born and the way I was raised. I am an openly gay Christian, who was raised Catholic and influenced by my Episcopal godmother. I am als...

New website for mental health resources to debut at College Hour

Professor Margaret (Peg) Scott, Eric Bair and Michael Gates listen as the president of NAMI on Campus speaks about planning an upcoming College Hour, in Davies Hall on Oct. 4, 2018. (Photo by Christian Sutton)

Christian Sutton

October 12, 2018

The American Psychological Association reports that as of 2013, 95 percent of college counseling center directors say the number of students with significant psychological problems is a growing concern. The National Alliance for Mental Illness chapter at American River College and the Life is Worth the Wa...

ARC offers LGBTQ+ ally training

Emilie Mitchell, a professor of psychology and coordinator for the Pride Center, led the LGBTQ+ ally training on Sept. 20, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Christian Sutton

October 1, 2018

American River College hosted a college hour on how to be an LGBTQ+ ally on Sept. 20, where students, staff and faculty learned accurate terminology, respectful communication and protective policies surrounding the LGBTQ+ community on campus.   The college hour covered the terms, definitions, and identities ...

Newly renamed Career Center to host grand reopening

A flyer detailing the activities being offered during the Career and Pathways Support Services' grand reopening Thursday hangs in a hallway at American River College on Sept. 11. (Photo by Christian Sutton)

Christian Sutton

September 12, 2018

American River College reopened the Career and Pathways Support Services center this past summer for college students seeking employment. The office is located in the Student Services building and will have a grand reopening on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Breanne Holland, a student services supervis...

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