The American River Current

Losing friends is an inevitable part of life, but when you suffer from anxiety or possess trust issues even forming friendships can be tough. (Photo illustration by Jordan Schauberger)

Opinion: Forming meaningful relationships can be difficult in college

Shiavon Chatman October 18, 2016

Losing friends is somewhat inevitable. People grow up and eventually grow apart. But forming relationships with people can be very difficult when you suffer from anxiety or you possess trust issues. Being...

Professor Caton introducing himself in Raef Hall on October 11th, 2016, presenting that Beyond Columbus is far way more than what we know.

ARC Professor shifts commemorating Columbus Day to celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Shiavon Chatman October 11, 2016

‘Beyond Columbus,’ was presented by Professor Ricardo Caton which focused on the myths surrounding Christopher Columbus and his agenda at a college hour on Tuesday. Lately, many of the college...

Seeking assistance for mental health problems can start with something as simple as picking up a brochure at ARC's health clinic. (Photo by Shiavon Chatman)

Opinion: ARC students discuss mental health stigmas in black community

Shiavon Chatman October 6, 2016

There are a few taboo topics usually avoided at all costs in conversation, including sex, politics, religion, and mental health.   Especially in the black community, mental health is something that...

A subgroup of students participate in discussion at a brave space meeting on March 31. (Photo by Allante Morris)

Brave space tackles representation and racism in the media

Shiavon Chatman April 6, 2016

American River College hosted a brave space meeting Thursday, organized by the members of UNITE. The event primarily focused on the importance of representation for people of color in the media and the...

Retired MMA fighter Devin Johnson talks about his life after a paralyzing injury caused him to be unable to fight. Johnson spoke to ARC students and faculty during a college hour Thursday. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

ARC student and former MMA fighter shares story of paralyzing accident

Shiavon Chatman February 10, 2016

In a previous version, The Current incorrectly put Devin Johnson's name as Devin Jackson in the feature photo's cutline. American River College student and former mixed martial artist Devin Johnson...

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