The American River Current

Professors weigh in on the impact of video games

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Christian Sutton

September 26, 2018

Many college students use video games as an escape from reality. But, sometimes that escape can turn tragic. When David Katz shot and killed two people, wounded 10 others and killed himself at a "Madden NFL" tournament on Aug. 26, 2018, that escape ended in a violent extreme. With every mass shoo...

Assembly bill would expel students for violence, threats

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

August 20, 2015

A bill that would allow California Community Colleges to suspend or expel students who have committed or threatened to commit violent acts, regardless of whether it occurred on or off campus, was approved by the California Assembly in May. Assembly Bill (AB) 969 clarifies an existing statute regarding...

School district offers violence intervention and prevention training

School district offers violence intervention and prevention training

Joseph Daniels and Joseph Daniels

April 23, 2015

Update April 28, 2015 : This post had been updated to include a a quote from Content Director Steven Pearlman for Student Success.  Los Rios students received an email Tuesday stating that students will be provided an online training course that covers violence intervention and prevention training...

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