The American River Current

Former student arrested for possession of child pornography

Former student arrested for possession of child pornography
December 11, 2014

A former American River College student and elementary school employee was arrested and booked Tuesday night for possession of child pornography. Marcus Rubio, 21, worked at Coyle Avenue Elementary...

Los Rios Police Department gives back to the community

“We have placed a tree up with these tags on so that our students, and staff can choose a tag and help a child this holiday season,” said Los Rios Police Officer Ben Ernest.
December 5, 2014

The Los Rios Police Department is working with the Salvation Army to give kids presents in time for the holiday season, and are setting a record of sponsoring 500 children. The Angel Tree program, which...

Photo gallery: ride-along

November 10, 2014

The Current rode along with Cpl. Noah Winchester of the Los Rios Police Department. Take a look at some of the photos below. For the full story, click here. Photos by Adnan Ramic   [slideshow_deploy...

Riding shotgun with campus police

Former officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Former LRPD officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Winchester currently awaits trial for five counts of rape and remains in custody on $3.1 million bail, according to prosecutors. (File photo)
November 10, 2014

Experiences with police vary from warnings or tickets to assistance or protection. In my most recent experience with police, I rode shotgun and witnessed a drug bust. Last month, I participated in the...

An award winning literary magazine, made by ARC students

An award winning literary magazine, made by ARC students
October 15, 2014

Art can be found all over the campus at American River College. From sculptures and artwork in and around the fine arts department to the Kaneko Art Gallery and poetry recitals. But not many students...

New students provide perspective of different community colleges

New students provide perspective of different community colleges
September 18, 2014

By Adnan Ramic and Quincy Clavelle Students at American River College can take their campus for granted. Whether it is the lines at the financial aid office or the poor conditions of bathrooms, students...

Cafe Europa delight will treat you right

Cafe Europa delight will treat you right
May 2, 2014

Nestled in the parking lot of Century Plaza on Howe Avenue by Nordstrom Rack is a restaurant that brings the palate of Greek and American cuisines to customers. From the moment you walk into Cafe Europa,...

Who’s a friend and who’s a foe in new Captain America film?

April 7, 2014

You can take the captain out of America, but you can’t take the America out of the captain. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” the new Captain America film from Marvel, relies heavily on the...

Christian play making a return after 16 years

Christian play making a return after 16 years
April 2, 2014

For hundreds of decades, the story of Jesus Christ has been told in several media, including live performance. This year a drama that was once considered “the largest theatrical production in Northern...

Dining on a dime while on a budget

Dining on a dime while on a budget
March 26, 2014

Most people would rather go out to eat rather than to stay at home and cook a homemade meal. As a result, students find themselves spending more than they should on fast-food. For the same price as a...

Kicking brass and taking names

The City of Trees Brass Band performed both original pieces and popilar compositions, such as Daft Punk's
February 19, 2014

Four members of the City of Trees Brass Band treated students to a spontaneous performance at the Rose Marks Pavilion on Feb. 11, but the complete band also performed in midtown with all of their members...

Opinion: Fierce competition of motorsport should be brought to the college level

Opinion: Fierce competition of motorsport should be brought to the college level
February 9, 2014

The website for the NCAA boasts a variety of sports featured as a part of the organization. One sport not found, is motorsport. Ironically, the NCAA headquarters is based in Indianapolis, a city well known...

Load more stories
The student voice of American River College since 1955