The American River Current

ARC hosts 15th annual fashion show

Student designer Tetiana Gomeniuk bridal collection on May 6, 2016 at American river college in Sacramento, CA.
(Photo by Allante Morris)

Allante Morris

May 10, 2016

Last Friday, American River College debuted its annual spring fashion show EVOKE, which featured 16 student designers. “I think the show evoked the inner fashion in all of us tonight, and the designers did a wonderful job,” said chairperson Bonnie Spencer. The show is produced by the promotions cla...

ARC hosts annual review for literary magazine

Editor and Chief of the American River Review, Eric Vincent, holds a Q&A at the

Allante Morris

May 2, 2016

American River College hosted “Word Soup,” a collection of writing done by students and faculty members that are featured in the annual magazine, “The American River Review.” ARC Professor Michael Spurgeon began with informing students that they could sign up for this year’s conference f...

Overlay to 916 area code coming to Sacramento

Photo Illustration by Allante Morris

Allante Morris

April 21, 2016

The 916 area code will no longer stand alone in Sacramento come 2018, as plans for a new area code for incoming residents to the city will go into effect, according to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The Sacramento area is close to running out of combinations for new residents ...

ARC hosts “Immigration Nation” college hour

Speakers Linda Hong, Omar Mahmi, and Semira Deneka discuss their backgrounds and experiences as immigrants  during college hour on March 17. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Allante Morris

March 25, 2016

American River College hosted a college hour on Mar. 17 titled “Immigration Nation,” which featured three ARC students who told personal stories and hosted a Q&A panel. Professors Christina Casper-Diem and Lori Hokerson, who created the ARC college hour speaker series, introduced Semira Den...

Griffin sprinting towards the top

Isaiah Griffin (center left) runs during track and field practice on March 10, 2016 at the American River College Beavers stadium. Griffin has seriously progressed during his time at ARC to become one of the team's top sprinters. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Allante Morris

March 15, 2016

American River College sprinter Isaiah Griffin wasn’t always the fastest runner on the track, but his time at ARC has seen him steadily improve and become one of the top sprinters in both the school and the state. Griffin started running at 17 years old when he was attending Yuba City High School, a...

ARC hosts Brave Space on microaggressions

American River College students ask each other questions during the

Allante Morris

March 11, 2016

American River College hosted a Brave Space meeting organized by UNITE, where students come together and engage in a critical dialogue through conscious questioning and active listening, on Mar. 9. The Brave Space dialogue was focused on microaggressions, which are subtle but racist comments that...

ARC announces new director of transfer center

Joe Rust, right, talks with a student in the transfer center on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Rust is also a full-time counselor for the college. (Photo by Allante Morris)

Allante Morris

March 3, 2016

American River College’s Student Services Vice President Robin Neal announced that Joe Rust has accepted the position as the department’s new transfer center director. Rust will be taking over for Rick Ramirez, who will now be the co-faculty mentor coordinator. In addition to his new duties as the dire...

The theater program debuts comical play ‘The Foreigner’

(From left to right) Sarah Townsend, Tommy Anderson, Micah Smith, and Vannah Nettel rehearse for The Foreigner.   (Photo by Timothy Lipuma)

Allante Morris

March 2, 2016

The American River College theater program debuted ‘The Foreigner’, a comedic play in which two guests at a lodge put on a ruse pretending one of them cannot speak English, at the American River College Theatre on Friday. Micah Smith, who plays protagonist Charlie Baker in ‘The Foreigner’, ...

Celia Herrera Rodriguez brings attention to the problems of indigenous people through her art work

American River College hosted Celia Herrera Rodriguez at a 'Creative Connections' on Thursday that featured her paintings and illustrations. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Allante Morris

March 1, 2016

This week’s college hour featured artist Celia Herrera Rodriguez, focusing on Rodriguez’s artwork and the injustices she fights against for indigenous people like herself. Rodriguez’s background, and how she grew up to achieve her many accomplishments, was the center of her speech. She b...

ARC to host blood drive March 1 and 2

ARC student, Cedric Fowlks gives blood at the blood drive. The Blood Drive took place on ARC campus on Sept. 29th.

Allante Morris

February 26, 2016

Once a semester American River College hosts their annual Blood Drive. This spring, it will be held March 1 and 2 at parking lot B next to the Student Center and the lot next to parking garage and police portable. According to BloodSource, approximately 1 out of every 7 people entering the hospit...

American River College’s speaker series hosts influential poet

Award winning poet Patricia Smith reads her latest work with American River College students and faculty during a reading event for her poetry in Raef Hall 160 at the ARC campus on Feb 9, 2016. (Photograph by Timon Barkley)

Allante Morris

February 16, 2016

American River College hosted their latest speaker series event on Feb. 9, featuring Patricia Smith, author of six critically-acclaimed volumes of poetry. Smith came off as funny and lighthearted, cracking a joke before she started her reading. She began with her new book, which focuses on police ...

Phi Theta Kappa hosts first annual fundraiser banquet

Phi Theta Kappa project organizer Kevin Jenco speaks to CAEB whip Laurie Jones about future activities the club have planned. Phi Theta Kappa are hosting their first annual fundraiser banquet at the Timber Creek Ballroom in Roseville, California on Mar. 12. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Allante Morris and Sharriyona Platt

February 11, 2016

By Allante Morris and Sharriyona Platt The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at American River College is hosting their first annual fundraiser banquet to provide a forum for the many student artists at ARC to present their creativity in meeting the challenge of a themed art piece. The event will be ...

The student voice of American River College since 1955