The American River Current

CAEB discusses Rock Out to Knock Out Stigma success

CAEB president Mariana Topich discusses how well the Rock Out to Knockout Stigma event went in April. (photo by Alondra Botello)

Alondra Botello

May 8, 2018

The American River College Clubs and Events Board met April 24 to discuss how the Rock Out to Knockout Stigma event went, how the renovation of the Center for Leadership and Development affects the board, and the cleaning of the club closet in the club room. CAEB president Mariana Topich shared a chair...

How to leave ARC

The goal for a lot of students attending American River College is to eventually transfer to a four-year university. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Alondra Botello

May 2, 2018

People are often advised to avoid community college at all costs because for many it is all too  easy to get stuck. According to a website called Edsource.org, a study done by The Campaign for College Opportunity has concluded about four percent of community college students transfer in two years...

Child Development Center helps student-parents

American River College's Childhood Development Center employees Jennifer Lewin and Vasyl Ivanov read to each other on April 6, 2018. (Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Alondra Botello

April 12, 2018

Community college is home to a diverse student population with different stories and backgrounds. Some come straight out of high school, others are returning from the workforce and many have children of their own. Administration is aware of this diversity and tries to minimize the stressors in the ...

CAEB Welcomes new Vice President

Club and Events Board President Mariana Topich and Comissioner of Finance Jacob Kohl discuss the agenda of a meeting on March 6th at ARC. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Alondra Botello

March 9, 2018

American River College’s Clubs and Events Board met on March 6 to swear in a new vice president, finalize details on Club Day and Beaver Week, as well as help fund the Model United Nations Club and its trip to the Model United Nations’ conference later this year. The first things discussed at the meeting we...

BloodSource plans visit to ARC

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Alondra Botello

March 5, 2018

American River College students will have an opportunity to donate blood  March 6 and 7 through BloodSource, a community based, non-profit blood center that provides mobile blood drives.   Ryan Nix, the health services assistant on campus, said that according to records from the health center at AR...

ARC looks to hire new dean for Natomas Center

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Alondra Botello

March 1, 2018

The Natomas Educational Center is now hiring a full-time dean, a permanent position that begins in April. According to the posting on Los Rios’ job site, the typical duties of this position include developing and assisting faculty and staff, the center’s programs, services and schedules. Anothe...

ARC college hour offers the chance to study in London

Psychology professor Mark Stewart presents to the audience about studying abroad in London during summer of 2018 at American River College on Feb. 1 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Alondra Botello

February 12, 2018

In a previous version, the Current incorrectly referred to Kristina Casper-Denman as Kristina Casper-Denmark. On Feb. 1, Raef Hall became home to a group of eager students looking to spend a semester abroad in the city of London. Pictures were displayed on the projector as stories were told abo...

ARC to host college hour about studying abroad

ARC to host college hour about studying abroad

Alondra Botello

January 31, 2018

American River College students interested in studying abroad will have an opportunity to spend a semester in Florence or London this year. An informational meeting will be held this Thursday in Raef Hall 160 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Students will learn more about completing college credits...

Take this class: vocal jazz ensemble

Vocal jazz professor Art Lapierre teaches his beginning vocal ensemble class at American River College on Jan. 22 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Alondra Botello

January 30, 2018

Music stands labeled “ARC MUSIC” wait silently to be placed in a semi-circle around a Yamaha grand piano. From the distance you can hear multiple students warming up their voices before walking into the classroom. The rustling of paper begins to fill the room. With pencils in one hand and fresh, ...

The student voice of American River College since 1955