The American River Current

ASB left underrepresented; CAEB board remains empty

Student Senate President, Rebeca Rico-Chavez facilitates both the Club and Events Board and Associate Student Body due to a lack of representation in CAEB. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone and Patrick Hyun Wilson

November 14, 2018

By Ashley Hayes-Stone and Patrick Hyun Wilson Since the beginning of the fall 2018 semester, the American River College Club and Events Board has been empty except for one member: Student Senate President, Rebeca Rico-Chavez. Because of the lack of representation in CAEB, Rico-Chavez facilitates b...

Sac Ghostbusters remember their past haunt of ARC

Sacramento Ghostbusters founder Andrew Whatley poses with his Ecto-1 model car and his slimer prop on Oct. 11, 2018. The Sacramento Ghostbusters is a cosplay non-profit organization that attends charity events to help raise awarness of the charity. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

October 17, 2018

Halloween is just around the corner, which means thrift stores are crammed with customers who want to assemble their festive attire on a budget. Aisles overflow with Halloween items, broken devil pitchforks, faded witch hats and a plethora of used costumes with missing accessories litter the floor. H...

ARC Bathroom Guide: Where to go when you need to go

A nicely lit restroom awaits students in the Fine and Applied Arts building at American River College on Sept. 11, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

September 26, 2018

It’s not easy being a student and it’s definitely not easy being a student who doesn’t know where the bathrooms are, let alone the good ones. So the staff of the Current decided to help its fellow peers and write a guide to the best and worst men and women’s oval offices on campus. All the rest...

ARC planted the seed for City of Trees Brass Band

City of Trees Brass Band members Isaac Negrete, Matt Voller, Devon Edmond, Ben Hillier and Miguel Recendez pose in front of their van named “Ashley” in front of Der Biergarten in Sacramento, on Sept. 6, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

September 17, 2018

The smell of intoxication fills the air as an excited crowd stomps and claps along to a sousaphone, its deep sound bellows off the muraled brick walls. The scene makes it seem like you’re in the center of New Orleans. Under a string of lights, beer steins clink around the courtyard as more brass...

To caffeinate or not to caffeinate

Students wait in line at American River College's Starbucks location on Aug. 28, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

August 30, 2018

Coffee is one of the most essential parts of a college student’s lifestyle. It makes powering through those 2 a.m. study sessions and early morning classes possible. Coffee really does play a crucial part in students’ productivity and that’s why it was such a big deal when American River College an...

Fashion designer shoots for Hollywood

Fashion major Crystal Barrett works on her garment at American River College on April 28, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

May 2, 2018

It was the year 1935, the location Paramount Picture Studios, an unsuspecting scene for fashion history to be made. The studio was working on a comedy film called “The Jungle Princess” and asked Edith Head, one of Paramount Studios top designers, to create a dress for the actress Dorothy Lamour — b...

‘Julius Caesar’ to open at ARC on April 20

(Photo courtesy of Brian C. Williams)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

April 10, 2018

What do musical numbers, a post-apocalyptic world and William Shakespeare have in common? A melding of these elements will soon be on display in American River College’s stage production of “Julius Caesar”. The play involves a new take on the classic tale of war, betrayal and self-realization, ...

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