The American River Current

ARC student spent the summer volunteering in the Dominican Republic

Berenis Leonard, second left, poses for a photo with her students. Leonard developed the dance and music program for Outreach360, a group that has a goal of educating the children of the Dominican Republic.

Ashlynn Johnson

September 24, 2015

For the majority of students, summer vacation is spent working, taking classes or having fun with friends or family, but for American River College student Berenis Leonard, summer was spent teaching dance, music and English in the Dominican Republic. Leonard volunteered with a program called Outr...

Opinion: There are resources to help after financial aid runs out

One of the Higher One ATM’s on campus that students use to access their financial aid money with their Higher One LRCCD cards.  Students that are able to still receive financial aid have few machines available where they can access their money with no charge. (Photo by Ashlynn Johnson)

Ashlynn Johnson

September 14, 2015

For a lot of students on American River College’s campus, financial aid is a lifeline used to not only cover the cost of textbooks and other class supplies but also to cover transportation and living expenses while attending the college. Regardless of the fact that financial aid is such a big resource...

Opinion: Bus pass measure not perfect, but the best choice

Students board the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue adjacent to American River College. Students should support Measure A, which would renew the universal transit pass for Los Rios students. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

Ashlynn Johnson, John Ferrannini, John Ferrannini, and Ashlynn Johnson

September 9, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Ashlynn Johnson Voting to renew the universal transit pass (UTP) agreement between the Los Rios district and Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) on Eservices on Sept. 22 and 23 would benefit all students, whether they take the bus or drive. Measure A, which is up for a vote by al...

Volleyball loses third playoff game against Feather River College

The ARC volleyball team after winning round two of the playoffs on Saturday. They then lost the third round on Tuesday.

Ashlynn Johnson and Ashlynn Johnson

December 4, 2014

The American River College volleyball team lost round three of the playoffs against Feather River College Tuesday night. The team traveled to FRC and lost all three games with scores of 25-20, 26-24, and 25-16. “I think the girls were pretty nervous going against Feather River,” said head coach...

ARC addresses Ferguson

ARC addresses Ferguson

Ashlynn Johnson and Ashlynn Johnson

December 4, 2014

“We live in a racist society,” said Dean of Student Development Manuel Perez during the Brave Space Dialogue held at ARC Wednesday morning. The Brave Space event  was organized to give students a safe space to discuss how they feel about what has been occurring in Ferguson, Mo. According to Perez,...

ARC football player Jordan Carrell named NorCal defensive MVP

Jordan Carrell ,number 92, during the football game against Sacramento City College on Nov. 15.

Ashlynn Johnson and Ashlynn Johnson

November 26, 2014

Jordan Carrell, an American River College football defensive end, was named the NorCal defensive MVP last week. “It feels great … (it’s) the biggest award I’ve ever won while playing sports,” Carrell said. Carrell has had 58 tackles and 8 sacks for the year, helping him earn the title. Head...

Winless start for men’s soccer

Winless start for men’s soccer

Kameron Schmid and Ashlynn Johnson

September 30, 2014

With a record of 0-7-2, the American River College men’s soccer team and head coach Paul Hansen are running out of answers. There are plenty of questions to ask, though. One that Hansen would like to figure out in particular is what happens to his team in the second half of games. Despite their...

Chris Marshall: From player to coach

American River College football defensive back coach Chris Marshall used to play as a wide receiver and defensive back for ARC in 2001 and 2002. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Ashlynn Johnson and Ashlynn Johnson

September 6, 2014

The roar of a crowd, pumping adrenaline, and victorious feeling that goes with playing football is nothing new for American River College’s defensive back coach, and previous player, Chris Marshall. Marshall played wide receiver and defensive back for ARC in 2001 and 2002 before going to Sac State,...

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