The American River Current

Students should consider scholarships and grants more often

Kayla Sepulveda, criminal justice major, holds her scholarship certificate granted from the Los Rios Community District and the Pride Center at ARC on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Breawna Maynard

May 13, 2019

Most college students are working multiple jobs and struggling financially when it comes to going to school full-time or part-time. It can be stressful dealing with personal things such as rent or bills while going to school and also having to worry about assignment deadlines and grades. For those at a u...

The threat of concussions for student-athletes

Former ARC linebacker Lawerence Hall stops a Sacramento City College player from scoring a touchdown during last seasons game on Nov. 15, 2014. ARC won the game 44-23 and must win the game Saturday to have any chance of making the playoffs. (File Photo)

Breawna Maynard

May 8, 2019

“Everything felt amplified, things are brighter and sounds started sounding like the volume is turned up,” said Marissa Hady, former American River College student, describing her concussion experience during a soccer game in October 2018. Head injuries and concussions are common in student-athletes and...

Police need to be held accountable for actions

The Sacramento community is working on healing and coming together in the wake of the district attorney's office's announcement. Demonstrators hold up a sign that reads “We must love and support one another / Black Lives Matter Sacramento” banner during the one year anniversary of Stephon Clark’s death in South Sacramento, Calif. on March 18, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Breawna Maynard

March 27, 2019

Another year, another unarmed black man killed by the police, and another injustice for the families of the victims involved. Stephon Clark, a 22-year-old African-American man, was shot in the Meadowview neighborhood in Sacramento by two police officers from the Sacramento Police Department on March ...

Brothers Breaking Barriers workshop discusses the importance of networking

Josef Preciado, the Director of California Apprenticeship Initiatives at American River College, speaking to the group of men at the workshop about networking at ARC on Feb. 28, 2019. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Breawna Maynard

March 19, 2019

American River College has a variety of diverse groups of men, including some who are looking to change the narrative around young men of color. Brothers Breaking Barriers, a support group that enriches the lives of young men of color, facilitated a workshop on networking Feb. 28, in the community rooms...

ARC revamps distance education website

Gabe Carlos, sports editor for the Current, checks out the ARC Online 2.0 website in class at American River College on March 6. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Breawna Maynard

March 7, 2019

American River College is designing a multitude of fully online certificates and degrees to help students achieve their educational, personal and career-centered goals through a new website; ARC Online 2.0. ARC Online 2.0 provides students with a centralized location for information, resources and su...

UNITE creates vision board workshop

American River College students work on vision boards at the vision board workshop in the Student Center at American River College on Feb 12.

Breawna Maynard

March 6, 2019

American River College’s UNITE (Universal Engaging Inclusive Transformative Education) program held a vision board workshop in the Student Center Hub on Feb 12. This workshop encouraged students to get aligned with their personal and academic goals. UNITE is a program ran by students and faculty...

ARC heads to playoffs after big win versus Sierra College

American River College guard, Kareem Clark, defends another player against the Sierra College basketball team on Feb 28, at American River College. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Breawna Maynard

March 6, 2019

The American River College men’s basketball team finished off its regular season, heading into the playoffs after a win with a score of 95-91 against Sierra College on Feb. 22. Both teams played a close game, holding a score that was only two to four points apart throughout the first two quarte...

Equity Programs and Pathways holds Hate & Bias Workshop

Beth Madigan, Administrator Assistant for the Vice president, (front) and Robin Neal, Vice President of Student Services(back), expressing their thoughts and views on the discussion at the hate and bias workshop Dec. 3, 2018 (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Breawna Maynard

December 13, 2018

The Equity Programs and Pathways department conducted a Hate & Bias Workshop on Dec. 3, hosted by Joshua Moon Johnson, Dean of Student Services. The purpose of the workshop was for faculty and students to listen and discuss how students deal with hate and bias, on and off campus, and also thei...

Take This Class: Hospitality Management 120

Professor Brian Knirk discussing the wines they are tasting in his Hospitality Management class at American River College Nov. 5, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Breawna Maynard

December 12, 2018

Located in the Fine Arts department there is an all-white classroom filled with students dressed in their culinary uniforms and others casual — all with their full attention ready to learn. Hospitality Management 120 is the study of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages that are used in the fo...

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