The American River Current

ARC is on its way to having a chocolate printer

Thomas Pfingston shows how his additions will convert a regular 3-D printer into a chocolate 3-D printer on April,23,2018. ( Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Brienna Edwards

May 7, 2018

Thomas Pfingston hunches his tall frame over the battered wooden counter found in the back room of American River College’s Design Hub. The room is small and dimly lit. Every available surface is layered with the half-finished projects of the students who frequent it. A machine perches on the ground...

Student Senate meets to edit by-laws and constitution

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Deborah Hernandez consults with Parlimentarian Tamara Dunning duing a Student Senate meeting on April 27 at American River College. (Phto by Mack Ervin III)

Brienna Edwards

April 30, 2018

American River College’s Associated Student Body Student Senate met April 27 in its second to last meeting of the academic year. The main intent of the meeting was to review and discuss recent amendments to the ASB Constitution and Bylaws. Student Senate President Deborah Hernandez passed the Presidenti...

Drone club flies high over ARC

Shane Lipscomb lifts his hand to the sky in an effort to lock in to the drones smart capture, where the drone will follow hand signals, to get it to land without a remote. April 4, 2018. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Brienna Edwards

April 9, 2018

A typical afternoon on any given Tuesday or Wednesday will find Shane Lipscomb, an Administrative Assistant, trudging across American River College’s soccer field, where he will soon be met by a small collection of students. Inevitably they all assemble, standing together by the team bench, dro...

Despite recent calls for it, a gun ban is not the answer

Photo Illustration by Brienna Edwards

Brienna Edwards

April 2, 2018

With gun violence on the rise and an increase of mass shootings being reported by the media, the discussion on gun control has been on the minds of everyone. Gun control isn't necessarily a bad thing, and has the potential to lead to increased safety —  which is something that everyone wants. ...

Are we prepared for a school emergency?

After the shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead, American River College officials are re-examining many of their secuirty protocols. (Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael and Brienna Edwards

March 14, 2018

By Brienna Edwards and Luis Gael Jimenez Parkland, Florida became home to one of the world’s deadliest school massacres when Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was victim to a mass shooting on Feb. 14   Thirty four bullets punctured flesh, tearing apart families and stealing innocence. Sevent...

Chip thief strikes the Oak Cafe

A piece of plywood covers one of the doors to the Oak Cafe on March 2 at ARC. The cafe was broken into on Feb. 24. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Brienna Edwards

March 7, 2018

The culinary department at American River College discovered early Monday Feb. 26 that the Oak Cafe was robbed over the weekend. “The bakery was broken into on Saturday night, February 24th.  We believe it was between 9:30 and 10 p.m.,” said Brian Knirk, the Culinary Arts & Hospitality ...

Take This Class (TTC): Ceramics (ART 390)

Ceramic student Taylor Bacon uses the wheel to create a plate on Nov. 7, 2017 at American River College. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

March 6, 2018

A door stands open outside of the art building. Music streams through the open passage, classic rock fills the air. Inside, students mill about the room. Some sit at the pottery wheels, spinning clay into works of art. Others students shuffle through the back room, some with paint brushes covered in g...

Marijuana legal in California but not on campus

(Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes_Stone)

Luis Gael and Brienna Edwards

February 22, 2018

By Brienna Edwards & Luis Gael Jimenez Larissa Lopez rolls out of bed, eyes bleary and heavy-lidded. She is tired and she is stressed; her mind is running a mile a minute and won't slow down. She rubs her eyes, and stares at the floor for a long-moment. Her alarm still blares in the background as ...

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