The American River Current

‘The Art of Printmaking’ featured in 2013 calendars for Kaneko Gallery fundraiser

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

December 5, 2012

American River College art students, together with Professor Mick Sheldon, are proud to announce their fifth annual “Kaneko Gallery Fundraising Calendars” for 2013 which are now available. “I’m thinking that, for our fifth year making this thing, it’s gonna catch on fire… I’m totally excited,” said Sheldon on the enthusiasm for the new calendars. Th...

Major decisions: the highest-growing fields of study for ARC students

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

November 26, 2012

If you are a student at American River College but haven’t decided on your major, you should ask yourself this: what am I interested in? What jobs will be in demand when I’m finished with my education? How much money do I want to make and what is the least expensive way to achieve my goal? Earning...

Major decisions: the highest-growing fields of study for ARC students

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

November 13, 2012

If you are a student at American River College but haven’t decided on your major, you should ask yourself this: what am I interested in? What jobs will be in demand when I’m finished with my education? How much money do I want to make and what is the least expensive way to achieve my goal? Earning...

Mexican folk art on display at Kaneko Gallery with ‘Retablos’ exhibition

Mexican folk art on display at Kaneko Gallery with ‘Retablos’ exhibition

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

October 24, 2012

Mic Sheldon, art professor and director of the James Kaneko Gallery at American River College, is excited about his upcoming “Retablos” exhibition running from Oct. 22 to Nov. 15, 2012. The literal translation for “retablos,” known in Mexico as “laminas,” is “behind the altar.” This...

DJ’s Grill and Deli satisfies with incredible variety

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

October 10, 2012

You and your friends are trying to agree on where to go out to eat, but some of you want burgers, others a deli sandwich and the rest insist on salad. At the new DJ’s Grill and Deli, there’s something to satisfy everybody’s cravings with more than 30 choices. DJ’s features signature burgers,...

Community colleges’ chancellor to retire

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

March 21, 2012

Dr. Jack Scott, chancellor of the California Community Colleges, the largest higher education system in the nation, announced he will be retiring on Sept. 1. For the past 58 years, Scott has dedicated his career to public service and higher education and worked to convince California to invest in programs...

‘March in March’ rally turns ugly

Protesters march in the streets of downtown Sacramento headed toward the Capitol steps in March 5 for the annual March in March protest. (Photo by Daniel Romandia)

Carla Manes and Alex Mecredy

March 7, 2012

Thousands of students from California State Universities, Universities of California, and California Community Colleges descended upon the State Capitol on March 5 for the 2012 March in March. This year’s supporters even included some high school student activists whose hopes were to be able to afford...

‘March in March’ rally turns ugly

Protesters gathered on the Capitol steps in Downtown Sacramento on March 5th for the annual March in March protest.

Carla Manes and Alex Mecredy

March 6, 2012

Thousands of students from California State Universities, Universities of California, and California Community Colleges descended upon the State Capitol on March 5 for the 2012 March in March. This year’s supporters even included some high school student activists whose hopes were to be able to afford...

Los Rios district student senates lobby capitol

American River College President Craig Bundy (second from left) meets with members of the Los Rios district student senates. (Photo by Bryce Fraser)

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

February 16, 2012

American River College Associated Student Body President Craig Bundy and his senate met with lawmakers at the State Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 8, for the 2012 Lobby Day. The event was held exclusively for the schools in the Los Rios Community College District. Student senates from the colleges met with...

Indie band ‘Blind Rebel Lion’ spearheaded by music department students

Indie band 'Blind Rebel Lion' spearheaded by music department students

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

November 30, 2011

Driven by Music Department faculty members, in one month, American River College sophomore, Patrick McTernan, has gathered local musicians, creating the band, “Blind Rebel Lion,” who are currently working on their first single, “Irish Wristwatch.” McTernan, a Commercial Music Recording major,...

Strong survivor swims again

Strong survivor swims again

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

November 9, 2011

Two years ago, Denise Steeb was scared for her life. Today, she is living it to the fullest. At 48, Steeb is a cancer survivor, full-time student, mother of four, and utility player for the American River College women’s water polo team. It is her first season playing the sport. Competing...

Ukulele-playing football players can be spotted around campus, leaving a trail of island sounds behind them

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

October 12, 2011

Hearing vocal melodies and ukuleles in the distance on a college campus, a passerby would think it was coming from the theater arts department.  However, in a wonderful juxtaposition, on the American River College campus it’s coming from the athletic department. If you happen to be near the ARC...

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