The American River Current

5 movies you forgot were Christmas movies

Refresh your holiday movie rotation with these five forgotten Christmas flicks. (photo courtesy of Warner Bros.)

Jack Harris

December 12, 2019

Tired of watching the same Christmas movies every year? Refresh your holiday-viewing rotation with some of these films that you may have forgotten are Christmas movies.    1. “Gremlins” (John Dante, 1984) - As a last-second Christmas present, Randall Peltzer (played by Hoyt Axton) purchases ...

ARC student finds community in gaming

After a life-changing accident, when he was 17, Nick Rouse found gaming as a way to connect with and encourage other gamers with disabilities. Now, Rouse's YouTube channel, Quadnick, has over 11 thousand subscribers. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

December 12, 2019

“Without video games I definitely would’ve been a lot worse off. It helped me live another life.” When Nick Rouse was 17 years old he fractured his C1 vertebrae, shattered his C5, and lost movement as well as most feeling from the chest down. Despite this life-changing event, Rouse has devel...

ASB presents finance report and passes conference bills

Director of Finance Sha Toyia Anderson (left) presented the Finance Report for the Associated Student Body's fall 2019 semester to the rest of the ASB Student Senate on Dec. 6, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

December 12, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed a number of bills funding conferences at the Dec. 6 Student Senate meeting. Director of Finance Sha Toyia Anderson presented the ASB Finance Report for the fall 2019 semester. Anderson’s report outlined spending goals and concerns for ASB...

Executive Leadership Team presented Education Master Plan to Student Senate

Associate Vice President of Workforce Development Frank Kobayashi, American River College student Joshua Harris and District Academic Senate President Gary Aguilar (from left to right) presented ARC’s new Educational Master Plan at the Associated Student Body Senate meeting on Nov. 22, 2019. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Jack Harris

December 6, 2019

Members of the American River College Executive Leadership Team (ELT) presented the college’s new Educational Master Plan at the Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting on Nov. 22.  During the meeting, ASB also passed bills to pay for ASB-related parking, and to send students and faculty...

ARC Orchestra to perform with hip-hop ensemble

Ensemble Mik Nawooj will be performing with the American River College Orchestra at ARC on Dec. 4, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Pat Mazzera)

Jack Harris

December 3, 2019

The American River College Orchestra will perform with the hip-hop ensemble Mik Nawooj on Dec. 4. The name of the ensemble comes from the leader’s name, JooWan Kim, according to Kate Wells, second violin in the ARC Orchestra.  Wells, who has rehearsed with Mik Nawooj multiple times, said that the ensemb...

ESL professors fight for new placement tool

American River College ESL professors (from left to right) Sanda Valcu, Allyson Joye, Oranit Limmaneeprasert and Caterina Falli asked for a new tool to help place ESL students in the correct english classes at the the Board of Governors meeting on Nov. 18. The current placement took expires in 2020. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

November 21, 2019

“Most of our students are immigrants and refugees who have gone through hell to get here, and I think the least they can have is some kind of accurate placement, so that they can be successful.”  That’s what Oranit Limmaneeprasert had to say at the Los Rios Community College Board of Trustees meeting...

CAPSS provides assistance in job hunting

American River College's CAPSS offers the JumpStart tool which helps search for off campus and on campus jobs, as well as internships. CAPSS also hosts a bi-annual Suit Up event with JCPenney to grant students a discount on appropriate job apparel for interviews. (File photo)

Jack Harris

November 12, 2019

Want to get a job? The Career and Pathways Support Services (CAPSS) office at American River College is here to help. The CAPSS office offers a plethora of tools, services and events to help students get hired at ARC and by local businesses, according to Student Personnel Assistant Laura Adams. T...

ASB senator walks out of board meeting

Senator Alexxandria Paige walked out of the ASB meeting after citing insufficient training, at American River College on Nov. 1, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

November 12, 2019

A student senator left the American River College Associated Student Body meeting on Nov. 1, after highlighting issues on senators’ education of procedures and practices. Additionally, ASB discussed several issues including missed deadlines and amending bills.  Senator Alexxandria Paige walked out after c...

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