The American River Current

Fashion club’s first craft sale raises proceeds for WEAVE

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

December 10, 2014

The Fashion Club held it’s first craft sale Wednesday, with proceeds going to their club and organization, as well as the organization WEAVE, or Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment. There were two booths set up across The Hub inside the student center, in which handsewn knit hats...

Last jazz ensemble concert of the semester pays tribute to jazz legend Gerry Mulligan

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

December 4, 2014

The American River College music department will be holding an instrumental jazz ensemble concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. The concert, which will be directed by Dyne Eifertsen, will be a tribute to Gerry Mulligan, a late saxophone player and songwriter. “The studio jazz ensemble and jazz collective...

ARC hosts a college hour event for National Diabetes Awareness month

ARC hosts a college hour event for National Diabetes Awareness month

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

November 25, 2014

At the beginning of her college hour on Diabetes in America, presenter Pamela Whipple asked the audience what they think the cause of diabetes is. The audience correctly said sugar. She also mentioned celebrities such as Tom Hanks and Halle Berry who were affected by the disease. The college hour...

ARC student orchestra kicks off semester with upcoming concert

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

October 31, 2014

The classical music of Russian masters will come to campus as an orchestral performance, conducted by professor Steven Thompson and performed by ARC students. Saturday’s program will feature all Russian master’s music, as well as a guest performance composed by Tanya Vegvary Plescia, a pianist...

Phi Theta Kappa recruits at Sex Health Awareness week

Phi Theta Kappa recruits at Sex Health Awareness week

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

October 24, 2014

American River College’s first-ever Sex Health Awareness week, put on by Katori Knight, president of ARC’s honor club society Phi Theta Kappa and Brett Spencer, president of the Queer-Straight Alliance, consisted of multiple ARC groups setting up booths in front of the Student Center and various...

Freshman cross country runner fastest on her team

Jenica Dodge, the fastest women on the American River College cross-country team, warms up. (Photo by Jessica Vang)

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

October 9, 2014

American River College cross country runner Jenica Dodge may only be a freshman, but is already the fastest on her team. She ranked second at the Crystal Springs Invitational and Lou Vasquez Invitational, and she finished at a time of 18:43 at the Fresno Invitational. As for her all time best,...

ARC staff apply the book “College Fear Factor” to their students

ARC staff apply the book “College Fear Factor” to their students

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

October 2, 2014

American River College hosted a discussion for the book “College Fear Factor” on Sept. 23 in the Center for Teaching and Learning room located on the third floor of the library. The discussion was hosted by ARC English instructor Amanda Corcoran. The meeting consisted of several ARC faculty members...

Jazz clinic at ARC features saxophone tips from a veteran of ARC

Jazz clinic at ARC features saxophone tips from a veteran of ARC

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

September 29, 2014

For anyone who wanted to get tips on playing the saxophone or learn more about jazz music, ARC Music Director Dr. Dyne Eifertsen and saxophonist Steve Lishman put together an event that was “all that jazz” on Sept. 11. Presented by the ARC music department and hosted by Eifertsen, the jazz clinic...

WAC and RAD programs show 89 percent success rate

WAC and RAD programs show 89 percent success rate

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

September 22, 2014

If you’ve ever worried that your essays or book reports could earn you an awful grade in English, ARC programs WAC and RAD can help you gain the English skills you need. WAC, or Writing Across the Curriculum, and RAD, Reading Across the Curriculum, are  half-unit courses designed to improve your...

Frustrations Boil Over

Photo by Emily K. Rabasto

Jessica Vang and Jessica Vang

October 6, 2013

Despite playing a physical game, the American River College women’s soccer team came up short against visiting Sierra Junior College in a 2-0 loss Friday. The Wolverines were led by two second-half goals from sophomore forwards Meghan Martell and Carissa Schlesinger. The game was physical on...

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