The American River Current

ARC’s prolific scoring spurs third straight win for football

ARC’s prolific scoring spurs third straight win for football

Kameron Schmid

November 2, 2015

Quarterback Jihad Vercher threw four touchdowns and American River College’s defense intercepted three passes as ARC beat the visiting Sierra College 47-22 on Saturday. It was the third straight week that ARC (6-2) scored over 40 points in a game, and the third straight win. ARC has outscored opp...

Opinion: Every class needs to use D2L

Opinion: Every class needs to use D2L

Kameron Schmid

October 22, 2015

Desire 2 Learn, the online classroom tool for all of Los Rios’ colleges, is a user-friendly website for students and professors to communicate and go through a course together. So why isn’t every class using it? All professors should be using D2L, and all students should be compelled to use it, m...

ARC bomb threat suspect expected to be released before arraignment

ARC bomb threat suspect expected to be released before arraignment

Kameron Schmid

October 13, 2015

After five days in jail, Kristofer Clark, who was arrested on suspicion of making a bomb threat against American River College, is expected to be released from Sacramento County Jail Tuesday as the District Attorney's office has said they are not going to file charges at this time. Clark, 21, was...

Simultaneous events make for a fun, busy day

Simultaneous events make for a fun, busy day

Kameron Schmid

October 11, 2015

The Student Center buzzed with activity Thursday as both the campus bookstore’s Student Day and the Center for Leadership and Development’s Latino Hispanic Heritage Celebration went on at the same time. CL&D employee Frankie Johnson worked together with student assistants to organize the Lat...

Analyzing the odd similarities of two separate ARC-CCSF games

Analyzing the odd similarities of two separate ARC-CCSF games

Kameron Schmid

October 1, 2015

In last November’s NorCal Championship game, ARC lost at City College of San Francisco on a late fourth quarter field goal by a score of 17-14 as CCSF’s football team and the attending crowd went crazy in celebration, having moved on to the state championship. This year in week four of the regular season...

Football team looks forward to challenge of familiar foe CCSF

Football team looks forward to challenge of familiar foe CCSF

Kameron Schmid

September 25, 2015

After losing due to a field goal in the final seconds of the 2014 NorCal Championship game, American River College’s football team will return to the Bay Area for the first time since last November’s 17-14 loss to face City College of San Francisco. ARC and CCSF have played against each other...

Volleyball loses to Cabrillo 3-2 after fierce comeback

Volleyball loses to Cabrillo 3-2 after fierce comeback

Kameron Schmid

September 18, 2015

American River College’s volleyball team came back from being down two sets to coming within three points of winning, but was defeated in the fifth set by Cabrillo College Friday afternoon, with game scores of 25-20, 25-18, 23-25, 21-25 and 15-12. Cabrillo (4-1), who finished second in the state...

ARC falls 41-10 in season opener against Modesto

ARC falls 41-10 in season opener against Modesto

Kameron Schmid

September 7, 2015

An earlier version of this story misspelled the name of ARC wide receiver Zack Suarez. Despite 259 passing yards from starting quarterback Jihad Vercher in limited action, American River College’s football team went down in flames Saturday night against Modesto Junior College, losing the first game of...

Sac City shooting raises questions about District’s emergency procedure

Sac City shooting raises questions about District’s emergency procedure

John Ferrannini and Kameron Schmid

September 4, 2015

By Kameron Schmid and John Ferrannini When Sacramento City College student Darling Perry left her biology class at 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, she decided to ride her bike to the grocery store before going home. As she neared Freeport Boulevard, she saw police cars racing toward the school with their l...

ARC drills for a replacement water well through the fall semester

ARC drills for a replacement water well through the fall semester

Iris Page, Kameron Schmid, Kameron Schmid, and Iris Page

September 1, 2015

By Kameron Schmid and Iris Page A three-phase project to replace one of American River College’s two water wells is underway, and is expected to take no longer than the fall semester, according to multiple sources at ARC. Establishing the well will involve two separate companies and was deemed n...

ARC volleyball head coach leaves for Irvine, replaced by Olympic gold medalist

ARC volleyball head coach leaves for Irvine, replaced by Olympic gold medalist

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

July 30, 2015

American River College’s volleyball program has seen arguably its highest peak under head coach Ashlie Hain, but will transition now that Hain has taken the head coaching position at the University of California, Irvine, her alma mater. Hain, who could not be contacted prior to deadline, began as...

ARC athletics dean and athletic director retires

ARC athletics dean and athletic director retires

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

July 29, 2015

After three years at the helm, American River College Dean of Athletics and Athletic Director Greg Warzecka officially resigned on July 31, leaving ARC and college athletics after a nearly 40-year career in the field, 30 years of which he spent as athletic director of a college. According to Warzecka,...

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