The American River Current

School says water appearance due to air bubbles

The murkiness of the water that comes from fountains at American River College have caused concern among some students regarding its safety. Despite this, ARC's administration insists that this is caused by air bubbles in the water. (Photo by Kevin Sheridan)

Kevin Sheridan

December 9, 2015

An earlier version of this story unethically included a quote from an off-the-record conversation between a reporter and a groundskeeper. After that conversation and before the publication of this story, the groundskeeper spoke with the editor-in-chief, who assured her that her statements would not be ...

ARC looks to take advantage of mismatch against Lassen College

Members of American River College's women's basketball team prepare to run during practice on Dec. 2 2015. ARC has started its 2015-2016 season 6-1 after it started 0-7 a season ago. (Photo by Kevin Sheridan)

Kevin Sheridan

December 3, 2015

After it got out to an 0-7 start in 2014, American River College’s women’s basketball team reversed its poor start in 2015 and is 6-1 heading into Friday’s matchup at home against Lassen College. ARC heads into its eighth game of the season on Dec. 4 against Lassen College (4-5 overall) on a...

ARC football players earn All-Conference honors

American River College running back Armand Shyne, who ran for 734 yards and 8 touchdowns this season, was given All-Conference honors representing the NorCal League for the 2015 season, as well as ten of his teammates. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Kevin Sheridan

November 23, 2015

11 members of American River College’s football team were given All-Conference honors representing the NorCal League for the 2015 season, with five being freshman. On offense, quarterback Jihad Vercher, running back Armand Shyne, kicker Sam Keil, wide receiver Marc Ellis and offensive linemen Max Ha...

Creative Connections highlights the struggles of Native Americans

Cherrie Moraga reads from her book, 'This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color' during the Creative Connections event. The book highlighted the experiences of women who belong to minority groups and called for greater attention to race-related subjects within the feminist community. (Photo by Karen Reay)

Kevin Sheridan

November 19, 2015

Tanaya Winder compared writing to someone performing open heart surgery on themselves at American River College’s Creative Connections event Tuesday. “When I was done I was like ‘oh s—,’ ” said Winder. “It’s still scary to write about these things.” Winder, a motivational speaker from the Southe...

ARC looks to go 3-0 in-conference vs Sierra College

Former American River College cornerback Malcolm Scott celebrates with teammates after an interception in last season's 31-22 win over Sierra College. ARC has defeated Sierra in two of their last three meeting and looks to improve its conference record to 3-0 on the season. (File Photo)

Kevin Sheridan

October 30, 2015

American River College’s football team (5-2 overall, 2-0 in conference) will be playing a familiar opponent in Sierra College (3-4 overall, 1-1 in conference) on Oct. 31. Sierra, ranked No. 3 in the national NorCal conference, has faced off against ARC in each of the last eight seasons, with ARC ...

Two men identified as persons of interest in SCC shooting

Tevita Kaihea, 19, is identified by the Sacramento Police Department as a person of interest in the Sept. 3 shooting at Sacramento City College. Kaihea was arrested in connection with a robbery two hours before from SCC's campus (Courtesy of the Sacramento Police Department).

Kevin Sheridan

October 29, 2015

Two men have been arrested and confirmed as persons of interest in connection with the Sept. 3 shooting at Sacramento City College that left one man dead. Tevita Kaihea, 19 , and Charlie Hola, 19, were identified as persons of interest by the Sacramento City Police Department on Tuesday. The two men wer...

ARC quarterback overcomes gang violence to become starter

American River College quarterback Jihad Vercher grew up in South-Central Los Angeles. He said he focused on football and homework in spite of the sounds of gunshots in his neighborhood (Photo by Barbara Harvey).

Kevin Sheridan

October 27, 2015

A previous version of this story falsely reported that "the ... San Andreas area" was occupied by "Bloods, Crips and other gangs." In fact, those gangs occupied the Los Angeles area. When he was six years old, American River College quarterback Jihad Vercher watched in horror as someone from his So...

ARC losing streak increases to four in a row after 3-1 loss

American River College's Jocelyn Tamayo fights for the ball against Cosumnes River College's Taylor Arlin during its match at ARC on Oct 16.  (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Kevin Sheridan

October 21, 2015

American River College’s women’s soccer team’s losing streak is now at four games after a loss to Cosumnes River College Friday by a score of 3-1. Early on in the first half, CRC had several attempts at a deep drive into ARC territory, but were unable to convert the opportunities into points....

Plant sale gives ARC students sales experience

Sunflowers were among the plants for sale during the horticulture's floral sale on Oct. 15, 2015. Prices ranged from $2 to $19. (photo by Kevin Sheridan)

Kevin Sheridan

October 16, 2015

The horticulture department at American River College hosted its weekly floral sale Friday in the student center, selling astronomia plants, sunflowers and mullet plants. This sale was designed and themed around the fall season. The sale is used to give the students of Horticulture 200 and Horti...

Men’s soccer gets its first win of the season

American River College  defenseman Noe Romero (5) scores a goal during ARC's 3-0 win over College of the Sequoias on Oct. 9, 2015. The game was played with a heavy heart for Romero as his friend passed away in a car accident before the game. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Kevin Sheridan and Joseph Daniels

October 12, 2015

By Kevin Sheridan and Joseph Daniels American River College’s men’s soccer team scored a season high three goals and displayed good ball movement and a deep drive into College of Sequoias territory and won its first game of the season with a 3-0 win over COS. Two of ARC’s goals came in the first half ...

ARC football hot and cold through first five weeks

American River College's football team rushes on to the field at City College of San Francisco before its 20-17 win over CCSF on Sept. 26. ARC is 3-2 after a 42-10 loss at the College of San Mateo on Oct. 3 and will play College of Siskiyous for first place in the National NorCal conference. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Kevin Sheridan

October 7, 2015

Five weeks into the 2015 season, American River College’s football team is 3-2, and it is coming off a 42-10 loss at College of San Mateo College where it gave up 298 yards rushing and fumbled the ball four times. After losing to CSM last week, ARC is now tied with College of the Siskiyous for fi...

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