The American River Current

ARC prepares for massive redesign to make campus more inclusive

American River College Public Information Officer Scott Crow is working alongside school officials to implement the campus redesign. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

November 22, 2017

American River College is undergoing a massive redesign project that will see the core values that drive the college and its faculty adapt to the needs of it most at-risk students and attempt to create a more inclusive campus for all. This redesign will have the administration of ARC attempt to fin...

ARC football ends season on top of its division

Quarterback Hunter Rodrigues prepares to launch a pass against Sierra College on Nov. 11. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

November 16, 2017

The American River College (9-1) football team ended its season with a blowout of local rival Sierra College (4-6), a win which left the Beavers sitting atop the division and with homefield advantage throughout the playoffs. The offense was running on all cylinders as quarterback Hunter Rodrigues t...

Q&A with a German survivor of World War II

Ingrid Radke-Azvedo talks about the importance of the American Constitution at American River College on Nov. 9. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

November 16, 2017

Ingrid Radke-Azvedo was born in the heart of Germany in 1934. As a small girl, Radke-Azvedo enjoyed what most young children do: playing with dolls, spending time outside and creating rich fantasy worlds in her mind. What separates Radke-Azvedo from other girls her age was that she grew up in the shad...

ARC looks to hire Pride Center coordinator

American River College opened a Campus Pride Center for the LGBT community. They are now looking to hire someone to run the center. (Illustration by Lidiya Grib)

Luis Gael

November 16, 2017

American River College is currently hiring a full-time faculty member to run the LGBTQ Pride Center. This Pride Faculty Coordinator would would be responsible for the programming and the types of services offered by the Pride Center, which is currently located in the UNITE headquarters in the Student Ce...

Professor holds final show before retirement at ARC

American River College Professor Craig Schindler examines his piece

Luis Gael

November 16, 2017

Over the course of Craig Schindler’s 50-year career as an artist his work has grown and adapted with him. From capturing the political and cultural revolutions of the 1960s as a young man with his political cartoons to photographing his father’s final fight with cancer, Schindler has created a powerf...

High school football star hits the stage as Gaston

Chris Sharpe (left) stands on stage with Jareth Ryford during a rehearsal for American River College's production of

Luis Gael

October 19, 2017

The former high school offensive lineman has a slow but determined gait as he walks through the hallways of American River College. Chris Sharpe, the 6-foot-3-inch, 220 pound mountain of a man has spent the last few months training. Training harder than he ever did during his time as a varsity football...

Sacramento gets its own version of a late night talkshow

Mike Cella and Shahera Hyatt host the

Luis Gael

October 18, 2017

Sacramento is home to its own late night talk show. The Latest Night Show is a monthly live variety show which features local musicians, comedians and other people of note. The show originally began as the brainchild of comedian Mike Cella who had the idea of running a one-man talk show out of the Com...

ARC becomes home to nation’s only university-style literary press

English Professor Michael Spurgeon leads a discussion in his English Creative Writing 455 class. ENGCW 455 read all submissions sent to Ad Lumen. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

October 5, 2017

American River College’s English Department has created a program unlike any other in the country. ARC is now home to the nation’s only community college-based university-style literary press and it is accepting submissions from all over the world, and opening its doors to students that want to...

Breaking News: Man allegedly threatens to assault two female students in library

Los Rios Police Department patrol car. (Photo by John Ennis)

Luis Gael

September 28, 2017

According to an email sent out by the Los Rios Police Department, officers were dispatched to the ARC library after receiving reports that a suspicious subject allegedly made threatening statements to two female students in a third floor study room at 6:40 p.m. today. No physical contact was made...

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