The American River Current

ARC brings home 18 awards from JACC

American River College won 18 awards during the annual Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) State Convention over the weekend of March 30, to April 1, in Sacramento. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 5, 2017

Over the weekend, American River College was one of over a hundred schools to attend the annual Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) State convention at the DoubleTree hotel in Sacramento. Schools are encouraged to submit articles and photos from the past year for its awards shows, and ...

Artist Unity Lewis preserves black art

Unity Lewis gives a lecture on the role his grandmother played in the Black Artist movement. Lewis gave the lecture in fine and applied arts room 505 on March 15. (Photo by Jared Smith)

Mack Ervin III

March 22, 2017

“It’s not just about the art, it’s about the community.” That’s the idea that art instructor Unity Lewis stressed during a lecture held March 15 at American River College, across from the Kaneko Gallery where “Black Artists on Art: The Legends Exhibit” was on display. The exhibit comes f...

Men’s Basketball team suffers disappointing loss to end regular season

Sophomore guard Jermaine Henderson is guarded by Sacramento City's Gabe Serna during a conference basketball game on Feb. 16, 2017 at ARC. ARC lost 95-74. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Mack Ervin III

February 23, 2017

The American River College’s men’s basketball team had a rough night defensively as it lost its final regular season game to Sacramento City College on Friday, 95-74. ARC was looking to improve its potential seeding for the playoffs as the team entered the night in third place, with an 8-5 con...

NorCal Champion men’s tennis team looks towards another successful season

American River College’s Cody Duong prepares to return the ball during a scrimmage match against Holy Names University on Jan. 29, 2017 at ARC. Duong is one of two returners from last season as ARC look to retain their NorCal Title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

February 1, 2017

American River College’s men’s tennis team look prepared for the start of the 2017 season and prepared to defend their 2016 NorCal title. After finishing last season with a 10-0 record in conference play and clinching a fifth consecutive Big 8 title, the Beavers beat Foothill College 5-2 to wi...

Volleyball season ends with playoff loss to Feather River

Freshman Carly Meyers watches from the sideline in anticipation against Feather River on Nov. 22. ARC’s vollyball team lost their playoff match 3-1. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mack Ervin III

November 29, 2016

After making the playoffs for the fifth straight season, seventh-seeded ARC volleyball team suffered an upset loss at the hands of 10th-seeded Feather River College on Tuesday in four sets, 25-12, 18-25, 25-21, 26-24. The Beavers entered the tournament after ending the regular season with six wins i...

Beavers surge in fourth quarter to win NorCal Championship over Butte

American River College quarterback Griffin Dahn rushes with the ball during the NorCal Title game against Butte College on Nov. 27, 2016 at Butte. Dahn had 109 passing yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions along with 47 rushing yards as ARC won the game and the title, 15-9. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Mack Ervin III

November 28, 2016

Hundreds of games have been played and thousands of players have come through American River College’s football program, and though they have had various successes over the years, no team has been able to call themselves NorCal Champions. That is, until the last 44 seconds of Saturday’s game against ...

ARC loses double overtime heartbreaker to Butte

ARC quarterback Chris Guillen and running back Ce’von Mitcell-Ford talk before a play against Butte College on Nov. 5, 2016. ARC lost 21-14 in double overtime. (Photo by Mike Yun)

Mack Ervin III

November 8, 2016

American River College’s championship hopes took a hit on Saturday as they suffered their second defeat of the year after a 21-14 double overtime loss to fourth ranked Butte College. ARC started the first overtime period with the ball and moved the ball 15 yards before kicker Max O'Rourke had hi...

Beavers prepare to take on division rivals Butte

Players on the American River College football team getting ready to snap the ball against Feather River College on Oct 29, 2016. ARC won 40-0. (Photo by Mike Yun)

Mack Ervin III

November 3, 2016

American River College’s football team is preparing to take on what might be their toughest challenge yet against Butte College, whose team is ranked seventh in the state. Butte has won its last four games including a 48-28 win over Sierra, while American River have won five straight and are comin...

Women’s soccer loses stadium opener 2-0

American River College forward Savannah Watson battles with Cosumnes River College defender Taylor Thomas during a game on Oct. 28, 2016. ARC lost 2-0. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

November 3, 2016

American River College’s new soccer stadium did not receive the welcome that ARC would have liked in its first game. The women’s soccer team finished the stadium opener with a man down and a 2-0 loss to Cosumnes River College on Friday. The Beavers allowed an early goal as CRC midfielder Anna...

ARC dominates Feather River 40-0

Quaterback Griffim Dahn throws the ball during a game against Feather River College on Oct. 29. (photo by Mike Yun)

Mack Ervin III

November 1, 2016

In another dominant showing from ARC’s defense, the Beavers shutout winless Feather River College on Saturday, 40-0. ARC started the game with a four play drive capped off by a 31 yard rush by running back Ce’von Mitchell-Ford to put the Beavers up 7-0, just 79 seconds into the game. The Eagle...

Beavers winning streak snapped by Sac City in Dig Pink game

Outside Hitter Dani Schoen gets ready to spike the ball during the Dig Pink game against Sacramento City College on Oct. 19. Arc lost 3-1. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mack Ervin III

October 25, 2016

At the Dig Pink game for breast cancer awareness, the volleyball team suffered a tough loss to Sacramento City College on Friday, ending their three-game win streak and dropping them to 12-8 on the season. ARC partnered with The Side-Out Foundation and its Dig Pink initiative to raise $500 towards ...

Women’s soccer concedes 3 in loss to DVC

Diablo Valley College defender Zoe Ramer crosses the ball into the box from a free kick during a game against American River College on Oct. 7, 2016 at ARC. ARC lost 3-0. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

October 10, 2016

The American River College women’s soccer team was unable to halt the attack of Diablo Valley College (DVC) suffering a 3-0 defeat to the division leaders on Friday. The Beavers were strong on the defensive side for most of the first half as they tried to stop their opponent’s attack and move th...

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