The American River Current

Pride Center celebrates second anniversary

The American River College Pride Center celebrates its anniversary on April 5, 2020. Being the only Pride Center in Los Rios district as a resource for LGBTQ+ students on campus . (File Photo)

Marquala Brown

April 8, 2020

The American River College Pride Center’s upcoming anniversary is April 5th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused the campus shut down on March 13, the anniversary celebration and all Pride events will be postponed. ARC is currently the only college campus within the Los Rios College Distr...

DISA spokesman Army Major General Yee speaks on the importance of cybersecurity

Army Major General Garrett S. Yee,  Assistant to the Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, delivers a presentation on cybersecurity to American River College students on Feb.13, in the Student Center Board Room. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Marquala Brown

March 3, 2020

On Feb.13, in the Student Center Board Room, the Business and Computer Science department hosted the College to Career series with speaker Army Major General Garrett S. Yee. Yee serves as Assistant to the Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and spoke about the future of cybersecurity...

ARC Kaneko Gallery opens with “Its Complicated” gallery show

Xabi Soto Beleche’s artwork in the Kaneko Art Gallery at American River College on Jan 27, 2020. ( Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Marquala Brown

February 7, 2020

The Kaneko Art Gallery debuted its first gallery exhibit for the spring semester on Jan. 29. “It’s Complicated” features art from artists across Sacramento.  The “It's Complicated” gallery showcase ends Feb.12 and includes artwork from Xabi Soto Beleche, Yolonda Reyes, Richard Munoz-Moore, Ga...

Los Rios Police Department neglecting daily parking meters

A parking meter on the fourth floor of the parking garage at American River College displays an “out of service” sign during the spring semester. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Marquala Brown

February 5, 2020

Every semester students arrive at the American River Parking lot without a semester parking sticker. Many of them expect to purchase a $2 daily parking sticker, only to walk up to a flashing red light machine with the words “PLEASE PAY AT ANOTHER PAY STATION TEMPORARILY OUT OF SERVICE.” On the fi...

Oak Cafe serves great food but okay service

Main Entree wild Mushroom pizza served at the Oak Cafe on Dec 4, 2019. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Marquala Brown

December 12, 2019

American River College’s Oak Cafe restaurant, located in the culinary building near the theater parking lot, offers guests a great dining experience without spending a lot of money.  According to its website, the Oak Cafe is staffed entirely by students who rotate jobs, including host and serve...

‘The Curious World of Seaweed’ gives in depth look into the diversity of California seaweed

Author Josie Iselin poses with her book “The Curious World of Seaweed” on Nov 12, 2019. (Photo by Marquala Brown)

Marquala Brown

December 12, 2019

American River College hosted a reading for “The Curious World of Seaweed” by author Josie Iselin on Nov. 12 in Raef Hall 162. Iselin was invited to share pictures and explain the biodiversity of seaweed to a full audience. She was invited to host the event because of her experience and knowledge...

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