The American River Current

Opinion: Technology is driving us into danger

Opinion: Technology is driving us into danger

Matthew Nobert

May 9, 2016

As the world gets farther into the 21st century, the technology available becomes more a part of our everyday lives. It is now being integrated into our vehicles, as if distracted driving weren’t already a problem. Although it might be tempting to have the latest smart-car technology, drivers would...

Fast cars and gearheads

Kodi Nelson works on his 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX on Feb. 23 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Matthew Nobert

May 9, 2016

For most people, cars are just another machine that brings them from point A to point B, and on the way there it tries to take every dollar out of their wallet. However, there is so much more behind these so called “machines” that a whole culture and community of millions of fans, called gearheads,...

Inconsistent season leaves ARC’s baseball team’s out of playoffs

American River College right fielder Cade Parker hits the ball during a game vs Sacramento City College on April 21 2016 at American River College. ARC lost by the final score of 7-3. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Matthew Nobert

May 3, 2016

American River College’s baseball team started off the season with hopes of making the playoffs, but ended up having a sub .500 season and finishing with a 15-21 overall record. “The goal is always to go to playoff and state, but as the season goes on you realize that was looking less obtainable...

ARC’s soccer program will see a big upgrade with new 1,000 capacity stadium

Construction of the entrance to the new American River College soccer stadium. The stadium will be completed in the the fall of 2016 and will seat 1000. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Matthew Nobert

April 26, 2016

American River College’s soccer program will be getting a huge upgrade in their playing field for the upcoming season, with the construction of a new 1,000 capacity soccer stadium. The stadium will be included in the multi-million dollar project that includes new practice fields for the football and ...

Sactown Sinners

Sactown Sinners

Matthew Nobert and Kyle Elsasser

April 26, 2016

Film by Matthew Nobert and Kyle Elsasser Edited by Matthew Nobert and Kyle Elsasser This video follows SacTown riders too their weekly bike meet in Sacramento. Multiple crews participate in the meets which are held at the Howe Bout Arden shopping center every Thursday. Bikes range from Moto GP...

Neighborhood shooting in Natomas causes the lockdown of a nearby preschool

Police talk to local residents at the site of a shooting in Natomas on April 18, 2016.The shooting injured one man and caused the lockdown of nearby Merryhill Preschool. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Matthew Nobert and Nicole Kesler

April 18, 2016

Story by Nicole Kesler An altercation broke out between two men in a Natomas home around 10 a.m. Monday, leaving one with multiple gunshot wounds and causing a lockdown of nearby Merryhill Preschool according to the Sacramento Police Department. It is suspected that the victim and suspect know one anoth...

Belarus under-16 men’s national tennis champion comes to play for ARC

American River College men's tennis player Alex Meliuk looks to return the ball during one of his matches at the NorCal Semifinals against Chabot on April 12, 2016 at American River College. Meliuk left Belarus at age 19 to come to the United States for more opportunities. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

April 15, 2016

The trip from Belarus to Sacramento is over 5,000 miles, and American River College tennis player Alex Meliuk made that trip last year to start a new life in the United States and create more opportunities for himself. “Life there is different, there are more opportunities here,” Meliuk said....

Opinion: Strengthening your body strengthens your brain

Some college students might feel like they don't have time for the gym, but they might perform better in the classroom if they took some time to regularly exercise. (Illustration by Allante Morris)

Matthew Nobert

April 11, 2016

Exercise is one of the most beneficial things that you can do to stimulate and strengthen your brain. For college students, these benefits can carry over to the classroom, but the number of college students that hit the gym is low. Some people might find that sitting in lecture halls for hours on...

Retiring ARC faculty and staff honored

All the attending retirees of the American River College retitrement reception pose for a group photo with ARC president Greene on March 31. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

April 5, 2016

American River College has more than just its students moving on the next chapters of their lives. On Thursday, ARC president Thomas Greene hosted a reception for those faculty and staff members that are leaving the ARC campus and beginning their retirement.   More than 30 staff and faculty w...

Men’s Tennis aims for Big 8 conference sweep

American River College men's tennis player TJ Aukland jumps up to return the ball during practice on Mar. 30, 2016 at ARC. The team will be traveling to Santa Rosa this Thursday for the BIG 8 North Conference Tournament. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

March 30, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team is preparing to close out the regular season with the BIG 8 North Conference Tournament this Thursday in Santa Rosa, California. These will be the last singles matches of the season for ARC, and will decide if they can take the singles and doubles BIG ...

ARC baseball pulls a Big 8 win against Sierra

American River College pitcher Tommy Balmain throws a pitch during a game at Sierra College on March 3, 2016. ARC won 8-4. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Matthew Nobert

March 6, 2016

American River College’s baseball team started off March with a strong win against Sierra College 8-4, but both players and coaches still think there are some areas that can be improved on before going into conference. ARC started off with a good defense, forcing Sierra to have a three up three down ...

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