The American River Current

Veterans Advocacy Day is here at ARC

Matthew Wilke and Mychael Jones

April 17, 2015

During the Veterans Advocacy Day events at American River College on Friday, there were games and competitions for students and faculty to attend. Here we have two students racing through the obstacle course. Matthew Wilke is holding the GoPro camera and is competing with Mychael Jones.

Photo Gallery: ARC orchestra

Photo Gallery: ARC orchestra

Matthew Wilke

March 20, 2015

Last Friday and Saturday ARC held an orchestra event.    ...

Senate introduces three new bills at Tuesday’s meeting

Senate introduces three new bills at Tuesday's meeting

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

March 13, 2015

Members of the Associated Student Body Student Senate introduced legislation at this weeks meeting to fund a trip to the Spring 2015 General Assembly, a veteran’s advocacy awareness day and a Rock the Vote program. The Spring 2015 General Assembly of the Student Senate for California Community Colleges...

ARC’s campus peephole problem

ARC’s campus peephole problem

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

March 9, 2015

An earlier version of this story falsely stated that Sgt. Mike Olson of the Los Rios Police Department said sexual acts have occurred in the American River College restrooms. In fact, this was said by Corporal Alex Conroy. In addition, a quote from a student on campus has been removed, because it w...

‘Blues for Mr. Charlie’ director apologizes for lack of warning in regards to harsh racial language

The cast of “Blues for Mr. Charlie,” which opens this Friday. Directed by Samuel Williams, the play is the first of the semester at ARC

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

March 9, 2015

On the opening night of American River College’s recent theatre production, “Blues for Mister Charlie,” the opening scene featured heavy and emotional use of the N-word with no prior warning, and director Sam Williams admitted to “dropping the ball.” There were no warning signs or parental...

Guardian Angels to patrol nature trail near campus

Guardian Angels to patrol nature trail near campus

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

December 4, 2014

The Guardian Angels of Sacramento will be meeting at Arcade Creek Park on Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. to discuss the recent crimes that occurred on the Arcade Creek trail and how they can make it safer, according to Sgt. Mike Olson of the Los Rios Police Department. The Guardian Angels are a volunteer-based...

Football: AR Current Staff member tackled durring play at a play off game.

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

November 25, 2014

Warning, explicit language: AR Current reporter gets tackled by a ARC football player while filming a play during the playoff game with Butte College. ARC football defeated Butte College 20-17 in a playoff rematch Saturday, advancing to the Northern California Football Conference Championship game a...

Football: Fight breaks out during game against Butte

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

November 25, 2014

American River College football defeated Butte College 20-17 in a playoff rematch Saturday, advancing to the Northern California Football Conference Championship game at City College of San Francisco on Nov. 29. During a punt return multiple players got into a fight, resulting in two Butte players being eje...

Take This Class: Music 310: Music Vocals

Take This Class: Music 310: Music Vocals

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

November 21, 2014

“The music is inside you,” said American River College music professor Catherine Fagiolo during her MUIVI 310: Instrumental Voice Class. “Learn how to sing from your body, not your throat.” Instrumental voice is designed to help students improve their vocal range, breathing and mouth techniques,...

Horticulture department hosts plant sale

Horticulture department hosts plant sale

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

November 14, 2014

The horticulture department at American River College hosted a plant sale on Thursday, selling decorative houseplants, exotic plants, fruits and vegetables, and even herbs. The club also provided books that can be used as a guide to tending to your new plants. All the plants on sale were grown...

Law enforcement officer sentenced at on-campus DUI court

Law enforcement officer sentenced at on-campus DUI court

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

November 14, 2014

A law enforcement officer was sentenced to two days in jail at the first ever DUI Court held on the American River College campus in the community rooms on Friday, Nov. 7. The officer, identified only as Matt by his attorney, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol. “I was partying...

Panel addresses “culture shock” and veterans’ return to civilian life

Panel addresses

Matthew Wilke and Matthew Wilke

November 12, 2014

“In the military, you have your own way of networking — your own units that you connect to — and when you come back to regular society, you must remake those connections again,” said ARC Veterans Resource Center employee Dan Avegalio, to an audience of ARC students and veterans during a panel...

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