The American River Current

Club day fun

Students of ARC participate in the campus-wide Club Day held on Sept. 19. Club days are held on the third Thursday of the month. (Photo by Adnan Ramic)

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

September 29, 2013

CAEB provides space for student voices In case you were wondering why you saw students walking around in grass skirts and with leis around their necks on Sept. 19, the first club day of the semester, it was because club day always has theme.  The theme for September was “beach day.” Club day is a great way for students to find out what they can be a part of on campus and to get to know their peers.  You can find club day in the new student center area near the book store every third Thursday of the month from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Students also have a chance to showcase their talents at an open mic session from 11:30-1:30 p.m. Winners get prizes such as ARC hoodies, but those who don’t score the big prizes still get trinkets for participation. ARC student Susie Dickerson likes the idea of club day. “I would always get a list of the clubs but they were some that were inactive. Club day is a great way for m...

Do or doissant, that is the question

The cinnamon-sugar doisaant from Sweet Dozen Bakery is a fried croissant-donut hybrid. A doissant can be peeled apart layer by layer and eaten. Photo by Emily K. Rabasto

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

September 18, 2013

Local bakery fuses pastries to make a culinary delight. There are doughnut shops that only specialize in making doughnuts. The walls are plain, the menus are dull, and the customer service is average. It is all about presentation and if the package isn’t perceived properly some people may not want...

Poetic Justice

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

May 13, 2013

Hip-hop should return to the social activism of the past, in lieu of the lewdness of the present Poetry is essentially a puzzle, the words have to be moved around a million times until they fit and the message is delivered in a descriptive way.  Rapping is a beautiful platform to recite poetry, ...

Student parents have options at ARC

Natasha Honeywood, Ed Gebing, Ed Gebing, and Natasha Honeywood

May 8, 2013

By Natasha Honeywood and Ed Gebing Campus Police and Child Development Center talk about parental options Many parents have a hard time leaving their children in daycare.  For some, there is a fear of not being in their child’s reach.  ARC offers daycare at The Child Development Center, which is...

Career Center events fail to draw an audience

Noreta Avagyan of Career Center by the entrance to Meeting Room 2 at the Student Center during April 25, 2013 Career Fair greeting students at the entrance to the fair, handing out information pamphlets and answering questions that students have.

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

May 8, 2013

Students have been unaware of services provided to them The Career Center is a place students can go if they need help with résumés, internship programs, and learning how to dress professionally for an interview. With these workshops being offered, some students still know absolutely nothing about th...

Five things you didn’t know about the ARC library

ARC student Victor Villarreal, biology major, using the library’s laptop to do his anthropology class homework. Laptops at the library are available for check out for two hours at a time.

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

April 24, 2013

Services often overlooked by students are available all year long The library has more to offer students than just a quiet place. Their services are constantly being updated and are offered to help students reach their full potential. Here are five things that you may not have known about the libr...

Club Day is a success after its initial cancellation

Two participants running a booth during Club Day.

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

March 23, 2013

Change of Club and Events President stalls Club Day Fight for Education was the theme for Club Day on March 21. With 27 clubs in attendance, food ranging from hot dogs to tri-tip sandwiches, and a stage for any student to display their talents, you wouldn’t have wanted to miss it. If you are wondering ...

Over 2,000 people go nuts for the Donut Dash

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

March 13, 2013

The 5th annual Donut Dash was a huge success, raising $40,000 for the Child Life program at Sutter Memorial Hospital. The event is unlike any other, with a distance of four miles, which includes some tasty donuts. Zack Wandell, founder and coordinator of the donut dash, started this event after hear...

Over 2,000 people go nuts for the Donut Dash

Over 2,000 people go nuts for the Donut Dash

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

March 11, 2013

The 5th annual Donut Dash was a huge success, raising $40,000 for the Child Life program at Sutter Memorial Hospital. The event is unlike any other, with a distance of four miles, which includes some tasty donuts. Zack Wandell, founder and coordinator of the donut dash, started this event after hear...

Freedom of expression is not limited to clothing

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

February 27, 2013

We all remember the dress code from grade school. The straps on your tank tops have to be 3-fingertips width, your shorts have to be as long as your middle finger, and no opened toed sandals. We were expected to dress appropriately for a learning environment. If you didn’t, you would be sent home or...

Student entrepreneur rivets together money-making business plan

Ada Tajudeen, who makes clothing, and jewelry, working on clothing on Feb 6 in her sewing studio located at her home in Rancho Cordova, Calif. (Photo by Jenn Schopfer)

Natasha Honeywood and Natasha Honeywood

February 13, 2013

Whether it is making jewelry, dresses, or beautiful braids, 22 year old Ada Tajudeen can do it all. Born in Sierra Leone, Africa, Tajudeen has the drive to make all of her dreams come true. She’s attending American River College to obtain a business degree, and hopes to open a boutique in Sacramento....

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