The American River Current

Take This Class: ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History

Professor Craig Smith lectures to his summer Introduction to Art History class. Students in the class learn the basics of expressionism and its role in the art world. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Nicholas Corey, Jose Garcia, Jose Garcia, and Nicholas Corey

August 25, 2015

ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History helps students to see art in the context of different cultures, past and present. The class, taught by professor Craig Smith, also informs students about the different terminology used in art — terms such as subjective processing, objective imagery, illusionism...

This year’s spring choral “It Gets Better” has an anti-bullying message

Tim Mascarinas, a Sacramento State student practicing at ARC, conducts the chamber choir at the rehearsal for their performance “It Gets Better”.

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

May 12, 2015

American River College’s Chamber Singers and Concert Choir is slated to perform no less than 13 songs at their concert Wednesday. Doors will open at 7 p.m. “It Gets Better,” is going to be conducted by professor Ralph Hughes. The songs vary from Dolly Parton’s “Light of a Clear Blue Morning,”...

Music recitals are being held until Monday

American River College student, Eric Kuvakos strums the guitar to the musical piece, titled

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 28, 2015

A saxophone, vocalists, flute and guitar playing were all featured on Friday as American River College held a music recital for students and faculty to attend. The opening act of the music recital was by ARC student Nicholas Stefanyshyn, who played Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Trio for Oboes,” and...

ARC walks off its season with 9-8 win

ARC walks off its season with 9-8 win

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 27, 2015

American River College’s baseball team outlasted Diablo Valley College in a 9-8 win through 14 innings of play, after ARC was up early after a six-run first inning provided them a three-run lead. The game-winning play came from third baseman Colton Freeman on a play in which he singled, then stole...

The Terrible War’s sesquicentennial honored at ARC’s college hour

The Terrible War’s sesquicentennial honored at ARC’s college hour

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 24, 2015

Slavery, death and battles taking place on American soil are just a few of the horrors Americans faced during the Civil War. American River College history professors Sarah Lee and Richard Pagett hosted a college hour depicting this tragic war. Lee focused specifically on the roles of women during...

ARC crushes Modesto in 13-5 win

ARC crushes Modesto in 13-5 win

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 22, 2015

Megan Esparza’s two-run homer in the fourth inning helped American River College’s softball team coast to a 13-5 victory over Modesto in its season finale, forcing just a five inning game. ARC took a 2-1 advantage in the first inning after a run scored off a single from infielder Emily Butcoff....

Music, dance, and culinary programs pay “A Tribute To The War Years”

Music, dance, and culinary programs pay “A Tribute To The War Years”

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 20, 2015

The American River College music department hosted its third annual “A Tribute To The War Years” Friday. The department presented a Studio Jazz, Latin Jazz and Collective Jazz ensemble. Over 30 different numbers formed an assortment of songs from Frank Sinatra’s classic hits to “Save It For...

ARC Baseball loses 8-2 following superb pitching by SRJC

ARC Baseball loses 8-2 following superb pitching by SRJC

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 9, 2015

Two runs in the third inning gave Santa Rosa Junior College control over American River College in its 8-2 victory Wednesday. A balk ARC starting pitcher Matt Gunter with runners in scoring position allowed a run, giving SRJC a three-run lead by the third. SRJC catcher Ryan Haug’s two run single...

Fashion department to hold model call Friday

Fashion department to hold model call Friday

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

March 19, 2015

The American River College fashion department will have a model call on Friday in Arts and Science Building Studio room 105 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for May’s fashion show. Professor Diane Grant-Toscano is in charge of the collections which contain 17 designers. They will be presented on the main stage...

American River softball team falls 7-6 in extra innings to San Joaquin Delta College

American River softball team falls 7-6 in extra innings to San Joaquin Delta College

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

March 18, 2015

American River College’s softball team comeback from down three runs was stopped short as it fell 7-6 against San Joaquin Delta Tuesday. ARC pitcher Sharie Albert threw all nine innings and allowed 14 hits and seven runs scored with five runs earned. SJDC infielder Victoria Mata brought in the...

Meditation, healthy diet and exercise lead to stress free lifestyle

Meditation, healthy diet and exercise lead to stress free lifestyle

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

March 5, 2015

A workshop on how to manage stress with mindfulness was held Tuesday afternoon in the  Disabled Student Programs and Services conference room, which included exercises in meditations and breathing as well as discussion on ways to manage stress. Janice Klar, one of American River College’s career...

ARC blown out in final home game of the season

ARC blown out in final home game of the season

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

February 18, 2015

American River College women’s basketball team lost Tuesday against Sierra College by a score of 85-44, with Sierra taking advantage of ARC’s poor ball handling and lack of rebounding. “The main factor was offensive rebounding, that’s the game in a nutshell,” said Matsunami on the team’s...

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