The American River Current

The internment of Japanese Americans retold by survivors

Reiko Nagumo (left) speaks about her experience living in Japanese internment camps during WWII with Lester Ouchida (right) to ARC students in Reaf 160 on Nov. 22, 2016. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

November 23, 2016

Lester Ouchida and Reiko Nagumo were young children when they and their families were forced from their homes and relocated to remote locations of Arizona and Wyoming because America was at war with Japan. These two Japanese Americans told their stories of the relocation into “desolate” internment ca...

Students fight for a food pantry on campus

ARC student Peral Calhoun (front right) helps unload canned foods at the Carmichael Seventh-day Adventist Church food pantry, ahead of the holiday season rush. (Photo by Jordan Shcauberger)

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen

November 22, 2016

Getting good grades, transferring to the right university and landing a steady job: these are among the worries of the average ARC student, but for a portion of the population there is one more - hunger. With food insecurity amongst college students rising throughout the state, the creation of a food p...

Student leaders look to console students concerned with the results of the election

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (File Photo)

Robert Hansen

November 14, 2016

In California, where Hillary Clinton won more than 60 percent of the vote, students at American River College voiced concerns following the election of President-elect Donald Trump. District leaders have spoken out in support of those students. At Thursday’s senate meeting, adviser Juan Blanco...

Students protest Trump in front of the Library

Organizer Julia Stimson (second from right) and other ARC students held a protest against President-elect Donald Trump in front of the ARC Library on Nov. 10. Many students gathered around the protestors, some even argued with the protestors for Trumps side. (Photo by Jared Smith)

Robert Hansen

November 10, 2016

A group of students with signs reading “Not my President” and “Go Frack Yourself” gathered in front of the library on Thursday to protest the election of President-elect Donald J. Trump. Many student onlookers were gathered around the protesters and campus police were present to ensure a safe ...

Volleyball team evens the score with San Joaquin Delta

ARC vollyball players Erin Fogarty and Kaitlin Meyer rush for the ball during a game against San Joaquin Delta College on Nov. 9, 2016. (Photo by Lidya Grib)

Robert Hansen

November 10, 2016

The American River volleyball team got even with San Joaquin Delta (SJD) by dominating them in straight sets on Wednesday. At their last meeting, American River lost a close match in full sets, 3-2, to the Mustangs. Coach Carson Lowden said the win against a team that has beaten them felt “real g...

Black Lives Matter protest in front of Sheriff’s department

Black Lives Matter protesters stand outside of the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department on Nov. 3. They were protest the failure to indict any of the officers involved in the killing of Andriene Ludd and the congress campaign of Sheriff Scott Jones. (Photo by Jordan Schuaberger)

Robert Hansen

November 3, 2016

Dozens of Black Lives Matter demonstrators Chanting “Scott Jones, we don’t want you” were gathered in front of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s department holding signs that read “Justice for Adriene Ludd” and “End Police Terror” early this morning. The protest was against the district attorne...

Nuclear scientist: Nuclear disaster shouldn’t ruin your beach vacation

Dr. Wesley Frey, director of UC Davis McClellan Nuclear Research Center, speaks to ARC students on Oct. 26. Dr. Frey talked about the health effects of the radioactive plume released from the Fukushima Power Plant in March 2011. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

October 27, 2016

Wesley Frey, director of the UC Davis McClellan Nuclear Research Center, discussed the human health effects of the radioactive plume released from the Fukushima power plant that exploded in 2011, to a group of ARC students on Wednesday. The Fukushima accident was caused by a massive earthquake and ts...

Bera and Jones speak against legalization of marijuana

Democratic U.S. Rep. Ami Bera and his Republican challenger Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones participate in a debate for the highly competitive 7th Congressional District seat at the KVIE television studios in Natomas on Oct. 18. (Photo courtesy of the Sacramento Bee)

Robert Hansen

October 20, 2016

Congressman Ami Bera and Sheriff Scott Jones both said they do not support Proposition 64 during their debate on Tuesday at KVIE studio in Natomas. Proposition 64 would legalize recreational use of in Calif. for adults over the age of 21. “I absolutely do not support Proposition 64,” Jones said....

Jones and Bera face questions regarding alleged sexual assault and campaign fraud at debate

Congressman Ami Bera (left) and Sheriff Scott Jones (right) answer questions during press conferences following their 7th Congressional District debate on Tuesday. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Robert Hansen

October 19, 2016

Congressman Ami Bera and Sheriff Scott Jones squared off in their only debate over the hotly contested 7th Congressional District in KVIE studios in Natomas on Tuesday, three weeks before election day. The moderators held no punches, asking Jones about recent allegations surrounding a 26-year-old depu...

ARC could do more to recycle

A  recycle station  and a trashcan both near the Student Center on Oct. 13. A recent audit by sustainability at ARC found the campus could not meet the goal of 75 percent diversion by the year 2020. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

October 13, 2016

A sample of American River College’s diversion rates reveal the campus is below the mandated goals per AB 75 and AB 341 which are designed to help meet California’s recycling goal of 75 percent by the year 2020. Diversion rates measure the amount of landfill waste that is disposed of by other m...

CAEB decides on roaring ’20s theme for murder mystery dinner

Clubs and Events Board President Justin Nicholson (left) with vice president Mary Stedman (right) listen to the board discuss the theme for next semesters Murder Mystery Dinner at the Oct.11 meeting.  (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

October 13, 2016

The American River College Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) agreed on a roaring ’20s theme for the Murder Mystery Dinner at today’s meeting. The Murder Mystery Dinner is an interactive comedy show with dinner where audience members try to figure out which performer is the murderer. “We have a lot...

Los Rios police reports sexual battery

The Los Rios police department . (File photo)

Robert Hansen

October 6, 2016

The Los Rios Police Department posted on their crime log an incident of sexual battery on an unrestrained victim, and oral copulation with a person under the age of 18, that took place on campus Tuesday. Los Rios public information officer Joan Kudin declined to comment because she does not have the a...

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