The American River Current

Students learn to make proper resumes

Creating a professional and informative resume can be challenging for students. Whether they have no prior experience, are looking for a new job, or are changing fields entirely, students can make their own resumes better at a resume workshop at American River College. (Photo illustration by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

December 5, 2018

On Thursday, the Career and Pathways program will host a resume workshop in Davies Hall, Room 112 from 1 to 2 p.m. to help students spruce up their resumes and write cover letters. A resume reflects a job applicant’s individuality. The workshop will focus on the physical appearance of the resume,...

ARC holds preliminary town hall meeting for Equity Plan

President Thomas Green (left) disscusses happenings at the Equity and Inclusion Town Hall Summit with Joshua Moon Jonson, dean of student services (right) in the Student Center at American River College on Oct. 26, 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

November 13, 2018

An Equity and Inclusion Town Hall Summit, hosted by the Equity Programs and Pathways department on Oct. 26, sparked a gamut of conversation amongst a diverse group of people. The goal of the summit is to make American River College a more equitable campus and to improve the success of its students by ...

Veterans can get benefits through resources at ARC

Nicole Williams (right) the Trio Veterans Program advisor answers the phone while computer science major Spencer Barns works on the computer in the Veterans Resource Center on Oct. 24, 2018 at American River College. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

October 25, 2018

Every fall, American River College’s Veterans Resource Center hosts A Hero’s Welcome in collaboration with the the Department of Veteran Affairs. This year’s event took place Sept. 20. It is geared toward veterans who haven’t received medical benefits, who are in need of housing, need assist...

Town summit for equity and inclusion to be held Oct. 26

Equity Programs and Pathways is hosting a town hall summit focusing on equity and inclusion on Oct. 26 in the Student Center at American River College. This summit meeting aims to unite students across campus. (Photo illustration by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

October 25, 2018

An Equity and Inclusion Town Hall Summit will be held on Friday in the Student Center lobby. The campus community will have a hands on discussion about long term planning for equity, inclusion and social justice at American River College. Joshua Moon Johnson from the Equity Programs and Pathways will h...

ARC wins shootout over Siskiyous in OT, 44-37

Number 28 Mike Green celebrates a touchdown with teamates Donivan Hawkins, 84, and Jacob Pinola, 87, at Beaver Stadium on Oct. 13, 2018.

Tracy Holmes

October 16, 2018

American River College’s football team pulled a win out in overtime against the College of the Siskiyous on Oct. 13, bringing in a crucial win for the season. Running back Mike Green ran the game-winning touchdown in overtime, to give ARC the win, 44-37. The team is 3-3 after seven weeks of the seas...

Hate speech found on Los Rios campus

Racist graffiti was found at Sacramento City College on Oct. 1, 2018. More graffiti was found on Oct. 8, 2018. (Photo courtesy of SacCityBSU’s Instagram)

Tracy Holmes

October 15, 2018

The Los Rios Police Department sent out a Rave Alert across the Los Rios District on Monday regarding a third incident of racist graffiti found on the Sacramento City College campus. The Rave Alert was sent out just before 3 p.m. through email. The graffiti was found in a women’s restroom stall on the firs...

Life is Worth the Walk now under NAMI on Campus ARC

Tina Hardwin, the Club and Events Board representative for NAMI on Campus, looks at beads that represent the loss of a loved one while hosting a table for Welcome Day in the Student Center at American River College on Sept. 13, 2018.

Tracy Holmes

October 9, 2018

On a recent weekday afternoon, students and faculty visited the Student Center at American River College and sat at a table filled with beads meant to represent the loss of different loved ones. The beads were provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Sacramento; the group was there...

Dropping classes; what a “W” means on your transcripts

A sign instructing students of the services provided in the computer cubicles in the eServices building at American River College on Sept. 24, 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

September 26, 2018

Not knowing the deadlines for dropping classes at American River College can pose problems for students. Jason Ralphs, ARC’s Records and Admissions Supervisor, explained how not knowing when deadlines are and understanding progress versus grade point average can affect students. “I think the big...

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