The American River Current

Patrons Club aims to connect with college community

Patrons Club aims to connect with college community

William Cameron and William Cameron

November 14, 2014

The Patrons Club at American River College held a sale in the Student Center on Nov. 5, selling books, grab bags and other homemade items in an effort to raise money for their organization. The Patrons Club has been holding the sale for roughly 20 years, according to Ellen Read, the president of the...

Horticulture Club to sell giant pumpkin

Horticulture Club to sell giant pumpkin

William Cameron and William Cameron

October 31, 2014

It’s not everyday you can see two-hundred pound pumpkin being grown in your area, but the Horticulture Club at American River College is doing just that. The Horticulture Club has grown pumpkins this size before, and has submitted them into competitions. For last year’s pumpkin, the Horticulture...

Poet and ARC alumn describes asexuality for Sex Health Awareness week

Poet and ARC alumn describes asexuality for Sex Health Awareness week

William Cameron and William Cameron

October 24, 2014

Asexuality is a widely misunderstood sexual orientation that is not often discussed or acknowledged. During American River College’s Sex Health Awareness week, ARC alumn David de Mola, a psychology major, poet and open asexual gave a speech on what it’s like to be asexual. De Mola broached the...

Aiding Financial Aid: Many ARC students need it, how can the process be improved?

Aiding Financial Aid: Many ARC students need it, how can the process be improved?

William Cameron and William Cameron

October 24, 2014

Financial aid is vital to many students at American River College. Despite its availability, however, it can also be a great hassle. So the question must be asked: how can financial aid improve? Many parts of the system can be updated, with the main grievances seeming to be the 72 unit cap and the...

Drop off of unwanted drugs at ARC put on by Los Rios Police

Drop off of unwanted drugs at ARC put on by Los Rios Police

William Cameron and William Cameron

September 30, 2014

People from around the community came to the American River College branch of the Los Rios Police Department on Saturday, Sept. 27 not because they were in trouble, but to dispose of their unwanted prescriptions and medications. This event was put on by the LRPD in an effort to help people dispose...

Brony culture at ARC

Brony culture at ARC

William Cameron and William Cameron

September 30, 2014

When many think of “bronies,” their minds may immediately go to thoughts of a strange culture of middle aged men-children who are obsessed with “My Little Pony,” a show that is supposed to be for children, specifically little girls. Some bronies have been known to write fan fiction centered...

Students willing to wait for Starbucks often late for class

Starbucks barista Megan Doering, 24, quickly fills canisters with whipping cream to accommodate the intimidatingly long line of customers waiting to order their drinks.  Doering has worked at the American River College campus Starbucks for two years and says that it is busier than the others she has worked at. (Photo by Emily Rabasto)

Emily K. Rabasto, William Cameron, and Breana Herndon

September 9, 2014

By William Cameron, Breana Herndon and Emily K. Rabasto In a college of more than 35,000 students, Starbucks is arguably the most popular food and drink spot at American River College. The wait of over 15 minutes at the small campus coffee shop presents students with a decision of which is more important:...

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