The student voice of American River College since 1955

The American River Current

The student voice of American River College since 1955

The American River Current

The student voice of American River College since 1955

The American River Current

The connection between man and machine has never been closer. (Photo via Unsplash)

I refuse to be afraid of AI

Will Forseth, Staff Writer May 9, 2024

My career choice of writing and journalism has required that I pay attention to current events. When it comes to a subject like artificial intelligence, there's been quite a bit of fear-mongering, with...

Chromebooks are available to be handed out on-campus for American River College students in need and eligible students can apply using the application in their eServices message box. (Photo courtesy of American River College)

Campus departments work together to distribute Chromebooks

Athena Acevedo, Feature Editor March 4, 2021

Almost a year after American River College moved to remote operations, some students are still experiencing technology accessibility issues. To address this, the college has created a Chromebook handout...

On Oct. 2, 2020, “Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time” was released on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Crash returns in his first original game in 10 years with silly but challenging platforming gameplay for old and new fans of the series to enjoy. (Photo courtesy of Activision)

“It’s about time” Crash Bandicoot came back

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor October 7, 2020

It’s been 10 years since a new addition to the Crash Bandicoot series has been released. However, on Oct. 2, 2020, that changed as Activision published the newest entry of the series, “Crash Bandicoot...

Former animation student Jonathan Camacho, now a professional 3D Animator and modeler, demonstrates for Art New Media students. Here the students watched this geometric shaped animal transform as he pulled out claws and horns on the monster.  He textured the model with available brushes already built it Zbrush and what emerged was a complete 3D monster.

Alum demonstrates 3D software at ARC

Mary-Ann Myers and Mary Ann Myers May 5, 2015

American River College alumn Jonathan Camacho, a 3D animation major who was in professor Matt Stoher’s 3D animation class, came to campus to demonstrate modeling software to art new media students. Camacho...

ARC student and Film Producer works on two films

Jose Garcia and Jose Garcia April 13, 2015

Alonzo Chism, an American River College student who has worked with hip-hop artists such as Mistah Fab and Krumbsnatcha of Gangstarr, is now working on two films. Chism is working on “Fight 4 Your...

“Smash” club holds first tournament of the semester

“Smash” club holds first tournament of the semester

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson November 18, 2014

The Super Smash Brothers club at American River College held its first tournament meeting of the semester Friday and the winner walked away $30 richer. ARC student Jefferson Lott, a mechanical engineering...

Super Smash Brothers fans have a new favorite club at ARC

“Super Smash Brothers” fans have a new favorite club at ARC

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson October 15, 2014

“Super Smash Brothers” has been a cornerstone for Nintendo gaming consoles for over a decade. Because some students have grown up with the series, it’s no wonder there is now a “Smash” club at...

A look at the aesthetic of the new iPad line released Oct. 22.

With more left to cover, Apple updates the iPad line

Adnan Ramic and Adnan Ramic October 23, 2013

Even though Apple revealed its newest version of the iPhone a little over a month ago, it is safe to say that it still had some cards left up its sleeve. In a press conference Tuesday, Apple announced...

Retrospective look at gameplay from generation 1 to generation 6

New Pokémon generation seeks to innovate gameplay and rekindle old fans.

Adnan Ramic and Adnan Ramic September 24, 2013

The world of Pokémon began with the release of “Pokémon Red” and “Pokémon Green” in Japan for the Gameboy in 1996. It was released in North America a little over two years later. Now,...

Apple keynote reveals two new iphones

Apple keynote reveals two new iphones

Adnan Ramic and Adnan Ramic September 11, 2013

Apple took to Cupertino, Calif. and revealed its plans for the future of the iPhone legacy they’ve been building since 2007. CEO Tim Cook began the keynote by talking about the current status of Apple...

Technology in Churches

Jonathan H. Ellyson and Jonathan Ellyson April 3, 2013

Fog machines, electric guitars, lasers, loud music, and multimedia displays that tower over an audience; these might be items you’d expect to see at a rock show. It is a growing trend now to see this...

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