The American River Current

Professor’s rant spurs student walk out

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

February 13, 2013

Professor Brozovich meeting with administration College professors are always challenging their students to think critically. By using examples from their own experience along with an approved lesson plan, the ideas learned can influence a student for the rest of their lives. But can a professor go too f...

“Lobby Day” controversy

Mark Ahling and Mark Ahling

February 13, 2013

The heart and soul of American River College lays amidst the bustle and clank of the new Starbucks and in the middle of the new student center. A simple white sign designates its entrance, but in no way defines it. The center for leadership and development is the place where important school decisions...

Women in combat

ARC student and Navy veteran Rosemary Donovan, 29, served more than seven years as a medic. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Tracy Johnson Novak and Tracy Johnson-Novak

February 13, 2013

Lifted ban on combat roles stirs controversy among female veterans on campus On Jan. 24, 2013, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women serving in direct ground combat roles in the military as part of a plan to “eliminate all unnecessary gender barriers to service,” according to a Dep...

New and improved student center opens to much fanfare

The main entrance to the Student Center is located near the library. (Photo by Jenn Schopfer)

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

February 13, 2013

Addition of Starbucks and lounges revitalize campus social scene Nestled between the American River College bookstore and library, the new Student Services building provides a modern space for the ARC community. "It's been a long time in coming," said Manuel Perez, Dean of Student Services. "[The bu...

News Briefs 2-13-13

Nikita McGee-Davis and Nikita McGee-Davis

February 13, 2013

  New Science/Fine Arts Building   The spring 2013 semester brings a new addition to the ARC campus: the Life Science/Fine Arts Building. The 8,074 square foot building has the latest and most sophisticated classrooms. It also has labs for art, nutrition, chemistry/biology, and int...

Guns rights conversation comes to ARC

American River College Campus Police, such as Sgt. Mike Olson, carry firearms for the safety and security of all students, staff, visitors and property. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Tracy Johnson-Novak and Tracy Johnson-Novak

February 13, 2013

National argument poses questions about campus gun policy With the federal policies and regulations regarding guns on the nation’s mind, there is talk about arming teachers on school campuses. While considered mostly for kindergarten through high schools, colleges and universities are no stranger...

News Briefs

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

December 5, 2012

Art on display by ARC students The works of ARC students are on display in Crocker Art Museum. The cost of admission is $10 general and $8 for senior and students. It takes places at the Education Center on 216 O St. from now through Dec. 16, at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and Thursdays u...

ASB votes for recall of Student Trustee after complaints

ASB votes for recall of Student Trustee after complaints

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

December 5, 2012

The Associated Student Body voted on a resolution to recall Student Trustee Bryan Ryan on Nov. 29. The reasons for removal listed on the resolution include being unresponsive to senate presidents, acting contrary to the interests and welfare of the students and disregarding the expressed intentions...

‘tis the season for charity and giving

The Salvation Army lists out items that can be donated at this Angel Tree, located inside Arden Fair Mall. They have three separate categories for ages 3 to 16. (Photo by Stephanie Lee)

Shelby Young and Stephanie Lee

December 5, 2012

Salvation Army, Toys For Tots among choices to help needy families for the holidays It’s the smell of pine and winter that hits you and makes you realize that Christmas is just around the corner. And just like most Americans, you get ready to finish your shopping for gifts and decorations. But for some...

What’s new in 2013

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

December 5, 2012

The Current keeps you covered before next semester with upcoming news, music and movies As another year draws to a close, you hold in your hands (or view on your screen) the last edition of the Current for the fall 2012 semester. As this is the last issue of the year, we will be unable to cover...

Counseling at ARC struggles towards end of semester

Counseling at ARC struggles towards end of semester

Cintia Lopez and Sergio Portela

December 5, 2012

Students unsatisfied with long waiting times while office looks to alternative methods When you walk into the counseling office at the end of the year, you see chairs filled with students just waiting to hear their name called, a long line of people waiting to set up an appointment two weeks in advan...

New chancellor of Los Rios district chosen

New chancellor of Los Rios district chosen

Sharon Styles and Sharon Styles

December 5, 2012

Dr. Brian King brings leadership skills to serve more than 80,000 students Dr. Brian King accepted the position of chancellor for the Los Rios Community College District and will begin his new job on Feb. 1, 2013. The position was left vacant after Dr. Brice Harris retired.  Harris recently came out...

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