The American River Current

Photo Gallery : College faces pandemic

A sign that reads ‘Campus Is Closed No Permit Required’ hangs on the ticket kiosk in an empty parking lot at American River College on March 16, 2020. Since the Los Rios Community College closed its campuses, students’ classes are now converted to online until further notice.

Emily Mello

March 17, 2020

The Los Rios Community College District announced on March 12 that the district will postpone face to face classes which results in online classes until further notice. White flyers with big bold red letters read ‘Campus Closed Effective Immediately’ plaster classroom doors at nearly vacant American...

Photo Gallery : Sweet expectations

Noemi Cortes Bernal, culinary arts major, measured a teaspoon of chocolate syrup to begin the process of baking a two tone chocolate buttercream cake on Feb.11, 2020.

Emily Mello

February 19, 2020

  The Advanced Baking Pastry 330 class at American River College is focused on commercial production of baked products such as pastries, candies and also wedding cakes. It also emphasizes the baking of breads, frozen desserts, cakes and chocolate work. The class is part of the Culinary Arts De...

Photo Gallery : Former State Champions Fall Short

Zoe Zimmerman, freshman outside hitter, blocks the ball during a game against Folsom Lake College that earn the team a spot in the California Community College Athletic Association’s 2019 Women's Volleyball Championship at American River College on Nov. 30, 2019.

Emily Mello

December 12, 2019

  The American River College women’s volleyball team made it the California Community College Athletic Association’s 2019 Women's Volleyball Championship in Chula Vista, San Diego on Dec. 7. Unfortunately, the 2018 champions lost to Irvine Valley College 3-2 during the quarterfinals. This ...

Photo Gallery : Give Back to Sac

The American River College Pi Theta Kappa Club have reached out to the greater community and are working with the Sacramento Food Bank to help distribute food to the homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic, while they are unable to function on campus. (file photo)

Emily Mello

December 12, 2019

By Emily Mello,  Jack Harris and Oden Taylor  This holiday season, consider giving back to your community through one of these great volunteer opportunities. At the Front Street Animal Shelter, you can bring out your inner animal lover. Find a human connection through one of the many volunteer opt...

Photo Gallery: Offbeat Course Catalog

Want to skip sweating up a storm and still fulfill the physical education requirement while getting your Katniss on? Enroll in archery during the fall semester, where students learn the basic techniques of safety.

Emily Mello

October 24, 2019

American River College offers classes of all kinds. From archery to the college’s Funeral Services program, these are some of the unique classes that you can find in the course catalog. 

Photo Essay: The Legacy of Dance

Dance major Latraye Allen performs a hip-hop routine in a dance studio at American River College, on Feb. 6, 2019. Allen is enrolled in the Dance Production: studio and Stage class and says his main focus is in hip-hop dancing. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Ashley Hayes-Stone and Patrick Hyun Wilson

February 13, 2019

Music echoes off the walls of the dance studio. The wall of mirrors extends the room beyond its natural edge and students of dance warm up and practice their moves. Sunny Smith has taught dance at American River College for 20 years. She says her goal is to prepare students for the dance industry...

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