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

American River College’s Meditation Room provides a clean, quiet place for students to use. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC offers space for people to be alone

Shy Bell, A&C Editor May 18, 2024

With the busyness of college life, especially as the semester dwindles to a close, students can find themselves lacking a place of reprieve on campus. Although places like the library and Learning Resource...

Jesus Miranda (right) and Troy Bernard (left) prepare to make sourdough in Hospitality Management class 326 on April 4, 2024. (Photo by Jose Leon)

Take this class: Hospitality Management 326

Jose Leon, Staff Writer May 16, 2024

As the rich smell of malty sweetness fills your lungs, the sense of floating dreamily is cut by the quick and organized movements of student bakers gliding across the room. The hustle and bustle of the...

The task of trying to talk to a counselor can be a stressful one. (Photo Illustration by Shy Bell)

LRCCD should make counseling more accessible to students

The Current Staff May 16, 2024

Navigating the ins and outs of college can be difficult for anyone. This includes both students who are fresh out of high school and students returning to school after a hiatus. The criteria for transferring...

A patron of the Kaneko Gallery studies the art during the “Homosocial” exhibition on May 2, 2024. (Photo by Shy Bell)

Kaneko Gallery hosts “Homosocial” exhibition

Shy Bell, A&C Editor May 16, 2024

As the semester draws to a close, there is still an opportunity for American River College students to catch a glimpse of some art on campus before summer break. The Kaneko gallery’s “Homosocial”...

Paula Ackman, a volunteer from Lend A Heart, with therapy dog Cosmo on February 28, 2024 in the Student Center at American River College. (Photo by Chris Johnson)

ARC to host therapy dog event for students during stressful time period

Chris Johnson, Staff Writer April 27, 2024

As exam season approaches, students may find themselves overcome with stress and anxiety. According to TimelyCare, a website that focuses on improving the mental health of students, research suggests that...

Two of the limited number of vending machines available on the American River College campus, pictured on February 21, 2024, can be found near the Dusty Baker Center. (Photo by Waheed Daud)

Few vending machines remain on the ARC campus

Waheed Daud, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

When students have some free time on campus, they may walk around to find a nice and refreshing drink from a vending machine. The only problem with that is that there are few vending machines around the...

Davies Hall, pictured on February 29, 2024, is currently fenced off from the American River College community. (Photo by Waheed Daud)

Davies Hall set to undergo reconstruction

Joseph Bianchini and Waheed Daud April 4, 2024

It has been over five months since Davies Hall and its 36 classrooms and 95 offices shut down, sending American River College students and faculty into a frenzy. Since then, ARC has found a way to navigate...

Jose Ramirez, a construction worker, works on the restroom in the American River College lower library on March 28, 2024. (Photo by Elisha Chandra)

ARC’s lower library scheduled to reopen soon

Elisha Chandra, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

American River College’s lower library is scheduled to be reopened for both classes and faculty offices soon, according to Kaitlyn Collignon, ARC’s public information officer.  “Classes are expected...

Lindsie Kotcher (right), a full time employee of the Center for Leadership and Development as a Student Support Assistant for Student Life, is seen here leading the Women’s March around the American River College main campus on March 26, 2024. Supporters came out in droves with signs and banners to express their support for women to have free agency over their own bodies. 

Kotcher brought the women’s marches to the campus this year in dedication to the woman leaders of ARC, both among the faculty and the student body. 

“There’s usually a women’s march between February and March, nationally.” Kotcher said. “I thought it would be cool to bring it to American River College.” (Photo by William Forseth)

Photo of the day: March, 26, 2024

Will Forseth, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

Club Day was held in the American River College student center on, Feb. 29. Students were able to gather information on a wide variety of ARC clubs, while also being able to play games and eat food. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

Photo of the Day: Feb. 29, 2024

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor March 4, 2024

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