The American River Current

ARC rocks the bells

ARC rocks the bells

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

October 10, 2012

A strange sound was heard ringing out over campus on Sept. 21. For the first time in two years, the library bells chimed, confusing many. The bells were then silent for another week and most students probably forgot all about them. The last time the bells rang on campus was in 2010, just before the...

Top five fast snacks

Students who are taking night classes have vending machines like these machines by Danies Hall to fill their empty stomachs after all the cafes have closed for the night. (Photo by Stephanie Lee)

Michael Pacheco and Michael Pacheco

October 10, 2012

With many students coming to school early in the morning and late at night, many of our campus’s food options aren’t available. The main alternative food source are the vending machines that dot the campus, but some of the choices are not really the best ones to available. Still, there are always...

Take this class: Horticulture 305

Olesya Sytnyk and Olesya Sytnyk

October 10, 2012

HORT 305 helps students become familiar with the often-strange science in the botanical world. The students of this class learn about growth habits, culturally sustainable methods and uses of ornamental woody and herbaceous plants in the California landscape. The class covers plants that are in season...

How girly is too girly?

How girly is too girly?

Mayra Sanchez and Jessica Maynard

October 10, 2012

Hello, my name is Mayra, and I am not a “girl’s girl.” It’s a decision I made long ago when I was repeatedly denied access to any of my brother’s hangouts. I spent most of my formative years trying to compete with the boys. From playing soccer to selling candy, I was constantly trying to...

Community Resource Fair seeks to give job opportunities to students

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

October 3, 2012

The second annual American River College Campus and Community Resource Fair was held at the Rose Marks Pavilion at ARC on Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fair offered information on services such as volunteer opportunities, job training, legal assistance and many others. “We had about 60...

American River Current, staff win 15 journalism awards from JACC

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

September 25, 2012

The Journalism Association of Community Colleges announced the winners of the 2012 competition Saturday, Sept 22. The American River Current won 15 awards in the mail-in competition, including: Newspaper General Excellence Enterprise Story/Series- Trevor Horn, Senior Staff Writer Front Page Layout- Steven Conde...

Dos and Don’ts for College Freshmen

Dos and Don’ts for College Freshmen

Steven Paxiao and Steven Paxaio

September 19, 2012

There are many differences between high school and college, and these differences are apparent starting with your first semester in school. With these new ways of learning, there are many things that freshman need to know about what to do and what not to do to succeed while attending college. DO 1.  ...

Looking for love in all the online spaces

Looking for love in all the online spaces

Mayra Sanchez and Mayra Sanchez

September 19, 2012

October will mark my one-year anniversary with my single self. Between the poorly written texts I receive from empty headed men and my self-destructive ways, I’d rather listen to my mom’s iPod than hear another “how you doin’?” pick up line. Realizing I was a little past due for a candle light...

Salt, sun and speed: ARC student does tech inspection for amateur racing

A vintage car enthusiast, Rob Zomber volunteers as a safety tech inspector in his free time. (Photo by Ashley King)

Ashley King and Ashley King

September 19, 2012

When getting elbow deep from the underside of a car, some wind up covered in dirt. Rob Zomber, however, generally has a coarse layer of salt. He picks it up from the dried alkaline lakebeds and salt flat race tracks. Zomber, an American River College student, is a volunteer Southern California Timing...

Drumming for the Corps

Drumming for the Corps

Michael Pacheco and Michael Pacheco

September 19, 2012

Standing in front of screaming crowd, blinded by the lights of Lucas Oil stadium, being cooled by the air in the dome that contrasted with the early August heat, the only thing that was in my mind was, “it’s already over.” The Sacramento Mandarins drum & bugle corps, which is now heading...

Take this class: Jazz 310

Students from the Intermediate Jazz class show off their skills. On the left is Malene Wohlford, on top is Jenna Miller, on the bottom is Hanna Yanni, and on the right is Deatra Shields. (Photo by Bryce Fraser)

Shelby Young and Shelby Young

September 19, 2012

Today’s popular music blaring through the speakers, feet moving to the beat and bodies sliding across the wooden floors - Intermediate Jazz 310 is the class to take if you’re a dance freak or someone who enjoys watching “Dancing with the Stars.” Their motto is “we don’t steal, we applaud.” Sunny...

Campus Pulse- “What would you like to see built next on campus?”

Campus Pulse-

Current Staff

September 19, 2012

"An Internet cafe." Damon Jenkins Major: Electrical Engineering     "A really nice gym." Julie Kiselev Major: Nursing     "A child care service." Laurel Housh ARC Former Student     “Solid stable place for DSPS students to be dropped off.” Dylan...

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