The American River Current

ASB debates $1,000 donation to AR Review

Student Senator Earl Crouchley III (right) delivers a speech to ASB arguing for a $1,000 donation to the AR Review on Nov. 9. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Brienna Edwards

November 16, 2017

On Nov. 9, the American River College Student Senate discussed Bill F-17,  which would allocate $1,000  to the American River Review for production cost for its 2018 edition. The American River Review is a literary journal published by American River College, and is entirely student-produced. It has wo...

ARC becomes home to nation’s only university-style literary press

English Professor Michael Spurgeon leads a discussion in his English Creative Writing 455 class. ENGCW 455 read all submissions sent to Ad Lumen. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

October 5, 2017

American River College’s English Department has created a program unlike any other in the country. ARC is now home to the nation’s only community college-based university-style literary press and it is accepting submissions from all over the world, and opening its doors to students that want to...

SummerWords returns for sixth annual workshop

The crowd looks on as Christian Kiefer speaks during the 2016 SummerWords conference at ARC. (File Photo)

Mack Ervin III

May 9, 2017

American River College will host its sixth annual creative writing workshop SummerWords late this spring from May 25-28. SummerWords is a creative writing festival that will feature panels, workshops, readings, and more from ARC professors and esteemed writers and poets. The festival will featur...

Student’s artwork displayed in Shadow Box

ARC student Miguel Miranda's artwork is on display in the Shadow Box located in the art department across from the Kaneko Gallery. (Photo courtesy of Miguel Miranda)

Lidiya Grib

January 31, 2017

Art student Miguel Miranda’s artwork was displayed in the Shadow Box during the first three weeks of the semester depicting realism and abstract forms and drawings. The art drawings that Miranda selected extended into a broad variety of different mediums, forms, styles and techniques with each p...

Opinion: Girl power – the women of ARC earned their positions

Student Senate President Valencia Scott (right) with Vice President Alejandra Hilbert (left) delivers her opening message at the September 29, 2016 meeting in the board room. (File Photo)

Hannah Darden

November 3, 2016

In various quiet spots around campus over the course of two days, I sat with four women and talked about intersectionality, the seeming impossibility of student involvement at ARC and the daunting nature of power. These conversations all had one thing in common - we were all women in high-ranking studen...

Senate allocates $1,000 to the American River Review

American River College student senate president Valencia Scott (left) and Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta (right) listen to discussion at the October 13, 2016 meeting in the board room. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

John Ennis

October 17, 2016

The ARC student senate added new board members and passed a bill to fund the American River Review at their meeting on Thursday. Senator Yasmeen Baxter was sworn in early in the meeting then President Valencia Scott introduced their newest appointment, Fatemeh Mehraban, who told the board about h...

Sacramento reading series to host Los Rios Night

Tara Henry reads from

Hannah Darden

September 15, 2016

Sacramento’s monthly Stories on Stage event will be hosting a Los Rios night on Sept. 30, featuring four of the best works from each Los Rios college’s literary magazine. Local actors Jessica Laskey and Angel Rodriguez will be reading fiction by Los Rios students from American River College, C...

ARC hosts annual review for literary magazine

Editor and Chief of the American River Review, Eric Vincent, holds a Q&A at the

Allante Morris

May 2, 2016

American River College hosted “Word Soup,” a collection of writing done by students and faculty members that are featured in the annual magazine, “The American River Review.” ARC Professor Michael Spurgeon began with informing students that they could sign up for this year’s conference f...

Students submit art for Kaneko gallery

 An ARC student submits her art to the Kaneko. Students will be submitting different forms of art in order to be selected for a spot in this years American River Review.(Photograph by Timon Barkley)

Nicole Kesler

February 25, 2016

American River College’s James Kaneko Gallery held open art submissions for students last week. ARC students submitted multiple forms of art into a contest held by the Kaneko - the art gallery contest winner will have their piece published in the American River Review, the school’s literary and...

An award winning literary magazine, made by ARC students

An award winning literary magazine, made by ARC students

Adnan Ramic and Adnan Ramic

October 15, 2014

Art can be found all over the campus at American River College. From sculptures and artwork in and around the fine arts department to the Kaneko Art Gallery and poetry recitals. But not many students on campus realize that there is an award-winning literary magazine published from ARC’s campus,...

American River Review is a visual and literary delight

American River Review is a visual and literary delight

Alisha Kirby, Steven Condemarin, Alisha Kirby, and Steven Condemarin

April 24, 2013

By Alisha Kirby and Steven Condemarin Campus magazine offers some of students’ best creative efforts The American River Review is a publication that begins and ends with the students. Our peers bring all of the literature, photography, art, design and layout to life. Even though works are cate...

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