The American River Current

ARC dominates Napa Valley in season opener

American River college starter Kaitlyn Janese (left) blocks a Napa Valley player in their first game of the season at ARC on Nov. 14, 2019. ARC won the opener 89 - 4. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Alexis Warren

November 25, 2019

The American River College women’s basketball team opened their 2019-20 season with a home game against Napa Valley College Storm on the night of Nov. 14. The Beavers washed the Storm out with an ending score of 89-44. The Napa Valley Storm consisted of only eight players total, giving them only t...

CAPSS helps students ‘Suit Up’ with JCPenney

Engineering major Francisco Leon-Gomez tries on a suit during the first Suit Up Event, hosted by American River College's Career And Pathways Support Services on March 10, 2019. (File Photo)

Alexis Warren

September 17, 2019

Can you imagine what it’d feel like to show up to a job interview looking your absolute best? Well thanks to American River College Career and Pathways Support Services, you don’t have to imagine. On Sunday, Sept. 22, CAPSS will partner with JCPenney at Arden Fair Mall to host its second Suit ...

ASB grants funds for Engineering Club

Secretary of the American River College Engineering Club, Jesbaam Sanchez advocates for a $2,500 grant at the Associated Student Body board meeting on behalf of the club on May 3, 2019.

Alexis Warren

May 8, 2019

As the end of the spring semester approaches, the American River College Associated Student Body held its second-to-last meeting on May 3. Discussions in this meeting included the urge for all Student Senate officers to finish the semester strong, a $2,500 grant request from the Engineering Club and t...

This former ARC student’s struggle with housing is not unique

Former American River College student Courteney Duren-Hill and her son Gavin Hill lost their mobile home during the spring 2018 semester due to an increase in rent. Now, she has relocated from motel to motel. While attending ARC, Duren-Hill benefitted from the services offered to students. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

February 13, 2019

It’s morning and Courteney Duren-Hill wakes up to her alarm going off in her living room at her single-wide mobile home in Caravan Village near Watt Avenue and Auburn Boulevard. Sighing, she lays in bed for a minute and stares at the wooden panel walls that make up her home, then looks down at the ha...

Fulton finishes her last season with a splash

Women's water polo captain Abby Fulton sits on a diving board at the pool at American River College on Dec. 6, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

December 11, 2018

Abby Fulton not only balances the responsibility of a college student but also the responsibilities of being the captain of the American River College women's water polo team. It’s her passion for the sport, however, that keeps her in the game. Fulton says she remembers always being in the water since the ag...

Walker walks into lead role in ARC production

Kloe Walker poses as her character Evie during rehearsals of “In Love and Warcraft” in the Black Box Theater at American River College on Nov. 5, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

November 29, 2018

It’s around 11:40 p.m. as Kloe Walker gets ready for bed. She turns on the faucet, splashes water on her face and dabs it away. After a making a few funny faces in the mirror, she lays down for bed and opens her phone to SSSNIPERWOLF, her favorite YouTube channel. In the middle of a video a notific...

Transferring may not be as easy you think

Students who are transferring out of American River College can visit the Transfer Center, located in the Counseling Center for assistance and information about the transferring process. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Imani Smith

November 1, 2018

As transfer season falls upon American River College, many students will consider all of their campus options. Although transferring to a new college can be a highly rewarding and exciting time in a student’s life, it can also be stressful. I’m currently in the midst of transferring out of ARC and I ha...

To caffeinate or not to caffeinate

Students wait in line at American River College's Starbucks location on Aug. 28, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

August 30, 2018

Coffee is one of the most essential parts of a college student’s lifestyle. It makes powering through those 2 a.m. study sessions and early morning classes possible. Coffee really does play a crucial part in students’ productivity and that’s why it was such a big deal when American River College an...

ARC opens new meditation room

The newly opened meditation room is located in the Center for Leadership and Development in the Student Center. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Nathan Bauer

October 24, 2017

American River College now provides a dedicated quiet space for meditation, prayer and reflection for all current students, faculty and staff. During the spring 2017 semester the ARC Muslim Student Association requested a space where students could observe prayer while taking classes after a Musli...

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