The American River Current

The show must go on

ARC fashion department has adapted to the virtual setting during the pandemic to keep the show going on. (Photo illustration by Emily Mello)
Even with all the pandemic setbacks, the fashion department has adapted to the virtual settings
December 9, 2020

  After the American River College campus shut down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fashion department struggled with its online transition because the majority of its activities and...

ARC Career Pathways holds detailed FBI workshop

On Oct, 26 American River College partnered with Sacramento City College cosponsored an event with an FBI agent Daniel Rodriguez where he shared tips on how to apply for the FBI as an agent and also on other areas of the institution. (Photo Illustration by Emily Mello)
November 25, 2020

Last month, Laura Adams and Yolanda Ramizes from Sacramento City College hosted a Zoom workshop with a special agent from the FBI, Daniel Rodriguez, in partnership with American River College Career Pathways....

STEM building complete, but sits empty amid pandemic

The new building at the ARC campus (STEM building), has been finished since earlier in August, but some of the furniture and some final touches have yet to be made on the interior of the building, although the outside it’s complete. (Photo courtesy of Matthew Blevis, ARC campus operator supervisor)
New building may not open until fall 2021
October 19, 2020

After the campus shut down last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College’s administrative staff guaranteed that the new Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) building...

EMT program at ARC still on campus, deals with new adaptations

Anysia Hernandez, an EMT program major, simulates a cervical immobilization on a stretcher that is made for trauma patients. This photo was taken before the campus shut down on March 18, 2020. (Photo by Emily Mello)
The Emergency Medical Technology Program at ARC adapts to pandemic life
October 13, 2020

With the setbacks COVID-19 created this year, the Emergency Medical Technology program at American River College has been adapting since the campus shut down on March 18. The program is one of the few...

Consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have hit international students the hardest

Traveling restrictions and federal regulations: International Students Program reaches out to students in uncertain times
(Photo by Illustration by Emily Mello)
May 14, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, international students are also dealing with challenges during this time in quarantine, including the new travel restrictions that prevent them from visiting their families...

STEM Building Construction isn’t a concern to ARC administration

Even with the COVID -19 issue, the American River College administration guarantees that constructors will continue to work to accomplish the deadline for the STEM building to be ready for the fall semester 2020. (Photo by Emily Mello)
April 16, 2020

Despite a campus shutdown brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College’s new Science Technology Engineering Mathematics building (STEM) is still on track for completion by June. Even...

Getting recruited means more than excelling in the sport; ARC coaches speak about scouting that perfect fit

American River College running back Julie Leslie attempts to maneuver around a Laney College defensive back to score a touchdown. The game happened on Sept. 20, 2019, at ARC football field. (Photo by Emily Mello)
April 1, 2020

American River College’s recruiting process for athletes requires coaches and staff members to dig into high schools and also around the district, to find who could fit better on the team and what specific...

Lida Kaphar’s on-going passion for music

Lida Haphar, biochem and molecular biology major, has been playing the violin since she was 6-years-old and in the last year she has competed in the Crescendo International Music Competition at Carnegie Hall in New York City. (Photo by Emily Mello)
September 23, 2019

At only 5-years-old, Lida Kaphar decided that she wanted to play the violin, even though her mom wanted her to learn the piano first.   “Every single immigrant parent wants you to play some kind...

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The student voice of American River College since 1955
Article by Emily Mello