The American River Current

Career Fair brings employers to American River College

Career Fair brings employers to American River College

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

May 4, 2015

The FBI was among many organizations recruiting at a Career Fair held at American River College last Thursday. Alexandra Vaniw, a psychology major, stopped by the FBI table. “I always wanted to go into behavioral analysis,” said Vaniw. Besides the FBI, the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department,...

Opinion: What we can all do to increase voter turnout

Opinion: What we can all do to increase voter turnout

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

April 15, 2015

In 2014, the Black Friday shopping numbers shamed the number of people who voted in the midterm elections. The sale on a TV is more important than the finances of the county? More important than the finances of the college you are attending? If saving $400 on TV is important, saving a country billions...

ASB boards tackle Club Day, elections

ASB boards tackle Club Day, elections

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

April 15, 2015

This week’s elections and the upcoming Club Day were among the biggest topics discussed at the Associated Student Body Student Senate and Clubs and Events Board meetings Tuesday. Tamara Dunning, who is acting as ASB Student Senate president, discussed the Rock the Vote events that are taking place...

Pi day to be celebrated at American River College

Pi day to be celebrated at American River College

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

March 12, 2015

For Pi Day this year, American River College's math department will be holding a presentation about the history of the number pi, answering questions students may have about math, and organizing games and activities with prizes such as pies and pi themed t-shirts. While last year’s Pi Day talk was...

Take this Class PREAP 111

Take this Class PREAP 111

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

February 27, 2015

Vocational training classes offered on campus allow students to work hands-on in fields they are interested in. PREAP 111, an eight week, introductory-level course, covers various aspects of commercial and industrial infrastructure construction work in five apprenticeship areas: carpentry, sheet metal,...

CAEB plans for bad weather on upcoming Club Day

CAEB plans for bad weather on upcoming Club Day

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

February 3, 2015

The Club and Events Board meeting Tuesday included discussion of contingency plans for the upcoming Club Day. CAEB spent time preparing for possible bad weather on Club Day. In case of rain, the Club Day events will take place inside Student Center. The date and time of Club Day remains the same:...

Ribbon cutting ceremony officially opens ARC’s new culinary arts building

Ribbon cutting ceremony officially opens ARC’s new culinary arts building

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

January 31, 2015

American River College’s Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management program officially opened the new Culinary Arts building by holding a ribbon cutting and building dedication ceremony, and offered attendees a welcome tour Friday. The building, which has been in use since the beginning of last...

Loving Steampunk element, students new to college productions are proving themselves capable.

Loving Steampunk element, students new to college productions are proving themselves capable.

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

April 30, 2014

Of the four lead roles in the American River College production of “Much Ado About Nothing,” two are played by actors new to college productions: Micah Smith and Ashley Rose. First-timer Smith plays Claudio. Rose, playing Beatrice, is in her second college production, following last semester’s role as ...

Ye olde English meets Steampunk

Ye olde English meets Steampunk

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

April 15, 2014

There will be a robot and there might be steam. American River College’s production of the Shakespeare classic “Much ado about nothing” is a steampunk adaptation. The character of Verges, portrayed by actor Jeremy Diefenbacher, will be a robot, according to the director of production, Pamela Down...

Pi and Pie at ARC

Pi and Pie at ARC

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

March 18, 2014

The American River College math department held its first ever Pi Day celebration, which included free pie, math puzzles and an information session on careers in mathematics, on Thursday, March 13. Pi Day is traditionally celebrated on March 14, but the math department celebrated early to accommoda...

Opinion: Is journalism dead in America?

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

February 27, 2014

William Randolph Hearst once said, “News is something somebody doesn't want printed; all else is advertising.” Upon a quick survey of local media, I am concerned American journalists have forgotten Hearst’s words since their introduction to journalism classes. That’s my understanding of journalism: R...

Students concerned about noisy elevators

Students concerned about noisy elevators

Korbl Klimecki, Alex Panasenko, Korbl Klimecki, and Alex Panasenko

February 19, 2014

By Korbl Klimecki and Alex Panasenko Following the continual maintenance issues at American River College last semester, student concerns have now arisen in regards to the safety of the elevators in the parking garage. Even when in order, squeaks and groans can be heard as the elevators operate....

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