The American River Current

How to leave ARC

The goal for a lot of students attending American River College is to eventually transfer to a four-year university. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
May 2, 2018

People are often advised to avoid community college at all costs because for many it is all too  easy to get stuck. According to a website called Edsource.org, a study done by The Campaign for College...

Child Development Center helps student-parents

American River College's Childhood Development Center employees Jennifer Lewin and Vasyl Ivanov read to each other on April 6, 2018. (Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
April 12, 2018

Community college is home to a diverse student population with different stories and backgrounds. Some come straight out of high school, others are returning from the workforce and many have children of...

CAEB Welcomes new Vice President

Club and Events Board President Mariana Topich and Comissioner of Finance Jacob Kohl discuss the agenda of a meeting on March 6th at ARC. (Photo by Alondra Botello)
March 9, 2018

American River College’s Clubs and Events Board met on March 6 to swear in a new vice president, finalize details on Club Day and Beaver Week, as well as help fund the Model United Nations Club and its...

BloodSource plans visit to ARC

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March 5, 2018

American River College students will have an opportunity to donate blood  March 6 and 7 through BloodSource, a community based, non-profit blood center that provides mobile blood drives.   Ryan Nix,...

ARC looks to hire new dean for Natomas Center

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March 1, 2018

The Natomas Educational Center is now hiring a full-time dean, a permanent position that begins in April. According to the posting on Los Rios’ job site, the typical duties of this position include...

ARC college hour offers the chance to study in London

Psychology professor Mark Stewart presents to the audience about studying abroad in London during summer of 2018 at American River College on Feb. 1 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Alondra Botello)
February 12, 2018

In a previous version, the Current incorrectly referred to Kristina Casper-Denman as Kristina Casper-Denmark. On Feb. 1, Raef Hall became home to a group of eager students looking to spend a semester...

ARC to host college hour about studying abroad

ARC to host college hour about studying abroad
January 31, 2018

American River College students interested in studying abroad will have an opportunity to spend a semester in Florence or London this year. An informational meeting will be held this Thursday in Raef...

Take this class: vocal jazz ensemble

Vocal jazz professor Art Lapierre teaches his beginning vocal ensemble class at American River College on Jan. 22 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Alondra Botello)
January 30, 2018

Music stands labeled “ARC MUSIC” wait silently to be placed in a semi-circle around a Yamaha grand piano. From the distance you can hear multiple students warming up their voices before walking into...

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articles by Alondra Botello