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Storm will not affect classes, school says

Storm will not affect classes, school says

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

December 10, 2014

The anticipated storm, which forecasts predict will begin this evening, will not affect classes, according to an ARC notification emailed to students. "At this time, American River College has no plans to cancel class or suspend campus operations, but please plan for travel delays and use caution...

Guardian Angels of Northern California converge on Arcade Creek Trail for safety patrols

Guardian Angels of Northern California converge on Arcade Creek Trail for safety patrols

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

December 9, 2014

Members of the Guardian Angels, a non-profit volunteer-based group that patrol high-crime communities, held a community meeting at Arcade Creek Park on Saturday afternoon, where they discussed a plan with area residents to patrol the Arcade Creek Trail and emphasised their role in reducing crime. “We...

Photo gallery: ARC football falls to CCSF in NorCal Football Conference championship game

Photo gallery: ARC football falls to CCSF in NorCal Football Conference championship game

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

December 2, 2014

ARC football suffered a heartbreaking loss on Saturday, as City College of San Francisco kicked a 41-yard field goal in the last six seconds of the NorCal Football Conference championship game to pull ahead, winning 17-14. While CCSF will advance to face Mt. San Antonio College for the state title,...

Victim of armed robbery speaks: “I was terrified for my life”

Victim of armed robbery speaks: “I was terrified for my life”

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

November 26, 2014

The victim of the recent armed robbery on the Arcade Creek Trail described feeling “terrified for (her) life” while her attackers threatened her with a gun and tales of raping and murdering women in an interview with the Current. Casey Genzlinger, a 20-year-old English major at American River Co...

Student robbed at gunpoint on creek trail near campus

Student robbed at gunpoint on creek trail near campus

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

November 17, 2014

An American River College student was robbed at gunpoint by two men while walking toward the college on the Arcade Creek Trail near campus at 12:20 p.m. on Monday. A police description included in a news bulletin emailed to students listed the suspects as a black male, 6-foot-2 and 180 pounds, wearing...

Photo gallery: ARC Royals dance team holds auditions

Photo gallery: ARC Royals dance team holds auditions

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

November 14, 2014

The ARC Royals dance team held open auditions on Friday. The team preforms during half time at football games and at basketball games. Auditions will continue Nov. 15 from 2-4 p.m.at ARC in P.E. 235. Photos by Barbara Harvey     [slideshow_deploy id='14949']    

Photo gallery: Clinton headlines ‘Get Out the Vote’ rally at UC Davis

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

October 30, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton headlined a "Get Out the Vote" rally at the University of California, Davis on Wednesday. Clinton was in attendance to campaign for Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, and Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, who are facing tight races for re-election in the Nov. 4 midterm elections....

Photo gallery: Football’s landslide victory against Feather River College

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

October 28, 2014

American River College's football team, ranked No. 1 in state, defeated Feather River College 44-8 on Oct. 25, advancing to a 7-0 record for the season thus far. Photos By Barbara Harvey   [slideshow_deploy id='14506']

Former MMA fighter learns to walk again

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

October 28, 2014

Walking was “out of the question.” Former mixed martial artist and ARC student Devin Johnson was 22 years old when an injury suffered during MMA practice left him fighting for his life. When he woke up from the two-week medically induced coma doctors put him in to save his life, he was paralyzed...

Four-woman brawl erupts in cafeteria

Four-woman brawl erupts in cafeteria

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

October 27, 2014

A physical altercation involving four women began in the American River College cafeteria and escalated into the area in front of the bookstore on Monday around 12:30 p.m. One of the women involved in the fight, ARC student I’yannah Pollard, 18, recounted the events leading up to the fight. “We...

Are professors prepared?

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

October 9, 2014

When asked if he feels prepared to deal with violence in the classroom, ESL professor Paul Bracco seemed unsure. “Prepared? I think physically I feel relatively prepared, and maybe instinctually, but as far as there are certain protocols I need to follow or certain things I need to know, I probably...

Men’s water polo aims for NorCal conference despite lack of experience

Freshman Ryan Eyman attempts a shot in a water polo match against Santa Rosa Junior College on Sept. 24. The American River College men’s team won the match 15-11. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

September 26, 2014

American River College men’s water polo defeated Santa Rosa Junior College 15-11 on Sept. 24, after gaining a significant lead early in the first half that SRJC was unable to make up, despite ARC playing from their bench. Sophomore Lane Goedhart led the team in goals, scoring five before being pulled...

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