The American River Current

ARC is on its way to having a chocolate printer

Thomas Pfingston shows how his additions will convert a regular 3-D printer into a chocolate 3-D printer on April,23,2018. ( Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Brienna Edwards

May 7, 2018

Thomas Pfingston hunches his tall frame over the battered wooden counter found in the back room of American River College’s Design Hub. The room is small and dimly lit. Every available surface is layered with the half-finished projects of the students who frequent it. A machine perches on the ground...

Student Senate meets to edit by-laws and constitution

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Deborah Hernandez consults with Parlimentarian Tamara Dunning duing a Student Senate meeting on April 27 at American River College. (Phto by Mack Ervin III)

Brienna Edwards

April 30, 2018

American River College’s Associated Student Body Student Senate met April 27 in its second to last meeting of the academic year. The main intent of the meeting was to review and discuss recent amendments to the ASB Constitution and Bylaws. Student Senate President Deborah Hernandez passed the Presidenti...

Are we prepared for a school emergency?

After the shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead, American River College officials are re-examining many of their secuirty protocols. (Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael and Brienna Edwards

March 14, 2018

By Brienna Edwards and Luis Gael Jimenez Parkland, Florida became home to one of the world’s deadliest school massacres when Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was victim to a mass shooting on Feb. 14   Thirty four bullets punctured flesh, tearing apart families and stealing innocence. Sevent...

Chip thief strikes the Oak Cafe

A piece of plywood covers one of the doors to the Oak Cafe on March 2 at ARC. The cafe was broken into on Feb. 24. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Brienna Edwards

March 7, 2018

The culinary department at American River College discovered early Monday Feb. 26 that the Oak Cafe was robbed over the weekend. “The bakery was broken into on Saturday night, February 24th.  We believe it was between 9:30 and 10 p.m.,” said Brian Knirk, the Culinary Arts & Hospitality ...

Marijuana legal in California but not on campus

(Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes_Stone)

Luis Gael and Brienna Edwards

February 22, 2018

By Brienna Edwards & Luis Gael Jimenez Larissa Lopez rolls out of bed, eyes bleary and heavy-lidded. She is tired and she is stressed; her mind is running a mile a minute and won't slow down. She rubs her eyes, and stares at the floor for a long-moment. Her alarm still blares in the background as ...

V-Day should be about self-love

(Photo Illustration by Brienna Edwards)

February 13, 2018

As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, the public is bombarded with eager merchants desperate to sell their wares. As consumers, we are blinded by the red and pink propaganda that assaults our eyes at every turn. Retail stores from Frederick's of Hollywood to Walmart, are touting the best deals ...

Republic beat Sac Gold in friendly hosted at ARC

Sacramento Republican defender Cole Seiler passing the ball during a game against the Sacramento Gold on Feb. 10 at American River College in Sacramento, Calif. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

February 12, 2018

On Feb. 10, American River College hosted a friendly between USL team Sacramento Republic FC and NPSL team Sacramento Gold FC, during which the Republic came out on top 2-1. The Republic was lead by head coach Simon Elliot, clad in grey and black, while the Sacramento Gold repped the burgundy and w...

Campus bookstore threatened by online retailers

The Beaver Bookstore's sales are impacted by online retailers. (File Photo)

Brienna Edwards

February 9, 2018

Located on the north side of the American River College campus there is a spot every student needs to visit at least once a semester: The Beaver Bookstore.  Sliding glass doors open to reveal shelves of snacks and school supplies. Practically anything a student could need, from Scantrons and binder...

ARC makes efforts to improve campus navigation

American River College Printing Services Supervisor Don Reid holds up a prototype for the new campus maps that he is working on. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

December 6, 2017

Printing Service Supervisor Don Reid and retired Vice President of administration Ray DiGuilio, have just concluded a meeting American River College's Administration building, and have begun packing up their belongings. DiGuilio puts his jacket on and places his hat upon his head, he has a briefcase cl...

The ‘Giving Season’ should be year-round

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Brienna Edwards

December 5, 2017

The leaves begin to fall from their posts on the branches of the many trees that surround Sacramento, littering the ground with a plethora of color. The air becomes crisp, chilling the noses of the pedestrians shuffling to their next destination. Street corners and grocery store fronts will soon be patrolled b...

ARC Student Senate debates signing letter combating DeVos’ stance on Title IX

Senators Laurie Jones (left) and Earl Crouchley III listen to the reading of a letter that could potentially be sent to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

December 5, 2017

On Nov. 30 the American River College Student Senate discussed signing and supporting a Title IX letter being sent to Secretary Betsy DeVos. DeVos has issued new guidelines which will change how public colleges and educational institutions must handle cases of sexual assault and sexual harassment...

Teenager dives into collegiate athletics

Juliana Shim sits on the edge of a diving board at American River College. Shim is a first-semester student at ARC. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

November 21, 2017

Juliana Shim lifts herself from the water, and begins to walk along the edge of the pool. She has just done a flip off of the high dive at American River College and is walking the short distance to to the smaller diving board. Shim is been alternating between the two, practicing dives and flips, ove...

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