The American River Current

Bringing wireless eyes to the blind

Tiffany Manosh poses with her special made camera created by the Design Hub at American River College on Nov. 28. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Claire Bathory

December 6, 2017

Navigating the everyday routine on a college campus has its challenges—for students, it can be difficult to reach the resources available to them, if they're even aware of where and what they are. Educators and employees find what time to themselves they can, where they can, and no one ever quite mana...

Covered California opens enrollment for health care

(Graphic courtesy of the Affordable Care Act's website)

Claire Bathory and Nathan Bauer

November 1, 2017

Editors Note: Additional reporting was done by Claire Bathory after Nathan Bauer passed away on Sept. 22.  California residents who need healthcare coverage for 2018 will be able to sign up through Covered California during the open enrollment period, which begins Nov. 1 and ends Jan. 31, 2018. ...

New Wi-Fi certificates, same old complaints

Wi-fi at ARC is available for free to all enrolled students, but it doesn't come without its problems. (File photo)

Claire Bathory

October 3, 2017

At American River College, free wireless internet is provided to the student body with the simple prerequisite that they sign sign into it with their student I.D.s and set up a security profile, which is accessible in their Wi-Fi options. Recently, a number of students and staff discovered that they ha...

Gerontology Department raises awareness about aging

Professor Karla Gustafson gives a speech explaining the importance of the Gerontology Department at American River College on Sept. 9, 2017. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Claire Bathory

September 19, 2017

American River College’s Gerontology Department took another step toward bettering understanding of gerontology on Sept. 9’s Welcome Day event by delivering a speaker to the Student Center. Professor Karla Gustafson, one of the department’s educators, took her time to explain what gerontolog...

‘It’ brings Pennywise back better than ever

(Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.)

Claire Bathory

September 11, 2017

Though It is far from trope-defying and employs an entirely formulaic structure to its scares from start to finish, an engaging cast of protagonists and an unsettlingly sinister clown sets the movie leagues apart from Hollywood’s all-too abundant cheap horror flicks. In 1990, Stephen King’s n...

Defining Generation Z

Carlos Reyes, Dean of behavioral & social science, discusses trends of millennial and generation y students at a College Hour in Raef Hall 160 on Sept, 20, 2016. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Claire Bathory

September 22, 2016

For the incoming class of 2020, the Clinton and Bush families have always campaigned for something major. Vladimir Putin will always be, in power overseas, eBay will always be an online swap-meet, and the United States will always be at war. These people are members of Generation Z and were born b...

CAEB looks toward next semester at final meeting

CAEB president Justin Nicholson discusses the agenda for the board's meeting Tuesday. CAEB discussed how  it could improve for upcoming year as well as plans for an end-of-the-year celebration. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Claire Bathory

May 4, 2016

The Clubs and Events Board met Tuesday to discuss current and future activities, including settling on an end-of-the-year celebration date and ideas to better connect clubs for the next semester. One idea that arose was to add a calendar of club events to American River College’s main list of calenda...

Workshop handles dealing with major life changes and connecting

Holistic lifestyle coach Barbie Paget spoke to American River College students about how to handle major life changes in her presentation on April 27. (Photograph by Timon Barkley)

Claire Bathory

April 29, 2016

At the beginning of her success workshop’s second module, Barbie Paget posed an important question: “When you reach a major milestone in your life … now what?” Paget, a certified master life coach, laid out the foundations of a negative environment with her own story. To care for her sick fat...

Two bills passed at 15-minute CAEB meeting

CAEB whip, Laurie Jones, motions to approve Bill S16-14, the

Claire Bathory

April 28, 2016

The Clubs and Events Board meeting adjourned after 15 minutes Tuesday after two bills were passed and the re-election of the president and vice president was affirmed. All four votes were passed by unanimous decision. CAEB whip Laurie Jones said afterward that “it was the shortest meeting on...

Alleged sexual assault occurs on ARC campus

A sexual assault allegedly occurred in the Liberal Arts Building women's bathroom Monday. The Los Rios Police Department turned the case over to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. (Photo by Claire Bathory)

Claire Bathory

April 18, 2016

A case of an alleged sexual assault was reported on the American River College campus to the Los Rios Police Department, which then contacted the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department at 11 a.m. Monday morning. Sheriff’s arrived at roughly 1 p.m. to investigate the women’s restroom in the Liberal ...

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