The American River Current

Swinging Into Spring

Swinging Into Spring
April 1, 2014

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Kebab a crown jewel at Royal Kebab

Photo by Emily K. Rabasto
February 10, 2014

Uncommon cultural food frightens many American palates. It can be difficult to eat out of the box, but Royal Kebab in Citrus Heights provides a gateway for timid tasters to explore the food of Armenia. A...

Pig out at the Grub Shack

The Hot Mess burger is topped with roasted garlic aioli, house-made barbecue sauce, caramelized onions and a sunny side-up egg. Photo by Emily K. Rabasto
December 2, 2013

Walking into what looks like a backyard barn party hosted by Andy Warhol, customers are greeted with the aroma of the pork and chicken pate of a Banh Mi, a traditional Vietnamese sandwich, and dozens of...

A Chronic Problem

Because marijuana is not federally legal, it cannot be smoked on federally-funded college campuses such as ARC, despite students' possession of medical marijuana cards.
(Photo by Alicia Kirby)
November 27, 2013

It may come as no surprise that some American River College students smoke marijuana on campus. Although California may take a more liberal approach to marijuana than other states, campus police still...

Zombie Train Photo Gallery

With the zombie virus fully affecting her, Blue Iiz attacks riders from inside the train. The actress and makeup artist transforms herself into a bloody zombie within minutes. (Photo by Korbl Klimecki)
November 7, 2013

Photos by Emily K. Rabasto and Korbl Klimecki

9-11 Memorial Run

At exactly 9:11 a.m. after the national anthem and a moment of silence, 1,200 runners began the race on Sunday, Sept. 8. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)
September 10, 2013

This week, Parting shots will run early, due to it's connection to the anniversary of 9-11. Starting next week, Parting Shots will be a standing feature every Friday. As usual, due to technical limitations,...

Photo of the Day: 9-6-13

Carly Ashen passes the ball to her teammate in a Women’s Water Polo match against Orange Coast College on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. ARC quickly gained the lead over Orange Coast College in the first half, ending the half with a 5-3 lead. ARC ended the match with a win. The final score was 8-7. Photo by Emily K. Rabasto
September 6, 2013

Carly Ashen passes the ball to her teammate in a Women’s Water Polo match against Orange Coast College on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. ARC quickly gained the lead over Orange Coast College in the first half,...

Photo of the day: 8-29-13

David Himojosa (left, Sport Science major) and Carter
August 30, 2013

David Himojosa (left, Sport Science major) and Carter "The President" French (right, Diesel Mechanics major) jokingly challenge each other to a push up contest outside the liberal arts building near the...

Photo of the Day: 5-2-13

(Left to Right) High school student Flavio Venegas, 16, and American River College creative writing major Tona Miranda, 24, preform a traditional Native American ritual using incense and drums outside the student center on Thursday, May 2. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto
May 2, 2013

(Left to Right) High school student Flavio Venegas, 16, and American River College creative writing major Tona Miranda, 24, preform a traditional Native American ritual using incense and drums outside...

Two men attacked on campus, suspects have yet to be apprehended

Police Officer Boothe speaks with the two victims on May 1 on the American River College campus. The victims were not available for comment. Photo by Jonathan H. Ellyson
May 1, 2013

Two men were attacked near Davies Hall on Tuesday, May 1 on the American River College campus. An eyewitness, who asked not to be identified, describes the attackers as two, shorter, white men wearing...

Mormon: Same look, new tastes

April 2, 2013

Same look, new tastes Let me tell you what you believe. I haven't lived your life, but I know your type. You are all the same anyway. You're a bigot. You hate gays. You have a dozen wives. Your Christ...

National Condom Month observed at ARC

National Condom Month observed at ARC
February 27, 2013

February is for lovers. It's the most romantic time of the year for countless couples. However, among the chocolate hearts and over-priced bouquets of roses lies an even more important holiday that all...

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