The American River Current

AAPI takes on heritage week at ARC

Students at the Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage week from April 24 through 27. (photo by Lidiya Grib)

Joel Whited

May 10, 2017

The Asian American Pacific Islander heritage group celebrated the diversity among students on campus at American River College the week of April 24th. The week long event was presented and hosted by the UNITE center. AAPI co-creator Kashia Lynhiavve, art major, believes in embracing the community to be...

Spirit in Stone

Artwork being showcased in the Kaneko gallery. (Photo by T.J. Martinez)

Joel Whited and Joel Whited

March 30, 2017

The Kaneko Art Gallery will present  the third of its four shows this spring semester through April 14. This show’s theme “Spirit in Stone” includes local Sacramento artists Jack Alvarez, Craig Martinez, and Jesus Barela. “‘Spirit in Stone’s’ purpose is to present a Native Americ...

Opinion: The thirst for something more at ARC

Sacramento State serves beer under regulation, ARC should follow. Beer tap in a Round Table Pizza at Sac State, March 14. (Photo by Joel Whited)

Joel Whited

March 21, 2017

Imagine having a cold beer in such a stressful environment like college. It is more than possible if done correctly. American River College should consider serving beer on campus in a responsible manner. This campus could use a restaurant or two that are capable of serving alcoholic beverages. Currentl...

Oak Café is back and never left

Oak Café is back and never left

Joel Whited

March 2, 2017

It’s time to switch up your usual cafeteria schedule and head to the Oak Café, which recently opened for its third year inside the Culinary Arts Building on Feb. 8. Brian Knirk, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Department Chair, said the program is unique among college culinary programs because i...

There is no age in equality

Old generation students and new generation students can coexist in life. (Photo by Joel Whited)

Joel Whited

February 28, 2017

Age discrimination may be impossible to prevent, but with some changes in our own behavior, it may be possible to reduce. On American River College’s campus, and in general society, older generations are sometimes looked down upon. Instead, we should look up to those who are older. The older stude...

Opinion: Walk onto a new sport

American River College offers not only educational paths but athletic ones as well. ARC students can 'walk on' to a new sport meaning they can go directly to the coach and try out. (Photo by Joel Whited)

Joel Whited

February 16, 2017

Most successful athletes dedicate a lifetime worth of practice toward eventually making their passions a career, while other people take until college to discover that they too are athletes. Many people tend to not participate in something that intimidates them because they compare themselves to oth...

Student Senate: Discusses upcoming events and welcomes new board member

Student Senate Vice President Alejandra Hilbert, CAEB President Justin Nicholson and Student Senate President Valencia Scott at the February 2,  Student Senate meeting. (Photo by John Ennis)

Joel Whited

February 6, 2017

The Student Senate meeting held on Thursday Feb. 2. included a list of upcoming events, campus changes and the welcoming of a new board member being sworn in. CAEB President Justin Nicholson, Senate President Valencia Scott and Student Senate Advisor Juan Blanco were involved in the majority of the...

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