The American River Current

ARC’s prolific scoring spurs third straight win for football

American River College quarterback Jihad Vercher passes under pressure during ARC football’s 47-22 win over rival Sierra College on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Kameron Schmid

November 2, 2015

Quarterback Jihad Vercher threw four touchdowns and American River College’s defense intercepted three passes as ARC beat the visiting Sierra College 47-22 on Saturday. It was the third straight week that ARC (6-2) scored over 40 points in a game, and the third straight win. ARC has outscored opp...

ARC bomb threat suspect expected to be released before arraignment

Former American River College student Kristofer Clark, 21, was booked into the Sacramento County Jail on Oct. 8 after allegedly making a threat against the college's main campus, according to police. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Police Department)

Kameron Schmid

October 13, 2015

After five days in jail, Kristofer Clark, who was arrested on suspicion of making a bomb threat against American River College, is expected to be released from Sacramento County Jail Tuesday as the District Attorney's office has said they are not going to file charges at this time. Clark, 21, was...

Simultaneous events make for a fun, busy day

Dancers from the Los Altenos Dance Troop wave to the students gathered to watch their performance in the Student Center during the Latino Heritage Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Kameron Schmid

October 11, 2015

The Student Center buzzed with activity Thursday as both the campus bookstore’s Student Day and the Center for Leadership and Development’s Latino Hispanic Heritage Celebration went on at the same time. CL&D employee Frankie Johnson worked together with student assistants to organize the Lat...

Analyzing the odd similarities of two separate ARC-CCSF games

American River College wide receiver Jonathan Lopez goes up high to catch a pass during ARC's 20-17 win over City College of San Francisco at San Francisco on Sept 26, 2015. There were many similarities between ARC's 20-17 and its 17-14 loss to CCSF in the NorCal finals. (photo by Joe Padilla)

Kameron Schmid

October 1, 2015

In last November’s NorCal Championship game, ARC lost at City College of San Francisco on a late fourth quarter field goal by a score of 17-14 as CCSF’s football team and the attending crowd went crazy in celebration, having moved on to the state championship. This year in week four of the regular season...

Volleyball loses to Cabrillo 3-2 after fierce comeback

Erianna Williams and Nicole Suther, middle blockers for ARC, attempt to block a shot from Cabrillo. ARC lost three sets to two, winning two sets in a row to take the match to a fifth. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Kameron Schmid

September 18, 2015

American River College’s volleyball team came back from being down two sets to coming within three points of winning, but was defeated in the fifth set by Cabrillo College Friday afternoon, with game scores of 25-20, 25-18, 23-25, 21-25 and 15-12. Cabrillo (4-1), who finished second in the state...

Sac City shooting raises questions about District’s emergency procedure

Police cars block off the scene of the fatal shooting at Sacramento City College that left one student dead and two injured on Sept. 3, 2015. (Photo by Ashlynn Johnson)

John Ferrannini and Kameron Schmid

September 4, 2015

By Kameron Schmid and John Ferrannini When Sacramento City College student Darling Perry left her biology class at 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, she decided to ride her bike to the grocery store before going home. As she neared Freeport Boulevard, she saw police cars racing toward the school with their l...

ARC drills for a replacement water well through the fall semester

Hydro Resources, a water-drilling company out of Reno, Nevada, began drilling early this semester as ARC moves to replace one of it's two existing wells. The well being replaced

Iris Page, Kameron Schmid, Kameron Schmid, and Iris Page

September 1, 2015

By Kameron Schmid and Iris Page A three-phase project to replace one of American River College’s two water wells is underway, and is expected to take no longer than the fall semester, according to multiple sources at ARC. Establishing the well will involve two separate companies and was deemed n...

ARC volleyball head coach leaves for Irvine, replaced by Olympic gold medalist

ARC volleyball head coach Ashlie Hain, center, watches her team during a 2013 game. She has accepted a position to become head coach at UC Irvine.

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

July 30, 2015

American River College’s volleyball program has seen arguably its highest peak under head coach Ashlie Hain, but will transition now that Hain has taken the head coaching position at the University of California, Irvine, her alma mater. Hain, who could not be contacted prior to deadline, began as...

ARC athletics dean and athletic director retires

Dean of Athletics Greg Warzecka is retiring after a nearly forty year career in the field. He has been at ARC since 2012. (Photo courtesy of American River College)

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

July 29, 2015

After three years at the helm, American River College Dean of Athletics and Athletic Director Greg Warzecka officially resigned on July 31, leaving ARC and college athletics after a nearly 40-year career in the field, 30 years of which he spent as athletic director of a college. According to Warzecka,...

Child prodigies attend ARC

Tanishq Abraham, 11, (center) at American River College's graduation last May. Tanishq's sister Tiara, 9, also studies at ARC.

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

July 29, 2015

For Tanishq and Tiara Abraham, being an 11-year-old boy and a 9-year-old girl includes typical sibling rivalries, such as who gets to play as which character in Mario Kart for the Nintendo Wii. “She always claims Mario first, so I always take Luigi,” said Tanishq as Tiara grinned. But the two...

ARC adjunct and novelist shares insight into young adult fiction

ARC adjunct and novelist shares insight into young adult fiction

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

May 30, 2015

For American River College adjunct professor and writer Erika Mailman, choosing to write her first young adult novel, “Haunted,” was mainly motivated by the story she was struck with one night after having a nightmare. But her motivation for writing it under the penname Lynn Carthage was her “slutty...

Speech students go beyond their assignment and make suicide prevention video

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

May 7, 2015

For five students in professor David Austin’s Speech 331 class, attending a suicide awareness walk at Sacramento State University just wasn’t going to be enough in their project to help the cause of suicide prevention. So they went beyond their assignment and made a public service announcement...

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