The American River Current

Beaver Week turns breezeway into bazaar

Beaver Week turns breezeway into bazaar

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

April 21, 2014

Beaver Week was recently held at American River College, turning the campus breezeways into bazaars as merchants manned their booths and peddled their goods to students on their way to class. “(Beaver Week) fits more into my schedule, the kids spend good money and they don’t rip me off,” said J...

Career Center uses Jung personality test to guide students in job placement

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

April 21, 2014

The American River College Career Center hosted a Jung personality assessment during a College Hour on April 8. The free typology test is based on Carl Jung and Isabel Briggs Myers’s typological approach to personality. Jung was a famous Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist during the early to mid-19...

ARC softball team splits doubleheader

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

April 13, 2014

The ARC softball team hosted a doubleheader against Santa Rosa Junior College on Saturday, April 12th at noon. The Beavers played poorly in their first game, particularly on defense, and lost 12-1. There were a number of mental errors in the outfield, misjudging several fly balls, and being off tar...

Vocal jazz ensemble performs first home concert after division conference

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

April 3, 2014

The American River College vocal jazz ensemble performed its first home concert of the season March 19 in the theater. The band returned home after a successful performance at the American Choral Directors Association Western Division Conference in Santa Barbara. The ensemble performed eight songs, such as...

Take This Class: Anthropology 330: Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

Take This Class: Anthropology 330: Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

April 2, 2014

Many people today strive to be educated about many different people and cultures. Students who strive to be multicultural in the modern world, should take Anthropology 330: Magic, Witchcraft and Religion. This class examines the supernatural beliefs and rituals of traditional African, Asian and Nati...

Tribute paid to jazz musician by ensemble

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

March 24, 2014

The American River College Jazz Ensemble performed a tribute to the music of Quincy Jones on March 13 in the ARC theater. Jones was a jazz musician who performed mostly in the 1960s and 70s, winning a total of 26 Grammys over the course of his career and composing music for 33 major films. The...

ARC celebrates black history month

ARC celebrates black history month

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

March 10, 2014

American River College hosted a black heritage celebration at the student center on Thursday, Feb. 27   from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event was organized by the Center for Leadership and Development in collaboration with Umoja Sakhoo Learning Communities.  The event featured traditional ...

Anti-abortion group visits campus

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

February 27, 2014

An anti-abortion group, calling themselves “Project Truth,” visited  American River College on Feb. 25 and Feb 26. The group says that although they identify as Christians, their message is not religious, according to John Edgar, who identified himself as one of the three leaders of Project Tru...

Committee cares for campus cats

Committee cares for campus cats

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

February 20, 2014

You may not have noticed while walking around campus, but there are a number of stray cats that make their homes here at ARC. These cats are taken care of by The Kitty Committee, a subcommittee of the ARC Buildings, Grounds, and Safety Committee (BGS). The Kitty Committee was founded in March of 2013...

ARC receives Andy Warhol silkscreens from Andy Warhol foundation

Warhol’s “Annie Oakley” is an off-edition print. In 2010, a standard print of this silkscreen was auctioned off for $19,520. (Photo courtesy of Kirsten Du Bray)

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

February 7, 2014

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc. has donated six off-edition print silkscreens to the American River College Permanent Art Collection according to Mick Sheldon, director of the Kaneko Art Gallery at ARC. Off-edition prints are extra prints made by the printer and Warhol hung on...

Sierra rolls through ARC in basketball doubleheader

ARC guard Damion Trujillo shoots with two Sierra players defending

Kameron Schmid, Kevin Sheridan, Kevin Sheridan, and Kameron Schmid

January 28, 2014

By Kameron Schmid and Kevin Sheridan On a night where recently slain ARC student Marc Zhuchenko was honored, the visiting Sierra College Wolverines handed double-digit losses to both the men and women’s ARC basketball teams. The women were first to lose, with a final score of  71-51. Point...

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