The American River Current

American River College students express interest in the upcoming ‘Star Wars’ movie

Hoa, hoa down with the rebel forces! (illustration by Nicholas Corey)

Nicholas Corey

December 10, 2015

American River College students are anticipating the Dec. 18 release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” George Lucas directed four of the six films. J.J. Abrams of “Star Trek” and “Super 8” took those reins for the latest release. “I like his work, but I’m still a Lucas fan,” ...

ARC flubs comeback against Sierra

Erin Fogarty and Monica Udahl of American River College attempt to block a ball from Sierra College on Nov. 13, 2015. ARC lost to Sierra by a score of 25-23, 25-21, 25-18, 25-20. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Nicholas Corey

November 16, 2015

A whistle blown in the area of a net violation on match point during the fourth set extinguished a fiery comeback attempt from Erianna Williams and the rest of American River College’s Volleyball team in its 25-23, 25-21, 25-18, 25-21 loss to Sierra College. ARC’s rally fell short after middle back Dan...

‘Mamaboy’ explores gender swap pregnancy

Sean O’Donnell sits in a convertible mustang while on set of “Mamaboy.” O’Donnell plays the role of a male high school student who becomes the first successful human experiment that causes him to be able to become pregnant. (Photo courtesy of My Hero Productions)

Jose Garcia and Nicholas Corey

October 21, 2015

By Jose Garcia and Nicholas Corey A previous version of this story falsely reported that the photo used was courtesy of Jonathan Morken. In fact, it was provided by My Hero Productions. A previous version of this story falsely reported that Cassidy Shaffer said that Miley Cyrus and Salena Gomez...

ARC mens soccer gets a draw against San Joaquin Delta College

American River College defenseman Andrew Amos prepares to kick the ball down field against Delta College at ARC on Oct. 2, 2015. Both teams played to a 0-0 tie. (photo by Joe Padilla)

Nicholas Corey

October 5, 2015

American River College men's soccer team failed to get its first win of the season against San Joaquin Delta College and the game ended in a 0-0 tie in a game where ARC’s defense was tested by SJDC’s offense.    The draw made its overall record 0-8-3, as it has only scored one goal in four ...

Opinion: A facelift needed for parking ticket machines

A parking ticket machine in lot A near the automotive department on campus. This one of several malfunctioning machines on campus. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Nicholas Corey

September 22, 2015

Students who drive to American River College have all felt the scorn of parking on campus. From the prompt not being displayed for accepting your fee, to eating dollars and coins at will, the stadium lot and other ticket machines on campus need an overhaul. Sergeant Michael Olson of the Los Rios ...

ARC holds De Anza’s offense scoreless

American River College line backer Jordan Kunaszyk tackles De Anza running back Trevon Harris during ARC’s 38-2 win over De Anza on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. ARC’s defense shut out De Anza offense, holding them to just 42 total rushing yards. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Nicholas Corey

September 14, 2015

In its 38-2 victory Saturday, the defense of the American River College football team allowed no touchdowns, sacking two De Anza quarterbacks four times and allowing less than 50 rushing yards for the game. ARC’s defense also forced six turnovers during the game with three interceptions and thre...

Fair Oaks Amphitheatre celebrates an early “Trailer Park Christmas”

(From left to right) Leah Frazier, Analise Langford-Clarke and Deane Calvin introduce the audience to the cast for

Nicholas Corey and Karen Reay

September 1, 2015

The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical reinterprets Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol with a dark twist that was filled with profanity. The adult rated act was directed, choreographed and acted in by ARC alumni and staff which accented a stereotypical Florida trailer park set perfectly. Fair...

Take This Class: ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History

Professor Craig Smith lectures to his summer Introduction to Art History class. Students in the class learn the basics of expressionism and its role in the art world. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Nicholas Corey, Jose Garcia, Jose Garcia, and Nicholas Corey

August 25, 2015

ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History helps students to see art in the context of different cultures, past and present. The class, taught by professor Craig Smith, also informs students about the different terminology used in art — terms such as subjective processing, objective imagery, illusionism...

This year’s spring choral “It Gets Better” has an anti-bullying message

Tim Mascarinas, a Sacramento State student practicing at ARC, conducts the chamber choir at the rehearsal for their performance “It Gets Better”.

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

May 12, 2015

American River College’s Chamber Singers and Concert Choir is slated to perform no less than 13 songs at their concert Wednesday. Doors will open at 7 p.m. “It Gets Better,” is going to be conducted by professor Ralph Hughes. The songs vary from Dolly Parton’s “Light of a Clear Blue Morning,”...

Music recitals are being held until Monday

American River College student, Eric Kuvakos strums the guitar to the musical piece, titled

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 28, 2015

A saxophone, vocalists, flute and guitar playing were all featured on Friday as American River College held a music recital for students and faculty to attend. The opening act of the music recital was by ARC student Nicholas Stefanyshyn, who played Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Trio for Oboes,” and...

ARC walks off its season with 9-8 win

ARC walks off its season with 9-8 win

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 27, 2015

American River College’s baseball team outlasted Diablo Valley College in a 9-8 win through 14 innings of play, after ARC was up early after a six-run first inning provided them a three-run lead. The game-winning play came from third baseman Colton Freeman on a play in which he singled, then stole...

The Terrible War’s sesquicentennial honored at ARC’s college hour

The Terrible War’s sesquicentennial honored at ARC’s college hour

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 24, 2015

Slavery, death and battles taking place on American soil are just a few of the horrors Americans faced during the Civil War. American River College history professors Sarah Lee and Richard Pagett hosted a college hour depicting this tragic war. Lee focused specifically on the roles of women during...

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