The American River Current

‘tis the season for charity and giving

The Salvation Army lists out items that can be donated at this Angel Tree, located inside Arden Fair Mall. They have three separate categories for ages 3 to 16. (Photo by Stephanie Lee)
December 5, 2012

Salvation Army, Toys For Tots among choices to help needy families for the holidays It’s the smell of pine and winter that hits you and makes you realize that Christmas is just around the corner....

Taylor Swift’s ‘Red’ showcases Grammy-winner’s attempt to break from shell

October 27, 2012

A soft face and a sweet voice, one of a Grammy winning singer and songwriter: this is the essence of Taylor Swift. Swift came out with her new album, “Red,” on Oct. 22, 2012. The album cover depicts...

Take this class: Jazz 310

Students from the Intermediate Jazz class show off their skills. On the left is Malene Wohlford, on top is Jenna Miller, on the bottom is Hanna Yanni, and on the right is Deatra Shields. (Photo by Bryce Fraser)
September 19, 2012

Today’s popular music blaring through the speakers, feet moving to the beat and bodies sliding across the wooden floors - Intermediate Jazz 310 is the class to take if you’re a dance freak or someone...

Live action role play fights its way on campus

Live action role play fights its way on campus
May 3, 2012

Foam swords, fancy garb and medieval hierarchy. Live-action role play, also known as LARP, is a game where people get together and act out certain situations or scenarios while holding the position of...

Game club connects students

May 3, 2012

The Gaming Club or LAN (Local Area Network) Parties started when Andrew Preston, psychology major at American River College, brought his consoles to school with him. He sat down with his friends and decided...

American Pie invites you to its heartwarming “Reunion”

April 18, 2012

Sweet crisp apple pie, band camp and crazy Stifler parties. “American Reunion” is the fourth installment in the “American Pie” series. Even though it isn’t the best of the four, it was still...

Theater Q and A: Tracy Shearer ‘Pride and Prejudice’

The actors in ARC's production of
March 21, 2012

A love story about two people who are blinded about their own misjudgments of each other. “Pride and Prejudice” is the next stage production at American River College. Director Tracy Shearer sat down...

American River College gives blood

American River College gives blood
March 8, 2012

BloodSource put on the Blood Drive, held on March 6 and 7, on American River College campus. Three vans were set up near the tennis courts, where students could donate their blood. According to Lee...

The manners on the bus are bad

March 7, 2012

Most things in life require the use of manners and etiquette and yes, this includes riding the bus. People that use the public transportation system do some of the most annoying and rude things. Here...

Shared ideas come alive

The first novel co-written by humarists Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel.
February 22, 2012

Two Jewish men on a mission: Internationals terrorists? Perhaps. Dumb? Definitely not. Well, maybe one of them. Philip Horkman and Jeffrey Peckerman are two Jewish men from New Jersey who are accused...

New Nickelback album worth the coin

New Nickelback album worth the coin
November 30, 2011

Nickelback, “Here and Now”, rocks it out yet again. Is it better than “Dark Horse?” Fans would say “Gotta Get Me Some.” Is “Here and Now” worth the buy? Most definitely. Why is it worth...

Fall brings us great weather, and great activities

November 9, 2011

Fall is in the air. The leaves are changing from green to shades of red, orange, and yellow; the weather is becoming crisp and chilly; and how we spend our free time is different than what we do in summer. Sacramento-...

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