The American River Current

Becoming a Teacher Programs and Options

Students gather in community room 3 to learn about how to acquire a teaching credential on Thursday, March 23.
March 30, 2017

On Thursday, March 23, Dr. Rick Ramirez started the “Interested In Becoming a Teacher” seminar by encouraging all people in attendance to further their education. “For those that are looking at...

“Art can be beautiful and calm but also rebellious and daring.”

Diana Ormanzhi's artwork hanging in the shadow box.  Photo by T.J. Martinez
March 21, 2017

When a gaze is cast upon Diana Ormanzhi’s art, what can be seen looking back is work of realistic imagery, surrealism, sometimes a mixture of the two styles and controlled linework along with precise...

ARC saves lives with blood drive

A blood source RV is parked in parking lot B during the blood drive (Photo by Joel Whited).
March 16, 2017

On March 7-8, Bloodsource held a blood drive with locations in both parking lot B and near the parking garage. One pint of blood can save up to three lives, which means that 795 people in need will...

“They need creative thinkers, they need creative people.”

Jodie Hooker, art department chair and photography professor, speaks at the career exploration event.
March 15, 2017

Jodie Hooker, art department chair and photography professor at American River College, set the tone early during the opening of her art exploration event on March 8 at 12 p.m.           “Everyone...

“Art can be beautiful and calm but also rebellious and daring.”

Diana Ormanzhi's artwork hanging in the shadow box.  Photo by T.J. Martinez
March 7, 2017

When one casts a gaze cast upon Diana Ormanzhi’s artwork, what looks back back is a work of realistic imagery, surrealism, a juxtaposition of the two and controlled linework along with precise brush...

Two women’s basketball players have promising careers

Alana Myers (left) and Deja Samuels (right) join hands during the national anthem before the game starts. (Photo by T.J. Martinez)
February 23, 2017

The crowd stirred anxiously as the game clock wound down. Parents, photographers, referees and friends all scurried to their optimal viewing places. Both players and coaches showed that they had nerves...

Opinion: Fast and Furious

Opinion: Fast and Furious
February 16, 2017

Tires squeal, people shout, horns honk, alarms ring, hand gestures are performed, faces are made and disagreements ensue. Welcome to the parking garage. As a first-come first-serve amenity, it is easy...

Explore the culture of Barcelona while getting credits

Flyers and handouts for the Barcelona study aborad program on display during a College Hour on Feb. 2, 2017 at ARC. The program takes place in Fall 2017 and applications are open now. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)
February 7, 2017

During ARC’s College Hour, which was held February 2, professor Steve James shared information in regards to the college’s study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain.                        James,...

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”

Flyers and handouts for the Barcelona study aborad program on display during a College Hour on Feb. 2, 2017 at ARC. The program takes place in Fall 2017 and applications are open now. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)
February 7, 2017

During ARC’s College Hour, which was held February 2, professor Steve James shared information in regards to the college’s study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain.                        James,...

Opinion: Don’t be the 62.2 percent

Community college students are sometimes regarded as being less capable than their university peers, but American River College students, with the proper drive, can be more than excellent. (File Photo)
February 1, 2017

The new year has officially dawned, gyms have been flooded with newcomers, individuals everywhere are dropping bad habits left and right and new hobbies are being embraced by novices of all sorts.    The...

Figurative Introductions at Kaneko Gallery

January 31, 2017

Mind bending surreal collages, peculiar yet playful acrylic portraits and similar yet unique stone—these are the types of sculptures on display in the Kaneko Gallery Jan 17-Feb 16.       The...

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