The American River Current

Political posters founded in Sacramento

Political posters founded in Sacramento

Thalia Avila and Thalia Avila

April 10, 2014

There’s always a story behind art, and sometimes that story is an important part of history. An art exhibit in honor of Cesar Chavez Day and Cinco de Mayo, “Look to the Sky,” by the Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF), highlights the history of farm workers and Mexican Americans. The exhibit will be ...

Student Profile: Justin Vaughn

Student Profile: Justin Vaughn

Thalia Avila and Thalia Avila

March 25, 2014

While some people are doing their best to become the next big DJ or rapper, Justin Vaughn is concentrating on opera. American River College is home to many talented students, and one of them is Vaughn. He is a music major focused in voice, an ARC Choir member, and wants to start his own choir and be...

ARC baseball team defeated 1-0 by Los Rios rivals

ARC baseball team defeated 1-0 by Los Rios rivals

Barbara Harvey, Thalia Avila, Barbara Harvey, and Thalia Avila

March 17, 2014

An RBI double in the top of the sixth inning by Sacramento City College’s designated hitter Alex Muzzi was the lone run in American River College's 1-0 loss to Sac City at Friday’s baseball game. ARC head coach Doug Jumelet felt that good pitching prevented ARC from getting hits. “Neither tea...

One brush, two brush, red brush, blue brush.

Craig Smith explains to students how he uses his drawings for future painting.

Thalia Avila and Thalia Avila

March 4, 2014

A blur here, scribble there. Erase, erase, erase. Paint, paint. Draw, erase and sketch a little line for the final touch. The James Kaneko Gallery at American River College–opened a reception on Feb. 25 to welcome the art of ARC art professor Craig N. Smith–which will continue until March 12. “You ...

Alarm sends students into pouring rain

Sacramento Fire Department arrives at American River College near Davies Hall after the fire alarm went off at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Friday. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

John Ferrannini, Thalia Avila, John Ferrannini, and Thalia Avila

February 28, 2014

By John Ferrannini and Thalia Avila An alarm went off at approximately 3:15 p.m. Friday sending students rushing out of their classes in the Learning Resource Center and into the pouring rain. “The alarms went off and everybody got out of the building and then I saw all the students come out of all th...

Theater department captivates during Black History Month with “Freedom”

Theater department captivates during Black History Month with

Thalia Avila and Thalia Avila

February 13, 2014

Singing at the top of her lungs, the freedom of expression from a young girl named Larriah Jackson stole the hearts of the crowd and by the time she finished singing, the crowd applauded like no tomorrow. The American River College Theatre department produced a dramatic musical with a continental...

Former ARC philosophy professor Robert Buckenmeyer passes away

Thalia Avila and Thalia Avila

February 3, 2014

The funeral service for former American River College philosophy professor Robert Buckenmeyer, who passed away Dec. 12, was held early last month at St. Joseph Catholic Parish in Lincoln. “I respected his deep passion both for students and philosophy,” said fellow ARC philosophy faculty member, De...

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