The American River Current

Uncovering hip-hop cultures at ARC

American River College is the home of many aspiring and former hip-hop and rap artists, including current and former students and staff. (Photo illustration by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

April 8, 2019

Many people want to be artists, including people that want to become rappers or MCs or they want to work on production. Including people close to our area, current and former students as well as staff members. Many people want to make it big time in the music industry. Whether it’s playing an i...

Campus bookstore threatened by online retailers

The Beaver Bookstore's sales are impacted by online retailers. (File Photo)

Brienna Edwards

February 9, 2018

Located on the north side of the American River College campus there is a spot every student needs to visit at least once a semester: The Beaver Bookstore.  Sliding glass doors open to reveal shelves of snacks and school supplies. Practically anything a student could need, from Scantrons and binder...

ARC makes efforts to improve campus navigation

American River College Printing Services Supervisor Don Reid holds up a prototype for the new campus maps that he is working on. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

December 6, 2017

Printing Service Supervisor Don Reid and retired Vice President of administration Ray DiGuilio, have just concluded a meeting American River College's Administration building, and have begun packing up their belongings. DiGuilio puts his jacket on and places his hat upon his head, he has a briefcase cl...

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)

T.J. Martinez

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 new year brings new people out of the same individuals that they may have never even knew exi...

Simultaneous events make for a fun, busy day

Dancers from the Los Altenos Dance Troop wave to the students gathered to watch their performance in the Student Center during the Latino Heritage Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Kameron Schmid

October 11, 2015

The Student Center buzzed with activity Thursday as both the campus bookstore’s Student Day and the Center for Leadership and Development’s Latino Hispanic Heritage Celebration went on at the same time. CL&D employee Frankie Johnson worked together with student assistants to organize the Lat...

Regional Transit agreement passes

Students walk toward the entrance of the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue on Aug. 31, 2015. Measure A, which renewed the universal transit pass, has passed after a vote by Los Rios students on eServices. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

September 25, 2015

The measure extending the universal transit pass (UTP) agreement between Sacramento Regional Transit and the Los Rios district passed, according to Scott Crow, American River College’s public information officer. All Los Rios students taking more than three units at a particular college were eligible...

Welcome Day brings many opportunities to ARC students

Welcome Day signs were featured in the hallways around the ARC campus. The event consisted of Club Day and Transfer Day and was hosted on Sept. 24. (Photo by: Ashley Nanfria)

Emily Thompson

September 25, 2015

American River College held welcome day on Thursday, which included club day and transfer day, in hopes of getting students more involved in the school and informed about transferring.     “Let the games begin” was the theme for this year’s club day. “This is my first time going to college and coming to a club day. It’ really exciting. I’m going to join a club to...

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