The American River Current

ARC virtual live talent show to be postponed

ARC Idol and ARC's Got Talent, events put on by both the Center for Leadership and Development and the Music Department to showcase student and staff talent, will be postponed until the fall 2020 or spring 2021 semesters from lack of participation. (Photo courtesy of the Center for Leadership and Development)

Alex Muegge, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

American River College’s talent event “ARC’s Got Talent” was postponed due to lack of student and faculty participation. On May 13, Mario Rodriguez, a student personnel assistant in the Student Services department, sent out an email announcing the event will be moved to either next semeste...

Controversial protester in code violation on campus

Captain Chris Day from the Los Rios Police Department speaks to a protester in front of the Student Center on Oct. 31, 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Hannah Yates and Christian Sutton

November 7, 2018

By Hannah Yates and Christian Sutton A protester made a direct campus code violation while preaching controversial messages on American River College’s campus on Oct. 31. The individual held a sign and used a speaker in the quad between the library and Student Center, while a Los Rios Police D...

Campus on display; CLD gears up for Welcome Day

A Welcome Day banner hangs in the Student Center informing students about the upcoming event at American River College on Sept. 10 2018. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

September 10, 2018

This fall the Center for Leadership and Development will host the first Welcome Day event of the semester, bringing the American River College departments together with communities from across Sacramento to the ARC campus. Departments and clubs will be outside the Student Center, Bookstore and Library fr...

Welcome Day showcases departments and clubs

Clubs face-off in lip sync battle on Welcome Day on Feb. 8,2018. Welcome Day offered new and returning students information and goods from different departments, clubs and vendors. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Hannah Yates and Jennah Booth

February 12, 2018

By Jennah Booth & Hannah Yates   American River College held its first Welcome Day of the year on Thursday. Representatives from all aspects of campus life promoted various clubs, businesses and academic departments. Frankie Dotson-Johnson, the Center for Leadership & Development Student pe...

Student Senate discusses draft resolution to designate ARC a “safe zone”

ASB Student Senate president Valencia Scott speaks during a Senate meeting on Feb. 16, 2017 at ARC. Topics discussed during the meeting included a parking fee increase, the creation of a meditation center, and funding for ASB elections. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

John Ennis

February 21, 2017

At the Student Senate's February 16 meeting, the senate’s president Valencia Scott read a draft of a joint resolution to designate ARC as a "safe zone" for students who have been impacted by the recent rhetoric and executive orders from the federal government because of their place of origin, relig...

Student leaders look to console students concerned with the results of the election

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (File Photo)

Robert Hansen

November 14, 2016

In California, where Hillary Clinton won more than 60 percent of the vote, students at American River College voiced concerns following the election of President-elect Donald Trump. District leaders have spoken out in support of those students. At Thursday’s senate meeting, adviser Juan Blanco...

ARC hosts two-day event celebrating Earth Day

Shawarma Thrower poses as mother earth for students to draw during the Earth Day celebration on April 19. (photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Sharriyona Platt

April 22, 2016

American River College celebrated Earth Day with a two day celebration on April 19 to 20 with visits from environmental groups and organizations, artwork displays by students, vendors and a live band. The event was put on by the Center for Leadership and Development, with student personnel assistan...

ARC celebrates Black History Month

Praise dancer April Collins in mid praise dance during the black heritage celebration in the student center on Feb. 25.
By Allante Morris

Sharriyona Platt

March 1, 2016

The Center for Leadership and Development collaborated with UNITE to organize and facilitate the Black Heritage Celebration held in the student center at American River College on Thursday in honor of Black History Month. Live music, poetry, praise dancers, short talks and vendors were among the ...

ARC celebrates Black History month

UNITE will be hosting a Black History 101 Mobile Museum on Feb. 22. (File photo)

Sharriyona Platt

February 18, 2016

The Center for Leadership and Development at American River College is hosting a black heritage celebration in honor of Black History Month. The celebration will take place Feb. 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the student center. This event will display African American culture and the contr...

Active shooter drill trains ARC students, staff

Officer Chuck Mabanag displays the non-lethal blank ammunition and starter pistol used during the active shooter drill in the Student Center on Friday. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

John Ferrannini and Michael Pacheco

October 16, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Michael Pacheco An earlier version of this story falsely reported that the participants had to decide whether to run, hide or flee. In fact, they had to decide whether to run, hide or fight. The Los Rios Police Department held an active shooter drill in the Student Center on...

ASB President on resignation: “They do not care about us”

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger

October 2, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger Former Associated Student Body Student Senate President Garrett Kegel sent an email to the Current Friday in which he made serious allegations against the American River College administration and ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco while discussing the reasons for...

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