The American River Current

Student trustee ‘skeptical’ about Holocaust

Cameron Weaver speaks at the candidate forums during the student elections of the spring 2015 semester. Weaver, who was elected as Los Rios student trustee, recently cast doubt on the historical account of the Holocaust and said that being a conspiracy theorist is

John Ferrannini and Barbara Harvey

September 18, 2015

By Barbara Harvey and John Ferrannini Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver cast doubt on the historical accounts of the Holocaust and the Sept. 11 attacks and discussed his views on antidepressants and high-profile shooters during a 55-minute sit down interview with The Current where he said t...

Sac City College mourns shooting

A Sacramento City College counselor and a community chaplain counsel a student grieving on Sept. 4, over the fatal shooting on the campus the day before. Counselors and Chaplains were made available to students, faculty and staff from 9 to 2 p.m. Friday, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday and 9 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

John Ferrannini and Barbara Harvey

September 4, 2015

By Barbara Harvey and John Ferrannini As students, faculty and staff at Sacramento City College came together to mourn, new information has come to light about the victim of Thursday’s fatal shooting on campus. Roman P. Gonzalez, 25, was a first-year SCC student, but had previous run-ins with the...

Sac City shooting raises questions about District’s emergency procedure

Police cars block off the scene of the fatal shooting at Sacramento City College that left one student dead and two injured on Sept. 3, 2015. (Photo by Ashlynn Johnson)

John Ferrannini and Kameron Schmid

September 4, 2015

By Kameron Schmid and John Ferrannini When Sacramento City College student Darling Perry left her biology class at 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, she decided to ride her bike to the grocery store before going home. As she neared Freeport Boulevard, she saw police cars racing toward the school with their l...

CAEB opens school year with five vacant positions

CAEB President Justin Nicholson, left, explains his plans for the Sept. 24 club day as vice president Mary Stedman looks on. CAEB had five vacant positions at their first meeting of the semester Tuesday. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

Jordan Schauberger, John Ferrannini, John Ferrannini, and Jordan Schauberger

September 1, 2015

By Jordan Schauberger and John Ferrannini The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board appointed a vice president at its first meeting of the semester Tuesday, which brings the total leadership of the board to three students. Mary Stedman said she had student government experience at Mira L...

ARC drills for a replacement water well through the fall semester

Hydro Resources, a water-drilling company out of Reno, Nevada, began drilling early this semester as ARC moves to replace one of it's two existing wells. The well being replaced

Iris Page, Kameron Schmid, Kameron Schmid, and Iris Page

September 1, 2015

By Kameron Schmid and Iris Page A three-phase project to replace one of American River College’s two water wells is underway, and is expected to take no longer than the fall semester, according to multiple sources at ARC. Establishing the well will involve two separate companies and was deemed n...

Sex, blood and flu shots

An assortment of contraceptives spell out the word

Ashlynn Johnson and Cheyenne Drury

August 31, 2015

By Cheyenne Drury and Ashlynn Johnson Sexual health services will be offered to all students beginning next Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Health Center located inside the Administration Building. Services such as STD testing for men and women, pregnancy testing, birth control and emergen...

ARC opens season against Modesto as title contenders

Linebacker Lawrence Hall, left, and defensive lineman Caleb Melton, right, line up against Modesto Junior College players on Sept. 6, 2014. ARC held MJC to 347 yards in the last meeting, MJC's second lowest total of the season. (File photo)

Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Nobert

August 28, 2015

By Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Nobert After losing on a last second field goal to the Community College of San Francisco, American River College’s football team “can’t wait to get started.” It will begin its road to redemption on Sept. 5 at Modesto Junior College, who finished the 2014 season...

Coffee Wars: Starbucks challenged by Peet’s new presence on campus

Students brace a long line at the Starbucks in the Student Center on Wednesday. In spite of the opening of a new Peet's in the portable village, many students remain brand-loyal to the long-established Starbucks. (Photo by Kameron Schmid)

John Ferrannini and Ashley Nanfria

August 27, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Ashley Nanfria As caffeine-loving students may have noticed, there is a coffee war brewing at American River College. Peet’s Coffee & Tea, which recently opened a new location in ARC’s portable village, will be hosting a taste test on Wednesday at 9 a.m. to promote their brand ...

Take This Class: ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History

Professor Craig Smith lectures to his summer Introduction to Art History class. Students in the class learn the basics of expressionism and its role in the art world. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Nicholas Corey, Jose Garcia, Jose Garcia, and Nicholas Corey

August 25, 2015

ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History helps students to see art in the context of different cultures, past and present. The class, taught by professor Craig Smith, also informs students about the different terminology used in art — terms such as subjective processing, objective imagery, illusionism...

Alleged bank robber an ARC student according to her Facebook page

Dominique Polani, who was arrested Friday as a suspect in a string of Sacramento bank robberies, attends American River College according to her Facebook page.

Barbara Harvey, John Ferrannini, John Ferrannini, and Barbara Harvey

July 18, 2015

Update July 23, 2015, 11:39 a.m.: A previous version of this story falsely claimed that Polani registered for classes at American River College. In fact, she applied but never attended classes. Update July 22, 2015, 12:13 p.m.: This post has been updated to show that Dominique Polani applied to A...

Surviving suicide

Surviving suicide

Barbara Harvey and Joseph Daniels

May 4, 2015

Pauline Ghost woke up at Mercy San Juan Hospital, confused and alone after a day of binge drinking. Shortly after waking, she was told by hospital staff that she had attempted to take her own life by overdosing on sleep medication. Ghost, an American River College student, was molested by her foster...

Men’s cross-country named Scholar Team recipients

The men’s cross country team’s first place state championship awards from 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2005.

Kevin Sheridan and Nicholas Corey

April 23, 2015

The previous photo used was changed because the team pictured was the 2012 team, not the 2013 team. The men’s cross-country team at American River College has been selected as the Scholar Team’s recipients for Northern California for the 2013 season. The award is handed out every year by th...

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