The American River Current

Police need to be held accountable for actions

The Sacramento community is working on healing and coming together in the wake of the district attorney's office's announcement. Demonstrators hold up a sign that reads “We must love and support one another / Black Lives Matter Sacramento” banner during the one year anniversary of Stephon Clark’s death in South Sacramento, Calif. on March 18, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Breawna Maynard

March 27, 2019

Another year, another unarmed black man killed by the police, and another injustice for the families of the victims involved. Stephon Clark, a 22-year-old African-American man, was shot in the Meadowview neighborhood in Sacramento by two police officers from the Sacramento Police Department on March ...

LGBTQ+ ally training addresses misconceptions

The LGBTQ+ Pride Center provides information about resources to students, staff, and faculty. (Photo by Katia Esguerra)

Katia Esguerra

March 6, 2019

Here at American River College in the HUB, the Pride Center is making changes to help support, educate and inform the community on how to be an ally to LGBTQ+ students. Emilie Mitchell, coordinator for the ARC Pride Center and faculty member for the psychology department, defined LGBTQ+ for students and...

ARC prepares to host food pantry

ARC will be hosting the first of four on campus Food Pantry's this semester on Feb. 21. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Tracy Holmes

February 19, 2018

American River College is in collaboration with Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services to bring a food pantry to campus on Feb. 21. This will be the first of four opportunities that students and staff will have to access this resource this semester. “It’s for everyone, the entire campus ha...

Republic beat Sac Gold in friendly hosted at ARC

Sacramento Republican defender Cole Seiler passing the ball during a game against the Sacramento Gold on Feb. 10 at American River College in Sacramento, Calif. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

February 12, 2018

On Feb. 10, American River College hosted a friendly between USL team Sacramento Republic FC and NPSL team Sacramento Gold FC, during which the Republic came out on top 2-1. The Republic was lead by head coach Simon Elliot, clad in grey and black, while the Sacramento Gold repped the burgundy and w...

ARC professors become students once more

Professor Heidi Bennett adresses the New Faculty Academy about the next reading assignment,

Brienna Edwards

September 19, 2017

For someone who dreams of being a professor, the road to teaching may seem simple; he or she must go to all their classes, graduate with a master’s degree or better in their field, apply to every opening available and then finally make it through the hiring process. But then what? For many new hires it can...

ARC prepares to welcome old and new students alike

A student greets incoming students during

Hannah Yates

September 7, 2017

American River College will host “Welcome Day,” for new and returning students today in the Student Center Quad. Any students who have been wanting to familiarize themselves with the campus are urged to participate. The purpose of “Welcome Day,” is to give students the chance to see all of what...

AAPI takes on heritage week at ARC

Students at the Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage week from April 24 through 27. (photo by Lidiya Grib)

Joel Whited

May 10, 2017

The Asian American Pacific Islander heritage group celebrated the diversity among students on campus at American River College the week of April 24th. The week long event was presented and hosted by the UNITE center. AAPI co-creator Kashia Lynhiavve, art major, believes in embracing the community to be...

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