The American River Current

Burnt lunch sets off fire alarm in Liberal Arts

A midly burnt and mildly undercooked piece of steak briefly set off the fire alarm in Liberal Arts 152 Staff. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Robert Hansen

March 29, 2016

By Robert Hansen and Hannah Darden A fire alarm roused students and faculty from their classrooms when a staff member overcooked his food in Liberal Arts 152 Staff at American River College at 12:14 p.m. on Tuesday. The cause of the fire was “just a burnt lunch” according to ARC director of ...

Update: Broken elevator in the library repaired

An 'out of order' sign outside of third floor of the ARC school library warns students and staff of the broken elevator. The repairs were completed on Monday.
(Photo by Tracy Mapes)

Tracy Mapes

January 24, 2016

Update Jan. 28, 12:30 p.m. The American River campus library elevator was repaired and returned to service Wednesday. “It’s a relief to be be back in the 21st Century,” said ARC student Andrew Flores. “I don’t know when they invented elevators, but I’m glad that they did.” Nazanin Kaz...

School says water appearance due to air bubbles

The murkiness of the water that comes from fountains at American River College have caused concern among some students regarding its safety. Despite this, ARC's administration insists that this is caused by air bubbles in the water. (Photo by Kevin Sheridan)

Kevin Sheridan

December 9, 2015

An earlier version of this story unethically included a quote from an off-the-record conversation between a reporter and a groundskeeper. After that conversation and before the publication of this story, the groundskeeper spoke with the editor-in-chief, who assured her that her statements would not be ...

Pigeon poop finds home in ARC library

A bird sits on the west end of the bottom floor of the American River College library atrium on Nov. 17, 2015. Birds have been entering the atrium through holes in the netting, according to librarian David McCusker. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

November 19, 2015

The American River College library is battling a wicked, winged foe this semester — pigeons who have made a home in the atrium, flying in through a hole in the netting designed to keep them out. According to ARC librarian David McCusker, one student even said that the library is a “great place t...

Visually impaired staff member recounts cane-breaking incident

American River College Computer Instructional Assistant Tiffany Manosh stands outside the Instructional Technology Center with her new walking cane. Manosh, who is visually impaired, had her previous cane snapped by someone who stepped on it as she exited the bathroom in the Liberal Arts breezeway. (Photo by Matthew Peirson)

Matthew Peirson

November 9, 2015

A previous version of the photo caption incorrectly stated that Tiffany Manosh is blind. She is visually impaired. A visually impaired staff member at American River College had her cane snapped as she exited the bathroom in the Liberal Arts breezeway, leading to questions regarding the school...

Smoking to still be allowed in cars, on sidewalk

Matt Paiva smokes a cigarette in front of Davies Hall beneath a sign alerting students to the change in American River College policy that will ban tobacco use effective Jan. 1. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

November 9, 2015

Implementing American River College President Thomas Greene’s decision to ban tobacco on campus beginning Jan. 1 is up to a committee of administration, faculty, staff and students that meets on the second Thursday of each month in the administration building. “The decision has been made,” said...

Liberal Arts Building to be replaced as Student Services construction nears completion

The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Matthew Peirson

October 30, 2015

In the ongoing construction overhaul of the American River College campus, the next project, tearing down and rebuilding the Liberal Arts building, has been announced as the new wing of the Student Services building had its ribbon cut. According to ARC Public Information Officer Scott Crow, prelimin...

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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