The American River Current

New ASB student senators sworn in, adviser steps down

Associated Student Body Vice President Elena DeNecochea shares ideas regarding the advocacy campaign to the board members at American River College on Oct. 5, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

October 16, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate met Oct. 5 to discuss an adviser replacement, the swearing in of new student senators, decisions on public comments and establishing a committee for the advocacy campaign. Advisor Frankie Johnson opened the meeting with announcing her departure from the advi...

Student Senate decides on travel costs, public asks about lactation rooms

Members of the Associated Student Body Student Senate listen as Advisor Frankie Johnson gives feedback about the resolutions presented during a board meeting at American River College on Sept. 21, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Hannah Yates

September 26, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate discussed how the board would spend money on ASB travel and promotion, and reported progress on health resolutions at American River College on Sept. 21. Before the senate reviewed their own resolutions, they needed to read the resolutions that would be pr...

Honor society, Muslim Student Association partner to help refugees

The Phi Theta Kappa

Hannah Darden

November 28, 2016

The Phi Theta Kappa honor society has partnered with the Muslim Student Association at ARC to create “Welcoming Arms,” a support project providing care packages and clothing kits for Syrian refugee families in San Diego. The students are working with the Syrian Community Network in San Diego to...

Praying at American River College

Faith Covenant Community Church’s pastor Kendall Young prays with members of the congregation while embracing one another. The church meets every Sunday at ARC in Raef Hall. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Shiavon Chatman

May 10, 2016

Small trickles of sweat appear on the preacher’s brow, intensity in his eyes and his voice becoming sharp as he preaches. As he speaks in a calm voice, the audience raises one hand to the ceiling and another to their heart with their eyes shut in agreement. The room is filled with loud music and...

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...

Winter Sale at ARC offers gift ideas for Christmas

Various trinkets on display for a winter sale at American River College. The sale takes place  Dec. 1 through Dec. 3. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Mychael Jones

December 2, 2015

Jewelry and other hand-carved designs are among several items being sold at the Winter Gift Market at the American River College Student Center until 7 p.m. on Thursday. Vendors invited by the Center for Leadership and Development had the chance to showcase and sell their items to students and f...

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