The American River Current

Controversial flyer sparks campus-wide debate

A flyer ignited a campus-wide conversation after this photo, taken by an unknown person, was shared in an American River College faculty email thread, as well as on Reddit and Twitter.

Jennah Booth

October 23, 2019

A flyer posted outside of the UNITE office in the HUB ignited controversy among both staff and students, and prompted a formal apology from American River College President Thomas Greene. The flyer which read, “Masculine black men; check your male privilege before entering,” was posted without ...

UNITE creates vision board workshop

American River College students work on vision boards at the vision board workshop in the Student Center at American River College on Feb 12.

Breawna Maynard

March 6, 2019

American River College’s UNITE (Universal Engaging Inclusive Transformative Education) program held a vision board workshop in the Student Center Hub on Feb 12. This workshop encouraged students to get aligned with their personal and academic goals. UNITE is a program ran by students and faculty...

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...

Why students should get more involved in clubs on campus

Umoja Sakhu club members Raqhale Brooks, (left) pre-law major, Nyla Aaron, (center) undecided major and Grace Swint, (right) political science and sociology major study in the Hub Center at American River College on Oct 15, 2018. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Breawna Maynard

November 1, 2018

Many students come to school just to go to their classes, maybe grab a bite to eat from the cafeteria and then head right back to their cars to go back home. Each semester, a lot of us are new to campus so we don’t know too many people or perhaps anyone at all, so school can get pretty lonely at times....

Departments compete in spooky Halloween contest

A jack-o-lantern sits on the Enrollment Services desk in the Administration building. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Gabe Carlos

October 30, 2018

American River College departments are continuing a 20 year tradition this Halloween by decorating their offices and competing against each other for the holiday. Kristen Farlow is the Administrative Assistant to Vice President of Student Services at ARC. She is the main communicator for the Hallowee...

Poet hosts event on the importance of words

Rapper Aurellius the Saint lectures on the power of words in the Hub at American River College on April 17, 2018. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

April 25, 2018

On April 17, American River College hosted “Unite: Lyrics Matter” in the Hub. Aurellius the Saint, an artist from Washington Park, Illinois, hosted the event to speak on how words matter and the importance of the words people choose when they speak. Aurellius doesn’t consider himself a rapp...

Food Pantry a resource for all at ARC

American River College’s food pantry opened up on Feb. 21. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

March 6, 2018

The Beaver Food Pantry hosted its first food give away as an up and running food bank on campus Feb. 21. Juan Blanco, who took over as chair of the Hunger Resource Committee, from Manuel Alejandro Perez, former Dean of Student Services Equity, Programs, and Pathways earlier this year, said the pantry has ...

Bringing wireless eyes to the blind

Tiffany Manosh poses with her special made camera created by the Design Hub at American River College on Nov. 28. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Claire Bathory

December 6, 2017

Navigating the everyday routine on a college campus has its challenges—for students, it can be difficult to reach the resources available to them, if they're even aware of where and what they are. Educators and employees find what time to themselves they can, where they can, and no one ever quite mana...

Students invited to participate in mural project

Artist Unity Lewis shares the meaning behind his murals in the Kaneko Gallery at American River College on Oct. 1, 2016. (Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Lidiya Grib

February 16, 2017

ARC students are invited to take part in a mural project hosted by Universal Engaging Inclusive Transformation Education (UNITE), the Community and Diversity Center at American River College. The project, led by artist and instructor Unity Lewis, will be completed throughout the next couple of weeks. S...

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