The American River Current

A historic pandemic like COVID-19 is leading the world into a new era

Certain events in history have shifted the American people into new ways of living. The effects of COVID-19 are pushing Americans and other parts of the world to make drastic lifestyle changes that may be in place for decades to come. (Photo courtesy of Engin Akyurt)

Haven Bishop, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

There have been a lot of changes since COVID-19 shut down America. The National Basketball Association has canceled the league's season. Local bars across California are no longer serving the public, even grocery stores are closing earlier than usual. The spread of COVID-19 has created a life of minimalis...

Marijuana legal in California but not on campus

(Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes_Stone)

Luis Gael and Brienna Edwards

February 22, 2018

By Brienna Edwards & Luis Gael Jimenez Larissa Lopez rolls out of bed, eyes bleary and heavy-lidded. She is tired and she is stressed; her mind is running a mile a minute and won't slow down. She rubs her eyes, and stares at the floor for a long-moment. Her alarm still blares in the background as ...

ARC makes efforts to improve campus navigation

American River College Printing Services Supervisor Don Reid holds up a prototype for the new campus maps that he is working on. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

December 6, 2017

Printing Service Supervisor Don Reid and retired Vice President of administration Ray DiGuilio, have just concluded a meeting American River College's Administration building, and have begun packing up their belongings. DiGuilio puts his jacket on and places his hat upon his head, he has a briefcase cl...

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...

Former Chiodos frontman will perform in Sacramento

Craig Owens will be performing at the Boardwalk in Orangevale, California on Dec. 2. (Photo courtesy of Lisa Togerson)

Luis Gael

November 29, 2016

Former Chiodos frontman Craig Owens will be performing at the Boardwalk in Orangevale, California on Friday, Dec. 2 with his new band: badXchannels. Owens describes his new band as a collaboration of everything he’s ever done. “They [the fans] are going to hear hints of everything I’ve done i...

Women’s soccer loses stadium opener 2-0

American River College forward Savannah Watson battles with Cosumnes River College defender Taylor Thomas during a game on Oct. 28, 2016. ARC lost 2-0. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

November 3, 2016

American River College’s new soccer stadium did not receive the welcome that ARC would have liked in its first game. The women’s soccer team finished the stadium opener with a man down and a 2-0 loss to Cosumnes River College on Friday. The Beavers allowed an early goal as CRC midfielder Anna...

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