The American River Current

Is a photo really worth 1000 words?

This photograph is used to question the narrative possibility in photography. Depicted in the photo are a group of people, in a barge, on a body of water, but is there really a narrative? (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

October 25, 2018

The cabin is dark; rocking on the sunbeat waves, people wait for shore. The haiku above encapsulates the entirety of the photograph that accompanies this essay. The photograph creates more questions than it answers. Who are they? Where are they going? What lies ahead for them? These questions ca...

Former music student faces his demons

Demon In Me features (from left to right) ARC alumnus Julian Grenz, drummer Ciro Abraham and singer guitar player Kylle Reece, during a show at Holy Diver in Sacramento on Sept. 23. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

October 18, 2018

Musical instruments sat in the snow on the side of a Wyoming highway. The sun began to set over the icy tundra as the group of men waited in the freezing January wind. A drum set and guitar were destroyed and the rest of the equipment was exposed to the open air through the ripped side of the trailer....

Beavers football head into a bye week after loss to Fresno

Running back Daniel Wright Jr. is tackled by a Fresno player at the ARC v. Fresno game on Saturday Sept. 29. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

October 3, 2018

The American River College football team lost to Fresno City College 17-3 for their third loss of the season on Saturday. This loss comes right before a bye week that will lead in to their first conference game of the season. The game began poorly for the Beavers. Two minutes into the first quarter,...

California College Promise replaces BOG Waiver

The Student Services building on the American River College campus has workers ready to help students navigate the application process for the California College Promise program on Oct. 2, 2018. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

October 2, 2018

The California College Promise Grant, enacted to waive tuition costs for first-time students attending community college, will provide approximately 39,000 students in the Los Rios Community College District with free tuition. Written by California assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), the Cali...

ARC secures win in fourth quarter comeback

Running back Evyn Holtz is tackled in an attempted rush against the College of San Mateo Bulldogs at Beaver Stadium on Sept. 15. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

September 18, 2018

After their devastating loss at the hands of Laney College last week, American River College’s football team spent the week practicing hard and regaining its momentum. Head coach Jon Osterhout got the team back on track in practice over the course of the week. The week of practice paid off for the Bea...

The student voice of American River College since 1955
photo by patrick hyun wilson