The American River Current

Brave space tackles representation and racism in the media

A subgroup of students participate in discussion at a brave space meeting on March 31. (Photo by Allante Morris)

Shiavon Chatman

April 6, 2016

American River College hosted a brave space meeting Thursday, organized by the members of UNITE. The event primarily focused on the importance of representation for people of color in the media and the presence of racism in film and television. Brett Spencer, a UNITE community intern, warned the audience...

ARC announces new director of transfer center

Joe Rust, right, talks with a student in the transfer center on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Rust is also a full-time counselor for the college. (Photo by Allante Morris)

Allante Morris

March 3, 2016

American River College’s Student Services Vice President Robin Neal announced that Joe Rust has accepted the position as the department’s new transfer center director. Rust will be taking over for Rick Ramirez, who will now be the co-faculty mentor coordinator. In addition to his new duties as the dire...

ARC fashion department to hold model casting

A student designer works on pieces for her collection for this springs fashion show on Feb. 10. (photo by Allante Morris)

Sharriyona Platt

March 3, 2016

A model casting is being held for American River College’s annual fashion show on March 11 in the Arts and Science building. The casting will run from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in room 105. ARC’s fashion promotions students are facilitating the event along with their professor, Gail Russell. ...

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 Rosa Parks’ life and legacy

ARC history professor Abigail Feely speaks at the Rosa Parks celebratory presentation at American River College in Sacramento, California on Feb.11. The Rosa Parks celebration was a college hour event celebrating Rosa Parks day and black history month. (Photo by Allante Morris)

Sharriyona Platt

February 16, 2016

American River College history professors Abigail Feely and Camille Leonhardt celebrated the life and legacy of Rosa Parks during college hour on Thursday. Their presentations consisted of poems, book readings, slide shows and open questions from the audience. Professor Feely began the hour b...

Men’s basketball records sixth straight loss

ARC guard Francisco Lopez shoots a jump shot against Diablo Valley on Tuesday. The Beavers lost 87-73.(Photo by Allante Morris)

Allante Morris and Sharriyona Platt

February 5, 2016

The American River College men’s basketball team is now at six straight losses after Tuesday’s game against Diablo Valley College that ended with a final score of 87-73. The Beavers started the game a little slow in the first half, but strong offense helped lead a comeback during the second half...

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