The American River Current

ARC printing supervisor brings eco-awareness to campus

Don Reid poses in his print shop at American River College on Nov. 28, 2017. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

January 31, 2018

Don Reid walks into the tiny office that he plans to soon call home. The small station consists of gray barren walls, an old desk, a squeaky chair and a dusty typewriter. The fluorescent lights cast a sickly green hue over everything. Reid picks up the ancient typewriter and tosses it into the nearest tr...

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...

LRPD refuses to talk to the Current about campus safety

The Rancho Cordova Police Department has yet to identify the suspect involved in the shooting of a non-student at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12, 2020. (File Photo)

December 5, 2017

The Current recently set out to write an article on campus safety. The intention was to provide students with a detailed layout of different emergency procedures in the event of an active shooter, earthquake, fire, flood, etc., and to remedy some of the questions and conflicting information. After reaching ...

ARC Student Senate debates signing letter combating DeVos’ stance on Title IX

Senators Laurie Jones (left) and Earl Crouchley III listen to the reading of a letter that could potentially be sent to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

December 5, 2017

On Nov. 30 the American River College Student Senate discussed signing and supporting a Title IX letter being sent to Secretary Betsy DeVos. DeVos has issued new guidelines which will change how public colleges and educational institutions must handle cases of sexual assault and sexual harassment...

San Mateo steals NorCal Championship after Beavers miss game-tying field goal

ARC quarterback Hunter Rodrigues is tackled down by San Mateo defenders while attempting to run the ball at American River College on Nov. 25. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Mack Ervin III

November 27, 2017

American River College’s football team’s hopes of playing in a second straight State Championship game were dashed after missing a game-tying field goal with 20 seconds left, crowning College of San Mateo NorCal champions on Saturday, 24-21. The No. 1 ranked Beavers played the No. 2 ranked Bulldogs in a r...

ARC prepares for massive redesign to make campus more inclusive

American River College Public Information Officer Scott Crow is working alongside school officials to implement the campus redesign. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

November 22, 2017

American River College is undergoing a massive redesign project that will see the core values that drive the college and its faculty adapt to the needs of it most at-risk students and attempt to create a more inclusive campus for all. This redesign will have the administration of ARC attempt to fin...

Teenager dives into collegiate athletics

Juliana Shim sits on the edge of a diving board at American River College. Shim is a first-semester student at ARC. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

November 21, 2017

Juliana Shim lifts herself from the water, and begins to walk along the edge of the pool. She has just done a flip off of the high dive at American River College and is walking the short distance to to the smaller diving board. Shim is been alternating between the two, practicing dives and flips, ove...

ARC football ends season on top of its division

Quarterback Hunter Rodrigues prepares to launch a pass against Sierra College on Nov. 11. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

November 16, 2017

The American River College (9-1) football team ended its season with a blowout of local rival Sierra College (4-6), a win which left the Beavers sitting atop the division and with homefield advantage throughout the playoffs. The offense was running on all cylinders as quarterback Hunter Rodrigues t...

Q&A with a German survivor of World War II

Ingrid Radke-Azvedo talks about the importance of the American Constitution at American River College on Nov. 9. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

November 16, 2017

Ingrid Radke-Azvedo was born in the heart of Germany in 1934. As a small girl, Radke-Azvedo enjoyed what most young children do: playing with dolls, spending time outside and creating rich fantasy worlds in her mind. What separates Radke-Azvedo from other girls her age was that she grew up in the shad...

Organ recipient educates others on the importance of donating

Chris Sutton holds a flyer that he uses to convince people to consider organ donations. Sutton was the recipient of an organ donation at the age of 2 that saved his life. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

November 16, 2017

Each year the number of people on the organ transplant waiting list continues to grow rapidly—even as the  number of donors stays relatively the same, according to organdonor.gov. As a result, only 30,000 people of the 119,362 annual applicants receive the donated organs they need, according to t...

ARC finds sweet tooth in ‘candy lab’

Head chef Lisa Lam Chiao holds a piece of candied orange peel as she prepares to make orange hazlenut chocolate bark. Chiao prepared the orange slices in her own home the night before. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Hannah Yates

November 16, 2017

Tucked in the back of the Culinary Arts building is a corner furnished with a sofa, chairs and small side table. A surreal neon pink elephant and giant goldfish watch over the students that dine there; it’s a colorful art piece that brightens up an otherwise unassuming cranny. Even more unusual, howe...

Department opens up food pantry for hungry students

The 'Nosh Nook' offers free food for students in need. It is located on the third floor of Davies Hall in the Behavioral Sciences Department. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

November 16, 2017

American River College is home to approximately 30,000 students, over 13 percent of those students may be suffering from a lack of food. However, faculty at ARC are hoping to help these hungry students by providing easier access to the foods they need. The Nosh Nook on the third floor of Davies ...

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