The American River Current

ARC’s declassified spring break survival guide

There's seven days of Spring break to explore the larger Sacramento area. Go visit the new Golden 1 Center, watch people  create art live and/or sleep off the stress of the semester. (Photo illustration by Cheyenne Drury)

Cheyenne Drury

April 5, 2017

The semester isn’t over but we are more than halfway there. It's almost spring break a.k.a preparation for summer vacation. Allergies are in the air but the winds are a-howlin’ for a good time. Sacramento gets a bad rap for being a 'cow town' and a suburban utopia for soccer moms and mini vans. ...

Men’s Basketball team suffers disappointing loss to end regular season

Sophomore guard Jermaine Henderson is guarded by Sacramento City's Gabe Serna during a conference basketball game on Feb. 16, 2017 at ARC. ARC lost 95-74. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Mack Ervin III

February 23, 2017

The American River College’s men’s basketball team had a rough night defensively as it lost its final regular season game to Sacramento City College on Friday, 95-74. ARC was looking to improve its potential seeding for the playoffs as the team entered the night in third place, with an 8-5 con...

Men’s cross country team places first at Lou Vasquez, Women’s place seventh

A group of ARC cross country runners waiting outside of their travel bus for their race at the racecourse, Lou Vasquez, in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco on Sept. 22. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Cheyenne Drury

September 25, 2016

The American River College men's and women's cross country teams raced on Friday at the Lou Vasquez cross country course in Golden Gate park in San Francisco. The men's team took first place and the women's team finished seventh. First for the men’s team, Freshman Edgar Bonilla placed second overall wit...

ARC women’s cross country looks to jump start season at Sierra

The American River College women's cross country team warm up in the parking lot behind the new soccer stadium before their first meet of the season at Sierra College on Sep. 2. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Cheyenne Drury

September 1, 2016

The American River College women’s cross country team will race in its first meet of the season in the NorCal Preview tomorrow at Sierra College at 9:15 a.m. Not only is it the first race of the season, but it is the first race hosted at Sierra College since they removed their cross country progra...

Girls Rock Sacramento seeks empowerment through music

Top, Larisa Bryski, Jojo Mimmick, Rachel Mimmick, Emma Simpson and underneath the table Laynie Seltzer work the table at Chalk It Up's 25th annual art festival on Labor Day weekend in Fremont park, downtown Sacramento. Girls Rock Sacramento's goal was co-founded created to empower young women, and those who identify as female, through music and to deconstruct gender roles through team building exercises and events.

Cheyenne Drury

September 15, 2015

The co-founders of Girls Rock Sacramento (GRSC) Anna Simpson, Emma Simpson and Larisa Bryski share two things in common: they all want to deconstruct gender roles and they all want American River College students to volunteer as mentors for the GRSC camp in June 2016. GRSC is a non-profit organi...

Sacramento band shares its origin story

Left to right, American River College alumnus, Brodie Mills, plays guitar, Orey Severet plays drums and lead singer and bassist, Emma Simpson, sings at Chalk It Up's 25th annual art festival on Labor Day weekend in Fremont park in downtown Sacramento. The band calls itself The Off Years, which refers to the years they were not in a band together. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Cheyenne Drury

September 11, 2015

A local band, The Off Years, is a three-piece band from Sacramento that gets its name from the time period when the group was not together. Despite having known each other for over a decade, the band has only been playing together for three months and already has venues booked. The group recently ...

Chalk It Up draws large crowd

John Steensland, a former American River College student, adds finishing touches to his  chalk-drawing for Chalk It Up. He said he liked the way the texture of his art looked on the pavement. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Cheyenne Drury

September 9, 2015

Chalk It Up held its 25th annual art festival on Labor Day weekend that gave artists the opportunity to create chalk-art on the sidewalks of downtown Sacramento. The organization is a non-profit that donates all of its proceeds toward local youth art programs. Each square cost $150 to rent, while...

The student voice of American River College since 1955
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