The American River Current

Beavers surge in fourth quarter to win NorCal Championship over Butte

American River College quarterback Griffin Dahn rushes with the ball during the NorCal Title game against Butte College on Nov. 27, 2016 at Butte. Dahn had 109 passing yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions along with 47 rushing yards as ARC won the game and the title, 15-9. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Mack Ervin III

November 28, 2016

Hundreds of games have been played and thousands of players have come through American River College’s football program, and though they have had various successes over the years, no team has been able to call themselves NorCal Champions. That is, until the last 44 seconds of Saturday’s game against ...

Church panel discusses importance of ministry in the Black Lives Matter era

Pastor Arthur Jenkins III gets passionate as he talks about the church’s role in the Black Lives Matter era, during the Faith Covenant Community Church’s panel at American River College on Sunday. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 18, 2016

The story of Linda Marie Anderson finds a Sacramento woman bloodied and beaten by police, unaware of why she was assaulted and arrested. It echoes eerily similar to the stories of many black Americans across the country. Four years later, Anderson’s search for a way to tell her story and facilitate ...

Dahn makes the most of opportunity at starting quarterback

American River College quarterback Griffin Dahn rushes on a play during a game against Modesto Junior College at Cosumnes River College on Sept. 10. ARC won 47-33. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mike Yun

September 15, 2016

American River College’s grayshirt freshman quarterback, Griffin Dahn, is making the most of his opportunity as the starting quarterback for the Beavers. The starting quarterback was originally sophomore Chris Guillen, who went down with an injury in the first game against Diablo Valley college. ...

Last minute touchdown pass rescues ARC, wins season opener 23-20

American River College linebacker Joseph Gardner and wide reciever Daliceo Calloway celebrate on the sidelines following Calloway's game winning touchdown during a football game against Diablo Valle College on Friday Sep. 1 at DVC. ARC won 23-20. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mack Ervin III

September 6, 2016

“If they hadn’t stopped me, I would have ran right through the end zone,” said wide reciever Daliceo Calloway. A strong showing in the fourth quarter capped off by a 74 yard touchdown reception by Calloway in the last minute allowed American River College’s football team to win their season o...

SummerWords welcomes Urrea for keynote speech

Author Luis Alberto Urrea speaks the the crowd at American River College during his keynote speech at SummerWords.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

June 5, 2016

Bestselling author Luis Alberto Urrea gave the keynote speech at American River College’s SummerWords creative writing festival last Saturday, sharing anecdotes from his life before reciting a story entirely from memory. ARC English professor Michael Spurgeon introduced Urrea, and said that the...

Photo Gallery: Donald Trump in Sacramento

Supporters of Donald Trump stand in line and wait for a rally event in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Mack Ervin III

June 2, 2016

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump's campaign made their first stop in Sacramento on June 1, holding a rally event at the Sacramento International Jet Center which drew nearly 5,000 supporters. The controversial candidate did not come without protesters as a small group of around 20 protesters urged...

Faculty readings kick off the first day of SummerWords

(Left to right) American River College English professors Cathy Arellano, Christian Kiefer and Lois Ann Abraham answer question after their readings at the first day of SummerWords. The creative writing festival is a four-day event that ends on Sunday. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger and Hannah Darden

May 27, 2016

By Hannah Darden and Jordan Schauberger The annual SummerWords creative writing festival kicked off its fifth year with featured faculty writers Christian Kiefer, Lois Ann Abraham and Cathy Arellano reading from their published or upcoming work at American River College on Thursday. The festiv...

A member of a Nobel Peace Prize winning panel came to ARC to discuss climate change

Steve Running, who earned his doctorate in forest ecophysiology, answers questions from students and faculty following a lecture on the effects on climate change and new developments in energy in Raef Hall at American River College on April 21, 2016. Running was part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Jordan Schauberger

April 22, 2016

“If we wreck the Earth we can’t simply off load to Mars. It will not work. So, we have to save this planet,” said Steve Running, who was a board member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) when it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with former Vice President Al Gore in 2007....

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

Jordan Schauberger

April 21, 2016

When he heard the news that iconic musician Prince had died, American River College music professor Dyne Eifertsen could only think of the impact that the ‘Purple Rain’ artist had had on his career as a musician “I was in middle school, the perfect age, when ‘Purple Rain’ came out,” Ei...

ARC students compete in StarCraft collegiate tournament

American River College Eric Key smiles during a StarCraft game against the University of Utah during the 2016 TESPA StarCraft Collegiate Series. Key and teammate Becky Harris, representing ARC, won the game three matches to none but was knocked out of the tournament in the next round by the University of Washington. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

April 8, 2016

On the backs of games like League of Legends, StarCraft and Counter Strike, eSports has slowly integrated into the traditional sports scene. Two American River College students were a testament to that when they took part in the Tespa Collegiate StarCraft Series over the past three months. Eric Key ...

Anti-abortion group visits ARC

John Edgar, a member of the anti-abortion activist group Project Truth, stands in front of one of the group's signs posted by its set up near the Student Center. Project Truth visits college campuses among other venues across the country to spread its message. (File Photo)

Matthew Peirson

March 15, 2016

An anti-abortion group that refers to itself as “Project Truth” visited American River College Monday to discuss its feelings on the subject. The group goes to college campuses all around the country, handing out flyers and engaging in conversation with students passing by. “(We) talk to student...

Confident ARC softball team beats Lassen 6-3

American River college catcher Katie Kapler prepares to swing at a ball during a game against Lassen College at ARC on Thursday Feb. 25, 2016. ARC won 6-3. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Mack Ervin III

February 26, 2016

A four run 6th inning lifted American River College’s softball team to a win over Lassen College at home on Thursday, and pushed the team to 10 wins on the season. After a somewhat slow start to the game, ARC got the scoring started when Sara Cater scored in the 3rd inning after a double hit by...

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