The American River Current

Art new media student Charles Kinter places his piece of metal into the forge in order to make the metal easier to shape in his class, ART 376: Functional Sculpture on Tuesday, November 24, 2015. The course focuses on working metal and using tools found in the blacksmithing market to make art that serves a purpose. Kinter said that working with the material has helped him in his art new media classes. (Photo by Lena DoBynes)

Take this class: ART 376

Lena DoBynes November 24, 2015

The loud clang of metal on metal, the almost overwhelming heat against one’s face as they open the forge doors, and the look of the bright hot metal as it is pulled out of the fire are some of the various...

Poet Sandra Garcia Rivera recites her writing during a college hour Tuesday. Garcia talked about how her life decisions influenced her work. (Photo by Lena DoBynes)

Abortions and Puerto Rican background influenced poet

Joseph Daniels September 25, 2015

A previous version of this story mistakenly reported the speaker's name to be Sharon Garcia Rivera. In fact, it is Sandra Garcia Rivera.  A poet visited the American River College campus Tuesday...

Student worker Emma Jaques designs an upcoming edition of The Parrot. The Parrot is a newsletter that is published on the American River College campus that showcases work by English as a second language students. (Photo by Lena DoBynes)

The Parrot gives ESL students a voice

Joseph Daniels September 18, 2015

For Parisa Samedi, her English career began when her writing was first published in the American River College based newsletter “The Parrot.” The Parrot is a platform for English as a second language...

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