The American River Current

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Deborah Hernandez consults with Parlimentarian Tamara Dunning duing a Student Senate meeting on April 27 at American River College. (Phto by Mack Ervin III)

Student Senate meets to edit by-laws and constitution

Brienna Edwards April 30, 2018

American River College’s Associated Student Body Student Senate met April 27 in its second to last meeting of the academic year. The main intent of the meeting was to review and discuss recent amendments...

Sophomore Michael Vizcarra waits for a return ball during a match against De Anza College on April 21 at American River College. Vizcarra won his match 6-4, 6-3 as ARC won their third straight NorCal title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Men’s tennis clinches third straight NorCal title

Mack Ervin III April 25, 2018

American River College’s men’s tennis team captured its third straight Northern California Championship on Saturday after defeating No. 2 ranked De Anza College 5-0. De Anza’s road to the final...

A student built robot sits on a desk during an electronics technology midterm on Feb. 28 at ARC. Students had to build a robot from a kit that would follow a black line along the ground. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

ARC welcomes racing robots

Jennah Booth March 7, 2018

Ready. Set. Robo! A classroom in the Tech Ed building at American River College became a robotic speedway as students raced custom-made automations against each other, and the clock, on Feb. 28. Jordan...

American River College's Paul Bhatia returns a ball during a nn-conference game against De Anza College on Feb. 24 at ARC. Bhatia and ARC are looking to win its eigth straight conference championship and third straight NorCal title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Men’s tennis aims for the top

Mack Ervin III March 2, 2018

While a good start is always nice, it’s the end result that matters the most. And that’s the approach American River College’s men’s tennis team is taking this season. The team has established...

American River College right fielder Blake Spencer swings at a ball during a game against Butte College on Feb. 16 at ARC. ARC won 4-1. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Beavers pitching leads them past Butte

Cecilia Castillo Juarez February 21, 2018

American River College’s baseball team picked up its fourth win of the season with a 4-1 home victory against Butte College on Feb. 16. During the top of the first, Butte third baseman, Lane Pritchard...

American River College professor Kathleen O’Brien speaks during an awards ceremony College Hour on Jan 25 at ARC. O’Brien recieved the International Teachers Assistance Program award. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

ARC faculty honored at celebration of excellence

Tracy Holmes February 7, 2018

On Jan. 25, Christina Wagner, an assistant at the Center for Teaching and Learning Center, hosted a Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony to honor four American River College faculty members in the...

American River College sophomore Tam Duong hits the ball back across the net during a game against Modesto Junior College on Apr. 11, 2017. Duong won his match 6-1, 6-1 as ARC advanced to the semifinals of the NorCal tournament. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Men’s tennis team breezes through Modesto into semifinals

Mack Ervin III April 14, 2017

The American River College men’s tennis team breezed through Modesto Junior College 9-0 on Tuesday in the first round of the NorCal regional tournament, advancing to the semifinals for the sixth straight...

Sarah Bond from 3 Strands Global discusses human trafficking during ARC's College Hour. (Photo by John Ennis)

Slavery is a bigger problem than ever

Jared Smith April 3, 2017

Even with slavery abolished, America still has a slave problem. Today there are currently 21 million slaves in the world, more than ever in recorded history, according to the International Labor Organization....

Author and ARC English professor, Lois Ann Abraham reads a passage from her novel “Tina Goes to Heaven during a College Hour speech on March 9, in Raef Hall room 120. Abraham has been published twice before both works by ARC's publication Ad Lumen Press. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

‘Prostitution is not funny’

Cheyenne Drury March 13, 2017

‘Prostitution is not funny’ was the theme stressed at Thursday’s college hour with ARC professor Lois Ann Abraham’s reading of her novel “Tina Goes to Heaven,” in Raef Hall. In the book,...

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