The American River Current

Student Senate meets to edit by-laws and constitution

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)

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 to the ASB Constitution and Bylaws. Student Senate President Deborah Hernandez passed the Presidenti...

Men’s tennis clinches third straight NorCal title

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)

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 included wins over No. 8 Solano and No. 5 Folsom Lake, while ARC took on No. 7 Fresno and No. 3 Foothi...

ARC welcomes racing robots

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)

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 Meyer, a professor of electronic technology at ARC, challenged his students to build, code and ...

Men’s tennis aims for the top

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)

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 itself as a tennis powerhouse by winning the last six Big 8 conference championships, winning its...

Beavers pitching leads them past Butte

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)

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 was up at bat and singled to center left. Center fielder Connor Blair was on the plate and s...

ARC faculty honored at celebration of excellence

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)

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 CTL conference room. While accepting the ARC Diversity & Equity Award, Rod Agbunag, who is from...

Men’s tennis team breezes through Modesto into semifinals

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)

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 year. The defending champion Beavers entered the tournament as the No. 1 seed after a 14-1 season a...

Slavery is a bigger problem than ever

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

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. Seven percent of these slaves are from the ‘developed economies,’ North America, Canada, and the ...

‘Prostitution is not funny’

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)

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, Tina, the protagonist, tells the story with sudden shifts in point of view, which Abraham said is ...

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