The American River Current

Professors showcase their talents in faculty recital

Matt Robinson (left) and Dyne Eifertsen (right) performing in the faculty recital at American River College on April 30, 2018. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

May 14, 2018

The American River College Faculty Recital, hosted by music department chair Dyne Eifertsen, took place on April 30, with a four-piece band taking center stage in a dimly lit Room 547 at the the ARC theater. The group included Eifertsen on trombone, former adjunct faculty member Steve Lishman on ...

Jazz bands pay tribute to military veterans

The American River College studio jazz ensemble performing the opening act for the

Michael Pacheco

May 14, 2018

The American River College Studio Jazz Ensemble quietly moved from the back room to their places on stage. They opened with the classic Count Basie piece “Moten Swing” for the sixth annual Tribute to the War Years concert on April 27. The concert is held every spring semester as a way to honor ARC...

Latino Unidos host Cinco de Mayo event

Members of Latinos Unidios at American River College behind an information booth regarding Cinco De Mayo on April 24, 2018. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

May 9, 2018

Latinos Unidos hosted a Cinco de Mayo informational event on April 26. The club planned the event to take place the week before the holiday, due to the scheduling of Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Week events happening the same week. The event consisted of a small informational speech regarding...

Beavers finish the season with a win

A Galivan baseball player swings at a ball during a game against American River College on April 24. ARC won 18-11. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

May 7, 2018

The American River College baseball team scored a victory over Galivan College, winning 11-18 in the last game of the season on April 24. Gavilan started the first inning with a run, with the Beavers scoring a run of their own in the bottom of the second inning off a hit from shortstop Lane Field...

Orchestra performed variety of holiday music

The violin section of the American River College orchestra performs a song for a winter concert. The concert was held on Dec. 2. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

December 7, 2015

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified principal violinist Jun Zhu as the performer of the fiddle solo in "Fiddle-Faddle" when the solo was actually performed by ARC Orchestra's concertmaster Bolormaa Damdinjav. The American River College orchestra performed a variety of holiday ...

Student musicians play for peers

Peter Carter-Grassly  plays the french horn in an applied music recital at American River College. The next recital will take place on Thursday. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

December 2, 2015

Seven music majors performed in the first of four applied music recitals that were held as a part of the final grade for applied music majors. Performers were able to select a piece of music from a list provided by the music department to practice. They were also given the option to perform solo ...

Winter Sale at ARC offers gift ideas for Christmas

Various trinkets on display for a winter sale at American River College. The sale takes place  Dec. 1 through Dec. 3. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Mychael Jones

December 2, 2015

Jewelry and other hand-carved designs are among several items being sold at the Winter Gift Market at the American River College Student Center until 7 p.m. on Thursday. Vendors invited by the Center for Leadership and Development had the chance to showcase and sell their items to students and f...

ARC horticulture has Thanksgiving-themed floral sale

A close up of of one of several arrangements that were offered in a sale hosted by American River College's horticulture department on Thursday. The floral sale was Thanksgiving and fall themed. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving and fall were the theme at the American River College Horticulture department’s latest floral sale, with the arrangements on sale based on the holiday and the season. “(They’re) usually themed to the season,” said Nina Raleigh, one of the clerks. “At the moment we use pumpkins...

College hour focuses on transgender community

Kylie Marx (left), Zahra Kruk, and Shon Sutton, are speaking about their personal experiences in a Trans* Talk College Hour panel on Nov. 19.
(Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Jordan Schauberger

November 20, 2015

In the midst of Transgender Awareness Week, American River College students piled into a packed lecture hall on Thursday to listen to a college hour presentation geared towards creating a greater understanding of the transgender community. ARC student Brett Spencer, who volunteers at the Community and D...

The student voice of American River College since 1955
photos by Michael pacheco