The American River Current

Praying at American River College

Faith Covenant Community Church’s pastor Kendall Young prays with members of the congregation while embracing one another. The church meets every Sunday at ARC in Raef Hall. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Shiavon Chatman

May 10, 2016

Small trickles of sweat appear on the preacher’s brow, intensity in his eyes and his voice becoming sharp as he preaches. As he speaks in a calm voice, the audience raises one hand to the ceiling and another to their heart with their eyes shut in agreement. The room is filled with loud music and...

ARC student helps local actor feed the homeless

American River College Film Club president Vince Blake (left) hands a water bottle to a homeless man near Loaves and Fishes in Sacramento. Blake, 19, said he hopes to get more ARC students involved with helping out over time. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Robert Hansen

April 20, 2016

An American River College student helped local actor Sosa Hernandez hand out food to the homeless near Loaves & Fishes, a local nonprofit that provides daily meals and shelter to those in need, in Sacramento on Saturday. Vince Blake, president of the newly formed Film Club, was thankful for the...

Gas leak causes traffic delay near ARC

Travelers on Madison Avenue near American River College face traffic delays as PG&E works to fix a gas leak.  The leak was discovered on Tuesday but its location has yet to be identified. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Robert Hansen

April 6, 2016

A previous version of this story and teaser falsely reported that the gas leak occurred on Madison Avenue northbound. Madison Avenue runs east to west and the leak closed lanes going westbound. PG&E crews are trying to repair a gas leak on westbound Madison Avenue between Date Avenue and the I-80 ...

CDC hosts bake sale benefiting class pets

American River College's Child Development Center runs a bake sale in front of their building on Mar. 30, 2016  (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Bailey Carpenter

March 31, 2016

The American River College Child Development Center (CDC) held a bake sale Tuesday in front of the playground to raise funds to pay for class pet expenses like food, living habitats and other resources. Cole Horrell, who is eight years old and a former preschooler from the center, was at the stand s...

Phi Theta Kappa hosted 1st annual fundraiser banquet

From left to right, The Initiative's Kyle Tyson, Anothony Johnson, Raven Kauba, and Darius Upshaw discuss the artwork that is on display and for sale at the First Annual Phi Theta Kappa Fundraiser Banquet on Mar. 12, 2016.  (Photograph by Timon Barkley)

Sharriyona Platt

March 15, 2016

The American River College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society hosted their first annual fundraising banquet at the Timber Creek Ballroom in Roseville on Saturday. The fundraiser consisted of an art showcase and auction, a dessert auction, silent auction, live music and a dinner catered by the Timber Creek...

ARC club to take mental health legislation to the capitol

Life is Worth the Walk faculty adviser Peg Scott addresses club members at the first club meeting of the semester. The club will be taking legislature on mental health issues at schools to the California Capitol.
(Photo by Timon Barkley)

Hannah Darden

February 9, 2016

American River College’s Life is Worth The Walk Club is taking the fight for increased mental health services on community college campuses to the California Capitol. The club, which brings mental health resources to ARC’s campus, met Thursday to discuss its trip to the Faculty Association of...

Opinion: Buying books online is better than at the bookstore

Buying textbooks online is becoming a much better option than buying them at a physical bookstore. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Matthew Nobert

February 2, 2016

The battle between getting your books at the campus bookstore or ordering through websites, for student’s money, happens at the start of every semester, but if students want to save a money and not get taken advantage of, online is the way to go. When it comes to textbooks, many come into play, like making sur...

ARC’s Kaneko Gallery opens ‘Paint and Bristle’ exhibition

An American River College student looks at the work of Jack Ogden on display at the James Kaneko Gallery at ARC. The display is up form Jan. 14 to Feb. 10.
(Photo by Timon Barkley)

Hannah Darden

January 30, 2016

American River College’s James Kaneko Art Gallery opened a new exhibition, “Paint and Bristle,” on Jan. 14 and began its spring semester with a solid and vibrant collection by painter Jack Ogden, a retired Sacramento State University professor. The collection runs until Feb. 10, and the Kaneko Gallery will h...

Kaneko Gallery holds artist reception for painter Jack Ogden

Students attend the Kaneko Gallery reception featuring Jack Ogden and his artwork on Thursday, which is on display at American River College in from Jan. 14 through Feb. 10. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Hannah Darden

January 30, 2016

Students, faculty, and visitors packed American River College’s James Kaneko Gallery Thursday night as celebrated local artist Jack Ogden visited his current exhibition, “Paint and Bristle.” “Paint and Bristle” has been on display at the Kaneko since Jan. 14 and will run through Feb. 10. ...

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