The American River Current

‘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 ...

Paget speaks about stress at ARC

Calworks sponsored life coach and holistic nutritionist Barbie Paget began her three module series about nutrition at ARC on Nov. 23. (Photo courtesy of Barbie Paget)

Laurie Jones

November 28, 2016

Calworks sponsored life coach and holistic nutritionist, Barbie Paget, began her three-module series on stress reduction, emotional intelligence, and nutrition for busy people, Tuesday and Wednesday in Community Rooms one and two. Paget said that stress affects everyone and can be positive or negative, int...

Solar Cookers International informs Model UN club about solar cookers

Guest speaker Julie Greene presents for the Solar Cookers International organization, informing students about solar cookers in Davies Hall 107 on Nov. 3. 
(Photo by Lidiya Grib)

Jared Smith

November 4, 2016

The Model United Nations Club welcomed a guest speaker from Solar Cookers International (SCI) to a crowd of MUN club members on Thursday in Davies Hall 107. Speaker Julie Greene was there to explain what SCI’s goal is and to inform about solar cookers. The Model United Nations club participa...

UNITE kicks of Black Lives Matter Brave Space series

Info graphic by Jordan Schauberger

Solange Echeverria

October 20, 2016

American River College’s Universal eNgaging Inclusive Transformative Education (U.N.I.T.E.) program is spearheading a series of events that address the Black Lives Matter movement and the painful impact of the controversial police killings of black men and women. Since Aug., UNITE has been trying to spread ...

Defining Generation Z

Carlos Reyes, Dean of behavioral & social science, discusses trends of millennial and generation y students at a College Hour in Raef Hall 160 on Sept, 20, 2016. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Claire Bathory

September 22, 2016

For the incoming class of 2020, the Clinton and Bush families have always campaigned for something major. Vladimir Putin will always be, in power overseas, eBay will always be an online swap-meet, and the United States will always be at war. These people are members of Generation Z and were born b...

Food injustice: ‘The fat cats steal the milk’

Former American River College student, Daniel Milewski, discussed food injustice in Raef Hall on Sep. 1, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Laurie Jones

September 7, 2016

Daniel Milewski spoke to a packed audience about food injustice at a college hour event on Thursday in Raef Hall. Milewski is a former American River College anthropology student of ARC professor Kristina Casper-Denman and is now an anthropology student at California State University Sacramento (CSU...

World-renowned astrophotographer presents at ARC

Astrophotographer Ken Crawford presents his photos and the science behind them at his lecture  on April 27.  (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Justina Sharp

May 4, 2016

“How many of you have ever seen a star up close?” asked Ken Crawford, an award-winning astrophotographer who led a workshop April 27 as part of American River College’s science series. Crawford, who has been shooting space as an amateur for over 20 years, began the presentation by showing wha...

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