The American River Current

Pushy petitioning draws concern on campus

Petitioners gathering students signature outside of the student center at American River College campus on Jan. 30, 2020.(Photo by Clifton Bullock)

Clifton Bullock

February 27, 2020

You have wandered on the American River College campus long enough to see the subjects of this topic and identify them from a distance. Their signs, their booths and their clipboards may come to mind. Many times they’re posted in common areas with a lot of foot traffic in the vicinity of the Stud...

UNITE creates vision board workshop

American River College students work on vision boards at the vision board workshop in the Student Center at American River College on Feb 12.

Breawna Maynard

March 6, 2019

American River College’s UNITE (Universal Engaging Inclusive Transformative Education) program held a vision board workshop in the Student Center Hub on Feb 12. This workshop encouraged students to get aligned with their personal and academic goals. UNITE is a program ran by students and faculty...

LGBTQ+ ally training addresses misconceptions

The LGBTQ+ Pride Center provides information about resources to students, staff, and faculty. (Photo by Katia Esguerra)

Katia Esguerra

March 6, 2019

Here at American River College in the HUB, the Pride Center is making changes to help support, educate and inform the community on how to be an ally to LGBTQ+ students. Emilie Mitchell, coordinator for the ARC Pride Center and faculty member for the psychology department, defined LGBTQ+ for students and...

UNITE works to create an inclusive campus

A table adorned with candles, a Black Lives Matter flag, and messages acknowledging and celebrating the lives of black Americans is set up in the Student Center. (Photo by Katia Esguerra)

Makenna Roy

March 5, 2019

The Universal Engaging Inclusive Transformative Education Program, or UNITE, at American River College is focused on creating a more inclusive community for the student body. UNITE is focused on helping create a more comfortable space by participating in community outreach, hosting speakers, holdin...

This former ARC student’s struggle with housing is not unique

Former American River College student Courteney Duren-Hill and her son Gavin Hill lost their mobile home during the spring 2018 semester due to an increase in rent. Now, she has relocated from motel to motel. While attending ARC, Duren-Hill benefitted from the services offered to students. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

February 13, 2019

It’s morning and Courteney Duren-Hill wakes up to her alarm going off in her living room at her single-wide mobile home in Caravan Village near Watt Avenue and Auburn Boulevard. Sighing, she lays in bed for a minute and stares at the wooden panel walls that make up her home, then looks down at the ha...

Controversial protester in code violation on campus

Captain Chris Day from the Los Rios Police Department speaks to a protester in front of the Student Center on Oct. 31, 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Hannah Yates and Christian Sutton

November 7, 2018

By Hannah Yates and Christian Sutton A protester made a direct campus code violation while preaching controversial messages on American River College’s campus on Oct. 31. The individual held a sign and used a speaker in the quad between the library and Student Center, while a Los Rios Police D...

Why students should get more involved in clubs on campus

Umoja Sakhu club members Raqhale Brooks, (left) pre-law major, Nyla Aaron, (center) undecided major and Grace Swint, (right) political science and sociology major study in the Hub Center at American River College on Oct 15, 2018. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Breawna Maynard

November 1, 2018

Many students come to school just to go to their classes, maybe grab a bite to eat from the cafeteria and then head right back to their cars to go back home. Each semester, a lot of us are new to campus so we don’t know too many people or perhaps anyone at all, so school can get pretty lonely at times....

The Current’s ballot guide to the 2018 elections

Registered voters can mail in their ballots by Oct. 30 or vote in person on Nov. 6, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Itzin Alpizar

October 25, 2018

There are less than two weeks before the California general elections and American River College students have an opportunity to make a statement about important subjects, including what happens with taxes, housing and educational programs. Not voting on these elections will leave the choice of which ...

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