The American River Current

A Study Guide to Studying

Environmental Studies major Julia Ackerman takes some time to study outside.

Felix Oliveros

September 21, 2018

Studying is a vital part of every student’s life, and most students spend more time on it than they’d probably like. Some have studying figured out, and some have tried time and time again to find a way that works for them, but they still don’t know which method might benefit them the most. ...

American River College students struggle to afford city’s rental prices

The 19J Apartments under construction on Sept. 9, 2018. The apartments will offer over 173 residential units with a size range from 312 to 480-square feet, of which the smallest will cost less than $1,000 a month, according to Mohanna Development Co. The project is expected to be finish by December 2018. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Itzin Alpizar

September 19, 2018

As students at American River College struggle to meet the high prices of the city’s rental market, the Sacramento City Council and Mayor Darrell Steinberg held a public housing workshop on Sept. 4 to set a plan for temporary rent control provisions as part of the four-part plan to bring housing relief to...

How to have a successful semester

My laptop resting on with my textbooks and to-do list.

Alexus Hurtado

September 5, 2018

The start of a new semester can be stressful and overwhelming, but with organization, determination and focus, students can have a great semester and achieve their academic goals. Keeping procrastination and tardiness at bay is important during the semester. For many college students it’s second...

ARC holds primatology class at the Sacramento Zoo

The primary keeper of the primates, Janine Steele, stands in front of the sumatran exhibit at the Sacramento Zoo on April 25. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Tracy Holmes

May 7, 2018

Anthropology 372 Primatology Field Studies class will be held during American River College’s summer session this year, instead of its usual spring semester. The class focuses on the observation of non-human primates, according to its instructor,Kristina Casper-Denman, “This class actually c...

Administration opens Pride Center on campus

Joshua Moon Johnson and Emilie Mitchell cheer cupcakes to celebrate the opening of the Pride Center on April 5, 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

April 18, 2018

American River College’s LGBTQ+ Pride Center launched on April 5, with an opening ceremony that hosted speeches by many who played a major role in its creation. ARC is now one of only three community colleges to acquire its own pride center, the others are Sierra College and Mt. San Antonio Co...

Spring Career Fair blooms at ARC

Students visit different vendors and booths during the Spring Career Fair on April 12, 2018. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Gabe Carlos

April 12, 2018

American River College is hosting a Spring Career Fair today until 1 p.m. in the Community Rooms in the Student Center. Sixty-eight companies will be attending this semester’s career fair including Tesla, AppleOne and California Highway Patrol. The career fair will allow students to examine car...

ARC LGBTQ+ Pride Center soft launch

The American River Pride Center will open at 12 p.m. on April 5, 2018. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Tracy Holmes

April 2, 2018

American River College’s LGBTQ+ Pride Center is set for a soft launch on April 5. The purpose of the Pride Center is to aid in LGBTQ+ awareness and campus climate and in general assist students with navigating everyday campus life. Dr. Emilie Mitchell, a psychology professor at ARC and co-adv...

Food Pantry a resource for all at ARC

American River College’s food pantry opened up on Feb. 21. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

March 6, 2018

The Beaver Food Pantry hosted its first food give away as an up and running food bank on campus Feb. 21. Juan Blanco, who took over as chair of the Hunger Resource Committee, from Manuel Alejandro Perez, former Dean of Student Services Equity, Programs, and Pathways earlier this year, said the pantry has ...

ARC hosts Black Heritage Celebration in Student Center

On Feb. 22 American River College hosted a Black Heritage Mobile History Museum showcasing historical artifacts from African-American history. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

March 1, 2018

American River College hosted a Black Heritage Celebration Feb. 20-24 in honor of Black History Month at the Student Center. There was various art, history and items for sale, along with dancers and a small band playing African music. People walked around and got to experience something ARC delive...

The Equifax data breach may have put your identity at risk

(Photo courtesy of Equifax)

Jennifer Langston

December 7, 2017

Sometime between May and July of this year the data of the credit monitoring agency Equifax was breached—but the incident was not reported to the public until Sept. 7th.   Holding the company accountable for their actions and showing a concern for citizens safety has taken a backseat to other pr...

ARC makes efforts to improve campus navigation

American River College Printing Services Supervisor Don Reid holds up a prototype for the new campus maps that he is working on. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brienna Edwards

December 6, 2017

Printing Service Supervisor Don Reid and retired Vice President of administration Ray DiGuilio, have just concluded a meeting American River College's Administration building, and have begun packing up their belongings. DiGuilio puts his jacket on and places his hat upon his head, he has a briefcase cl...

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