The American River Current

Child prodigies attend ARC

Tanishq Abraham, 11, (center) at American River College's graduation last May. Tanishq's sister Tiara, 9, also studies at ARC.

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

July 29, 2015

For Tanishq and Tiara Abraham, being an 11-year-old boy and a 9-year-old girl includes typical sibling rivalries, such as who gets to play as which character in Mario Kart for the Nintendo Wii. “She always claims Mario first, so I always take Luigi,” said Tanishq as Tiara grinned. But the two...

Students from the ceramics department sell their art

Students from the ceramics department sell their art

Jose Garcia and Jose Garcia

May 13, 2015

Student’s from the ceramics department sold their handmade wares today at the X-sale being held behind the ceramics lab. Michelle Wong Yukmui, an art major, has her own booth at the X-sale. “I’m selling some of my pieces today so I can make some extra money to move to Thailand with my husband....

Homeless couple returns to ARC to take classes and collect recyclables

Homeless couple returns to ARC to take classes and collect recyclables

John Ferrannini and John Ferrannini

May 12, 2015

As he carries around a white, plastic Hefty bag in the hot afternoon, Bill Cheely said people don’t look at him the same anymore. “It’s like, I was your neighbor,” said Bill. “People steal our shit. You are treated so differently without a house.” Bill and his wife, Denise, have been...

ARC students weigh-in on Mayweather and Pacquiao fight

ARC students weigh-in on Mayweather and Pacquiao fight

Mychael Jones and Mychael Jones

May 1, 2015

This Saturday’s fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has drawn the interest of many people around the nation for years, including those from American River College. Heading into the fight, Mayweather sports a record of 47-0, while Pacquiao has a record of 64-5. “Pacquiao has more...

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