The American River Current

What ARC’s library has to offer

Math major Celine Castonguay browses the American River College library in-between classes and softball practice. The campus library offers services to students like research assistance for essays, and offers study rooms that they can use during library hours. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Makenna Roy

February 26, 2019

There are many places on the American River College campus for students to study and the most commonly known one is the library. There’s a reason for that: the ARC library isn't a place where students are required to be silent, it's a place for students to feel comfortable doing coursework and asking for...

Men’s soccer draws against CRC, 1-1

Two American River College soccer players (left to right) Miguel Jurado and Renzo Bozzalla intercept the ball from Jubilee Emojong, a Consumes River College player, at ARC on Sept. 25, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

October 2, 2018

American River College men’s soccer team fought hard against Cosumnes River College on Sept. 25 at ARC’s soccer stadium, but the result was still a tied game. The match started with tough playing between both teams. The two teams communicated with their players to score a goal but failed by sh...

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. ...

Opinion: Cell phones – Distraction or Tool?

ARC student Jack Simmons using his smartphone next to the Liberal Arts breezeway, October 13, 2016.

Jared Smith

October 26, 2016

Smart phones are easily one of this generation's greatest new technologies. They allow us to have instant access to the world around us, start controversy in just a few words stamped out with our fingers, find out the results of a football game seconds after it ends, and  talk to all of our friends wi...

Opinion: Students need to share the space

Students using the computers in the first floor of the library.

Lidiya Grib

October 13, 2016

The ARC library is the main place to study on campus, but it can oftentimes be extremely packed and busy during the times there are the most students are on campus. As college students, we all need a quiet place to study, and take a break in between classes. The library is clearly the best place to do ...

LRC workshop teaches using color to organize studying

The Learning Resource Center hosted a workshop called

Claire Bathory

March 30, 2016

At a workshop in the Learning Resource Center on Tuesday, American River College instructional assistant Cheryl Howell explained how color coding can help with both studying habits and daily life. Howell, who works for Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS), separated the benefits of highli...

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