The American River Current

ARC designs map to showcase art around campus

The art on campus will be mapped online so visitors can easily locate over 250 artifacts on display at American River College. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Gabe Carlos

April 8, 2019

There are more than 250 art pieces across campus, but no way to find them all unless you wander around for hours on end. The art department is trying to change that with a new online map feature on the ARC website that will show students and visitors where they can find art on campus. This new feat...

Engineering Club to compete after 30 years

Jesbaam Sanchez, a mechanical engineering major and secretary of the engineering club, test drives one of the vehicles they will be entering in the contest, on March 1 at American River College. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

March 15, 2019

On Fridays the Engineering Club members come together to work on one of their most important projects. The members circle the three-wheeled human-powered vehicle, while one member gets ready to test drive and another member helps him fasten his seat belt. The American River College Engineering Clubâ...

Take This Class: Experimental Offering in Design Technology (DESGN 299)

Students of the drone class, Experimental Offering in Design Technology, gather around Sean Franklin (left), who describes the various operations that are available in the drone unit they were flying in the Student Center at American River College on Feb. 2, 2019.

Patrick Hyun Wilson

February 13, 2019

The sound of mechanical buzzing fills the air in the Student Center at American River College. Plastic propellers zip around the room as different groups of students control their movement. Occasionally the objects will impact the ground and a student will have to walk and pick up the drone from the ...

Renewable energy powers ARC students

DC Solar set up a trailer for display at American River College's 2017 Earth Day Celebration in front of the Student Center. (Photo courtesy of Don Reid / Sustainability at ARC)

Hannah Yates

February 7, 2019

Last semester brought big changes to American River College with the installation of 15 new solar-powered trailers across its three campuses, and now faculty is looking to improve the accessibility to these devices. The trailers on campus have three varieties: LED light poles, outlet stations, and ...

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