The American River Current

DISA spokesman Army Major General Yee speaks on the importance of cybersecurity

Army Major General Garrett S. Yee,  Assistant to the Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, delivers a presentation on cybersecurity to American River College students on Feb.13, in the Student Center Board Room. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Marquala Brown

March 3, 2020

On Feb.13, in the Student Center Board Room, the Business and Computer Science department hosted the College to Career series with speaker Army Major General Garrett S. Yee. Yee serves as Assistant to the Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and spoke about the future of cybersecurity...

ARC welcomes racing robots

A student built robot sits on a desk during an electronics technology midterm on Feb. 28 at ARC. Students had to build a robot from a kit that would follow a black line along the ground. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Jennah Booth

March 7, 2018

Ready. Set. Robo! A classroom in the Tech Ed building at American River College became a robotic speedway as students raced custom-made automations against each other, and the clock, on Feb. 28. Jordan Meyer, a professor of electronic technology at ARC, challenged his students to build, code and ...

ARC to demolish buildings to make room for new STEM facility

A schematic of the proposed STEM building that would be erected in the space where the Liberal Arts Building stands today. (Photo courtesy of Scott Crow)

Jennifer Langston

September 13, 2017

American River College will be undergoing more construction in March 2018 as crews prepare to demolish the current Liberal Arts building and erect a new one in its place. The Liberal Arts building was built in the 1960s. According to Scott Crow, American Rivers Public Information Officer. ARC has wanted...

Opinion: Technology is driving us into danger

Opinion: Technology is driving us into danger

Matthew Nobert

May 9, 2016

As the world gets farther into the 21st century, the technology available becomes more a part of our everyday lives. It is now being integrated into our vehicles, as if distracted driving weren’t already a problem. Although it might be tempting to have the latest smart-car technology, drivers would...

ARC professor presents on international fusion reactor

Speaker Chuck Hunt explains Tritum during his presentation on ITER on March 30. 
(Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Timothy Lipuma

April 1, 2016

Fusion energy, thermonuclear reactors and their impact on the future were the topic of a presentation given by former American River College professor Chuck Hunt on Wednesday. ITER, Latin for “the way,”  is a nuclear fusion reactor being made through a collaborative effort of China, the Europe...

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