Tobacco use to be banned at ARC beginning in 2016

John Ferrannini, Editor-in-Chief

American River College is scheduled to become tobacco free on Jan. 1, 2016, the first campus to do so among the Los Rios colleges. President Thomas Greene decided to institute...  Read More »

July 7, 2015 • 2 comments

ARC ends academic year with annual commencement ceremony

John Ferrannini, Managing editor

Hundreds of American River College students marked the end of their community college education Wednesday when they participated in the annual commencement ceremony at Beaver...  Read More »

May 21, 2015 • 0 comments


Homeless couple returns to ARC to take classes and collect recyclables

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...  Read More »


Campus offers students alternative programs to transfer and obtain a degree

May 12, 2015

American River College is offering alternative programs that allow people to transfer or gain their associate degree in two years. The Accelerated College Education program, commonly known as ACE, and...  Read More »


Senate board members now must undergo mandatory “Yes Means Yes” training

May 8, 2015

It was revealed that the Student Senate for California Community Colleges passed a resolution that will make it a mandatory requirement for SSCCC senators to pass a “Yes Means Yes” training before...  Read More »


CAEB welcomes its new adviser

May 6, 2015

The new Associated Student Body government adviser was introduced at the recent Clubs and Events Board during its last meeting for the semester. Juan Miguel Blanco is originally from the state of Washington,...  Read More »

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Published writer teaches the ins and outs of travel writing at SummerWords

Published writer teaches the ins and outs of travel writing at SummerWords

Joseph Daniels , Arts&Culture editor

Suzanne Roberts said that one way for travel writers to get into writing about a location is to look at their hobbies during her workshop at SummerWords. “When you think...  Read More »

July 8, 2015 • 1 comment

Rock band recounts its Warped Tour experience

July 7, 2015

Carolyn Forche recites her poetry at SummerWords on May 30. Forche is an internationally renowned, award winning poet.

Internationally renowned poet concludes SummerWords event

June 25, 2015

Number two New York Times Bestselling author speaks at ARC

June 1, 2015

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Opinion: Catcalling is a sign of a forgotten time – it’s time it ends

Opinion: Catcalling is a sign of a forgotten time – it’s time it ends

Noor Abasi, Staff

As a college student, I look forward to advancing in my education through school and other experiences that come along. Unfortunately, that journey comes with unwanted...  Read More »

May 12, 2015 • 0 comments

According to a recent study by researchers at the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University, nearly one third of college males will actually admit they’ve raped someone, so long as the act isn’t described with the word “rape.”  Senate Bill No. 967, nicknamed “Yes Means Yes,” passed in California last fall, defining the legal necessity of clear, conscience, and firm consent between individuals involved in a sex act.

Opinion: Rape is unacceptable, regardless of who you are

May 5, 2015

Raley’s employee Cody Drury stocks merchandise while on a shift as a courtesy clerk. Drury is a student at Sacramento State University and has been with the grocery store business for almost three years and he plans to stay with the company even after he receives his degree.

Opinion: Students need to expand their career horizons

May 4, 2015

Legislation is currently under review in the Senate Judiciary Committee that would prohibit children from attending a public or private institution without mandatory vaccinations in the state of California. The debate on mandatory vaccinations has rested as of late on individual rights vs. the public's health and safety.

Head to Head: Should American River College adopt a mandatory vaccination policy?

April 30, 2015

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