Former student arrested for possession of child pornography


Adnan Ramic, Design Editor
December 11, 2014

A former American River College student and elementary school employee was arrested and booked Tuesday night for possession of child pornography. Marcus Rubio, 21, worked at Coyle Avenue Elementary School in Carmichael as a recreational aide and attended the most recent spring semester at ARC, with early... Read more »

Storm will not affect classes, school says


Barbara Harvey, Editor-in-chief
December 10, 2014

The anticipated storm, which forecasts predict will begin this evening, will not affect classes, according to an ARC notification emailed to students. “At this time, American River College has no plans to cancel class or suspend campus operations, but please plan for travel delays and use caution... Read more »

Guardian Angels of Northern California converge on Arcade Creek Trail for safety patrols


Barbara Harvey, Editor-in-chief
December 9, 2014

Members of the Guardian Angels, a non-profit volunteer-based group that patrol high-crime communities, held a community meeting at Arcade Creek Park on Saturday afternoon, where they discussed a plan with area residents to patrol the Arcade Creek Trail and emphasised their role in reducing crime. “We... Read more »

AMI Club wins its second $5,000 grant


Lindsey Martin, Staff Writer
December 9, 2014

A $5,000 grant was awarded to the American River Marketing Innovations Club on Nov. 2 for a research project that will connect California community colleges by virtually consulting for small businesses. In 2012, the AMI club was awarded its first $5,000 grant from the Business Education Statewide Advisory... Read more »

Students face challenges from heavy rainfall


Matthew Peirson, Opinion Editor
December 5, 2014

Over two and a half inches of rain fell in unincorporated Sacramento County Wednesday, leaving the American River College campus and the surrounding area with several large puddles and flooding, causing severe bus delays, trouble getting to classes and some students struggling with their everyday routines. “It... Read more »

Guardian Angels to patrol nature trail near campus


Matthew Wilke, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014

The Guardian Angels of Sacramento will be meeting at Arcade Creek Park on Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. to discuss the recent crimes that occurred on the Arcade Creek trail and how they can make it safer, according to Sgt. Mike Olson of the Los Rios Police Department. The Guardian Angels are a volunteer-based group... Read more »

Beaver Bookstore looking to hire 50 students for ‘Spring Rush’

The American River College campus bookstore is currently looking to hire 50 students to fill positions created to help with the start-of-the-semester rush this coming spring 2015.

Emily Rabasto, Managing Editor
December 4, 2014

Applications are still being accepted by the Beaver Bookstore at American River College for 50 part-time positions reserved for enrolled students for what the bookstore calls, “Spring Rush 2015.” Applications are available online at the bookstore’s website or at the textbook information window... Read more »

Senate ends semester with new expenses, t-shirt donations


John Ferrannini, News Editor
December 4, 2014

At its last meeting of the semester, the Associated Student Body Student Senate voted in favor of spending up to $300 on new signage and to give away excess shirts to the St. John’s Program for Real Change, discussed their experiences at General Assembly and debated a resolution to honor an American... Read more »

ASB Notebook: CAEB President draws fire for transgender comment

John Ferrannini, News Editor
December 2, 2014

The president of the ASB Clubs and Events Board drew criticism for using a slur for transgender individuals during a board meeting. “Shoot our trannies,” said Jeremy Diefenbacher in what Dean of Student Development Manuel Perez says was a sarcastic joke. Diefenbacher made the comments after a CAEB... Read more »

Battery in student center results in suspension

John Ferrannini, News Editor
December 2, 2014

A battery resulting in serious bodily injury to a student in the American River College Student Center on Wednesday afternoon resulted in the suspension of a student. The suspect was not arrested by police because he “was not on the scene once (campus police) arrived,” according to Sgt. Mike Olson... Read more »

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