Update: Victim describes alleged attack as “punching hurricane”


Barbara Harvey and Kameron Schmid, Editor-in-chief and Arts & Culture Editor, respectively
August 27, 2014

A woman accused of going on a “punching rampage” was arrested Tuesday following an alleged assault spree that began in a classroom and escalated into the hallways, and involved the battery of more than seven students and faculty. The suspect, Jonetta Hall, 38, was taken into custody by campus police... Read more »

ARC student arrested for alleged on-campus battery, assault


John Ferrannini, News Editor
August 27, 2014

An American River College student was arrested yesterday afternoon in the alleged battery of seven students and faculty outside the Fine and Applied Arts building. The suspect, Jonetta Hall, 38, is a suspect in an earlier call to police from the library at 10:30 a.m., the Los Rios Police Department says. “The... Read more »

ARC’s newest leader

New American River College President  Thomas Greene plans to focus on the upcoming accreditation process and community outreach.

Emily K Rabasto, Managing Editor
August 25, 2014

American River College President Thomas Greene will not even be a month into his new position when the Fall 2014 semester begins, but he said he is already taking steps to connect with the staff and students of ARC to recognize the challenges the school may face. Greene, who most recently worked at Lake... Read more »

Riley’s ASB win Nullified

Former ASB Student Senate Director of Finance Jorge Riley speaks in the student center at the candidate forum during last spring's ASB elections

John Ferrannini, News Editor
August 25, 2014

There will be a special election to fill the vacant position of American River College ASB Student Senate president Sept. 9. Students can vote from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. that day on their eServices accounts. ASB Student Senate Vice President Leslie Milan Fisher will serve as interim ASB Student Senate... Read more »

ARC says goodbye to Pam Walker

Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King presents former American River College interim president Pam Walker with an honorary degree from ARC.

John Ferrannini, News Editor
August 13, 2014

Dozens of American River College faculty, staff and students came to former ARC interim President Pam Walker’s retirement party July 30. Walker, who has held numerous positions in her years at ARC, is moving on to work in the state chancellor’s office. Los Rios Community College District Chancellor... Read more »

Los Rios students feel the parking permit pinch: fees go up today

“Oh, look, a political statement,” said LRPD officer Kathy Church, in reference to a written comment on one of the many pay stations throughout the ARC campus she reset this morning as a result of the district-wide daily parking pass fee increase effective today.

Brooke Purves, Copy Editor
July 1, 2014

Notices, on 8 by 11 inch pieces of pink paper, are being taped to all daily parking pay stations throughout the Los Rios Community College District. The reaction to the information on those papers is strong, as evidenced by the comment left by one disgruntled campus visitor early this morning. Scrawled... Read more »

Daily parking pass increase effective July 1


Brooke Purves, Copy Editor
June 30, 2014

Tired of paying for on-campus parking? Well, get ready to open your wallet a little bit wider. Effective Tuesday, daily parking passes are increasing by 100 percent, from $1 to $2 per day, according to a Los Rios Police Department Facebook status update. This will be the first parking fee increase in... Read more »

Jorge Riley’s election to Student Senate president invalidated


John Ferrannini, News Editor
June 28, 2014

The position of Associated Student Body Student Senate President will be vacant until a special election can be held Sept.9, according to an email sent from Center for Leadership and Development via Manuel Perez, dean of student services. When representatives at the CLD verified the results from April’s... Read more »

Man attacked in strong-arm robbery on Arden Creek Nature Trail


John Ferrannini, News Editor
June 11, 2014

A man was attacked and robbed on the Arcade Creek Nature Trail near the American River College campus Tuesday evening, Los Rios District police said in a bulletin to students gmail accounts. The man, who was not an ARC student, was struck by two men twice. The two men stole his wallet. The incident was... Read more »

Member of ARC volleyball program posts status offering money in exchange for answers on final exam


Jorden Hales, Staff Writer
May 20, 2014

Sophi Lozano of the American River College women’s volleyball team posted a Facebook status update Monday evening requesting a second party to complete three essay questions on her final exam in a political science course. The status, in which Lozano states, “desperate times call for desperate... Read more »

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