The American River Current

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Starting Wednesday, March 18, all campus facilities will be closed to all students, faculty, staff and community members, and classes will move to online or remote operations until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns. (Photo illustration by Jennah Booth)

March 17, 2020

Los Rios scrambles to catch up in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic

In the midst of campus closures that went into effect on March 13, students and employees voice concerns about the sudden changes instructed by the LRCCD. (Photo by Emily Mello)

March 17, 2020

As of Wednesday, March 18 all Los Rios Community College District schools will close indefinitely in an effort to contain the COVID-19 virus. While there have been no confirmed cases of infection throughout the LRCCD, according to RAVE alerts, four medical students in the LRCCD were exposed to COV...

The Current aims to promote ethical journalism

Following frustrating interactions with American River College faculty members and staff, journalism students remind readers that journalism is an unbiased system of checks and balances.  (Photo Illustration by Oden Taylor)

February 25, 2020

We live in a world where it seems like everyone is afraid of fake news, bad publicity or “gotcha” journalism. This epidemic has been drastically aggravated in part by the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. On a daily basis, Trump blasts out rapid-fire tweets making claims, among oth...

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Noah Winchester told the Current in 2014 that he served for the Sacramento Police Department for 10 years before joining the Los Rios Police Department, but
other sources say he only served on the Sac PD for two years and left before his probationary period ended. (File photo by Adnan Ramic)

February 18, 2020

ARC’s lack of urgency fails critical group

The American River College campus has failed to uphold the vision and mission statement, according to SOARD's recent findings on campus. (Photo illustration by Emily Mello)

December 11, 2019

The American River College faculty and administration recently added to the college’s vision and mission statement a commitment to social justice and equity. This new commitment was approved by the Los Rios Board of Trustees in 2017.  “American River College places students first in providing an ...

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ARC’s Students of American River with Disabilities (SOARD) club surveyed the campus and reported on safety and accessibility concerns in February 2018. After a meeting with ARC president Thomas Greene, the administration began to address some of the concerns. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

December 10, 2019

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Aramark’s contract as Los Rios Community College District's food service provider ends in 2020. Many people across campuses want to prevent the district from entering into a new contract with the company, who also provides meals to offer 500 prisons across the U.S., as well as allegedly with ICE detention centers. (Photo by Emily Mello)

November 20, 2019

Letter to the Editor: ARC President Thomas Greene responds to Current editorial

Letter to the Editor: ARC President Thomas Greene responds to Current editorial

October 24, 2019

On Wednesday, the AR Current posted an editorial criticizing the college’s response to the recent incident involving a hurtful flyer posted in the HUB. The concerns expressed in the editorial, and the criticisms of my and our handling of this situation, were valid. I sincerely apologize that this flye...

Current Editorial: Administration responds poorly to controversial flyer

After several requests to speak to people within the UNITE and the Equity Departments about the controversial sign, the Current was repeatedly ignored or told to direct their questions elsewhere. (Photo by Emily Mello)

October 23, 2019

In early October, American River College’s UNITE interns hung a flyer in the HUB which read: “Masculine Black Men; Check Your Male Privilege Before Entering.” By the school’s own admission, it was placed there by a group of UNITE interns — who are paid employees of the college. While t...

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